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Honda sales go past 20mn in India

Honda's growth in India has been driven largely by Activa and CB Shine, with both leading sales volumes in their segments

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 


Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI)said today its customer base had crossed 20 million customer mark in India. The milestone was achieved when Honda rolled out its 20 millionth vehicle last week.

Honda's growth in India has been driven predominantly by Activa and CB Shine. Both these models are leading sales volumes in their respective segments.

The company has a 55 per cent market share in the fastest-growing automatic scooter segment. Honda had announced its fourth plant, world's biggest scooter manufacturing facility in India, at Vithalapur, in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat. Spread across 80 acres, the plant will have an annual production capacity of 1.2 million units, swelling HMSI's total annual production capacity will increase to 5.8 million units.


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First Published: Tue, March 10 2015. 18:28 IST