The installation of Hero MotoCorp Haridwar exceeds the cumulative production of 25 million units

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing facilities in Haridwar exceeded 25 million units in cumulative production. The installation, commissioned in April 2008, has reached the milestone in just over 11 years of operation.

The Haridwar facility of Hero MotoCorp is also the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturing plant with an installed capacity to produce 9,500 vehicles per day, the company said in a release.

Vikram Kasbekar, executive director (operations) and chief technology officer, Hero MotoCorp said, “The production of 25 million two-wheelers at our Haridwar plant in such a short period of time since its commencement of operation bears testimony to the dedication and competency of the team We are grateful to all our valued customers, partners, investors, the state government of Uttarakhand and everyone else interested in your continued support and faith in us.

Haridwar manufacturing facilities have the largest green roof in the world, distributed in 4500 square meters. The plant produces 1.95 MW of solar energy, has zero liquid discharges and a lake for rainwater collection.

The plant produces Hero MotoCorp’s motorcycles - HF Deluxe, Splendor +, Splendor iSmart 110, Passion Pro and Passion 110. Hero MotoCorp currently has seven globally benchmarked manufacturing facilities, including five in India and one each in Bangladesh and Colombia . The plants located in India are in Gurugram and Dharuhera in Haryana, Neemrana in Rajasthan, Halol in Gujarat and Haridwar.

The combined installed annual production capacity of Hero MotoCorp is currently around nine million units.