GUWAHATI, Oct 12 - Riding on robust sales of its range of motorcycles and scooters, Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, has set a new global record clocking 2 million unit sales in the just-concluded second quarter (July-September) of this fiscal (FY 2017-18), a company statement said.This is the first time globally that any two-wheeler company has crossed the 2-million sales mark in any quarter.
Hero MotoCorp sold 20,22,805 units of two-wheelers in the second quarter with consecutive months of robust sales, growing by 11 per cent over the corresponding quarter sales of the previous fiscal.
In September this year, Hero MotoCorp became the only two-wheeler company to sell over 7 lakh two-wheelers in a month, according to the statement.
Commenting on the sales feat, Ashok Bhasin, Head of Sales, Marketing and Customer Care, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Clocking 2 million sales in a quarter is highly gratifying and it’s a moment of great pride for us. This landmark achievement in sales has been possible due to an excellent team effort of everyone at Hero and all our associates. Most importantly, we have accomplished this feat powered by the affection of our ever growing family of consumers.”
Bhasin further said, “In the current festive period, while posting a very strong double-digit growth in both scooters and motorcycles, we have already set an all-time record by selling well over one million two-wheelers in domestic retail sales, which has come nearly three weeks before Diwali,.”
Hero MotoCorp, which recently surpassed 75 million units in cumulative sales since its inception, has also associated itself with the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as one of the ‘National Supporter’, the statement added.