Hyundia India is on a roll with its affordable Creta SUV which was launched last year and which is selling in good numbers. Today, Creta was again in the news for good reason as its top trim, Creta AT becomes the 7 millionth car to be rolled off the production lines with MD, Mr. Y.K Koo and VP production, Mr. Ganesh Mani S. in the driver’s seat at their Chennai production facility.
According to Hyundai Motors India, the company has achieved the distinction of being the second best position amongst its overseas peers, only after China, in Hyundai Motor Group and the first auto manufacturer, in India to achieve this feat in a record time within 18 years of commercial operation, proving once again that the company can cross the 1 million mile stone, at an average of every 18 months. HMIL rolled out its first million car, a Santro, in 2006 just 8 years after commencement of commercial production in 1998. Thereafter, production picked up momentum, with the next million milestone being achieved within an average of 18 -19 months. The 5 millionth car was flagged off in October 2013 by the company’s brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan.
“ HMIL has always set new benchmarks in terms of quality and customer delight by introducing new products with new technology and design to the Indian market, demonstrating superior manufacturing prowess. Our ‘Made in India’ products have impressed global and Indian customers alike. We now have to move to realize our vision as announced during our 20th year of foundation on May 6th 2016, of being the Market Leader, Great place to work, Most loved and trusted brand with Modern premium brand essence to touch 10 million units within the first half of 2021. I thank each one for his commitment towards making Hyundai, the most loved and trusted brand in India,” said Mr. Y.K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited,on this occasion.