Honda inaugurates fourth assembly line at Narsapura plant
Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India has inaugurated its fourth assembly line at its Narsapura plant in Karnataka. The new production line has a capacity of 0.6 million annual units and with this addition, the Karnataka plant has attained the status of Honda's biggest plant in the world. The total capacity now stands at 2.4 million units annually.
Honda Two Wheelers now has a total production capacity of 6.4 million units that are produced across four plants in India. This makes India the No 1 production hub of Honda's two-wheeler operations, globally.
Honda and its suppliers have made an investment of Rs 5,400 crore in the Karnataka plant, generating 22,000 jobs. Out of this, 7,000 people are direct employ of Honda while the rest are indirect employees, working for Honda's suppliers.
The Narsapura plant also boasts of many firsts. It is Honda's first plant that has 100 per cent rainwater harvesting and solar power system.
The paint booth has an automatic air balancing system, a first for any Honda Two Wheelers factory in the world. The factory is also highly automated with 78 robots that carry out multiple tasks in the paint shop, weld shop and machine shop.
- News2018 JK NRC: Karthik Tharani wins 2018 Euro JK 18 championship
- NewsMarc Marquez dominates Sunday morning warm-up at Valencia for 2018 MotoGP season finale
- NewsVinales secures pole position for 2018 MotoGP season finale in Valencia, Marquez qualifies fifth despite crash
- News2018 JK NRC: Nayan Chatterjee and Karthik Tharani take Euro JK 18 championship down to the wire
- Review2018 TVS Radeon road test review
- News2018 Mahindra Alturas G4: Preliminary image gallery
- NewsVinod Dasari resigns as MD and CEO of Ashok Leyland
- Review2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 road test review
- NewsSpec comparo: Jawa vs Royal Enfield Classic 350
- NewsMercedes-Benz C-Class facelift petrol to launch in India by the end of 2018