Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

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Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, Private Limited
HeadquartersGurgaon, Haryana, India
Key people
Minoru Kato, President and CEO[1]
ProductsMotorcycles, scooters
Production output
Increase 6,123,886 units[2]
ParentHonda Motor Company, Limited

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, Private Limited (HMSI) is the wholly owned Indian subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, Limited, Japan.[3] Founded in 1999,[3] it was the fourth Honda automotive venture in India, after Kinetic Honda Motor Ltd (1984-1998), Hero Honda (1984-2011) and Honda Siel Cars India (1995-2012).[4] HMSI was established in 1999 at Manesar, District Gurgaon, Haryana.

Currently HMSI has four manufacturing locations at Manesar in Haryana, Tapukara in Rajasthan, Narsapura, Kolar in Karnataka and Vithalpur, NW of Ahmedabad.

Scooter -exclusive plant in Gujarat. Its facility in Narsapura is the largest amongst its four locations and has a capacity of 6,600 vehicles per day. Honda India sales skyrocketed up to 4.28 million motorcycles and scooters backed by scooterization of India via bestselling scooter Activa over 350,000 scooter sales in September 2017. Honda scooter Activa sales record expected 3.5million scooters in 2017/18. Honda motorcycle & scooter started independent operation since 2010s after separation from Hero Honda motors J/V since 1984. 6million production capacity establishment within 7 years record in India, Top world motorcycle market.





  • NAVi 110

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  • Honda Eterno

Motorcycles/Sports Bikes[edit]

ISO 14001[edit]

HMSI got ISO 14001 certification in December 2002. HMSI plans to use the PDCA cycle for its environmental management system.[6]


  1. ^ "HMSI opens second two-wheeler plant", The Hindu, June 2, 2011
  2. ^ "Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India sales grow 22% to a record high of 6.1 mn in FY18", The Hindu, April 2, 2018
  3. ^ a b HMSI --> About Us Archived 2007-08-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ HMSI --> About Us --> The Group Companies Archived 2007-08-13 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Honda X-Blade Price, Images, Colours, Mileage & Reviews | BikeWale".
  6. ^ HMSI --> Honda Window --> Environment Archived 2007-08-13 at the Wayback Machine

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