Honda recently released its financial report for the the manufacturer's motorcycle division. Not surprisingly, two-wheel-friendly Asia accounted for a lofty 79 percent of the company's total sales in 2011. The entirety of North America, meanwhile, soaked up just 1.6 percent of the brand's total volume last year. What's more, Honda fully intends to expand its operations in the blooming Indian market. Until last year, Honda worked with Hero MotorCorp to sell its bikes in India. With the two entities officially split, the Japanese company reports it expects to see somewhere in the neighborhood of 30 percent of its sales come from the Indian market by 2020.

India boasts a population of 1.2 billion people, or around 17 percent of the world's population, making it the second-largest bike market globally. As of right now, Honda is working on chipping out a 20 percent share of that pie, which means it already dominates the country's motorcycle market as the largest foreign bike manufacturer.


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      Ducman69
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm not sure that "boasting" an out of control growth of your poorest and least educated population is the wording anyone else would use. India needs to start wearing condoms and convincing its lower caste (lets face it, its still in effect) that popping out seven kids is not a wise financial move and retirement package.
      hans
      • 3 Years Ago
      I know honda is always has best product, I have write in my blog about honda indonesia at http://seoblogger4.blogspot.com/2012/04/sepeda-motor-injeksi-irit-harga-terbaik.html