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Hamara bajaj, do you remember this advertisement on tv and other media launched about 20 years back. Now bajaj india has decided to stop scooter production and concentrate on motorcycles. Can't they improve scooter technology than switching over to motorcycle segment?

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Asked by Social Worker, 10 Dec '09 06:54 pm
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Those were the days when 'Hamara Bajaj' one could book, wait and buy for Rs. 7000/- plus. If you were in a hurry and eager to own 'Hamara Bajaj' pay double the prize and become a proud owner of it. Those days 'Hamara Bajaj' had no competitors. Only other scooter you could see plying on the road was Lambretta. Then came in the market Vijay Super scooters and several other models. Bajaj Chetak and Bajaj Super remained the craze despite its several shortcomings. Those who have used it or seen it would remember that it would not just start with just one kick. You had to tilt it at an angle towards right because its carburetor was on the right hand side. For a long time Hamara Bajaj was an object of joke. This was not all. Hamara Bajaj was not a fuel-efficient vehicle. At 35 L per kilometers, it had series of problem with its clutch plate, brake liners, headlights and odometer cables. Needless, to say that in those days the consumers simply tolerated it. It had a sale of one-lakh bikes per ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 10 Dec '09 07:41 pm

 
  
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That were the times of Qutos where even to buy a scooter one had to have a waiting list. It is said the company is not manufacturing scooter. Hoonda has shown there is space for scooters still. But I guess Bajaj want to concentrate on their small car project.
Answered by Deepak Joshi, 10 Dec '09 06:58 pm

 
  
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It's all about the mania going to envelope all of our modernity ridden society...scooters are now considered old fashioned and its no more demanded in dowry...teenagers and working professional also prefer bikes...so what will the manufacturer do????
Answered by Nashaat Quadri, 10 Dec '09 06:57 pm

 
  
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Why should they produce something which is NOT in demand in the present day market. When Bajaj auto has decided not to produce scooter any more , they must have thought of the pros and cons of discontinuing scooter. or do you think you are a better businessman than even Rahul Bajaj ?????????????
Answered by iqbal seth, 10 Dec '09 07:10 pm

 
  
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Bajaj was not really good at scooters any way, (Remember the tilt and then kick process?) seems the bike market is increasing multifolds and its not entirely unthinkable that Bajaj wants a bigger piece of the pie.
Answered by Ashok Maurya, 10 Dec '09 06:57 pm

 
  
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They should have done it long before.Hero hond would have taken a back seat.
Answered by bhaskara rao, 10 Dec '09 06:57 pm

 
  
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