Hero Motocorp surpasses the monumental 100 million cumulative production milestone
Hero MotoCorp, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of motorcycles and scooters, surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 Crores) units in cumulative production on January 21. 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. The company also retained the coveted title of the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers for the 20th consecutive year. Hero MotoCorp’s achievement of this landmark is one of the fastest global achievements of the 100 million cumulative production mark with the last 50 million units coming in a span of just seven years.
To mark the occasion, Dr Pawan Munjal, Chairman and CEO, Hero Motocorp, unveiled six special celebration edition models at the company’s manufacturing facility at Gurugram, Delhi. The six celebration edition models include Splendor+, Xtreme 160R, Passion Pro, Glamour and Destini 125, Maestro Edge 110 that will go on sale from February 2021.
Addressing a global audience including customers, dealers, distributors, investors, suppliers, employees, customers and the media, Dr. Munjal also outlined Hero MotoCorp’s plans and vision for the next five years. During this timeframe, 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.