New Delhi, 01 June, 2021: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, despatched 2,032 units in domestic market in May 2021 amidst the prevailing second wave of COVID-19 and state-wide lockdowns in the country.

Commenting on the business situation in May 2021, Mr. Rajesh Goel, Sr. Vice President and Director, Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “Multiple state-wide lockdowns throughout the country to control the spike in COVID-19 infections in May 2021 impacted retail business. During last month, we also undertook extended maintenance related shutdown of our factory leading to limited production but effectively breaking the chain amidst high number of cases in north India. With increase in pace of vaccination and the declining cases, we expect markets will open gradually allowing business continuity.” “Our field teams are in constant touch with our waiting customers and prospects to facilitate their car purchase through digital mediums. We will closely monitor the on ground situation with our dealer partners to understand the consumer sentiment and accordingly plan our production and supplies in coming months.”


HCIL exported 385 units in the month of May’21.

The company had sold 375 units in domestic market in May 2020 during the operational restrictions of the COVID led national lockdown last year.