India is among those countries where every second person rides a two-wheeler. In our country, the two-wheeler industry grew by almost 13%, and that figure has always been on the rise. Following is a list of top two-wheeler manufacturers of the country.
Hero MotoCorp: Hero MotoCorp has been India's largest two-wheeler manufacturer which sold a total of 4135200 units of two-wheelers during April-September 2018. The company has reported a growth of 9.18%. Hero Splendor and HF Deluxe have been the key contributors in this growth of the brand coupled with the overall increased sales of two-wheelers in Indian markets.
TVS Motor Company: This is an old and established brand of India which started its operation in 1877. Though the company did business in sectors like automobile, finance insurance etc. since 1955, it began shifting its focus on automobile alone. In 1980s TVS collaborated with Suzuki Motors and brought in models such as Suzuki Samurai, Suzuki Shogun and Suzuki Fiero. TVS is largely known for its iconic brand Scooty which remains among the most preferred brand in its category over the past two decades. India’s working women and college girls have made Scooty what it is today.
India Yamaha Motor: A part of Yamaha Motor Company, Japan, India Yamaha Motor holds about 7.5% of the nation’s scooter market. On an average, 15,000 scooters are sold every month by India Yamaha Motor. A few of the popular models from Yamaha are R15, SZ-X, FZ16, Fazer, SS 125, Crux, YBR 110 and YBR 125.
Bajaj Auto: Talking about two-wheelers in India and not talking about this iconic brand is not possible. Bajaj is one of the few automobile giants in India that sells not only two-wheelers, but also three and four wheelers. The company was established during the 1930s and since then the growth story of Bajaj Auto has continued. Some of India’s most popular two-wheelers are manufactured by Bajaj Auto which includes Avenger, Pulsar, Platina and Discover. The company also manufactures a few of the high-end bikes such as Kawasaki Ninja and KTM Duke.
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