Cars India Ltd (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced
that 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 - Rajasthan, making it the 2 millionth Honda car made in
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, Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd. along with the
HCIL management team.
began production operations in Dec 1997 with a focus on offering premium and
world class products for its customers in India. The 2 million milestone also reiterates
Honda’s commitment towards the “Make in India” vision of government. of India.
Tsumura, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd, said, “The historic
milestone of 2 million production roll out in india is a testimony to Honda’s
commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative for the last 25 years. 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, our corporate goal is to be a company that society wants to exist. In
this spirit, we believe that our efforts also benefit the socio economic
development of the region and local community,” he added.
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
not only build automobiles in India to meet the needs of customers here. India
also serves as a key export base for Honda – for both completed vehicles and
components. The company currently exports made in India Honda City and Honda
Amaze to 16 markets across the globe.
company has cumulatively invested over Rs 10,000 crore since setting up its
operations in India.
Cars India’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Tapukara, Distt. Alwar,
Rajasthan, is spread across 450 acres and has a production capacity of 180,000
vehicles per year. The facility is an integrated manufacturing unit including
all functions of Forging, Press Shop, Powertrain shop, Weld shop, Paint shop,
Plastic Molding, Engine assembly, Frame assembly and Engine Testing facility.
This plant is the culmination of the best manufacturing know-how and practices
gathered from Honda’s global operations. It employs optimum automation, latest
equipment and best layout for achieving high quality, best ergonomics, improved
operational efficiency and safety. The plant is highly focused on conservation
of the environment and efficient use of energy & other natural resources.