New Delhi: Honda Cars India has reported achieving 30,0000 sales mark for its recently launched Honda Amaze. Honda says the Amaze would be the first car to achieved that landmark.
Honda Amaze was launched in April 2013 and since then HCIL has reported a growth of 65 per cent during April – July 2013 as compared to same period last year. Before the launch of Amaze, Honda India car sales averaged about 5,000 units.
Honda says to meet the demand it is utilizing their plant in Greater Noida at full capacity and will also increase production by November 2013 when they start third shift to clear pending deliveries faster. Honda will also start car production at their Rajasthan plant from next year, which will take their total output to 20,000 units per month.
In order to meet the growing customer demand and reduce waiting period for Honda Amaze, HCIL recently announced that it will commence third shift of production at the Greater Noida plant from November 2013.
Available in diesel and petrol variants, Honda Amaze embodies the best of Honda technologies and is designed to deliver performance with fuel efficiency. The diesel variant comes with a 1.5Li-DTEC diesel engine that offers a mileage of 25.8 km/litre and best in class max power output of 100PS@3600rpm.
Honda also says it will strengthening its existing dealership to tap newer markets and also cater to a wider customer base in India. The company has a strong sales and distribution network of 154 facilities in 98 cities and is further strengthening its after sales network in Tier II and III cities to 162 outlets in 102 cities during 2013 – 14.