Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has sold more than a lakh 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine powered cars here. Honda Amaze, City and Mobilio diesel variants have already traversed 90 crore kms cumulatively according to service data.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has sold 10 lakh units of itâ€™s Dream Series mass motorcycles. Dream Series emerges as preferred choice for a million in about 26 months. Hondaâ€™s 100-110cc segment presence is its fastest here having improved by 400% (2%-8%).
Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) has shifted all-new Honda City sedan production to its Tapukara plant in Alwar, Rajasthan in order to keep pace with growing demand across vehicle segments. Through August 2014, Honda City production is stalled. Operations will resume in first week of September 2014.
Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI), leaders in the scooter segment in India with a 53% market share is eager to enhance position even further. It is for this reason and for the fact that demand has seen a notable increase that the company has planned the worldâ€™s largest scooter plant in Gujarat. This plant will have capacity to produce 12 lakh (1.2 million) units per annum.
Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) reports monthly domestic sales of 15,709 units in July 2014 over 11,223 units in July 2013 to register 40% sales growth.
Honda Cars India Limited has plans afoot to export their new multi utility vehicle, Mobilio to South Africa. No exact dates of export have been announced as the company is currently seeking approvals for export, while at the same time concentrating on domestic markets where the Mobilio has already received over 9,000 bookings.
Breaking away from their traditional niche or premium segment, Honda India now aims at the mass market with the launch of two new cars in the entry level hatchback and SUV segment. On cards are sub Brio sized hatchback and a Ford EcoSport competitor, launch of which are not very far as development has already commenced.
With one in every four two wheelers sold today being a Honda, Honda Motorcycles and Scooter India (HMSI) is the undisputed leader with a 52% market share in the automatic scooter segment. In the motorcycle 125cc segment, HMSI is in a No.1 position with CB Shine a clear leader in segment sales.