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The Japanese behemoth Honda Motor Company entered the two-wheeler market of India in the year 1999. Honda is a Japanese manufacturer worldwide acclaimed for its cars, motorcycles, and power equipment appliances. When Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) started its India operations in 1999, it was Honda’s fourth automotive joint-venture in India. However, in 2010 the company decided to move out of the Hero-Honda joint venture and started focusing on its entirely-owned Indian subsidiary HMSI. Honda is a very popular two-wheeler brand in India especially famous for its gearless scooters like the Activa range which always sells more than 2 lakh units a month and mile-muncher commuters like the Honda Shine. Honda also offers a host of other motorcycles in India with variable engine displacements and it also retails premium motorcycles in India through its BigWing Dealerships.