Top 10 Bike Companies in the World 2016

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4. Hero MotoCorp

Hero MotoCorp, formerly known as Hero Honda is an Indian motorcycle and scooter manufacturer with headquarters in New Delhi.

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It was founded in 1984 as Hero Honda by joint venture of Hero Cycles and Honda which lasted till 2011. Its two wheelers are manufactured across four manufacturing facilities namely Gurgaon and Dharuhera (In state of Haryana) as well as in Haridwar (In state of Uttarakhand) and Neemrana (In state of Rajasthan).

It is the largest two wheeler manufacturer in India and is the most admired motorcycle company. Its success rests on its ability to expand continuously and reach new markets and geographies.

Its dealerships as well as service & spare parts outlets are spread across the country. It mainly manufacturers motorcycles in less than 250cc segment that is mainly for people who commute daily for various purposes.

Its product portfolio includes bikes such as Karizma and Xtreme (Sporty segment) as well as Splendor, Deluxe, Dawn, Passion and Glamour which are the most sought after bikes in the 125cc commuter segment. Hero bikes are mainly popular for its light weight and fuel efficiency and this is the reason why it is most preferred of all. It mostly borrows its technology from Japanese motorcycle makers and leverage this to utilize in their motorcycles.

Hero is all set to shine in the global markets as well and have its presence in more than 25 countries. The company is also famous for advertising and created the most popular song- Hum me hai Hero that was a great hit and strengthened the brand as well. Hero MotoCorp is also famous for its CSR activities and is in top 100 impactful CSR leaders due to its CSR initiatives.

Revenues: $4.2 Bn

Net Profit: $467 Mn

Number of Units Sold: 6872730

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