Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. have announced that they have achieved a milestone of producing seven lakh vehicles from their manufacturing facility at Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The Mahindra Scorpio was rolled out of this plant as the landmark achieving vehicle.
It took 10 years for the company to achieve this milestone as this production facility was inaugurated in December 2005. However, the manufacturer had produced six lakh vehicles till last year showing that one lakh vehicles were produced within just a year. The increase in production capacity has helped them reach this landmark in a short time. At present, the Haridwar plant produces the Scorpio S2 and the Bolero from the passenger segment of cars. It also manufactures the Champion range of Mahindra products along with the Gio and Alfa from the passenger and load segment of vehicles.
Pravin Shah, President and Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M Ltd., said, “This remarkable achievement is a significant moment for us in our automotive journey and bears testimony to the relentless effort put in by each member of our Haridwar plant. The plant has constantly achieved manufacturing excellence and reflects the commitment and spirit of accepting no limits in keeping with our Rise philosophy. I am sure that this milestone will be a stepping stone to many more accolades for our Haridwar plant in times to come.”
Mahindra and Mahindra has manufacturing facilities across different regions in India. These are located at Chakan, Nasik, Haridwar, Zaheerabad, Kandivali and Igatpuri. All of these automotive plants are fully equipped with the necessary equipment and have won many accolades since their inception. This Haridwar facility is Mahindra’s only production plant in North India and has topped the automaker's charts for the last two years for producing the highest number of vehicles.