KATHMANDU, June 4: Royal Enfield has started operations of its exclusive Local Assembly Unit and CKD facility in Nepal in collaboration with Triveni Group.
According to a statement issued by the company on June 2, the new facility located in Birgunj is the Royal Enfield’s fifth CKD assembly unit in the world after – Brazil, Thailand, Colombia and Argentina – in addition to its state-of-the-art manufacturing and ancillary facilities located in Tamil Nadu, India. “Our strategic intent to be closer to global markets has worked really well, as we have successfully set up four CKD facilities across APAC and Latin America, and we have recently also commenced our direct to market strategy in the UK. This new CKD facility in Nepal is in line with our ambitious global expansion strategy of investing in markets with huge potential to grow. We are committed to bringing our globally awarded line-up of gorgeous motorcycles, and pure motorcycling experiences to passionate riders in Nepal,” the statement quoted B Govindarajan, CEO of the company, as saying.
Royal Enfield has commenced its CKD operations in Nepal with the assembly of its first set of newly launched motorcycles, the Classic 350 and the SCRAM 411. Launched earlier in India and across global markets, the Classic and the Scram 411 will now be made in Nepal, for riding aficionados in Nepal. Both the Classic 350 and the Scram will be available for test rides, booking and retails in Nepal. The Classic 350 will be available at NPR 4,99,000, and the Scram 411 will be available at NPR 6,60,000.