Cars in India | Autoportal.com

Hero plans to set up its 6th plant in India

Hero plans to set up its 6th plant in India

Snapshot: This new plant will help Hero cater to the South Indian market and take its overall annual capacity to 12 million units

- Comments    |    Write Comment

India's biggest two-wheeler maker is scouting for a place somewhere in South India for its 6th manufacturing facility in India. According to the sources, the plant will have a capacity of producing around 1.5-2 million units annually which will take Hero's total annual capacity to 12 million units. The company had initially expressed a desire to achieve a target of 10 million units by 2017.

"We are looking to set up a plant in South India. It will be utilised to service the market there. We are scouting for land at the moment," Hero MotoCorp Managing Director and CEO, Pawan Munjal told PTI. 


Currently, Hero has three manufacturing facilities in Gurgaon, Dharuhera and Haridwar with a total capacity of 6.9 million units annually. The fourth facility which is going to be at Neemrana will be made with an investment of Rs 400 crore and will take the capacity to over 7.65 million units. Hero is also in the process of building its fifth facility at Halol, Gujarat with an investment of Rs 1,100 crore. The Gujarat plant should start serving Hero by 2015-16 and will have an annual capacity of 1.8 million units.

Related car news

  • MINI planning to enter the urban SUV segment 13-12-2017 Ravina Sharma MINI planning to enter the urban SUV segment
  • Audi India Bags Second Place in Audi Quattro Cup 2017 13-12-2017 Mayank Gupta Audi India Bags Second Place in Audi Quattro Cup 2017
  • 2018 Auto Expo Entry Tickets Booking Starts Online 13-12-2017 Mayank Gupta 2018 Auto Expo Entry Tickets Booking Starts Online
  • Yamaha Spark 135 spotted on the race track in Chennai 13-12-2017 Autoportal Team Yamaha Spark 135 spotted on the race track in Chennai
  • Isuzu D-Max Reefer Concept Showcased at India Cold Chain Show 13-12-2017 Mayank Gupta Isuzu D-Max Reefer Concept Showcased at India Cold Chain Sho...
  • Volvo XC60 wins Japan Car of the Year 2018 12-12-2017 Davender Soni Volvo XC60 wins Japan Car of the Year 2018
Helpline