Mumbai: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) on Monday said the company has reached the 2 million-unit milestone in cumulative production of Honda cars in India.
The company’s premium Sedan Honda City formally rolled out of the assembly line at its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Tapukara in Rajasthan, making it the two millionth Honda car made in India.
The milestone event was attended by senior leadership from Honda’s Regional Office including Hiroshi Tokutake, Executive Vice President, Asian Honda Motor Co Ltd, and Katsuhiro Kaneda, Director, along with the HCIL management team.
HCIL began production operations in December 1997 with a focus on offering premium and world class products for its customers in India. The two million milestone also reiterates Honda’s commitment towards the “Make in India” vision.
Speaking on the occasion, Takuya Tsumura, President and CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd, said: “We express our sincere gratitude to all our customers, dealer partners and supplier partners for their confidence in us and making Honda a very loved and trusted brand in the country.
“Our state-of-the-art manufacturing operations in India are equipped to manufacture automobiles and components of global quality standards for supply to both domestic and export markets. We remain committed to providing all our customers with the most advanced, cutting-edge technology products for a premium and worry-free ownership experience, which add value to their daily lives.”
Honda’s models, over the years, have always showcased the company’s global DNA, best tailored to meet the needs and requirements of Indian customers.
The company’s product lineup includes premium Sedan Honda City e-HEV, Honda City, family sedan Honda Amaze, premium hatchback Honda Jazz and the sporty Honda WR-V.