Bajaj Auto is looking at launching new entry-level bikes as well as higher-end sports-oriented bikes in a bid to have both ends of the market covered. The Pune-based two-wheeler manufacturer plans to launch a new range of low-cost, entry-level bikes which would not be branded as ‘Bajaj’ machines. Instead, the company will develop a new brand name for these low cost bikes.
This new range of low-cost bikes will, in all likelihood, be developed with inexpensive components sourced from China. With engines of 100-150cc and Chinese-built components, these bikes will also benefit from the ‘Nano effect,’ which is in-house engineering developments geared towards keeping costs low.
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