Covid-19 impact: Honda Cars India stops manufacturing in Greater Noida plant

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) these days introduced realignment of its production operations with the purpose of enhancing commercial enterprise performance. The organization claims that it’s been achieved to preserve sustainability of operations through leveraging manufacturing & deliver chain efficiencies. HCIL has determined to consolidate the producing operations for cars and additives at its Tapukara plant in Rajasthan with instant impact for all home income and exports.

The organization has stopped the manufacturing in Greater Noida plant. However, all Head Office functions, India R&D Centre and Spare Parts operations (such as warehouse) for Automobile, Two Wheeler and Power Product commercial enterprise will preserve to function from Greater Noida.

With the closure of Greater Noida facility, HCIL has additionally discontinued CR-V and Civic fashions withinside the country. Both the fashions have been being synthetic on the plant.

Mr. Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, “Despite an uptick in income withinside the ultimate 3 months, the contemporary marketplace situations stay unpredictable for the enterprise at large. The effect of COVID-19 has pressed us to reinforce our constitution, and to obtain the same, HCIL has determined to consolidate its production operations through making the Tapukara plant a unified production base. HCIL keeps to accept as true with withinside the resilience of the Indian financial system and desire for a faster restoration of the marketplace. India is extraordinarily critical marketplace in Honda’s international method and HCIL is devoted to deliver its contemporary and superior era fashions such as electrified cars in future.”

Commenting at the give up of avenue for CR-V and Civic fashions in India, Goel said: “It is a hard choice for us to prevent manufacturing of CR-V and Civic as each are famous international fashions. It has been achieved as Tapukara plant changed into conceived as a excessive performance facility for small and mid-sized cars. Cars above a positive length can’t be synthetic there except you make sure investments there,” he said.

With resumption of operations after the COVID-19 led lockdown, HCIL efficiently ramped-up its each day manufacturing extent to pre-covid degree from September 2020 and has been continuously witnessing month-to-month income increase for the ultimate 3 months. HCIL income confirmed true restoration withinside the festive length and the organization expects to preserve this income momentum at some point of the approaching months.

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