Hero MotoCorp presents 100 scooters to women officers of Gorakhpur Police

GORAKHPUR: Hero MotoCorp on Monday presented 100 Hero scooters to the women police officers of Gorakhpur Police Department. The fleet of scooters presented to the police officers consisted of the Hero Destini 125 and the Hero Maestro Edge 125. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off a rally of the presented scooters from Gorakhnath Mandir in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The scooters have been equipped with GPS system, sires, flash lights, public announcement (PA) systems, pepper spray and other essential police accessories. These scooters will be helpful to the women…

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TOI Auto Weekly: TOI Auto Weekly: June sales on road to recovery, Covid claims another motor show

NEW DELHI: Sales report card for June is out and numbers suggest a gradual comeback towards pre-Covid levels. Manufacturers rely on digital launches to drive in new cars and motorcycles, with a few exciting products going on sales this week around the week. All these and more in you TOI Auto Weekly: Sales soar … far from pre-Covid: Maruti posted total sales of 57,428 units in June, with a 54% year-on-year decline. Hyundai Motor India logged 21,320 units and Mahindra 8,075 units. Maruti Suzuki Alto emerged as the top-seller with…

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Hero MotoCorp: Hero MotoCorp sold 4.5 lakh units in June, reaches 90% of pre-Covid sales

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp sold over 4.5 lakh two-wheelers in June and said the company has reached 90% of pre-Covid sales. The largest two-wheeler maker, however, logged a decline of 26.8 per cent in domestic sales against the year-ago period, where it sold 616,526 units of motorcycles and scooters. The industry was plagued by the Covid-19 pandemic, however, Hero MotoCorp managed to sell a total of 563,426 units of motorcycles and scooters in the first quarter of Financial Year (April-June) 2020-21. Hero MotoCorp made significant progress in ramping-up the production…

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hero xtreme 160r: Hero Xtreme 160R launched, starts at Rs 99,950

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday launched the Xtreme 160R in two variants, starting at Rs 99,950 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Front Disc with Single Channel ABS: Rs 99,950 Double Disc with Single Channel ABS: Rs 1,03,500 Unveiled at the Hero World 2020 event, which was hosted at the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur in February this year, the Xtreme 160R is inspired by the bold 1.R concept showcased at the International automotive show EICMA in 2019. 03:12First look: Hero Xtreme 160R Hero Xtreme 160R comes with a 160cc…

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Two-wheeler manufacturers move towards integrated online sales platform

NEW DELHI: As the Covid-19 crisis stretches its impact, the automobile industry is relying on the digital platform and other innovative ways to drive sales. Much like four-wheeler manufacturers, the two-wheeler industry is expanding and strengthening its digital outreach. A two-way channel, the digital platforms are enabling customers to reach out to the motorcycle makers easier in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Suzuki Motorcycle was the first to expand digital sales. Hero MotoCorp and Royal Enfield have adopted a similar strategy. Suzuki Motorcycle has launched its online sales and…

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Hero MotoCorp: Hero MotoCorp strengthens online sales platform, customer engagement

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp on Monday launched its integrated online sales platform ‘eShop’. eShop is a sales platform that offers enhanced customer experience in the ongoing lockdown. The online platform enables the customers to purchase their preferred motorcycle or scooter directly from the company website, in an easy and transparent manner. The intuitive system then guides the customers through all the relevant steps of making a decision, buying the vehicle and taking delivery – including latest on-road price, stock status, online document submission, instant dealer intimation, finance options, sales order…

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Two wheeler sales in May: Two-wheeler sales in May: Hero, Honda lead the pack in post-lockdown market

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp and Honda two-wheelers led the sales chart of two-wheeler manufacturers as the entire market recorded high double-digit degrowth in May. After the Covid-19 lockdown was relaxed in various parts of the country, manufacturing resumed operations gradually from first week of May. Here is a detailed breakdown of sales: Hero MotoCorp registers 83% declineThe country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp reported a 82.71 per cent decline in total sales at 1,12,682 units in May. The company had sold 6,52,028 units in the corresponding month of the previous…

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Hero MotoCorp dispatches 1.12 lakh units in May, reopens 5,000 touchpoints

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp dispatched 112,682 units of two-wheelers in the month of May, announced the company on Monday. The company also reopened nearly 5000 customer touch-points of Hero MotoCorp on June 1. All six manufacturing facilities of the Company in India at Dharuhera, Gurugram, Haridwar, Neemrana, Halol and Chittoor have now resumed operations with limited production. The Company’s manufacturing facilities at global locations in Colombia and Bangladesh also restarted production during May. The company has serviced nearly 15 lakh customers since its reopening. Hero MotoCorp has also introduced a…

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Hero MotoCorp: New normal inside automobile manufacturing plant

NEW DELHI: Automobile makers are resuming operation and restarting vehicle manufacturing at facilities in sync with the government guidelines. The workforce and working hours have been restricted at the facilities. Hero MotoCorp resumed operations at three of its manufacturing plants in India. The leading two wheeler manufacturer shared a video showcasing the chain of activities carried out inside the plant. Sanitisation and social distancing have been given top-most priority. The vehicles entering and exiting the premises are sanitised. Employees are following social distancing, and are using masks and PPE kits…

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Hero MotoCorp: Cash will be the king post-lockdown: Hero MotoCorp

NEW DELHI: Preparing for a ‘new normal’ in the post-lockdown world, motorcycle manufacturers Hero MotoCorp thinks cash is the most precious thing right now for any organization. “There will be a section of people who will not want to go to crowded areas and they will buy motorcycles. there will be some who will defer their plans to buy vehicles,” said Pawan Munjal, Chairman and CEO of Hero MotoCorp, in TOI Dialogues on Tuesday. Hero MotoCorp is deferring production capacity, predicting lower sales in FY20-21. “Cash is the most precious…

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Hero MotoCorp: Hero MotoCorp sells 25,000 motorcycles since reboot, hopes to become 100% operational in a month

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp will be able to reopen all the eight factories in the next one month, according to a top company official. “The automotive industry was going at a very slow pace for the last two years. The month of April has seen no production and no sales at all. Having said that, I’m happy to share that we are seeing some sparks of life,” Pawan Munjal, Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp told Bloomberg news agency. “We have resumed three manufacturing plants out of the six in India.…

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