BS-VI Transition: Last-minute discounts on Royal Enfield bikes unlikely

Royal Enfield, the country’s biggest maker of premium motorcycles, is unlikely to offer last minute, stock-clearance discounts as part of the BS-VI transition, given that strong festival sales helped clear out much of its inventory. According to company officials, the festival sales this year have been so strong that they have effectively cleared out any […]

Royal Enfield sales down 22% in July-September

Royal Enfield, the country’s most popular premium motorcycle brand, reported a 22% decline in its September quarter motorcycle sales, even as revenue for parent Eicher Motors fell 9%. Royal Enfield sold 1.63 lakh motorcycles during the three months, down from 2.10 lakh motorcycles sold over the same period in 2018, even as it invests heavily […]

Royal Enfield waiting period down to zero as Jawa readies to vroom

Royal Enfield, the country’s largest maker of mid-sized motorcycles, said it has cut down on the waiting period on most of its motorcycle models, and promised to keep the excitement going as it deals with new competitors like Jawa. The comments by Siddhartha Lal, CEO of Eicher Motors comes in the context of the impending […]

Volvo Eicher to set up new 40,000 truck plant at Bhopal

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles, which manufactures Eicher branded trucks and buses in India, said it would increase its capacity by 44% by setting up a new, 40,000-trucks-per-year plant in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. At present, the joint venture between Eicher Motors and AB Volvo has a capacity of manufacturing 90,000 trucks per year at its […]

Royal Enfield to set up new production unit near Chennai at Rs 800 cr

Royal Enfield, which makes the iconic ‘Bullet’ retro motorbikes in India, said it will invest Rs 800 cr this financial year to create the second phase of its factory at its Vallam Vadagal site near Chennai. The company, whose products cost upwards of Rs 1.15 lakh, has seen sales of its motorbikes rise rapidly in […]

Royal Enfield expands to North America, to set up showrooms across US

Royal Enfield, maker of the iconic Bullet bikes in India, said it has set up its first operating direct distribution subsidiary outside India, in North America. Setting up a direct distribution company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is expected to boost sales of Enfield models in the US and Canada. It will also launch a fully-branded retail […]