Top 10 Bike Companies in World 2017

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4. Hero Motocorp

Hero Motocorp is an India two wheeler company based in New Delhi, which serves customers worldwide.

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Hero Motocorp was initially founded as a cycles company but later ventured into bikes, and has since then become a leader in motorcycles, scooters and bikes. It was founded in the year 1984 and it was famously known as Hero Honda because of its venture with Honda in India.


But the JV lasted till 2011 and later the two entities separated. The company has its manufacturing sites at Gurgaon, Dharuhera and in Haridwar. It is the current largest bikes manufacturer in India and also one of the most admired brand. Its success mantra is expansion policy and dedication towards Indian market.

The company has reached the people of India through their any outlets and distribution. The system of distribution is so good that even the remotest village has an outlet. The company mainly produces 250cc for the Indian market. It is focusing on only the urban and rural usage for commuting purpose.

The company’s famous bikes include Karizma and Xtreme which dominated in the sport segment. Splendour did a splendid job. Gaining more than half of the market. The company released many bikes like Deluxe, Dawn, Passion and Glamour. Company pitches on mileage and light weight. It is one of most fuel efficient bikes in India. Many Indians prefer bikes for the same reason. They mostly borrows Japanese technology for their bikes.

Revenue: $4.2B

Bikes sold in a year (in thousands): 7000

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