Coronavirus impact: Honda 2Wheelers India reboots operations
Honda 2Wheelers India announced the reboot of their dealer operations after the government relaxed restrictions on business operations. The company will restart operations in a stepwise process with the mandatory hygiene and social distancing protocols that ensure the safety and protection of the employees and customers. All dealerships will adhere to the safety guidelines set by the company while working; an operational manual has been circulated for reference among all the employees and dealerships.
The company has also stepped up to help the government in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic and pledged Rs 11 crore for COVID-19 relief and preventive measures. The company has also contributed through free distribution of meals, food grains, masks, and sanitisers to the needy and also to government bodies. Honda associates across all five Honda groups have voluntarily pledged to donate one day's salary towards the total relief aid.
Yadvinder Singh Guleria, director of sales and marketing at Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, "In these challenging times, Honda 2Wheelers India proactively extended a comprehensive financial support package for its dealers. We have also decided to bear additional 19 days' interest making it a total of 40 days of interest cost by Honda on the BSVI inventory at our dealers. We are confident that the overall support extended will largely ease business continuity concern of our dealers. Also, with significant easing of economic activities restrictions by the government, we are moving forward cautiously in a stepwise manner. Safeguarding all stakeholders' health and well-being, our dealers who are in green and orange zones are starting their operations to serve our customers. Honda family reassures its customers that your Safety comes First at every Honda outlet across India."