Updated: Feb 22, 2020
Benelli India has announced that it has increased its production capacity at its assembly facility in Hyderabad from 7,000 units to 20,000 units. The company also added that it has further opportunity to double production capacity to 40,000 units annually based on market demand.
Moreover, the company is actively exploring the EV opportunity in the Indian market. This is based on the clear indication from the government about a shift in focus from combustion engines under 150 cc category to electric mobility.
In this regard, Vikas Jhabakh, Managing Director, Benelli India said, “If we find that the market for electric products is developed and that consumers are willing to spend that much then we can bring it here. The R&D is already there. We just need to tune the products to suit Indian requirements.”
Benelli India has already set up an R&D based on which, the future of Benelli Electric Bike variants in India will be decided.
Courtesy: The Machinist