Hero MotoCorp sells 498,242units of two-wheelers in February2020
The company ompletely moves to manufacturing BS-VI vehicles and stops the production of BS-IV two-wheelers in February
Hero MotoCorp sold 498,242 units of two-wheelers in February2020. Signalling the beginning of a new era of clean emissions and healthy environment, Hero MotoCorp moved ahead to manufacturing only BS-VI vehicles and stopped the production of all BS-IV two-wheelers in the month of February.
In February, Hero MotoCorp commenced the dispatches of five new BS-VI products including some of its key products like the Splendor+, Super Splendor, Glamour and Passion Pro motorcycles and Maestro Edge 125 and Destini 125 scooters. It also showcased the new Xtreme 160R, which reiterates HeroMotoCorp’s unwavering focus on the premium segment. Further building the cult of XPulse 200, the Company also introduced the XPulse 200 Rally Kit.
Impact of COVID-19
The ongoing COVID-19 issue had adversely impacted production at the manufacturing facilities of Hero MotoCorp in India in the month of February. Since then, substantial progress has been made in developing alternate sources for procuring components. Meanwhile, the component makers in China, having restarted production, are also expected to resume normal supplies soon.
In February, Hero MotoCorp inaugurated a Centre of Excellence for Women at the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Ambala in Haryana. Launched in association with the Skill Development and Industrial Training Department, Government of Haryana and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) under the aegis of the Company’s social responsibility umbrella -Ek Pahal, the Centre will aim to build key skill-set amongst women, thereby enhancing employment opportunities for them in the automotive industry.
During the month, Hero MotoCorp also showcased its commitment to sustainable and future-oriented mobility solutions at the first-of-its-kind global stakeholder meet–‘Hero World 2020’at the Company’s global R&D hub –the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur.