Few things have captured the imagination and passion, of Ugandan men like the motorcycle. It’s hardly a surprise Asst. IGP Fred Kawesa was so excited with the niceness of the popular Bollywood motorbike Hero Down that is finally here in Kampala.
Hero Motocorp/ Astarc Motors this week officially opened its showroom at Bhatia Chambers on Parliament Avenue in Kampala and also announced that it had set-up a state of the art assembling plant.
Mr. Sameer Musale, Executive Director, Astarc Group said, “We are extremely happy to introduce the stunning Hero motorcycles in Uganda representing the results of our journey and the future of this brand.
Hero the world’s largest single legal entity selling the largest volume of motorcycles around the world, selling over 6 million motorcycles in one year also donated an ambulance vehicle to the Uganda Boda Boda Association which was handed over to the Inspector General of Police as the immediate patron for easy management and usage of the ambulance.
Among the other models introduced are Splendor NXG, Glamour, Hunk, and Karizma-R. This product range includes bikes from 100cc to 225cc.
Hero Motocorp has tie-ups with US based EBR and Austria’s AVL for engine and bike technology development.
The Guest of Honour was Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde.