In 2015-16, Mahindra 2 Wheeler saw sales declined by twelve.7 per cent at one,33,355 units.native automotive vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra is restructuring its two-wheeler business when the division didn't meet its expectations and has given voluntary retirement theme to 250 staff as a part of the method.
"It is one vertical that has not met expectations last year. we tend to ar presently within the method of deciding the method forward for our two-wheeler business," Mahindra & Mahindra executive Pawan Goenka told reporters here.
While he didn't share details, Goenka additional said: "A formal announcement are going to be created within the next number of months." Explaining the explanation behind taking such a step, he said: "Volumes weren't as we tend to planned."
On the implications of the restructuring, Goenka said: "We have right sized...We have given VRS to 250 individuals." once asked if Mahindra can exit the two-wheeler business, that it had entered in 2008 when deed assets of then Kinetic Motorc Co, he same "It is unlikely that we'll exit."
In 2015-16, Mahindra 2 Wheeler saw sales declined by twelve.7 per cent at one,33,355 units. to date this business enterprise, it's sold-out a complete of thirteen,549 units within the April-May amount, down 38.21 per cent from twenty one,930 units within the year-ago amount.
The company's scooter sales were at nine,609 units within the April-May amount, down 19.24 per cent from eleven,899 units within the same amount last business enterprise. Its bike sales additionally declined by sixty.72 per cent to three,940 units from ten,031 units within the same amount last business enterprise.
The company's scooters business has fared higher with its models like zest, Rodeo and Duro than the motorcycles phase, wherever it presently sell the magic and Centuro models. Goenka aforementioned the company's plans is to target the magic bike and therefore the scooter model like zest one hundred twenty five that is doing fairly well.
Commenting on M&M' different plans, he aforementioned presently the corporate is functioning with Italian style Pininfarina, that it had nonheritable last year to develop a brand new vehicle, while not sharing details.
Pininfarina is additionally serving to M&M's different merchandise, as well as the compact SUV, TUV300. On the preparations for the upgradation to SB VI emission norms from SB IV, Goenka aforesaid a complete of thirty models, as well as variants of the corporate has got to be upgraded and homologated with the per cost of it Rs ninety five,000.
He additionally aforesaid the corporate is functioning on development of gasoline engines and by 2020 all the company's thought models can have gasoline choices. On tractor, he aforesaid sales have big attributable to a decent monsoon and therefore the business is probably going to clock around five.5 large integer units within the year.