India is among the largest bike markets on the planet, with the annual gross sales quantity of two-wheelers within the nation exceeding that of the whole lot of Europe and the US mixed. To place that into perspective, in 2022 alone, greater than 16 million bikes rolled off Indian showroom flooring. Within the US, this determine is just a bit over 500,000, and within the outdated continent, the quantity climbs to 1.5 million.
Certainly, in a rustic as densely populated and price-sensitive as India, motorbikes merely make sense. Having stated that, producers have fairly the spectacular manufacturing amenities, and produce a dizzying quantity of two-wheelers each day. For instance, Suzuki Motorbike India has simply crossed the seven million bike mark, with the seven millionth bike being a vibrant yellow Suzuki V-Strom 250 SX.
Suzuki Motorbike India first opened its doorways in India in 2006, following a joint-venture with the TVS Motor Firm again in 2001. Since then, Suzuki had considerably bolstered its operations in India, the place at current, bikes just like the V-Strom 250 SX, Gixxer SF 250, and Gixxer 250 are manufactured within the nation and subsequently exported to different markets. Suzuki India additionally produces quite a few scooter fashions such because the Entry, Avenis, and Burgman Avenue in India, and these fashions additionally see exportation to different Asian markets.
Kenichi Umeda, the Managing Director of Suzuki Motorbike India expressed his pleasure in direction of the milestone stating, “We’re delighted to perform the 7 millionth manufacturing milestone. It is a testimony to our dedication to India, and we want to obtain many such milestones sooner or later. We thank our valued prospects, enterprise companions, associates, and all my colleagues for this outstanding feat.”
In response to a report by AutoCar India, Suzuki Motorbike bought a complete of 938,000 two-wheelers in 2022 alone, marking a powerful 24.3-percent gross sales improve versus the earlier 12 months. With all the brand new launches, together with the V-Strom 800 DE and GSX-8S within the premium phase, Suzuki is anticipated to proceed this progress, not solely in India, however within the Asian market as a complete.