Honda India passenger vehicle showing zigzag sales from Feb 2015 to Feb 2016.
Honda India car sales report model wise of feb 2016. Complete analysis is available for subscribers only.
Detail Summary of Honda India sales report month wise form Feb 2015 to Feb 2016.
Honda India all segment in passenger vehicle shows downfall in sales where as honda reveil new Jazz in feb 2016 shows good number of unit in market.
Overall in month of Feb 2016 HMIL shows fall in Domestic as well as Exports in comparision to last year Feb 2015.
Honda Company Updates Feb 2016:
Honda BR-V makes its first appearance in India at Auto Expo 2016
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India today unveiled its new model Honda BR-V at the Auto Expo 2016 in presence of Mr Takahiro Hachigo, President, CEO & Representative Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Honda BR-V is a new generation Crossover Utility Vehicle which features the combination of bold, sporty appearance and handling of an SUV together with great utility and spacious cabin with 7 seats for the whole family. Developed exclusively for the Asian market by Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co. Ltd, the much-awaited Honda BR-V is scheduled to be launched in India this year.
The company also showcased its flagship sedan Honda Accord at the motor show. HCIL plans to further strengthen its sedan line-up in India and re-introduce the Honda Accord later this year. Honda Accord enjoys a strong legacy in premium sedan segment in India, with the earlier generations making a strong foothold in the market. The Accord on display, now in its 9thgeneration, boasts itself as an exhilarating, refined and advanced sedan with sporty looks, highly fuel efficient powertrain and loaded with features.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Takahiro Hachigo, President, CEO & Representative Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. said, "India is the largest contributor to the Asia & Oceania region and the 4th largest contributor for Honda's automobile sales globally making it one of the most important and fastest growing markets for us. In order to further accelerate growth in this important market, Honda is committed to continue providing challenging products, which are unique to Honda and exceed our customers' expectation. The introduction of Honda BR-V is a further testament of our commitment to the market."
Mr Katsushi Inoue, President and CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd, said, "As we celebrate 20 years of our existence in India and building an affinity with over 1 Million Indian customers, HCIL is adopting a new brand direction of "Advanced and Exciting" and our products, dealerships and communication will be guided by this new brand direction. Year 2015 has been a very successful year for HCIL as we achieved our record sales of 200,000 units in a calendar year. The launch of exciting new models Honda BR-V and Accord in 2016 will help us accelerate our growth this year and also strengthen our brand in the country."
Honda brought alive the theme of its booth "Accelerate with Honda" through exciting racing machines that pursue excellence in driving performance and premium models with advanced technology.
To cater to today's tech-savvy, always-connected consumers, Honda has demonstrated its advanced and exciting Information Platform – Honda Connect through an experiential zone. Launched in December 2015, Honda Connect has paved the way for advanced connectivity and enables new form of communication between the customer, car, his family and Honda. The Honda Connect platform also supports Connected Car features enabled by a "Connected Device" easily integrated with the car. This will make the customer's ownership experience more safe, convenient and enjoyable.
Also displayed at the HCIL pavilion, is the concept model Honda Project 2&4 powered by RC213V designed to fuse together the values of two- and four-wheel mobility. Honda Project 2&4 was the winning entry from Honda's 'Global Design Project'. Featuring the RC213V competition motorcycle engine, which has been modified to run on public roads, Honda Project 2&4 provides the freedom of a motorcycle and the manoeuvrability of a car. Featuring a Cabin-less structure with floating seat design for immersive driving experience, the concept model is a combination of global creativity and craftsmanship.
With the renewed participation in Formula 1 racing which Honda views as an "experimental laboratory on wheels" to feedback technologies to mass production models, the company also displayed the McLaren Honda MP4-30 Formula 1 racing machine at the expo. McLaren and Honda's reunion has resulted in the MP4-30 racing machine which is a bold step forward in terms of packaging, concept and design philosophy. Honda's RA615H power unit sits beneath tightly packaged bodywork designed to improve aerodynamic performance.
Another model on display – Honda Jazz Racing Concept is a study model which has been prepared by the R&D team in India – HGID and aims to bring the racing DNA of Honda closer to the general public.
One of the most fascinating and attractive feature of the Honda Pavilion is the Honda ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility). The world's most advanced humanoid robot which represents cutting-edge agility and intelligence capabilities is remarkable autonomous machine for practical use in an environment where it coexists with people.
Honda has continuously challenged to create technologies and make products that bring joy to the customers around the world. The display of Honda Goldwing at the HCIL booth demonstrates the capabilities of Honda as a distinct player in mobility business which has product offering in Motorcycles, Automobiles and Aircrafts. Honda Goldwing Bike is considered as the world's best touring motorcycle offering the riders a unique luxurious, powerful, balanced and fully featured machine ready for every journey.
HCIL also displayed their current production models including the premium SUV Honda CR-V, premium hatchback Honda Jazz, premium sedan Honda City, the very successful entry sedan Honda Amaze, stylish mid-size MPV Honda Mobilio and hatchback Honda Brio.
HCIL expands its campaign to replace Driver-Side Air Bag inflators in India
Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that it will voluntarily replace Driver Side Airbag inflators of 57,676 vehicles of previous generation of City, Jazz and Civic s part of Honda's preventive global recall campaign concerning Air Bag inflators.
The replacement would be carried out free of cost at HCIL dealerships across India in a phased manner, starting from 20th February 2016, and the company will communicate with customers directly.
No of Affected Vehicles
January 2012 – June 2013
February 2012 – February 2013
January 2012 – August 2012
The customers can also check whether their car will be covered under this campaign by submitting their 17character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite which has been created on the company's website (www.hondacarindia.com).
Mr. Yoichiro Ueno to be appointed as HCIL's new President & CEO w.e.f. 1st April 2016
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has appointed Mr Yoichiro Ueno as the new President & CEO of Honda Cars India Ltd with effect from April 1, 2016 consequent to the management changes announced by the Honda Motor Company Board of Directors today.
He will take over from Mr Katsushi Inoue, who has been elevated to the position of Operating Officer of Honda Motor Co., Ltd, becoming the Chief Operating Officer for Regional Operations (Europe region). During his tenure in India, Mr Inoue led several initiatives in the field of digitization to enhance customer experience and bring in operational efficiencies at the company and dealership level. The 3rd Generation Honda Jazz was successfully launched in India and the company also witnessed significant expansion in its dealer network during this period. Mr Inoue will move to Europe to take over as the Chief Operating Officer, Regional Operations (Europe Region) and President & Director, Honda Motor Europe Ltd.
Mr. Yoichiro Ueno has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., since January 2011. Mr Ueno was previously the Assistant Vice President of Automobile Sales of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., where he was involved in the overall planning and coordination of sales and marketing in the US market. Mr Ueno has been associated with Honda Motor Co., Ltd. for over 30 years and has vast experience in the automobile industry, having served in markets outside Japan like New Zealand and Thailand, and worked with overseas division and countries such as Asia and Oceania, China and North America.