India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt Ltd., the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer today announced the production achievement of 10 million units in India. IYM achieved this feat since it began its operations in India in 1985.
The 10 millionth product rolled out at this ceremony was Yamaha’s best-selling motorcycle model FZS-FI Version 3.0 from its Chennai factory. On this occasion, the company achieved another major accomplishment of producing 5 million units alone in last seven years between 2012 & 2019.
Speaking on the ocassion, Mr. Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group of Companies said, “The journey for Yamaha has been quite exciting all these years. We have received phenomenal response from our customers from across the country. This landmark achievement is a testimony of our growing popularity and demand for our products which are exciting, stylish and sporty. This would not have been possible without the support of our employees, dealer partners, suppliers and vendors. They have played a key role and have extended their support throughout in line with the company’s business direction to achieve this important milestone. Going forward, we will continue to excite our customers and empower their lives through world class products and services”.
In its journey from the year 1985 to 2019, the company witnessed several landmark moments in production. The first major milestone was achieved in 1999 when the Surajpur factory hit the 1 Million Unit Production Milestone. Thirteen years later i.e. in 2012, the 5 Million Unit Production Milestone was achieved at the same factory. Another key breakthrough was achieved in 2016 when IYM reached the One Million Production Milestone for its scooters in India since the launch of its first scooter model Ray in 2012. Now, 7 years down line, the company with the support of its new production facility at Chennai and the wider product portfolio has successfully achieved the 10 Million units Production mark.