Hyundai Motor India has reinforced its commitment to support the Government’s ‘Make in India’ vision by exporting more than 5 000 units of its cars to different countries in the month of May. According to Hyundai Motor India, they are exporting 10 trendsetting models namely – ATOS (SANTRO), GRAND i10, XCENT, GRAND i10 (NIOS) & GRAND i10 (AURA), ELITE i20, i20 ACTIVE, ACCENT (VERNA), VENUE and All New CRETA. These ‘Made-In-India’ cars are exported to 88 Countries in 4 Continents – Latin America (33 Countries), Africa (28 Countries), Asia Pacific (26 Countries) and Europe (1 Country).
Speaking about Hyundai’s Export Strategy, Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “We began our export operations in India in 1999 with an objective to propagate ‘Make in India – Made for the World’. In line with our global strategy, we have now exported more than 3 Million vehicles to 88 countries which reaffirm our commitment to the country.”
In line with the Government’s vision of ‘Self-reliant’ India and to support the State and Central Government’s objective of promoting economic revival, Hyundai began production at its plant on May 8 producing more than 5 000 units for export market as stated by Hyundai India in its press statement.
In the last 20 years, since inception, Hyundai has cemented its position as the leading exporter of passenger cars exporting more than 3 Million vehicles. In CY 2019, Hyundai Motor India exported 181 200 units with 792 Customized variants according to country specific preference and demand. With a market share of 26% in CY 2019 to the total exports of passenger cars from India has made Hyundai a significant contributor to the Indian automobile industry, adds the statement of the company.
For its exports efforts, Hyundai Motor India has won prestigious 7 EEPC National and 5 South Region Awards as Top Exporter of Year for Large Enterprise category.