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“Hero” is the brand name used by the Munjal brothers for their flagship company Hero Cycles Ltd. A joint venture between the Hero Group and Honda Motor Company was established in 1984 as the Hero Honda Motors Limited at Dharuhera India. During the 1980s, the company introduced motorcycles that were popular in India for their fuel economy and low cost. A popular advertising campaign based on the slogan 'Fill it - Shut it - Forget it' that emphasised the motorcycle's fuel efficiency helped the company grow at a double-digit pace since inception. Hero Honda has three manufacturing facilities based at Dharuhera, Gurgaon in Haryana and at Hardwar in Uttarakhand. These plants together are capable of churning out 3 million bikes per year.

third and fourth placed two-wheeler companies put together. Hero Honda's bike Hero Honda Splendor. During the fiscal year 2008-09. .o o o Hero Honda has a large sales and service network with over 4. In the same year. the company had a market share of 57% in the Indian market. the world's largestselling motorcycle for the years 2001-2003. the company sold 3. a growth of 12% over last year.7 million bikes. Hero Honda sells more two wheelers than the second.500 dealerships and service points across India. selling more than one million units per year.

444 two-wheelers.o o o o Total unit sales of 54. 105 per share including Interim Dividend of Rs. 1927. growth of 17. 70 per share on face value of each share of Rs.90 Crores Total dividend of 5250% or Rs.32 per cent Net profit after tax at Rs. 2 each .02.15 Crores. growth of 22.44 per cent Total net operating income of Rs. 19401.

Super Splendor. Karizma R.o o o o o o o o o o o Sleek Achiever Ambition 133. Glamour F. CBZ Xtreme CD 100. Ambition 135 CBZ. Splendor PRO . CD Deluxe. CD Deluxe (Self Start) Glamour. Splendor+.I Hunk Karizma. Karizma ZMR FI Passion. Splendor NXG. CD 100 SS. Passion Pro Pleasure Splendor. Passion+. CD Dawn. CBZ Star. Splendor+ (Limited Edition).

Splendor-NXG Income: Economy: CD 100SS. Splendor NXG. CBZExtreme.o SEGMENTATION: o Demographic segmentation o o HERO HONDA segmented the motorcycle market on the basis of age. Hunk. CBZ Extreme o Gender: Hero Honda segmented its bikes for men and for women it came up with Pleasure (Gearless bike). Splendor +. Age: Each age group of people have different requirements and so. . CD Dawn Engine power 125cc. Karizma 100cc Pleasure. Splendor+. 225cc Executive: Splendor Pro. CD-Dawn. Super Splendor. 150cc. CD-Deluxe. Super Splendor. income. Splendor Pro. Hunk. Glamour Premium: Karizma. HERO HONDA focused on segment of age group: Age group 18-35 35-50 o Model Glamour.

Karizma and Hunk target youth people preferring voluminous and bulky bikes and is a high-end product. . suitable for Indian roads and longevity engine compare to other bikes in the market.o TARGETING & POSITIONING o o o Hero Honda has used product specialisation in the case of splendor by placing Splendor in all markets. HERO HONDA has positioned its brand as fuel efficient. It has also used selective specialization for some of its products. for example.

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The suspension system works so well that the customer never realizes what happens between the tires and the bumpy road.2 cc 7.power rpm Gear box Dimensions L*W*H air cooled.4 BHP@8000rpm /5.11litres Reserve 1 litre (usable reserve) . single cylinder 97. specially designed handlebar and a strong double-cradle tubular frame. Hero Honda splendour+: o Technical specifications o o o Engine o Type o Displacement o Max.o Product o o Hero Honda Splendor bikes are designed with customer comfort in mind.5KW @8000 4 speed constant mesh 1970mm*720mm*1040mm Ground clearance 159mm Fuel tank capacity . 4 stroke. with a contoured low-slung seat.

o Hero Honda Splendor : o o o o o Hero Honda Hero Honda 44502/Hero Honda Hero Honda Hero Honda 46024/- splendor price in delhi-41602/splendor price in bangaloresplendor price in chennai-44425/splendor price in kolkata-44875/splendor price in mumbai- .o Price o o Determining price levels and pricing policies is the major factor affecting revenue. Factors such as the demand for the good. the market price. and customer responsiveness to price changes influence the price levels at hero Honda.

.Promotions: o o THE product line of the hero Honda say’s “Hero Honda desh ki dhadkan” Advertising of hero Honda is done through o o o The yellow pages A press release Sponsoring a civic event or activity o o o o Eg: Sponsored '7th World Cup Cricket tournament' at England in 1999 Sponsored 'India-England Test Series' in 2001 Sponsored 'India-England Women's Cricket Series' in 2002 o o o o o o o The newspaper Billboards or posters Flyers or handbills Direct mail advertising Television The radio Hero Honda has roped in film actor Hrithik Roshan. Harbhajan Singh. Zaheer Khan. Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag as its brand ambassadors. Mohammad Kaif. Captain of Indian Cricket team Sourav Ganguly.

.Place o o The manufacturer must decide how to distribute their products. Hero Honda Splendor bikes are positioned all over India.

Focuses on only mileage but on power Imports >31% of its spare parts requirements.late entrants into the 125 cc segment. CBZ). Too much dependence on few models such as splendour which accounts for almost 50% of the company’s turnover.o Strengths:o o o o o o Hero Honda Splendor has a strong brand name. . Ability to understand customer’s needs and wants. The company’s name is synonymous with fuel-efficient bikes and longevity. A huge market as it has a reputation among customers. Hero Honda has models/products in almost every bike segment viz. executive (Super Splendor. CD Deluxe). Splendor+) and premium (Karizma. Hero Honda has excellent distribution through franchisees with 4500 dealers for its brand comprising of scooters and bikes. Hero Honda Splendor is considered as the most reliable bike for Indian roads as it requires low maintenance. o Weakness:o o o o Slow to react to market changes. economy (CD Dawn.Slow innovation.

o Opportunity:o o Exports market is yet to be properly exploited. o Threats:o o o o o All major bike makers in the world are lining up for India. Launch new bikes in premium segment positioned against Bajaj Pulsar. Bajaj Motors. Bajaj Auto has found popularity with both its lowend and premium offerings. TVS Motors are strong competitors. Hero Honda is completely dependent on Honda for its R&D and new product development. Hero Honda Motors Limited is losing a foothold in the exports market which is now dominated by Bajaj. which have helped chip away at Hero Honda’s dominance. .

7 @ 7500 Dimensions: (LxWxH) 2040 x 760 x 1087 mm Ground Clearence: 162 mm o .38 cc Price: 41.736 Maximum Power: 7. o Bajaj entered into a technical collaboration agreement with Kawasaki of Japan Bajaj Discover 100: Engine: 94.o Bajaj auto o Bajaj Auto was founded in 1926 by Jamnalal Bajaj.

o TVS motors o TVS Motor traces its origins back to the entrepreneurial spirit of Trichur Venkagaruswamy Sundaram Iyengar o TVS STAR City: o Engine: 109.7cc o Price: 42.1 kW @ 7500 rpm o Dimensions: (LxWxH) 2002 x 700 x 1058 mm o Ground Clearence: 165 mm .084 o Dimensions: (LxWxH) 2002 x 700 x 1058 mm o Power: 6.

market share(%) 19 39 hero honda motors bajaj auto 15 TVS motors others 27 .

7 Bhp 94.7 cc .38 cc 109.Bajaj Discover 100 Tvs StarCity 7.

o o o o o Customer satisfaction is one of the major part of buying behaviour. Majority of people are aware about Hero Honda brand. . Hero Honda tries to produce vehicles that attract customers with attractions such as low/zero maintenance cost. Technically. Bajaj is better compared to others but customers prefer Hero Honda bike due to high resell value and low maintenance. Company has to build strong brand awareness and credibility among its customers.

Increase its fuel efficiency for bikes in lower price range. . Expand to countries that heavily utilize two-wheelers Improve its after sales service by providing training to mechanics and making them understand the brand image of Hero Honda Introducing new bikes in women segments competing TVS scooty.o o o o o Introduce more bikes in the premium segment with higher engine displacement.

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