HMSI plans to put four two-wheelers per year on Indian roads

Honda has revealed the fact of its plans to launch at least four bikes in India every year. Japanese two-wheeler giant’s wholly-owned subsidiary Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India – HMSI has also opened the job opportunity to 2,000 people at its upcoming third manufacturing facility in Karnataka in a couple of years time.

2013 Honda Aviator HET

The president and CEO of the HMSI revealed that it intends to launch at least four products every year from the Indian R&D centre. As India immerges as the global innovation hub for Honda, consumers can expect new products faster. He added that the new R&D centre along with HMSI technical centre presently has a capacity of 200 engineers and developers. He also mentioned that the first of these products is expected around 2013-14 financial year.

The company would develop and launch both facelifted versions and new models of motorcycles and scooters from this research. The company unveiled the refreshed versions of its three scooters, Activa, Dio, and Aviator with HET engines. Activa and Dio are tagged at Rs 47,148 and Rs 44,701 respectively, while on the other hand Aviator is priced between Rs 48,212 and Rs 53,531. The new variants promise a mileage of 60 km per litre each.

Commenting on the third plant in Karnataka, the CEO said that it will start production during first quarter next financial year with full force. This will also offer jobs to 2,000 people, which will make the total manpower of the company 13,000.
Honda presently has two facilities at Manesar and Tapukara with annual output capacity of 16 lakh units and 12 lakh units respectively. The company is also looking forward to a 17 per cent jump in its total sales rates during the ongoing financial year with 27.5 lakh units. Honda hopes to sell 26 lakh units out of the total production in the domestic market itself.

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