Hero MotoCorp crosses 100m production mark
Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, Thursday, surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 Crores) units in cumulative production.
The 100 millionth bike, the Xtreme 160R, was rolled-out of the Company’s manufacturing facility in Haridwar, in the northern Indian hill state of Uttarakhand. To mark the occasion, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hero MotoCorp, Dr Pawan Munjal, unveiled six special celebration edition models including Splendor+, Xtreme 160R, Passion Pro, Glamour (motorcycles) and Destini 125, Maestro Edge 110 (scooters)–that will go on sale from February 2021.
Addressing a global audience including customers, dealers, distributors, investors, suppliers, employees, customers and the media, Munjal also outlined the company’s plans and vision for the next five years.
He said: “Hero MotoCorp has been at the fore-front of providing mobility to the aspirations of millions around the world and the achievement of this milestone is the success of evolving engineering, operational excellence and sustainable practices. It is also the success of the holistic ecosystem built on trust and belief that has grown along with this company. Most importantly, this is a celebration of the customers who continue to shower their love and faith on Hero.
“We are going to continue to ride our growth journey. In keeping with our Vision to ‘Be the Future of Mobility’ we will be launching a host of new motorcycles and scooters over the next five years, in addition to expanding our global footprint. We will also continue to invest in R&D and focus on new mobility solutions.”
This is also the 20th consecutive year that Hero MotoCorp has retained the coveted title of the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers. Under the arrangement, the Company will aim to further consolidate its leadership position, expand its global footprint, launch exciting and relevant products and also work on new innovative product concepts.
As part of the next five-year plan, Hero MotoCorp will introduce over 10 products – including variants, refreshes and upgrades – every year.
Hero MotoCorp will continue to reduce its carbon footprint through its green facilities and fuel-efficient products, while propagating new mobility solutions through its internal programmes and by supporting the larger external ecosystem.
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