The Enfield Cycle Company made motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers and stationary engines under the name Royal Enfield out of its works based at Redditch, Worcestershire. The sse of the brand name Royal Enfield was licensed by the Crown in 1890. Royal Enfield, the British brand under Indian ownership since 1949, built its first motorcycle as far back as 1901 when the company was known as the Enfield Cycle Company.
The oldest motorcycle manufacturer in the world, Royal Enfield is already selling bikes in various developed markets including the US, UK, Europe, Japan and Australia, besides foraying into the developing countries. Eicher Motors acquired Enfield India Ltd in 1994.
Royal Enfield: Has always been a symbol of luxury and pride in the Indian two-wheeler industry
|2015||Royal Enfield sold around 3 lakh bikes in 2014, overtaking Harley's global sales of 2.67 lakh.|
|2015||Two-wheeler maker Royal Enfield on Sunday reported 43% jump in total sales in January at 28,927 units.|
|2014||Royal Enfield is the most searched two-wheeler brand on Google, for the year 2014.|
|2014||Fifty years after Royal Enfield, embarked on its first ever 24 hour ‘Top to Tip’ sprint ride, the brand recreated its iconic challenge to celebrate the launch of Royal Enfield’s first exclusive store in the United Kingdom.|
Updated: August, 2015