Yamaha India has sent out ‘block your date’ invites to media fraternity for a launch event on 30th June 2014. Could it be the launch of Yamaha FZ-S concept showcased at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo?
It has been two long years since Hero and Honda parted ways. Despite not many expecting them to do well post Honda, Hero has proved their critics wrong and have come out victorious. The company is the worldâ€™s largest two wheeler maker by volume and is now set to foray into the cars and even commercial vehicle segment in due course.
Bajaj Auto Limited will inaugurate Pulsar Mania Week tomorrow (25th June 2014) to cheer up Pulsar owners and fans in Mumbai. Till 28th June, a decorated Caravan will visit youth centric spots in Mumbai to distribute free Pulsar Carnival passes and showcase new Pulsar range of bikes with updated liveries. Pulsar Mania caravan visit will also offer free test rides of Pulsar bikes.
In Indian automotive industry, Yamaha has been a forerunner when it comes to gender equality while hiring workforce. Right from operating India’s only women operated production line to regularly organizing training programs for women in India, Yamaha now aims for another industry first- hiring 40% women workforce for their upcoming plant in Chennai.
KTM will begin marketing 1290 Super Duke R naked bike in Indonesia this month, at launch price of 475 million Rupiah (Rs. 23.79 lakhs approx.). Launched in United Kingdom last year at a price of ÂŁ13,999 (Rs. 14.3 lakhs approx.), the high end 1.3 litre bike may launch in India as well at price range of Rs. 14 to 17 lakhs.
Suzuki Motorcycle India Ltd. is done inching into market with one product per segment. It will here onwards follow Maruti Suzuki’s footsteps and present new sub-segment products to rope in attention from wider audience. Expanding dealership network is key to selling as many bikes and scooters, which Suzuki is looking to perform as well.
After the first uncamauflaged shots of Bajaj’s new Pulsar 200 SS made its way on to the internet last month, where it was seen parked inside a Bajaj dealership, made us all believe that the launch is near. But it seems like Bajaj is yet in the test phase.
Yamaha FZ150i is the first FI (Fuel Injected) CKD (Completely Knocked Down) bike to be launched in Malaysia. FZ150i naked sports bike is present since 2008 there; was later introduced in markets like Indonesia and Vietnam among others. Facelifted FZ150i was launched in some of these markets earlier this year, but not as catching as MotoGP liveried FZ150i showcased in Yamaha Sport World event at Hanoi, Vietnam recently.