Mumbai: Entering the festival season amidst the new normal of Unlock 4.0; Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) today announced its sales for August 2020.
Honda’s total sales stood at 443,969 units, including 428,231 domestic sales and 15,738 exports in August 2020. Making august beginnings to the festive season ahead, Honda’s domestic sales breached 4 lac mark for the first time in FY’20-21 and registered 1% YoY growth.
Continuing to ramp-up production step-wise while prioritizing safety of all stakeholders, Honda’s sales grew by a significant 38% in August’20 compared to July’20.
Noteworthy, that Honda’s domestic sales continue to add over 1 lac+ incremental units for the 3rd consecutive month (2.02 lac unit sales in June’20, 3.09 lac units in July’20, 4.28 lac units in Aug’20).
Elaborating on the market scenario and August’20 sales trend, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said,
“In August, over 90% of our network is back to business and we are seeing some green shoots with higher customer enquiries. Honda’s domestic sales crossed 4 lac units’ mark for the first time this fiscal on back of improved supplies and higher utilization of production capacity. With festivals approaching, our line-up of 14 models including our latest motorcycle Hornet 2.0 will excite new customers.”
Key Highlights of August 2020:
· Brand New Model Launch: Honda made its debut in the 180 – 200cc segment with its all new muscular, sporty and advanced Hornet 2.0 motorcycle. Transforming Honda’s racing DNA into thrilling performance on roads, Hornet 2.0 comes loaded with best-in-class features like golden USD front forks, fully digital negative liquid crystal meter, dual, petal disc brakes, all around LED lighting package and 6 patent applications with unmatchable street fighter style. Priced starting Rs. 1,26,345 (ex-showroom, Gurgaon), Hornet 2.0 will be available for sale at dealerships starting week 1 of September’20.
· Road Safety- Further spreading awareness and safety on road, Honda kicked off its Road Safety awareness drive regionally in Bilaspur, Korba, Rajgarh, Janjgir, Mungeli and Motihari. Till date Honda has educated more than 36 lac Indians on the subject of road safety and over 40,000 people across 68 cities and 19 States & U.Ts through its Road Safety E-Gurukul.