Hero MotoCorp tops 10-crore production milestone

Staff Correspondent | Published: 22:16, Jan 21,2021


Indian multinational manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters Hero MotoCorp on Thursday surpassed the milestone of 100 million or 10 crores bikes in cumulative production.

The 100 millionth bike, the Xtreme 160R, was rolled-out of the company’s manufacturing facility at Haridwar in the northern Indian hill state of Uttarakhand, company officials said.

Hero MotoCorp’s achievement of this landmark is one  of the fastest global achievements of the 100-crore cumulative production mark, with the last 50 crore units coming in a span of just seven years, the officials said.

Hero MotoCorp chairman and chief executive officer Pawan Munjal said, ‘The achievement of this milestone is the success of evolving engineering, operational excellence and sustainable practices.’

 ‘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,’ he said.

To mark the occasion, Pawan unveiled six special celebration edition models. 

The six celebration edition models include Splendor+, Xtreme 160R, Passion Pro, Glamour (motorcycles) and Destini 125, Maestro Edge 110 (scooters) – that will go on sale from February 2021.

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