UM Motorcycles confirms launch of Renegade Commando in 2 variants at Auto Expo – IAB Report
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Three cruisers are expected to be launched initially.
UM Motorcycles has confirmed that their first product in the Indian market, the UM Renegade Commando, will be launched at the 2016 Auto Expo in Greater Noida in February. The company has mentioned that the model will be launched in two variants, and that it will be available pan-India.
An earlier media report mentioned that UM Motorcycles will launch three cruiser motorcycles at the Auto Expo – the UM Renegade Commando, the Renegade Classic and the Renegade Sport. The earlier report also mentioned that the motorcycles that are slated for launch next year would be have mechanical changes compared to the same models that were showcased at the previous Auto Expo.
In a partnership with the UP-based Lohia Auto, United Motorcycles planned to have an initial production capacity of one lakh units per annum at the former’s new plant in Kashipur, Uttarakhand. The brand first showcased some of its products at the 2014 Auto Expo and made an announcement that India will also serve as an export for its products. The company already sells its motorcycles in Bangladesh.