Thursday, May 25

Royal Enfield production halts in flood-hit Chennai

Motorcycle maker Royal Enfield, in an official statement announced that the production at its Thiruvottiyur and Oragadam plant has been halted due to  unprecedented rainfall in Chennai. The company also  lost production of 4,000 two-wheelers in November.

Official statement from Royal Enfield on the ongoing flood situation in Chennai.

“The unprecedented rainfall in Chennai has severely affected the city, including our employees, our manufacturing facilities and offices. The floods caused by the rain have also impacted logistics and our supply-chain, resulting in disruption of our production. As a consequence, we have shut down our offices in the city and our plants in Thiruvottiyur and Oragadam since December 1. Due to the rains, the company had in November lost production of 4,000 motorcycles. We are working to ensure that all our employees are safe. We are monitoring the situation closely and hoping for normalcy to return soon.”

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