MUMBAI: Two wheeler manufacturer Hero Honda presented its 15 millionth bike – a special Chrome – Karizma to its brand ambassador Hrithik Roshan.
The keys to this bike were handed over to Roshan by Hero Honda managing director Pawan Munjal. Munjal said, â€œThe Hero Honda family is elated to have achieved the landmark figure of 15 million motorcycles in the shortest ever time-span. To celebrate this occasion, our R&D team has created a very special 15 millionth motorcycle – the customised all-chrome Karizma, a very stylish bike that truly befits our brand ambassador and style icon Hrithik Roshan.”
â€œThis achievement is a reflection of the success of our vehicles, which truly offer customers a combination of the most advanced technology, latest innovative designs and unmatched fuel-efficiency. We are very pleased that Hero Honda has been successful in setting new benchmarks for the global two-wheeler industry. This year, Hero Honda will be launching eight new products to consolidate our market leadership,” he added.
Hero Honda achieved the cumulative figure of 15 million two-wheelers in March 2006, in 21 years. The company has recently announced its third plant in Jaipur, which will be set up with an investment of Rs 3.2 billion and will be commissioned in a year. Capacity expansion of 900,000 units has also been undertaken in the company’s existing plants with an investment of Rs 1.41 billion.