The second assembly line at Tapukara plant in Rajasthan of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India began their second phase of operations. Production capacities have been increased to 2.8 million per annum so as to meet increasing demand. Second phase will see increase in production by 0.6 million units annually which will result in increased capacity of 1.2 million units. Increased demand is being felt for both Activa and CB Shine and Mr. N K Rattan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at HMSI said that deliveries will be affected in a timelier manner.
HMSI has invested over Rs.1, 000 crores in this second plant and also increased production two fold. Production in the second assembly line will cater to both scooters and motorcycles. Activa, CB Twister and CB Shine will be rolled out from the Tapukara plant. HMSI will also be coming up with a third plant at Bangalore during early 2013 which will have annual capacity of 1.2 million units. With these expansion plans the company annual production will reach 4 million units ensuring extensive growth to cater to increased demand.