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Bajaj Auto total sales down 38% in March

The company's total two-wheeler sales declined 35 per cent at 2,10,976 units as compared to 3,23,538 units in the year-ago month. Domestic two-wheeler sales were at 98,412 units last month as against 2,20,213 units in March 2019, a decline of 55 per cent, it said.

TVS Motor sales drop 55% in March

The company, which primarily makes two-wheelers and three-wheelers, had sold 3,25,323 units in March 2019, TVS Motor Company said in a statement.

Hero MotoCorp has 1.5 lakh units of unsold BS IV inventory, to offer 10000 to 15000 discount on BS IV vehicles

The company told analysts that the unsold stock totals about 1.5 lakh units. With the Supreme Court allowing 10% of unsold inventory to be registered, Hero MotoCorp will be offering discounts of Rs 10,000 on a motorcycle and about Rs 15,000 on a scooter to clear inventory that remains unsold.

Hero MotoCorp suspends payments to suppliers amid lockdown

Hero MotoCorp will invoke force majeure to suspend full payments to vendors as sales come to a standstill

After Hyundai, Yamaha Motors and Rockman Industries follow suit and suspend manufacturing operations pan-India till March 31

While operations at the Surajpur and Faridabad were suspended from Monday onwards, operations at the Chennai plant will be suspended from Tuesday. Employees working at the company's head office and area offices have been provided with the option to Work from Home till March 31st.

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India shuts operations at all plants amid COVID-19 outbreak

The company said in this ongoing unprecedented crisis, Honda is determined to take each and every possible step for the safety and security of its employees and partners.

Royal Enfield clears BS-IV stock even as other two-wheeler makers have unsold inventory

BS-IV norms compliant vehicles cannot be registered in India beyond 31 March as the new BS-VI emission norms will become applicable from 1 April. “Starting March 21, 2020, all Royal Enfield stores across India will retail only BS VI motorcycles,” the company said in a statement.

Hero MotoCorp moves SC seeking extension for sale of BSIV vehicles amid coronavirus crisis

“The company has filed an interlocutor application today before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India seeking relaxation of the deadline set for sale it registration of BSIV vehicles i.e. 31.03.2020.” The company has two weeks inventory of BSIV-compliant motorcycles and scooters which cannot be be sold once the country moves to BSVI emission norms.

Covid-19: Bike companies offer record discounts to liquidate BS-IV inventory

In the face of a sharp downturn in footfalls across automobile showrooms in the country, two-wheeler makers are extending record discounts to liquidate inventory of BS-IV-compliant models amid an outbreak of coronavirus.

HMSI crosses 5.5 lakh units sales of BSVI-compliant vehicles

Commenting on crossing the milestone, HMSI Senior Vice-President (Sales and Marketing) Yadvinder Singh Guleria said, "The launch of six BS-VI-compliant models offering many segment-first features has provided Honda with great momentum to leap ahead in the BS-VI era."

Bajaj Auto launches BS-VI range of 3-wheelers, completes transition to new emission norm

Bajaj Auto launches BS-VI range of 3-wheelers, completes transition to new emission norm

The company has launched 14 BS-VI compliant products across the RE, Maxima and Maxima Cargo brands and thus has transitioned to BS-VI regime for the entire three-wheeler range, Bajaj Auto said in a statement.

HMSI plans local production of some big bikes from next fiscal

HMSI plans local production of some big bikes from next fiscal

The two-wheeler major is also looking to have a separate exclusive sales network for the premium bikes as its looks to establish the business as a sustainable standalone vertical going ahead.

Weak demand, virus outbreak in China bring down two-wheeler sales in February

Weak demand, virus outbreak in China bring down two-wheeler sales in February

The largest two-wheeler maker in the country, Hero MotoCorp saw its sales decline by almost 20% as the company sells primarily in the domestic market where demand has taken a severe hit due to a wider economic slowdown and sharp price hikes for vehicles due to regulatory interventions.

First Ride review: 2020 KTM 200 Duke & 390 Duke BS6

First Ride review: 2020 KTM 200 Duke & 390 Duke BS6

The new BS6-compliant KTM 200 Duke and 390 Duke feature more than just updated engines. Vishal Venugopal takes them out on a few fast laps around the Bajaj test track in Chakan to find out what they’re like.

First Ride: Honda Activa 6G BS6 review

First Ride: Honda Activa 6G BS6 review

The new Honda Activa 6G gets both cosmetic and mechanical updates over the Activa 5G, representing a true generation change with an upgrade to BS6. Firoze Irani tells you what it's like.

First Ride: Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro & Tiger 900 GT Pro

First Ride: Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro & Tiger 900 GT Pro

The Triumph Tiger one of the most recognised and revered adventure motorcycles in the category and has generated quite a fan following. It goes without saying then that it takes some serious conviction to pull the plug on a long running, successful motorcycle and replace it with something that is all-new and quite different. Can the new Triumph Tiger 900 fill the incredibly large, adventure motorcycle size shoes of its predecessor. Rishabh Bhaskar went all the way to beautiful Morocco to find some answers.

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