Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). It is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. It currently markets 10 car models across segments (the classification is done on the basis of the length of the automobiles) – in the A2 segment it has the Eon, Santro, i10, Grand, Xcent and the i20; in the A3 segment the Verna; in the A4 segment the Elantra; in the A5 segment Sonata; and in the SUV segment the Santa Fe.
Hyundai’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts advanced production, quality and testing capabilities. It forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. The company currently exports to around 120 countries across EU, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia–Pacific. It has been India’s number one exporter for the past eight years. As part of its growth and expansion plans, the company has 388 dealers and more than 1000 service points across India. It has also set up a modern multi-million dollar research and development (R&D) facility in Hyderabad. The facility endeavours to be a centre of excellence in automobile engineering.
Hyundai Motor India Limited: Achieving New Heights
|2012||Wins the Auto India Best Brand Awards 2012 – 'Best Customer Service' and 'Best Resale Value'|
|2010||Launches Special Utility Vehicle (SUV) 'Santa Fe'|
|2004||Santro becomes India's largest selling single brand across segments with 12,061 units|
|2003||Hyundai Motor India Ltd is awarded 'Manufacturer of the Year' at the CNBC Autocar India Awards for the second year in a row|
|1996||Hyundai Motor India Ltd is incorporated|