Milestones

2017

  • May 10, 2017: Global Distributor of the Year 2016- HMIL by HMC.
  • May 02, 2017: Hyundai India Opens ‘Online Car Booking’.
  • April 28, 2017: Hyundai Inaugurates Global Quality & Training Center in India
  • April 20, 2017: Hyundai Announces Global Launch of the ‘All New Xcent’.
  • April 12, 2017: Awarded Sedan of the Year- Elantra & CSR champion of the Year- HMIL by Motoring World.
  • April 6, 2017: Hyundai Introduces ‘The New 2017 Elite i20 - Dual Tone Variant’.
  • April 5, 2017: Hyundai Introduces CRETA E+ diesel Variant & SX+ Dual Tone trim Introduced in 1.6 Petrol and 1.6 Diesel.
  • April 2, 2017: Hyundai Flags off the 2nd Edition of the Great India Drive with the All New Tucson.
  • April 1, 2017: Hyundai's hat trick ICOTY Winners Grand i10, Elite i20 & Creta achieves 10,000 sales in the month of March.
  • Mar 16, 2017: Car Maker of the Year – HMIL by EVO
  • February. 10, 2017: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Sedan of the Year’ award by BTVi- Car India
  • February. 10, 2017: Hyundai Tucson received ‘SUV of the Year’ award by BTVi- Car India
  • February. 10, 2017: Hyundai received ‘CSR campaign of the Year’ award for safe move campaign by BTVi- Car India
  • February. 06, 2017: Hyundai launches New 2017 Grand i10
  • January. 26, 2017: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Design of the Year’ award by Gaadiwadi.com
  • January. 25, 2017: Hyundai Tucson received ‘ Urban SUV of the Year ‘ award by TopGear
  • January. 19, 2017: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Sedan of the Year’ award by AutoCar
  • January. 19, 2017: Hyundai received ‘Best CSR initiative for Road Safety’ award by AutoCar
  • January. 19, 2017: Hyundai received ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ award by AutoCar
  • January. 17, 2017: Hyundai received ‘Car Manufacturer of the Year’ award by Motorbeam
  • January. 16, 2017: Hyundai Tucson received ‘Crossover of the Year ‘ award by Flywheel
  • January. 16, 2017: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Sedan of the Year’ award by Flywheel
  • January. 16, 2017: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Reader’s Choice Car of the Year’ award by Flywheel
  • January. 04, 2017: Hyundai Tucson received ‘Premium Compact SUV of the Year’ award by Motor Vikatan
  • January. 02, 2017: Hyundai Achieves Domestic Sales Milestone of 5 Lakh Units in CY-16

2016

  • December. 21, 2016: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Techy Sedan of the Year’ award by Exhibit Tech
  • December. 16, 2016: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Engine of the Year’ award by Autotech Review
  • December. 16, 2016: Hyundai Tucson received ‘Compact SUV of the Year’ award by NDTV (CNB)
  • December. 16, 2016: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Midsize sedan of the Year’ award by NDTV (CNB)
  • December. 16, 2016: Hyundai received ‘Car Manufacturer of the Year’ award by NDTV (CNB)
  • December. 14, 2016: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Premium Sedan of the Year’ award by Overdrive (CNBC TV-18)
  • December. 14, 2016: Hyundai received ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ award by Overdrive (CNBC TV-18)
  • December. 13, 2016: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Best Executive Sedan’ award by Man’s World
  • December. 13, 2016: Hyundai received ‘Top Exporter of the Year’ 2014-15 award by EEPC
  • December. 10, 2016: Hyundai Elantra received ‘Sedan of the Year’ award by Autoportal
  • December. 10, 2016: Hyundai Tucson received ‘Premium SUV of the Year’ award by Autoportal
  • December. 10, 2016: Hyundai Tucson received ‘Design of the Year’ award by Autoportal
  • December. 09, 2016: Hyundai receives ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year’ 2016 by IMEA by Forst & Sullivan
  • November. 21, 2016: Hyundai Rolled Out 7 Millionth Car
  • November. 14, 2016: Hyundai launches All New Tucson
  • November. 09, 2016: Hyundai Elantra has received ‘Best of 2016’ award by AutoX
  • August. 23, 2016: Hyundai launches All New Elantra
  • July. 22, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Most Impactful Debut’ at Exchange for Media Awards 2016
  • July. 21, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Surpasses 1 Million Unit Sales of i20 Models
  • May. 06, 2016: Hyundai Celebrates 20th Foundation Day
  • March. 21, 2016: Hyundai Elite i20/Active received ‘Most Appealing Premium Compact Car’ at J D Power Awards 2016
  • March. 21, 2016: Hyundai i10 received ‘Most Appealing Compact Car’ at J D Power Awards 2016
  • March. 21, 2016: Hyundai EON received ‘Most Appealing Entry Compact Car’ at J D Power Awards 2016
  • March. 21, 2016: Hyundai Elite i20/Active received ‘Best Premium Compact Car in Initial Quality’ at J D Power Awards 2016
  • March. 21, 2016: Hyundai i10 received ‘Best Compact Car in Initial Quality’ at J D Power Awards 2016
  • March. 21, 2016: Hyundai EON received ‘Best Entry Compact Car in Initial Quality’ at J D Power Awards 2016
  • March. 04, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Car of the Year’ at Motoring World Awards 2016
  • March. 04, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘SUV of the Year’ at Motoring World Awards 2016
  • February, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Car of the Year’ at Automotive India Awards 2015
  • Feb. 22, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Car of the Year’ at Motoroids Awards 2016
  • Feb. 22, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Crossover of the Year’ at Motoroids Awards 2016
  • Feb. 06, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘SUV of the Year’ at Zeegnition Awards 2016
  • Feb. 05, 2016: Hyundai Pavilion received ‘Best Interactive Display’ for AutoExpo 2016 at CNB Auto Expo Awards for Excellence
  • Feb. 04, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘SUV of the Year’ at Zigwheels Awards 2016
  • Feb. 04, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Car of the Year’ at Zigwheels Awards 2016
  • Feb. 03, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘SUV of the Year Reader’s Choice’ from Gaadiwadi at AutoExpo 2016
  • Feb. 03, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Compact SUV of the Year’ from Cardekho at AutoExpo 2016
  • Feb. 03, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘Premium Compact SUV of the Year’ from Flywheels at AutoExpo 2016
  • Feb. 03, 2016: Hyundai CRETA received ‘SUV of the Year’ from Motor Vikatan at AutoExpo 2016
  • Jan 29, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘SUV of the Year’ at Motorbeam Awards 2016
  • Jan 29, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Reader Choice of the Year’ at AutoCar Awards 2016
  • Jan 29, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Premium SUV of the Year’ at AutoCar Awards 2016
  • Jan 29, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘SUV of the Year’ at AutoCar Awards 2016
  • Jan 28, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘SUV of the Year’ at TopGear Awards 2016
  • Jan 28, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Readers’ Choice of the Year’ at TopGear Awards 2016
  • Jan 22, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Car of the Year’ at Car & Bike India Awards 2016
  • Jan 22, 2016: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Compact SUV of the Year’ at Car & Bike India Awards 2016
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2015

  • Dec. 18, 2015: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Indian car of the year (ICOTY) 2016
  • Dec. 14, 2015: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Compact SUV of the Year’ at NDTV CNB Awards 2016
  • Dec. 10, 2015: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Compact SUV of the Year’ at EVO Off Road Awards 2016
  • Dec. 09, 2015: Hyundai Motor India won ‘Exporter of the Year’ at CNBC Overdrive Awards 2016
  • Dec. 09, 2015: Hyundai CRETA won ‘Car of the Year’ at CNBC Overdrive Awards 2016
  • Dec. 09, 2015: Hyundai CRETA won ‘SUV of the Year’ at CNBC Overdrive Awards 2016
  • Nov. 26,2015: Hyundai Achieves 4 million domestic sales
  • Nov. 01, 2015: Hyundai Creta has received ‘Best of 2015’ award by AutoX
  • July 21, 2015: Hyundai Launches the Global SUV CRETA
  • April 20, 2015: Hyundai launches 2015 Elantra
  • March 17, 2015: Hyundai launches i20 Active
  • February 18, 2015: Hyundai launches the all new Verna
  • February, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Readers’ Choice’ award at Golden Steering Wheel Awards
  • February, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Hatchback of the year’ award at Golden Steering Wheel Awards
  • February, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Design of the year’ award at Zeegnition Auto Awards 2015
  • February, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Premium Hatchback of the year’ award at Zeegnition Auto Awards 2015
  • February, 2015: Hyundai Xcent won ‘Value for Money’ award at Car Dekho Accolade 2014
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Best design of the Year’ award at Car Dekho Accolade 2014
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Premium Hatchback of the Year’ award at Car Dekho Accolade 2014
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Santa Fe won ‘SUV of the Year’ award at Flywheel Auto Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Hatchback of the Year’ award at Flywheel Auto Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Motor India won ‘Best Manufacturer of the Year’ award at Vikatan Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Xcent won ‘Best Value for Money’ award at Vikatan Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Best Hatchback of the Year’ award at Vikatan Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Car of the Year’ award at Vikatan Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Best Car of the Year2014’ award at AutoX Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Readers’ Choice Car of the Year’ award at Motorbeam Awards 2014
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Readers’ Choice Car of the Year’ award at ET Zigwheels Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Car of the Year’ award at ET Zigwheels Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Hatchback of the Year’ award at ET Zigwheels Awards 2015
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Premium Hatchback of the Year’ award at 15th CNBC TV 18 overdrive Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Car of the Year’ award at 15th CNBC TV 18 overdrive Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Santa Fe won ‘Premium SUV of the Year’ award at Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Premium Hatch of the Year’ award at Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Car of the Year’ award at Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Xcent won ‘Subcompact Sedan of the Year’ award at NDTV Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Design of the Year’ award at NDTV Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘CNB Viewers’ Choice Car of the Year’ award at NDTV Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Premium Hatchback of the Year’ award at NDTV Car & Bike Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Motor India won ‘Best Manufacturer of the Year’ award at 7th BBC TopGear India Magazine Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Xcent won ‘Value Car of the Year’ award at 7th BBC TopGear India Magazine Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Hatchback of the Year’ award at 7th BBC TopGear India Magazine Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Readers’ Choice Car of the Year’ award at 7th BBC TopGear India Magazine Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Hatchback of the Year’ award at Bloomberg TV AutoCar India Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Viewer’s choice of the Year’ award at Bloomberg TV AutoCar India Awards
  • January, 2015: Hyundai Elite i20 won ‘Car of the Year’ award at Bloomberg TV AutoCar India Awards

2014

  • December 17, 2014: Hyundai Elite i20 wins ‘Indian car of the year (ICOTY) 2015’
  • December 17, 2014: Hyundai Elite i20 wins the most prestigious 'Indian Car Of The Year (ICOTY) 2015' Award.
  • November 22, 2014: Hyundai launches first-ever corporate campaign focusing on India, ‘Life is Brilliant
  • November 04, 2014: Hyundai's Elite i20 has won the 'Best of 2014'
  • August 11, 2014: Elite i20 National Launch at New Delhi.
  • March 14, 2014: Xcent National Launch at New Delhi.
  • February 19, 2014: DNA Awards 2013-14 Grand i10 wins ‘Hatchback of the Year’.
  • February 19, 2014: BBC Top Gear Magazine Awards 2013 Grand i10 wins ‘Small car of the Year’.
  • February 5, 2014: ET Zigwheels Awards 2013 Grand i10 wins the ‘Compact car of the Year’.
  • February 5, 2014: Grand i10 wins Motor Vikatan ‘Small Car of the Year’.
  • February 5, 2014: Auto Bild India & CarWale - The Golden Steering Wheel Awards 2014 : Grand i10 wins ‘Hatchback of the Year’.
  • February 5, 2014: Santa Fe Launch at Auto expo.
  • February 4, 2014: Global Media Preview of Xcent in New Delhi.
  • January 30, 2014: CNBC TV 18 Overdrive Awards 2014: Grand i10 has been awarded the ‘Small Car of the Year’ and Grand i10 U2 has been awarded the ‘Engine of the Year’.
  • January 15, 2014: Car India & Bike India Awards 2014: Grand i10 has been awarded the ‘Hatchback of the Year’ and HMIL has been awarded the ‘Automobile of the Year’.
  • January 13, 2014: NDTV Car & Bike Awards 2014: Grand i10 has been awarded the ‘Car of the Year’ and ‘Entry Hatchback of the Year’ and HMIL has been awarded the ‘Car manufacturer of the Year’.'.

2013

  • January 8, 2013: Elantra has been awarded the 'Car of the year', 'Design of the year' and 'Executive car of the year' by Car India and Bike India Awards.
  • January 9, 2013: Elantra has been awarded the 'Saloon car of the year and Best deign & styling by Bloomberg UTV Autocar India Awards.
  • January 11, 2013: Elantra has been awarded the 'Car of the year' and 'Executive Sedan of the year' by CNBC TV18 Overdrive Awards.
  • January 24, 2013: Elantra has been awarded the Premium Sedan and Automotive design of year by ET Zigwheels Awards 2012.
  • March 05, 2013: Hyundai Introduces Special Edition iTech i10.
  • March 20, 2013: Elantra won the 'Sedan of the year 2012' by Autobild India and Carwale Awards - The Golden Steering Wheel Award.
  • August 12, 2013: Hyundai introduces Santro 'Celebration Edition'.
  • September 03, 2013: Launch of Hyundai Grand.
  • October 17, 2013: Hyundai rolls out the 5th Millionth car.
  • December 18, 2013: Hyundai Grand won the prestigious award 'Indian car of the year 2014'. 
  • December 20, 2013: Auto Car India Awards 2013-14, Grand i10 has been awarded the 'Compact Car of the year'.

2012

  • January 5, 2012: The All New Sonata Launched at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2012
  • January 5, 2012: Eon has been awarded the prestigious 'Entry-Level Hatchback Of The Year' by ET Zigwheels Awards 2011
  • January 5, 2012: Verna has been awarded the prestigious 'Best Midsize Car 2012' and 'Best Car Manufacturer 2012' by Motor Vikatan'.
  • January 6, 2012: Verna has been awarded the prestigious 'Sedan Of The Year' and HMIL has been awarded the 'Automotive Company Of The Year 2011' by Auto Bild Carwale.
  • January 13, 2012: Verna has been awarded the prestigious 'Best Design and Styling' by Bloomberg UTV Autocar Awards 2012.
  • January 24, 2012: Eon has been awarded the prestigious 'Micro Car Of The Year' and 'Reader's Choice Award' by Car India and Bike India Awards 2012.
  • March 28, 2012: Launch of i-Gen i20.
  • April 17, 2012: Hyundai Motor India Ltd wins the Auto India Best Brand Awards 2012- 'Best Customer Service' and 'Best Resale Value'.
  • August 13, 2012:Launch of the neo fluidic Elantra.
  • December 10, 2012:Elantra has been awarded the prestigious 'Saloon Car Of The Year 2012' by BBC Top Gear Magazine Awards 2012.

2011

  • December 4, 2011: New Fluidic Verna wins the 'Reader's Choice Mid-size Car of the Year' at Top Gear Awards 2011.
  • October 13, 2011: Celebration at the Hyundai EON launch event.
  • May 11, 2011: New Fluidic Verna launched.
  • January 4, 2011: Saeinta Fe awarded 'Import SUV of the Year' by CNBC TV18 Overdrive Awards 2011.
  • January 10, 2011: Santa Fe awarded 'SUV of the Year' by Business Standard Motoring Awards 2011.
  • January 13, 2011: Santa Fe awarded 'SUV of the Year' by Car India Awards 2011.
  • January 19, 2011: Santa Fe awarded 'Full size SUV of the Year' by NDTV Car & Bike Awards 2011.

2010

  • January 5, 2010: Hyundai i20 wins the 'Viewer's Choice Award' at the Overdrive CNBC TV 18 Awards 2010.
  • January 5, 2010: Hyundai Motor India Ltd wins the award for 'Customer Service' at the Apollo Auto India Best Brand Awards 2010.
  • January 6, 2010: Hyundai Motor India unveils the i10 electric at the 10th Autoexpo. Hyundai i10 brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan unveils the car.
  • January 6, 2010: Hyundai i20 wins the 'Design of the Year' award at the NDTV Profit Car & Bike Awards 2010.
  • January 6, 2010: Hyundai i10 brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan wins the 'Brand Ambassador of the Year' award at NDTV Profit Car & Bike Awards 2010.
  • February 22, 2010: HMIL touches the milestone of 10 lakh car exports.
  • June 23, 2010: Launch of Verna Transform.
  • July 13, 2010: Hyundai i10 wins 'Small Family Favourite Car Award' by CarWale.com.
  • July 21, 2010: HMIL gets CSR award from Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister Mr. M. K. Stalin.
  • August 4, 2010: HMIL touches milestone of 30 Lakh cars production and sales.
  • September 23, 2010: Launch of All New Next Gen i10.
  • October 13, 2010: Launch of SUV Santa Fe.
  • November 10, 2010: Hyundai i20 crosses landmark sales of 2.5 lakh units.
  • November 30, 2010: HMIL reaches 20 lakh domestic production & sales milestone; achieves fastest 20 lakh car production in a span of 12 years.

2009

  • January 7, 2009: Hyundai awarded with the 'Manufacturer of the Year' award the 'Best Variant' award for it's 'i-10 Kappa' engine at the UTVi Autocar Awards 2009.
  • January 15, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches the all new Sonata Transform.
  • January 21, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. awarded with the Silver Award for 'CSR Activities' by Reader's Digest.
  • February, 2009: Hyundai i20 adjudged 'Family Hatch of the Year' by TopGear.
  • February 9, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches the new Verna. Introduces the first Diesel Automatic in the segment.
  • February 11, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. conferred the Top Exporter of the Year for 2006-07 in the category of 'Large Enterprises' and presented the Gold Trophy at the Southern Region Annual Award Presentation by the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC).
  • February 20, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. named 'Manufacturer of the Year' at the NDTV Profit Car & Bike Awards 2009.
  • March 12, 2009: Hyundai i10 clocks the fastest 3 lakh i10 sales since its launch on 31st October, 2007.
  • March 25, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. honored with 'EXIM Achieved Award' for the year 2008 by Tamil Chamber of Commerce.
  • April 6, 2009: Hyundai enters Taxi segment in Mumbai. Hands over its first batch of it's best selling model – the Santro, to the Mumbai Taxi Union.
  • April 15, 2009: Hyundai wins the DHL-CNBC Tv18 International Trade Awards 2008-09.
  • May 27, 2009: Hyundai i20 awarded the highest 'Five Star Rating' for Safety by European New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP). The i20 five-door model scored exceptionally well on all four parameters of the NCAP safety test which assess newly launched cars on four main criteria of safety - adult occupancy, child protection, pedestrian protection and safety assist.
  • May 29, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. wins 'Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Gold Award' for the 'Car' category, in India.
  • July 7, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. Ltd. launches the 1.4 Litre Diesel and the 1.4 Litre Petrol Automatic variant of its premium hatchback, the i20.
  • August 29, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. receives the EEPC 'National Award for Export Excellence for 2007-08. Hyundai won the Gold Trophy in the 'Large Enterprise' category.
  • September 2, 2009: Hyundai Motor India Ltd launched the New Santro with dual tone beige interiors and sporty exteriors.

2008

  • January 9, 2008: i10 awarded 'Car of the Year 2008' by CNBC TV18 Autocar Auto awards.
  • January 10, 2008: i10 awarded 'Car of the Year 2008' by NDTV Profit Car& Bike.
  • January 11, 2008: i10 awarded 'Car of the Year 2008' by Overdrive magazine.
  • February 2, 2008: Inauguration of 2nd plant in Chennai.
  • March 27, 2008: Export of 500,000th car.
  • April 4, 2008: i10 awarded 'Car of the Year 2008' by ICOTY.
  • June 11, 2008: Fastest Export - Over One lakh units of i10 exported since its launch in Oct 31.
  • June 17, 2008: Hyundai Santro Adjudged India’s Most Dependable Compact Car by JD Power Asia Pacific 2008.
  • July 1, 2008: Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group Joins Ranks of Global Top 5 Automakers (Automotive News' 2008 Global Market Data Book).
  • July 15, 2008: i10 Kappa launched.
  • September 10, 2008: 10th Anniversary celebration and flag-off of 'i drive to Paris'.
  • September 30, 2008: Hyundai launches the dual fuel- 'Santro Eco'.
  • October 2, 2008: 20 launched in Paris Motor Show and display of 'i drive to Paris' cars.
  • November 5, 2008: Hyundai exports its first batch of 'i20' to European market. The first export consignment comprised 2820 units of 'i20'.
  • November 13, 2008: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. reaches the milestone of manufacturing the fastest 2 million cars in India.
  • December 16, 2008: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. awarded the 'Niryat Shree' Silver Trophy for the year 2005-06 by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). The award was conferred for Hyundai's outstanding performance in export in the Engineering and Metallurgical products under the Non-SSI category.
  • December 29, 2008: Hyundai launches its premium hatch back i20, in India.

2007

  • January 3, 2007: Verna was awarded the 'Car of the Year 2007' by Overdrive magazine.
  • January 4, 2007: Verna was awarded the 'Best Value For Money Car 2007' by CNBC TV 18 Autocar Auto awards.
  • January 12, 2007: Launch of Sonata CRDi.
  • March 26, 2007: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. ships out the first Getz.
  • April 2, 2007: Launch of Getz Prime.
  • April 19, 2007: Launch of Verna CRDi SX.
  • June 1, 2007: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. Receives EEPC(Engineering Export Promotion Council)'Top exporter of the year' Award for 2005-06.
  • June 27, 2007: Launch of Sonata CRDi Automatic.
  • July 4, 2007: Launch of Santro CNG.
  • August 6, 2007: Export of 400,000th car.
  • September, 2007: HMIL rolled out the fastest 1,500,000th car.
  • September, 2007: Launch of Getz CRDi.
  • October 31, 2007: Launch of i10.
  • December 29, 2007: i10 awarded 'Car of the Year 2008' by Business Standard Motoring Magazine.

2006

  • January 11, 2006: Tucson was awarded as "SUV of the Year 2006" by NDTV Profit-Car India awards 2006.
  • February 9, 2006: Plant Capacity expansion announcement by Hyundai Motor Chairman, production to be enhanced by 600,000 units by 2007.
  • March 13, 2006: HMIL rolled-out the fastest 10,00,000th car.
  • April 10, 2006: Founding of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. Foundation.
  • September 25, 2006: Launch of Hyundai Verna Petrol & Diesel.
  • October 31, 2006: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. rolls out the fastest 300,000th export car.
  • November, 2006: Santro crosses the million mark.
  • December 30, 2006: Verna CRDi was awarded the 'Performance Car of The Year 2007' by Business Standard Motoring.

2005

  • January 1, 2005: Santro once again becomes the largest selling brand in its segment.
  • January 17, 2005: Getz awarded 'Car of the Year 2005" by CNBC – TV 18, Auto Car Auto Awards.
  • January, 2005: Accent Petrol – was awarded the 'No 1 Entry Midsize Car' by TNS Automotive, India.
    Accent CRDi – was awarded the 'No 1 Midsize Diesel Car' by TNS Automotive, India.
  • February, 2005: HMIL was declared the "Star Company" amongst the unlisted companies by Business Standard.
  • April 6, 2005: Launch of SUV – Tucson
    HMIL launches the GDMS – Global Dealer Management System , a software that will help its dealers stay connected with the company in real time.
  • June 8, 2005: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launched three new variants of the Santro Xing with eRLX technology(XK-non AC,XK, XL).
  • August 17, 2005: Launch of Sonata Embera.
  • August 18, 2005: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. introduced the export variant of its premium hatchback, Getz, in the Indian market,Getz-GLE.
  • September 26, 2005: Sania Mirza was signed as Brand Ambassador of Hyundai Getz.
  • October 18, 2005: HMI exported its 200,000th car to the overseas market.
  • November 1, 2005: All time high cumulative sales in October.
  • November 29, 2005: HMI exports its first shipment to UK.

2004

  • January 15, 2004: Launch of Accent Viva CRDi.
  • March, 2004: Santro crossed the figure of 1,00,000 sales in terms of annual sales. The first Indian car to do so in its segment.
  • April 15, 2004: Launch of Elantra.
  • September 10, 2004: Launch of Getz.
  • October 31, 2004: HMIL crossed the figure of 1, 00,000 vehicles in export and emerged as the largest exporter in the automobile industry.
  • November 17, 2004: HMIL introduced India's  Best Warranty for the 1st time in the history of Indian Automotive Industry – 4 years/80,000 km warranty for Sonata & Elantra.
  • December 1, 2004: Santro becomes India's largest selling single brand across segments with 12,061 units.
  • December 25, 2004: Getz awarded "Car of the Year" 2005 by Standard Motoring Magazine.

2003

  • January 14, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. awarded 'Manufacturer of the Year' at the CNBC Autocar India Awards for the second year in a row.
  • February 5, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. declared 'Car Maker of the Year' at the ICICI Overdrive Awards.
  • March 13, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. commences exports to Latin America.
  • March 18, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. awarded ISO 14001 for sustainable Environment Management.
  • May 8, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. rolls out 400,000th car.
  • May 22, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches Santro Xing, the global small car.
  • June, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. wins the Business Standard Motoring Jury Award for the Accent CRDi.
  • August 4, 2003: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches its premium SUV, Terracan.
  • August 12, 2003: Export shipment of 1500 Santro Xing cars leave for Europe, HMI becomes small cars export hub for HMC.
  • December 11, 2003: Hyundai rolls out 500,000th vehicle in India.

2002

  • March 18, 2002: lobal launch of 1.1 Litre E-Epsilon engine on the new Santro Zip Plus.
  • June 26, 2002: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. rolls out 3,00,000th car.
  • August 16, 2002: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches Accent VIVA.
  • September 6, 2002: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches Santro Automatic Transmission.
  • October 10, 2002: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches Accent CRDi.
  • October 23, 2002: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches Sonata 2.7 V6.
  • November, 2002: Santro bags top honours in J D Power Asia Pacific 2002, tops both IQS & APEAL for 3rd time in a row & Accent ranked No. 1 in APEAL for 2nd time in a row.
  • December, 2002: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. rolls out 350,000th car in a short period of 50 months.

2001

  • June 12, 2001: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. rolls out its 200,000th car in 32 months.
  • July 11, 2001: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. introduces new look Santro.
  • July 18, 2001: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launches luxury sedan Sonata.
  • November 22, 2001: Santro ranked No 1 in JD Power Asia Pacific 2001 "Initial Quality" study.
  • November 26, 2001: Both Santro & Accent ranked No. 1 in JD Power Asia Pacific 2001 "APEAL" study.

2000

  • April 27, 2000: 100,000th Car rolls out from the Chennai plant in just 19 months of since commencement of operations.
  • May 8, 2000: Launch of Santro zipDrive.
  • June 12, 2000: Hyundai Santro crosses 100,000 car sales.
  • July 21, 2000: First major export-shipment of 760 Accent and Santro cars roll out of the Chennai Port for Algeria.
  • November, 2000: Both Santro & Accent bag top honours in JD Power Asia Pacific 2001 "IQS" and "APEAL" studies.
  • November 29, 2000: Roll out of the 1,50,000th car from Chennai Plant in just 25 months.

1999

  • March 31, 1999: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. emerges as the second largest auto-manufacturer in the country.
  • October 14, 1999: Launch of Hyundai Accent.

1998

  • May 27, 1998: Pilot production of Santro at plant begins within a record 17 months of ground breaking.
  • September 23, 1998: Hyundai Santro (Atos Prime) makes its world debut in India.

1996

  • May 6, 1996: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. incorporated.
  • December 10, 1996: Ground-breaking ceremony at the Irrungattukottai plant near Chennai.