HMSI Employee Union leaders alleged that the company has reduced the production of the facility by 50 percent and is in the process of retrenching more contractual workers.
Honda's range of scooters includes the Honda Cliq, the Activa 125, Grazia, and of course the Activa 5G.
Activa, which was launched in 2001, had taken seven years to cross the first 20 lakh unit milestone in 2008
The 2017 version of the Activa is priced at Rs 56,954 (ex-showroom Delhi) and comes with pretty much the same design, but it also includes an Automatic Headlamp On (AHO).
HMSI, which has an annual capacity of 5.8 million scooters and bikes, has had brush with labour unrest in the past too.
has single-handedly contributed as much as 38 per cent of the incremental industry sales in July 2016
HMSI today said its Activa scooter range has become the top selling two-wheeler in India dethroning rival Hero MotoCorp's long running number one Splendor series in the first six months of this year.
The new assembly line will exclusively manufacture scooters
A look at how the new Navi fares against Honda's offerings in the alternative segments
Japanese auto major Honda is undertaking an aggressive market expansion ride in the Indian two-wheeler segment with 15 new launches in the next fiscal year, while setting eyes on annual sales of 50 lakh units.