Two and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor rolled out its 50,000th unit of the BMW G310 cc motorcycle from its manufacturing facility in Hosur. A red colour variant of the premium motorcycle G310 was unveiled in the presence of the director and chief executive officer of TVS Motor K N Radhakrishnan and head of BMW Motorrad Dr Markus Schramm. In April 2013, TVS Motor and BMW Motorrad had signed a partnership to produce sub-500 cc motorcycles for the global markets. Under the partnership, the company launched three products - BMW G310R, BMW 310GS and TVS Apache RR310.
"Today, (it) is a significant milestone in our journey with BMW Motorrad. Over the course of this six-year partnership, we have had an opportunity to create a common learning platform for both the companies...," Radhakrishnan said. "It is heartening to see foray of BMW into sub-500cc segment meet with positive response across the globe. We are delighted to be a part of this success story," he said.
Schramm said, "Six years back, we took a crucial step with the decision to enter into sub-500cc category in partnership with TVS Motor Company. In them, we found a perfect partner who have always stood for high quality and technology. We are delighted over rolling out the 50,000th unit of our 310 series motorcycle", he said. The company said export of the BMW G310 R and BMW 310GS commenced in December 2016 and they were offered in over 90 countries.