Vikram Lal was bornon 1942 in Delhi, India, India. Two-wheeler tycoon Vikram Lal's Eicher Motors makes the iconic Royal Enfield motorbikes.
The $1.2 billion (revenue) company, run by his London-based son Siddhartha, has notched up 42% compound annual sales growth since 2014.
Eicher, which sold 666,493 bikes in the fiscal year ended March 2017, opened its third factory in August 2017 to meet rising demand.
Vikram's father Man Mohan Lal founded a tractor shop called Goodearth Co. in 1948 and went on to partner with German firm Eicher to make tractors.
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