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Subject: Motorcycles in India
Category: Business and Money > Advertising and Marketing
Asked by: ruud-ga
List Price: $7.50
Posted: 22 Jul 2005 04:38 PDT
Expires: 21 Aug 2005 04:38 PDT
Question ID: 546540
What are the Top 10 motorcycle models which are currently manufactured
in India? How many units are produced of these models every year in
India?
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Subject: Re: Motorcycles in India
Answered By: muhammad-ga on 18 Aug 2005 08:30 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
 
Hello!

According to siamindia.com Total Two Wheelers sold in 2003-04 were 5365013.

Following is the list of top 9 motorcycle companies of India:


1. HERO HONDA MOTORS LTD. (http://www.herohonda.com/)
    Hero Honda, the world's largest motorcycle manufacturer, sold 2.62
million motorcycles in 2004-05. Its plants are located at Dharuhera
and Gurgaon. Turnover amounted to Rs 75.6 bn in 2004-05.

2. BAJAJ AUTO LTD.(http://www.herohonda.com/)
    India's 2nd largest two/three-wheeler manufacturer (2004-05
income: Rs 67.3 bn) and the world's third largest in terms of volumes.
Bajaj Auto sold 1.83 million two-wheelers and three-wheelers in
2004-05. Bajaj Auto's three plants are located at Akurdi (Pune), Waluj
(Aurangabad, Maharashtra) and Chakan (Dist. Pune).


3. TVS MOTOR COMPANY LTD. (http://www.tvsmotor.co.in/)
TVS Motor Co. recorded a turnover of Rs 29.6 bn and sold 1.17 million
two-wheelers in 2004-05.

4. YAMAHA MOTOR INDIA PVT. LTD.
    Yamaha Motor India sold 330 000 motorcycles during 2002-03
including 38 500 bikes that were exported to 52 countries.

5. LML LTD. (http://www.lmlindia.com/)
    LML sold 172,000 two-wheelers in 2001-2002. LML manufactures
lifestyle motorcycles (150 cc), motorcycles (110 to 125 cc) and
scooters (150 cc).

6. KINETIC ENGINEERING LTD. (http://www.kineticindia.com/comp_kel.asp)
    Kinetic Engineering produced 161,000 two-wheelers in 1998-99. KEL
has launched the first Hyosung Motors GF series (125/150 cc) of
motorcycles.

7. ROYAL ENFIELD MOTORS LTD. (http://www.royalenfield.com/)
    Manufacturer of the legendary "Bullet" motorcycles. The Indian
Police and defence forces use "Bullet" motorcycles. Royal Enfield sold
around 30 000 motorcycles during 2004-05. Royal Enfield operates two
factories located at Chennai and Jaipur.


8. MAHARASHTRA SCOOTERS LTD.
    MSL sold over 153,000 scooters in 1998-99.

9. KERALA AUTOMOBILES LTD.
    KAL produced 7240 three-wheelers in 1999-00.



A detailed report about this is provided by ICRA.in for $300. 

" While comparing the volume of motorcycles sold, BAL has closed the
gap on Hero Honda to 2.4 lakh motorcycles in Q106, compared to 3.2
lakh in Q105. But in the below 125cc category, Hero Honda has
increased the gap on BAL, albeit marginally..."
A news articles mentioning some detailed figures about leading brands
bajaj and Hero Honda. Please read more at
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1182412.cms


Following are the top companies with their respective brands:
(http://www.motosindia.com/motorcycles.html)

Hero Honda Motorcycles
 Hero Honda Ambition
 Hero Honda CBZ
 Hero Honda Karizma
 Hero Honda CD 100
 Hero Honda CD 100 SS
 Hero Honda Dawn
 Hero Honda Passion Plus
 Hero Honda Splendor

 	
Bajaj Motorcycles
 Bajaj Caliber 115
 Bajaj Discover
 Bajaj Byk
 Bajaj Wind 125
 Bajaj Pulsar 150
 Bajaj Pulsar 180


Yamaha Motorcycles 	
 Yamaha Crux R
 Yamaha Libero
 Yamaha Enticer
 Yamaha YBX 125
 Yamaha RXZ 135 Disc
 Yamaha RX 135


Kawasaki Motorcycles 	
 Kawasaki Bajaj Boxer AT
 Kawasaki Bajaj Boxer AR
 Kawasaki Bajaj CT 100
 Kawasaki Bajaj Eliminator

Kinetic Motorcycles
 Kinetic Boss
 Kinetic Challenger
 Kinetic Laser
 Kinetic GF125
 Kinetic GF170
 Kinetic Velocity


Royal Enfield Motorcycles
 Royal Enfield Bullet Electra
 Royal Enfield Bullet Machismo
 Royal Enfield Bullet 350
 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Standard
 Royal Enfield Thunderbird
 Royal Enfield 500 Standard

	
TVS Motorcycles
 TVS Max 100 DC
 TVS Max 100 R
 TVS Fiero
 TVS Centra
 TVS Victor
 TVS Samurai

===============
A detailed production trend (model-wise) again is available for
members of SIAM India. Here are some cumulative figures from 1995-96
to 2003-04


Production Trend
1995-96   	 1996-97   	 1997-98   	 1998-99   	 1999-00   	 2000-01  
	 2001-02  	 2002-03  	 2003-04
2656017  	 2979227  	 3072667  	 3374508  	 3778011  	 3758518  	
4271327  	 5076221  	 5624950

For more information please see www.siamindia.com

Indian automobile Industry information and statistics:
http://auto.indiamart.com/two-wheelers/stat-prod-2w.html
http://www.indiainbusiness.nic.in/india-profile/automobile.htm
http://knowindia.net/auto.html
http://www.aiacanada.com/downloads/2003_Indian_Automotive_Industry.pdf

Please let me know if you need any more information or clarification.

Regards,
muhammad-ga
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