Two Wheeler Manufacturers

The two wheeler industry has been in the country since 1955. It generally consists of three segments Mopeds, Motorcycles and Scooters. Two wheelers have played a pivotal role in the rising growth of the Indian automobile industry. Over the years the domestics sales of two wheelers have grown by huge margins.

The two wheeler market has witnessed a sea change over the years. In the past Indians preferred scooters and mopeds but with the rising income levels and standard of living there is a remarkable rise in the demand for motorcycles which along with serving the purpose of a vehicle has become a style statement for the youth of the country.

Some Two Wheeler Manufacturers are:

Hero Honda Motors Ltd: Hero Honda Motors Ltd is the result of a joint venture between India's Hero group and the Japanese Honda Motors Company in the year 1983. The joint venture has only resulted in making Hero Honda the world's largest two wheeler manufacturing company. Her Honda is a global name and is commonly known for being the most fuel-efficient and the largest CBZ selling company in India. During the 198's Hero Honda proved to the world that that it was possible to drive a two wheeler without polluting the roads. The company possesses three manufacturing units in Dharuhera, Gurgaon and Haridwar which are capable of producing 4.4 million units per year. It was this company that introduced new generation motorcycles that set the industry benchmark for fuel efficient and low emission two wheelers.

Some of the important two wheelers manufactured by Hero Honda Motors Ltd are CD-DAWN, SPLENDOR and PASSION.

Bajaj Auto: Bajaj Auto is the largest exporter of two and three wheelers in India. In collaboration with Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan Bajaj Auto Ltd manufactures a wide range of two wheelers which are the best in the industry.

This company has introduced certain models like Pulsar, Discover DTSi and Kawasaki Bajaj Eliminator which has given other two wheeler manufacturing companies a run for their money.

TVS Motor Company: TVS Motor Company is the third largest two wheeler manufacturer in India and among the top ten in the world. In its wide range of products TVS offers a two wheelers for everyone right from mopeds to racing bikes. It has a range of products for women as well like the TVS Wego, Scooty Streak, Scooty Pep+, Scooty Teenz and among its most famous road dominators are: TVS Apache RTR 180. and TVS Flame DS 125

Majestic Auto Ltd: The Company began operations in the year 1975, having understood the requirements of the Indian two wheeler market the company started off with manufacturing mopeds. The company is synonymous for its mopeds under name of Hero Majestic. The company has a phenomenal growth record since its very inception in the year 1973.

Kinetic: Kinetic is the name that is almost synonymous with scooters in India. They were the first to introduce auto chokes, auto fuel cork, TLAD suspensions, and gearless two wheelers to the Indian market which was an immediate hit with the Indian women. However the latest two wheelers introduced by Kinetic are Kinetic 4S and Kinetic Luna TFR Plus.

Suzuki Bikes and Scooters: Suzuki motors first entered india in collaboration with TVS Motors.Suzuki motors ruled the two wheeler market for quite a long time until competitors started flooding in. Some of the most famous and stylish two wheelers by Suzuki are Suzuki Samurai, Suzuki Shogun and Suzuki Max 100.

Below is a table mentioning a few latest launched two wheeler models:

Last Updated on 1/3/2012