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    Suzuki Access New Colour Launch – Dual Tone Green And White

    Access 125 gets a 124cc engine that makes 8.6 bhp of power and 10 Nm of torque with decent frugalitySuzuki Access Solid Ice Green/ Pearl Mirage White125cc is one of the most competitive segments in scooters. Many often consider TVS Ntorq as the benchmark in this segment. But that is for people seeking thrills and performance. For many, Suzuki Access 125 strikes most things right. With a right mix of efficiency, performance, and looks, Access 125 is one of the most popular scooters in 125cc space.Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. (SMIPL), today launched a new exciting colour variant for its popular scooter, Suzuki Access 125. The ‘Solid Ice Green / Pearl Mirage White’ colour has been introduced for Suzuki Access 125 Ride Connect and Special Editions. The new colour will join the existing range to appeal to a broader customer base. This is the first time Suzuki Access has gotten a dual-tone colour theme. At the peak of festive season, Suzuki hopes to push sales further with the help of this new colour option.Suzuki Access New ColourThis dual-tone colour theme is made up of Solid Ice Green and Pearl Mirage White. Solid Ice Green takes up most of the surface. Including centre part of its front apron, headlight cowl, front fender, and side panels. Pearl Mirage White is found on either side of front apron, and on the panels at the floorboard.To contrast this new dual-tone theme, Suzuki has also given a brown coloured seat cover that pops and accentuates this new colour. Access 125 gets an external fuel filler cap finished in chrome which adds convenience. Access 125 gets round ORVMs that are also finished in chrome.Suzuki Access New ColourSpeaking on the occasion, Mr. Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India, said, “As we step into the festive month, we are pleased to launch a new exciting colour variant for Suzuki Access 125 to further add to festivities. Idea is to offer refreshed, vibrant and youthful colour options for the customers to choose from. Suzuki Access 125 has proved its mettle in India and is considered to be a success story as it has managed to win people’s hearts across the country.”Specs & PricingSuzuki Access new colour is only offered with Ride Connect Edition and Special Edition. Ride Connect Edition comes with a Bluetooth-enabled digital console. It enables features such as turn-by-turn navigation, incoming call, SMS and WhatsApp Alert display, missed call and unread SMS alert, speed exceeding warning, phone battery level display and estimated time of arrival.Solid Ice Green / Pearl Mirage White colour with Ride Connect Edition is offered with a choice of drum brakes with alloy wheels priced at Rs. 85,200. Upgrading to disc brakes with alloy wheels costs Rs. 87,200. Solid Ice Green / Pearl Mirage White colour is also offered with Suzuki Access 125 Special Edition which only gets a disc brake version. It is priced at Rs. 83,000 (all prices ex-sh, Delhi).Suzuki Access Solid Ice Green/ Pearl Mirage WhiteSuzuki Access new colour seems to be a tempting proposition and is expected to draw customers during festive season. In terms of rivals, Suzuki Access 125 competes with TVS Jupiter 125, Honda Activa 125, Yamaha Fascino 125, TVS Ntorq 125, Yamaha RayZR, Hero Maestro Edge 125 and Suzuki’s own Avenis 125. More

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    Bajaj Sales September 2022 – Pulsar, Dominar, Chetak, Platina

    Bajaj Auto registered a 32% growth YoY in domestic market, with sales dropping 33% YoY in exports and a 2% drop overallBajaj Sales September 2022Indian auto giant, Bajaj Auto Limited saw good growth in the domestic market. However, it falls in the red when exports are accounted for. Due to this, total overall sales also fall in the red. This holds true for both September 2022 and even sales numbers YTD. Popular Bajaj products include Pulsar, Dominar, Chetak, Platina, CT series and more. These products drive sales well in domestic market.When we take 2W sales Bajaj pushes out strong numbers. With 2,22,912 units sold in September 2022 over 1,73,945 units sold in September 2021, Bajaj records 28% growth YoY. Volume gain turns out to be 48,967 units. When it comes to exports, Bajaj products are not well received in September 2022.With just 1,25,443 units shipped in September 2022 over 1,87,091 units shipped in September 2021. With this decline, Bajaj registered a 33% drop in sales YoY. Volume loss stood at 61,648 units. When taken as a total, Bajaj loses 12,681 units in volume and registered a 4% drop in sales YoY.Bajaj Sales September 2022Commercial vehicle sales stood at 31,752 units domestically and saw a good 73% growth YoY. Volume gain was 13,349 units. CV exports stood at 16,640 units over 22,582 units in September 2021. This led to a 35% drop YoY and when domestic and exports are totaled, Bajaj saw 13% growth YoY with volume growth of 5,407 units.Bajaj Monthly Sales September 2022Total 2W+CV sales stood at 2,54,664 units domestically and 1,40,083 units in global markets. Bajaj registers 32% growth YoY domestically and a drop of 33% YoY in exports. Total 2W+CV sales stood at 3,94,747 units and saw a 2% drop in sales YoY with a drop in volume of 7,274 units.When it comes to YTD figures, domestic sales stood at 9,35,552 units in Apr-Sep 2022 and over 8,30,700 units in Apr-Sep 2021 with volume growth of 13% YoY. The same trends are seen that followed September 2022 sales. Bajaj saw a drop in sales of 15% YoY with just 9,30,640 units sold over 10,98,520 units sold in Apr-Sep 2021. When domestic and exports are added up, due to the large drop in exports, Bajaj’s total domestic+exports also takes a hit of 3% YoY. We saw similar trends last month too.Commercial Vehicle YTDDomestic commercial vehicle sales YTD stood at 1,11,659 units and registered a good 90% YoY growth with just 58,653 units sold in Apr-Sep 2021. This is by far the highest growth Bajaj Auto Limited has registered. But exports soared with just 1,06,807 units sold over 1,62,548 units sold in Apr-Sep 2021 and saw a 34% drop YoY. When combined Bajaj saw just a 1% drop in sales YTD.Bajaj YTD Sales September 2022Total 2W+CV sales YTD stood at 10,47,211 units and registered an 18% growth YoY domestically. Volume gain stood at 1,57,858 units. Exports saw a decline of 18% YoY with just 10,37,447 units shipped in 2022 and over 12,61,068 units in 2021. When domestic and export figures are combined, Bajaj witnessed a decline of 3% YoY with 20,84,658 units pushed out in 2022 over 21,50,421 units pushed out in 2021. Bajaj’s India portfolio is going strong like usual. However, the company has to stress more on appealing to global markets. More

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    Yamaha India Trackday At BIC – For R3, R15, MT15, FZ, Aerox Owners

    Yamaha Track Day event at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida is being organized as part of the company’s Call of the Blue brand campaignFile photoAs part of its Call of the Blue campaign, Yamaha India has been organizing a number of events for its customers and enthusiasts. Primary objective is to strengthen bonds with customers and make them aware about Yamaha’s racing heritage.After covering cities like Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata, the Call of the Blue campaign is heading towards Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida. Yamaha Track Day event at BIC will be held on October 9th. Earlier this year, Yamaha had organized Track Day events in Chennai and Coimbatore. The upcoming event at BIC will be on the same lines.Good opportunityWhile everyday commutes and highway cruising can be fun, the experience of a racetrack is in a different league altogether. That is exactly what Yamaha aims to unlock for its customers. The experience is set to be a lot more exhilarating this time, as the Track Day event is being held at Buddh International Circuit. It is India’s finest circuit and has the distinction of hosting Formula One Indian Grand Prix. Next year, it will be hosting the first MotoGP race in India.Measuring 5.125 km, BIC racetrack has witnessed top speed of 324.2 kmph. Fastest lap time recorded for a Formula One car was 1 minute, 24.178 seconds, achieved by Sebastian Vettel in the inaugural qualifying session in 2011. BIC has received appreciation from drivers like Lewis Hamilton, who had stated that the experience was similar to the classic Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.Yamaha India Track Day At BICRegistrations openCall of the Blue Track Day event at BIC is free for Yamaha fans and customers. Registrations are required for enthusiasts who want to get a feel of track racing. Track ride registration are currently open and will cost Rs 2,000. A limited number of slots will be available and bookings will be registered based on first come, first serve basis.Yamaha customers with YZF-R3, YZF-R15, MT-15, FZ Range and AEROX 155 will be eligible for track ride registration. Interested folks will have to submit all the details such as vehicle information, driving license number, mobile number, etc. Participants will be provided with relevant riding gear for use during the track ride. All participants will get welcome kit, comprising facemask, lanyard and t-shirt.Track rides will be conducted in batches, with a time limit of 30 minutes. This includes riding and briefing session. Apart from the track ride, other exciting activities will also be organized at the event. Enthusiasts can take part in drag race, gymkhana ride and slow speed balancing.Yamaha Track Days have been hugely successful, with enthusiasts lining up in significant numbers. A similar response can be expected at the Track Day event at BIC. Such events are a dream come true for enthusiasts. It can also work as an inspiration and provide a realistic view to youngsters aiming for a professional racing career. More

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    Hero MotoCorp Sales Sep 2022 – Splendor, Passion, Deluxe, Maestro

    Hero MotoCorp registered a double-digit growth of 14.42% from April to September period over vehicles sold in the same period last yearSuper Splendor Black EditionHero MotoCorp sold more than 28 lakh units in the first six months of the Financial Year (April-September) 2022-23. This is a double-digit growth of 14.42% over the corresponding period of the previous fiscal (FY ’22) when the Company had sold more than 24 lakh units.The Indian motorcycle giant pushed out 519,980 units of motorcycles and scooters in September 2022. Sequentially, this translates into a growth of 12.4% MoM over the month of August 2022, when Hero had only sold 462,608 units. However, when we take the sales numbers that Hero crunched in September 2021, we see a slight drop in sales.Total sales in September 2021 were 5,30,346 units with a volume loss of 10,366 units, Hero registered a 1.95% YoY drop and 12.40% MoM growth. Motorcycle sales stood at 4,80,237 units this month with a 1.88% drop in sales YoY with a 9,180 units volume drop and a 6.54% growth MoM. But, motorcycle sales account for 92.36% of total Hero sales.Hero MotoCorp Sales Sep 2022Hero scooters saw 39,743 units sold in total with a 2.90% drop in sales YoY. However, scooters register a 234.88% growth MoM which is staggering. Top selling Hero scooters include Maestro, Destini. Hero’s domestic sales thrived while exports dragged it down. Domestically, Hero registered 0.44% growth YoY and 17.85% growth MoM. But with only 12,290 units shipped in total, Hero exports hit the ground with a 50.61% YoY drop and a 61.36% MoM drop.Hero Sales – September 2022Motorcycles are Hero’s forte with a 92.36% share in the company’s total sales. Top selling motorcycles from Hero include Splendor, HF Deluxe, Passion, Xtreme, Xpulse, etc. While scooters only enjoy 7.64% of the total sales. It can also be seen that Hero is bleeding red when it comes to exports. Hero’s exports only account for 2.36% of total volume pushed. While domestic sales account for 97.64% of total volume pushed out of their factories.Hero MotoCorp YTD salesWhen it comes to Year To Date analysis, Hero fares relatively better. With 28,18,361 units pushed out, Hero registered a 14.42% YoY growth with 3,55,231 units gained YoY. Out of this figure, 26,38,618 units are motorcycles which gained 3,44,877 units YoY and registered 15.04% growth YoY. Scooters account for 1,79,743 units and register 6.11% growth YoY with 10,354 units volume growth.Hero’s sales stand strong domestically at 27,17,280 units YTD with 4,10,766 units of volume gain and register a 17.81% YoY growth. But, as we said earlier, Hero loses precious ground when it comes to exports. With just 1,01,081 units shipped YTD. Hero lost 35.46% of sales YoY.The company is geared up to launch its first electric vehicle, VIDA – Powered by Hero on October 7, 2022. This move by Hero was much needed as the company needed to establish its roots strongly in the ever-growing 2W EV segment. With a US$60 million investment in Cali-based Zero Motorcycles, a partnership with Gogoro and Ather Energy, Hero is hoping to emerge as an EV giant in the near future. More

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    TVS Sales Sep 2022 Registers Growth – Apache, Jupiter, Raider, Ntorq

    TVS Motor saw positive growth both in YoY basis and also in MoM basis and marks a productive monthImage – Deepak Rao VlogsTVS is one of the most popular companies in India. With its hands dipped in 2W and also 3W business, TVS is an essential brand. TVS is also very active in exports as well. In total, TVS Motor total 2W sales stood at 3,61,729 units over 3,32,511 units in Sep 2021. TVS saw volume growth of 29,218 units YoY and 46,190 units volume growth MoM. TVS registers positive growth of 8.79% YoY and 14.64% MoM. Of the total 2W sales, the domestic market is still TVS’ forte.TVS Motorcycle sales stood at 1,69,322 units sold in Sep 2022 with a slight YoY growth of 1.97% as opposed to 1,66,046 units sold in September 2021. With 1,57,118 units sold in August 2022, TVS registered 7.77% MoM growth as well. Motorcycle domestic sales stand at 46.81% of total TVS’ 2W sales. Top selling TVS motorcycles include Apache, Raider, Star City, etc.TVS Sales September 2022Coming to scooters, TVS Motor registered 38.68% YoY growth with volume growth of 40,265 units. Popular scooters from TVS include Jupiter, Ntorq, Zest, etc. In MoM analysis, TVS scored 18.45% when compared to August 2022. Scooters culminate 39.91% of total TVS domestic sales. TVS iQube electric scooter sales were at 4,923 units, against 766 units in Sep 2021. It registered 542.69% YoY growth and 11.43% MoM growth.TVS XL 100 moped sold 48,051 units in India and registered a drop in sales of 22.96% YoY and showed positive growth of 31.45% MoM. Total 2W domestic sales stood at 2,83,878 units and saw 16.30% growth YoY and 18.62% MoM growth. However, saw a drop of 11.96% in sales in exports YoY and 2.15% growth MoM.TVS Sales Sep 2022 vs Sep 2021 (YoY)Coming to 3W sales of TVS, they sold 2,158 units in the domestic market with a volume growth of 1,345 units. TVS 3W domestic sales witnessed a 165.44% YoY growth and 59.73% MoM growth.However, TVS’ 3W exports are much higher. At 15,124 units sold in Sep 2022, TVS registered 9.34% YoY growth and saw a drop in sales of 10.49% MoM. When taken as a whole, TVS sold 17,282 3W vehicles and registered 18.01% YoY growth and 5.29% MoM de-growth.TVS Total Sales (2W+3W)Domestically, TVS sold a total of 2,86,036 units in Sep 2022 and registered a 16.80% YoY growth with a volume growth of 41,139 units. TVS saw 18.85% MoM growth as well. However, the same cannot be said about total exports. With just 92,975 units shipped, TVS saw a drop in sales of 9.08% YoY and 0.15% MoM.TVS Sales Sep 2022 vs Aug 2022 (MoM)When everything is accounted for, TVS pushed out 3,79,011 units in Sep 2022 over 3,47,156 units in Sep 2021 and saw a growth of 9.18% YoY. With 3,33,787 units pushed out in August 2022, TVS registered 13.55% MoM growth. More

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    Honda 300cc ADV Motorcycle Spied In India – RE Himalayan Rival

    Honda XRE 300 gets a 291.6 cc single-cylinder motor that is capable of generating 26 hp of peak power and 27 Nm of peak torque2022 Honda XRE 300Honda seems to be shying away from launching proper enthusiast vehicles in India. Instead of CRF190L, we got CB200X to compete with Hero XPulse 200 4V. Not just that, we never got one motorcycle of Honda’s XRE series as well. That doesn’t mean that Honda will never launch one.Recently, a Honda XRE 300 ADV has been spied on in India beside BMW G 310 GS and KTM 390 Adventure. This is not the first time XRE 300 is making an appearance. We have seen XRE 300 getting patented in India in 2017. In 2021, XRE 300 was updated for markets like Brazil to compete against Royal Enfield Himalayan and Yamaha XTZ 250. Looking at the ADV on Indian soil again, one can not help but wonder, will it launch? We don’t know the answer to that just yet. But we can tell you why it would be a good product in HMSI’s arsenal.Honda XRE 300 ADV Spied in IndiaXRE 300 ADV borrows a lot of design cues from Honda’s flagship ADV Africa Twin. Right from its fairing and the colour schemes, XRE 300 is reminiscent of Africa Twin. Unlike other premium ADVs which get trail riding capabilities at best, XRE 300 is a proper off-roader. To make it a worthy off-roader, Honda has given it a lot of kit.Primary among these are, long-travel front telescopic suspension, rear mono-shock, 21” spoked wheel at front, 18” spoked wheel at the rear, high mounted exhaust, a front beak, abundant ground clearance and many more. The seating position is tall and the handlebar is placed at an optimum to offer relaxed ergonomics even when standing.Honda 300cc ADV Spied In IndiaHonda XRE 300 ADV gets a slightly inclined fully digital instrument cluster. This angle makes it fall in rider’s peripheral vision at all times. Something similar has been seen on upcoming Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 as well. Seat looks adequately comfortable for both rider and pillion. There is a rack to mount the top box behind the seat.Specs & LaunchPowering the Honda XRE 300 is a 291.6 cc single-cylinder, DOHC, air-cooled motor that is capable of generating 26 hp of peak power and 27 Nm of peak torque. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It gets disc brakes at both ends along with Dual-channel ABS as standard. When viewed head-on, it comes off as handsome. Especially when compared to the Royal Enfield Himalayan.The silver finish on the engine case and telescopic suspension give out retro vibes. It gets the same set of tyres as found on Xpulse 200 which are 90/90-21 at front and 120/80-18 at the back. Honda XRE 300 ADV is also capable of running on Ethanol fuel. Dubbed as FlexOne tech, XRE 300 is flex-fuel ready.2022 Honda XRE 300HMSI has not revealed any info regarding this ADV officially. However, there is a possibility for the launch as ADV segment has heated up considerably. We have Royal Enfield Himalayan, Yezdi Adventure, KTM 390 Adventure, BMW G 310 GS and XPulse 200 4V at lower end. We also have the upcoming Himalayan 450 and Xpulse 400. More info is likely to follow soon.Source More

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    Ather Electric Scooter Sales Sep 2022 At 7,435 – 3 digit Growth YoY

    Ather Energy reports yet another month of high sales and growth; this time at 7,435 units for September 2022Ather Electric ScooterFor starters, gone are the days when Ather was being judged on its monthly sales in the backdrop of limited sales. e2W industry is breathing much more freely today than a year early, or the year prior to that. And the industry is shaping up to make one and all take notice.Monthly sales today are a far cry today than the struggles early movers faced in trying to reach smaller sales goals of 1,000 units each month. And for the longest time, Ather Energy has been that one nugget that most have taken notice of. And kept a close eye on it.Ather Sales Sep 2022 – Q3 2022 SalesFor Ather, that number stood at 7,435 units last month. And it helps that the festive season is upon us. YoY sales are estimated to be up from 2,142 units at volume growth of an estimated 5.3k units. MoM growth is reported at 16 percent, up from 6,410 units in Aug ’22. Volume gain is reported at over 1000 units.The quarter ended is the best to date at total sales of 16,234 units in the last 3 months. Estimated sales for Q3 2021 stands at 5,682 units. Volume growth exceeds 10.5k units. In Q2 2022, sales were reported at 10,797 units. This takes H1 FY23 sales over the 27k mark to date. *2021 sales numbers are estimated, on the basis of % growth shared by Ather.Ather Electric Scooter Sales Sep 2022 and Q3 2022Best monthly sales in September 2022Ravneet S. Phokela, Chief Business Officer, Ather Energy “Ather had a great start to this festive season and has been experiencing strong momentum since the past couple of months. As a result of an improved supply chain, we recorded the best monthly sales in September, delivering 7435 units to our customers. We anticipate rapid growth in the coming months as we continue to work actively towards strengthening our supply chain.We have opened four new retail outlets this month and are now present across 45 cities with 55 Experience Centers. In October, we will add eight new outlets, which sets us up well to continue the strong sales momentum in the festive season.”Ather Energy growth and expansionWhile Ather Energy began its business operations in a contained manner, it has gone from city to city rather quickly in recent months. This has helped take the brand to newer markets, improve its footprint, and culminated in sales increase.Recent funding rounds have been earmarked for market expansion, dealerships, newer markets and sales growth. And from the looks of it growth plans are on target. More

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    Hero Sales Breakup Aug 2022 – Splendor, HF Deluxe, Passion, Destini

    Hero MotoCorp sales figures are the highest in the country with ever-green heavy lifters like SplendorNew Hero SplendorHero MotoCorp is setting the stage to establish itself as an EV manufacturer. With legal niggles vs Hero Electric in the backseat, Hero MotoCorp will launch its Vida electric scooter on 7th Oct. The Indian automaker has also made strategic partnerships with Ather Energy and Gogoro. Hero is even setting alliances with Cali-based Zero EV for electric motorcycles.But petrol-powered budget commuters are where Hero really shines and in that regard, August 2022 is no different. Hero sold 2,86,007 units of Splendor with a massive volume gain of 44,304 units registering 18.33% YoY growth. With a 61.75% share of Hero’s total sales in India, Splendor is the highest- 2W in India.HF Deluxe is Hero’s cheapest offering. However, it has registered  36.96% drop in sales YoY. It only sold 72,224 units and forms 15.59% of Hero’s total sales. Passion and Glamour series are also commuters, but are offered at a slight premium over a few Splendor models. They sold 28,149 units and 27,613 units respectively and both of them registered positive sales growth of 90.04% and 16.28% respectively.Hero Sales Breakup August 2022Pleasure stands at 5th place and is not having all the fun as it registers a 3.55% drop in sales YoY with 16,589 units sold. Pleasure is still Hero’s highest-selling scooter. Followed by Destini which saw 35.87% YoY growth with 2,960 unit volume growth in August 2022. Xtreme 160R sold 3,602 units and gained 7.72% YoY. Hero recently launched a new Stealth 2.0 Edition for Xtreme 160R.Hero Sales Breakup August 2022 – DomesticMaestro series scooters sold 3,323 units and saw a 45.76% drop in sales YoY. Despite being last in this list, XPulse 200 sold 1,987 units as opposed to 1,314 units in August 2021 and saw 51.22% YoY growth. Hero’s total domestic sales stand at 4,50,707 units and register 4.55% YoY growth with 19,632 units volume growth.When it comes to exports, Hero Hunk tops the charts. Hero Hunk is long discontinued here in India. But it is being exported even today. Hunk shipped 2,749 units and registered a drop in sales of 57.60% YoY. Despite this, Hunk forms 23.16% of Hero’s total exports. Next in line is HF Deluxe which shipped just 2,451 units with a volume loss of 2,125 units over August 2021.Hero Exports Aug 2022HF Deluxe registered a 46.44% Drop in sales YoY and forms 20.65% of Hero’s total sales. In comparison, Glamour does a better job at holding sales numbers. With 2,388 units shipped, Glamour registers just 0.67% drop in sales YoY and holds a 20.12% share of this list.Hero Sales Breakup August 2022 – ExportsA shiny beacon in India, Splendor is not well received in global markets. With just 1,574 units shipped, Splendor registers a 70.72% drop in sales YoY. Off-roader XPulse popularity is going down in global markets as it saw a 53.35% drop in sales YoY. Passion shipped 990 units in August 2022.Pleasure is having some fun in export charts and with 372 units sold, it saw an 8.14% YoY growth. Next is Maestro with 312 units shipped, also falling in the red zone. Except for Pleasure, all of Hero’s exports have suffered de-growth YoY. Hero MotoCorp shipped 11,868 units in August 2022 with 10,874 units volume loss and registered 47.81% de-growth YoY when compared to August 2021. However, its arch-rival Honda is doing better in exports. More