Isn’t it amazing, Honda 2Wheelers has managed to cross 25 million units sales in India. However, the automaker took seventeen years since the introduction of iconic Activa scooter in Indian lineup.
The scooter which itself a brand in the country and the scooter which had changed masses’ perspective towards gearless vehicles. As of now, followed Activa, the Indian biking industry has witnessed exponential growth in scooter, premium and higher capacity scooter segment. Honda itself has extended its scooters range with the launch of a few new monikers. That is what makes Honda, first and only scooter company attain this milestone. However, the Honda range of motorcycles are also the volume generator for the company but not up to on Activa par.
Well, garnering sales mark like 25 million units is itself an achievement though the company traverse this target with an exponential growth throughout the seventeen years. Here is brand’s periodic sales attainment that is as follows
|Time Period (Since Introduction)||Milestone (Sold Units)|
|13 Years||10 Million|
|16 Years||20 Million|
|17 Years||25 Million|
In 2001, the Honda Activa started with a merely 10 percent market share that registered an exponential growth with time and has now reached to 32 percent. While the company shares the market stake of 57 percent in overall 2-wheeler market. As per the reports, every second scooter sold in India is a Honda product, the credit goes to the Activahhhhh.
Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President -Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “From activating the scooter market to becoming the largest selling 2Wheeler in the country, Honda Activa transformed the way Indians ride. We thank our valued 25 million Honda scooter customers for trusting in the brand & making us the first choice of India. Honda remains committed to bring the Joy of Riding to our customers by meeting their ever-growing & evolving demand with the core strength of advanced technology & innovation. Over the years, love and trust of customers for Honda scooters keeps growing & taking this motivation ahead, Honda firmly aims to lead the next wave of scooterization which has already started in Tier-II and tier-III towns.” Below is an image gallery of India’s favourite scooter, the Activa 5G.