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Honda’s electric scooter will soon run on the roads of India, know what is the company’s plan

Presently the demand for electric vehicles is increasing rapidly in the Indian market. Some of the major two-wheeler EV makers like Hero Electric and Ola Electric are witnessing more than 300 per cent jump in their EV sales. Honda is the second largest manufacturer of two wheelers in the Indian market and operates an extensive sales and service network across the country. In such a situation, the entry of the vehicle Honda two-wheeler into the electric vehicle market may be challenging for other manufacturers.

Honda's electric scooter will run on the roads soon, know what is the company's plan

Atsushi Ogata, President, Honda Motorcycles & Scooter India (HMSI) said that the company aims to achieve 30 percent share in the electric vehicle market by 2030. By this period, the company has set a target of selling one million electric two-wheelers in the Indian market.

Honda's electric scooter will run on the roads soon, know what is the company's plan

Atsushi said the company is finalizing its EV strategy for India. The company will reveal the upcoming models of its electric vehicles by the end of this financial year. He added that the company is taking the help of its stakeholders and subsidiaries in India for EV plans. Honda is shaping its electric vehicle plans by leveraging its global experience and local technical prowess.

Honda's electric scooter will run on the roads soon, know what is the company's plan

Apart from the electric vehicle, Honda recently revealed that it is gearing up to launch a flex engine bike. Honda is already selling flex fuel bikes in the Brazilian market. According to the information, the company can introduce one or two flex fuel models in India.

Honda's electric scooter will run on the roads soon, know what is the company's plan

Honda Motorcycles will be the second company in the country to launch a flex engine motorcycle. Earlier TVS Motor has launched its Apache RTR 200 FI bike in flex engine. Talking about flex engines, Honda has been a leading manufacturer in launching them. Honda launched the CG 150 Titan motorcycle in the global market. It was the world’s first flex engine bike which was launched in 2009 in Brazil. This bike can run on only petrol or ethanol and can also run on a mixture of both.

Honda's electric scooter will run on the roads soon, know what is the company's plan

Honda Motorcycles & Scooters (HMSI) currently sells IC engine motorcycles and scooters. The company has four manufacturing plants in India. These plants are located at Manesar (Haryana), Tapukara (Rajasthan), Naraspura (Karnataka) and Vitthalpur (Gujarat).

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