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Suzuki India rolls out six millionth two-wheeler | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Revealed On Jan 11, 2022 01:59:00 PM

The brand new Suzuki Avenis 125 is the six millionth two-wheeler to roll off the manufacturing line.

Suzuki Bike India crossed a historic milestone by rolling out the six millionth two-wheeler off its manufacturing line at its manufacturing facility in Gurugram, Haryana.

The milestone comes 15 years after the corporate commenced unbiased operations within the Indian market in February 2006, after its earlier JV with TVS that lasted 19 years between 1982 and 2001. The brand new plant has an annual manufacturing capability of 5,40,000 models.

The plant is house to merchandise that together with the corporate’s top-selling Entry 125 scooter, Burgman Road, Gixxer 150 and 250 sequence, and the recently-launched Avenis 125 scooter, which has ridden out to change into the six-millionth scooter off Suzuki’s meeting line. The Avenis was launched in November 2021.

In keeping with Satoshi Uchida, MD, Suzuki Bike India, “This yr marks the completion of Suzuki Bike India’s 15 years within the nation. It’s certainly heartening to additionally announce the roll out of our six millionth Suzuki two-wheeler product in India from our Gurugram plant. We’re grateful to all our prospects for his or her belief and loyalty that they’ve proven within the model. We’re delighted that we might attain this landmark regardless of the challenges thrown by the second wave and the worldwide semiconductor scarcity internationally,” Uchida added.

Main the cost of the corporate’s scooter gross sales, the Entry 125 bought 2,82,000 models between April and October 2021, registering a year-on-year (YoY) uptick of 49 p.c and accounting for 83 p.c of Suzuki Bike India’s gross sales within the first seven months of FY2022. The corporate bought a complete of three,37,817 models in the identical interval to register a 48 p.c YoY progress over 2,27,721 models bought between April and October 2020, and retained its No. three spot in scooter gross sales after HMSI and TVS Motor Firm.

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