TVS' Hosur plant rolls out 100,000th BMW Motorrad 310

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 14 Oct 2021


L-R: KN Radhakrishnan, director & CEO, TVS Motor Co and Rainer Baumel, head - Products, 1-, 2-Cylinder and Urban Mobility, BMW Motorrad with the 100,000 BMW motorcycle rolled out from the Hosur plant.

TVS Motor Company today rolled out the 100,000th unit of BMW Motorrad’s 310cc series of motorcycles from its Hosur plant. KN Radhakrishnan, director and CEO, TVS Motor Company and Rainer Baumel, Head of Products, 1-, 2-Cylinder and Urban Mobility, BMW Motorrad were present at the milestone moment.

In 2013, TVS Motor Company and BMW Motorrad signed a cooperation agreement to develop and produce sub-500cc motorcycles for the global market.  The strategic partnership has introduced three products on the 310cc platform, namely BMW G 310 R, BMW 310 GS and TVS Motor Company’s TVS Apache RR 310, which are manufactured at the TVS Motor Company’s Hosur facility.

KN Radhakrishnan, director and CEO, TVS Motor Company said, “We are delighted to achieve a historic milestone in our journey with BMW Motorrad today. This achievement is a strong testimony to the success of our eight-year partnership, which has created a common learning platform for both companies. Our partnership has been truly exceptional for creating aspirational products made for the global market. We are proud to be a part of this journey and look forward to continuing the partnership with BMW Motorrad.”

Markus Schramm, Head of BMW Motorrad said, “Our strong synergies with TVS Motor Company have led to the development of impressive offerings in the sub-500cc segment. Since their launch, both BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS single-cylinder models continue to enjoy unrivalled popularity. With the rollout of the 100,000 unit of BMW Motorrad’s 310cc series, these two agile all-rounders are an integral part of BMW Motorrad’s success story. We look forward to the future of our cooperation with TVS Motor Company.”

At present, TVS Motor Company’s Hosur manufacturing plant produces around 10 percent of BMW Motorrad’s volumes globally. The BMW Motorrad models – BMW G 310 R and BMW 310 GS are now available in 120 countries.