Bajaj Auto - Financial Analysis

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| Financial Accounting Project | Bajaj Auto Limited | | Aayush Thakral (Roll No. 2) | Anshul Sinha (Roll No. 26)Anurag Tripathi (Roll No. 32) | 7/14/2011 |

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Contents BAJAJ AUTO LIMITED 4 Bajaj Plant Locations 4 Industry Overview 5 Demand and Supply Position for Two-Wheelers 6 Major players in Indian Two-Wheeler Industry 9 Applicable Laws and Regulations 10 The Manufacturing Process/ Operations 12 Type of Machinery 14 List of Raw Materials 17 Raw materials/SKD/Assemblies imported 18 List of Components, Assemblies 18 Resources required - Others such as consumables 19 Resources required - Type of Labour (Process/Operation Wise) 20 Resources required – Type of Fuel and Power (Process/Operation
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Two major results of policy changes during these years in two-wheeler industry were that the, weaker players died out giving way to the new entrants and superior products and a sizeable increase in number of brands entered the market that compelled the firms to compete on the basis of product attributes. Finally, the two-¬wheeler industry in the country has been able to witness a proliferation of brands with introduction of new technology as well as increase in number of players.
Initially the industry primarily had Enfield Bikes (350cc) and Escort (175cc), and after the 1980s, when the market was opened up, the competition started flowing in with Hero Honda( a JV), TVS, Suzuki. The companies initially started off with assembling the completely knocked down units that were imported from other countries and then gradually started domestic production in India. Majority of Indians, especially the youth prefer 2-wheelers rather than cars as they help in easy and cheaper commutation.

Demand and Supply Position for Two-Wheelers

The composition of the two-wheeler industry has witnessed sea changes in the post-reform period. In 1991, the share of scooters was about 50 per cent of the total 2-wheeler demand in the Indian market. Motorcycle and moped had been experiencing almost equal level of shares in the total number of two-wheelers. In 2003-04, the share of motorcycles increased to 78 per cent of the total two-wheelers while the shares of scooters and

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