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5,000 Honda Navi CKD kits exported to the US | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Revealed On Dec 22, 2021 02:48:00 PM

Honda says the Navi now holds the chance to additional consolidate its presence within the US market.

Honda Motorbike & Scooter India is now setting its sight on the export market. The corporate has introduced that it has dispatched over 5,000 CKD kits of Navi to the USA market by means of Honda de Mexico.

The Honda Navi, which was launched on the Auto Expo 2016 as the corporate’s first absolutely India-designed and produced mannequin focused at millennials and priced aggressively, didn’t handle to dwell as much as the corporate’s expectations. The truth is, regardless of not being upgraded to BS6, the Navi nonetheless stays a robust proposition for HMSI however within the abroad market. It was in January 2020 that HMSI had revealed that it was going to discontinue 4 to 5 fashions within the nation, however Navi nonetheless had sturdy export potential. This may be seen because the export of Navi CKD kits from Honda Motorbike & Scooter India to Mexico commenced in July 2021, and has dispatched over 5,000 CKD kits to Mexico to this point.

Atsushi Ogata, MD, president and CEO, Honda Motorbike & Scooter India, stated, “I’m completely happy to share that Honda Mexico has introduced the beginning of Honda Navi Exports to the US Market. Providing a singular attraction with dynamic model of each scooter and motorbike, Navi brings a world of limitless potentialities for its riders across the globe. With the beginning of CKD kits to Honda Mexico, HMSI had reaffirmed its dedication to turn out to be certainly one of Honda’s manufacturing hubs for the world. The Navi deliveries to the US market through Honda Mexico has additional strengthened our export portfolio in superior markets. The brand new enlargement has given us a possibility but once more to set new requirements of worldwide manufacturing high quality in India.”

The corporate says the product that originated from India is garnering a cult following in abroad markets. Honda says the Navi now holds the chance to additional consolidate its presence within the US market.

Honda 2Wheelers India began Navi exports in 2016. Since then, the corporate says it has offered greater than 1,80,000 models in additional than 22 export markets led by Asia, Center East and Latin America.

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