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Hyundai Celebrates The Spirit of 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP with #SaveMyGame Campaign for all Football Fans

No. 33914 06 2018108 hit

‐ Hyundai is the proud Official Automotive Partner of FIFA since 1999
‐ Hyundai India Creates Brilliant Experience for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football Fans this season
‐ Fans give a missed call on a unique Hyundai Football Fan Helpline number **FOOTBALL (DIAL : **36682255) to participate in #SaveMyGame campaign
‐ Exciting ‘Home Dug Out’ Hyundai-FIFA Football Experience for 15 Lucky Fans
‐ Social Media Contest ‘Guess the Winner’ for Football Enthusiasts

New Delhi, June 14, 2018: Hyundai Motor India, the second largest manufacturer of passenger cars and the number one exporter since inception today announced the launch of a Unique and Creative Digital Campaign - #SaveMyGame for all the football fans across the country. The campaign will be live from 14th June to 15th July 2018 where Football Fans can ‘Save Their Game’ by giving a missed call on a special Hyundai Football Fan Helpline and create an entertaining experience for their interruption (like a family member or a friend). The FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest sporting event that unites millions of fans in a collective exhilarating football experience across the world and Hyundai’s ‘Save My Game’ will provide lucky winners a Brilliant Experience while cheering for their favorite teams.

The FIFA enthusiasts can give a missed call on **FOOTBALL (**36682255) Helpline number to participate and win an opportunity to free themselves from any interruption (like a family member or a friend) for an uninterrupted FIFA experience. Hyundai Motor India will invite the nominated family member or friend of the ‘Save My Game’ lucky winner and engage them in exciting activities such as Interactions with well-known Radio Jockeys, TV stars or an E-voucher which can be used to avail a movie ticket, Spa, Dine out, or Test drive of a Hyundai model during the selected match timing. More than 100 Fan Helpline dialers will get a chance to ‘Save Their Game’ on each match day. The Helpline number will be active from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM on all match days.

Commenting on the campaign launch, Mr. Puneet Anand, Sr. GM & Group Head - Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai has a long-standing history in football as a proud Automobile official Partner of FIFA since 1999. Football is not just a sport, it’s an emotion full of passion and joy. As a Dynamic and Modern Premium Brand Automotive Brand, Hyundai has always connected with youth and sport enthusiasts globally. The upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup is a big moment for all football fans in India and across the world. We are committed to supporting football by providing fans with unique and enjoyable experiences in the same way as we are committed to caring for our customers by ensuring special and rewarding Hyundai Ownership Experiences. We are confident that #SaveMyGame will strike an instant chord with both the fans and their friends and family by adding ‘Brilliant Moments’ to their lives and helping us become Lifetime Partners in Automobile and Beyond.”

In addition, Hyundai will create exciting Hyundai-FIFA ‘Home Dug Out’ experiences for 15 Lucky Football Fans across India at their homes. These home dug out zones will have live screening of a match from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with exciting Hyundai and FIFA merchandize, cheering kit and more, made available for the fans and their fellow football enthusiasts.

To amplify the excitement of the 21st FIFA World Cup and magnify the experience of the biggest football tournament in the world we will be engaging all Hyundai fans to ‘GUESS THE WINNER’ right from the Quarter Finals to the Finals. Lucky winners will get a chance to Win exciting prizes like Smart TVs and Smart Speakers.

Hyundai Motor has been the Official Automotive Partner of FIFA since 1999. Hyundai Motor has provided with 530 vehicles to assist with the streamlined running of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. This not only strengthens the relationship we have with FIFA but shows our commitment to supporting and furthering the development of football by providing fans with unique and enjoyable experiences like this. In the same way, we are constantly committed to caring for our customers by ensuring special and rewarding Hyundai ownership experiences all over the world.

Follow @HyundaiIndia for more fun and exciting updates on Hyundai Save My Game.

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Hyundai Motor India Rolls out Fastest 8 Millionth Car in 19 Years 6 Months

No. 33811 06 2018132 hit

- ‘Evolution of Revolution’ Since 1998
- Committed for last 20 years to “Make in India for the World”
- Roll-Out of New 2018 CRETA marks the 8 Millionth Car Production
- Targets to achieve 10 Million Units in First Half of 2021

New Delhi, June 11, 2018: Hyundai Motor India Limited, the second largest manufacturer of passenger cars and the largest exporter since inception marked the 8 Millionth car Milestone with the rollout of India’s most loved and awarded SUV – The New 2018 CRETA. The fastest 8 Millionth milestone marks Hyundai’s remarkable successful journey of 20 years in India and its commitment to offer world - class Modern Premium and benchmark products meeting customers aspirations. Since inception, Hyundai Motor India has sold 5,300,967 units in the Indian Market and 2,703,581 units in exports globally.

Hyundai rolled out its first Million car, 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. Hyundai’s consistent focus towards delivering the World-Class quality of its ‘Modern Premium’ products led to highest-ever domestic sales of 5,36,241 units – a growth of 5.2% in Financial Year 17-18.

Commenting on this remarkable achievement, Mr. Y.K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “Evolution of a Revolution is Hyundai’s DNA. Today marks a momentous and landmark day in the history of Hyundai Motor India with the achievement of 8 Millionth Milestone. Hyundai is the only manufacturer to achieve this feat in the shortest span of time while strengthening our Manufacturing Excellence, Customer Experience, Marketing Innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility . In our evolving journey to becoming India's most Loved and Trusted brand, we have pushed the boundaries and taken on new challenges at every step. Our vision is to deliver on the promise of becoming the ‘Lifetime Partners in Automobile and beyond’. I dedicate this achievement to our valuable customers and every member of the Hyundai family.”

“Thanking 8 Million Customers and remembering their Brilliant Moments with Hyundai cars, we will be launching a series of activities and Emotionally Connecting Campaigns to mark the 20th year of excellence in Sales and Production in India. “ – he added.


Hyundai Motor India entered into the Indian market in 1998 with Innovative and First Tall Boy Design – SANTRO equipped with Multi-Fuel Injection and Bharat Stage - II technologies, which was a great gift to India and changed the outlook of the Indian Auto Industry. The SANTRO sold more than 1.85 Million units worldwide from the Hyundai India manufacturing Plant. With the commitment to bring-in the best technology to Indian customers, CRDi (Common Rail Direct Injection) technology was first brought-in by Hyundai and was launched in year 2002 with ACCENT CRDi. The success of SANTRO and ACCENT was followed by many global premium brands – SONATA, TERRACAN, ELANTRA and GETZ.

To understand the needs of Indian Customers and to strengthen Indian product portfolio and development of global cars adaptive to local terrain Hyundai R&D Centre was set-up in Hyderabad in year 2006 to offer steady support to Namyang R&D center and Hyundai Motor India plant.


Spread over 535 acres, Hyundai plant near Chennai is a state-of-the-art depiction of a true Manufacturing Excellence. The 8 Million Production milestone is achieved through advanced production technology, best quality checks and rigorous testing of cars to deliver Clean, Safe and Connected Mobility to the customers.

In the journey of 20 years of production in India, the first plant was commissioned in year 1998 followed by the second plant in 2008 in the same vicinity for a cumulatively production of 700,000 cars per annum to meet the growing demands from domestic and overseas markets. Hyundai introduced the concept of My Place My Pride (MPMP) at the Chennai Plant. The MPMP rests on 6 Pillars of Safety, Quality and Efficiency, Weight Reduction, Cost Reduction, Work Place Cleanliness and Work Morale. The implementation of MPMP has helped Hyundai Motor India plant win Innovative Award in 2016, Platinum Award for Excellence & No.1 Plant Safety Award in 2017 by Hyundai Motor Company.


Hyundai Motor India volumes have increased year-on-year by bringing-in Trendsetter and Benchmark products like Hyundai i10, ELITE i20, XCENT, VERNA and India’s most referred SUV CRETA. All products have revolutionized the perspective of auto Industry by offering best-in-segment products. Launched in 2015, CRETA heralded a new chapter in the Indian SUV market and became the best-in-segment and most awarded car. Hyundai has become the only Indian Auto Manufacturer to win 5 Indian Car of The Year (ICOTY) Award for i10, GRAND i10, ELITE i20, CRETA & Next Gen VERNA.


Since 1998, Hyundai Service has ensured ‘Right Here, Right Care’ for a hassle free brilliant customer Service experience. Over 5.2 Crore cars have been service till date supported by many customer centric programs for the good health of Hyundai Cars. Hyundai has been expanding its product portfolio with best- in- segment products, strengthening the Sales and Service network with 493 dealerships and more than 1,309 service points across India. On the occasion of 20th anniversary celebrations, every Hyundai car now comes with a 3 Year Warranty and Roadside Assistance for complete peace of mind. Hyundai’s increasing customer preference and trust has been further reinforced with Number 1 position in JD Power 2017, India Customer Service Index study 2017.


As India’s largest passenger car exporter since inception, HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. In the year 1999, Hyundai Motor India started its journey by shipping 20 SANTROS to Nepal. Today Hyundai Motor India has significantly contributed 40% of passenger vehicle exports from India with volume of 2.7 Million vehicles since the year 1999. Hyundai Motor India currently exports to over 88 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America and the Asia Pacific.


For ‘Giving Back’ to the society, Hyundai Motor India Foundation was formed in the year 2006 for CSR Activities. Hyundai has constantly worked across Community Development, Skill Development, Health Care, Educational and Vocational Training, Environment, Traffic, Safety and Art spheres to bring a positive change in the community. To realize the Government of India’s ‘Vision of India’, Hyundai Motor has been associated with over 48 ITI s and 7 polytechnic tie ups with retaining the talent from these institutes. Hyundai Motor has adopted 3 villages under the Dream Village Project with an aim to create sustainable development by empowering the community by creating employment opportunities and improving health by proving cleanliness and sanitation. To protect the environment under the Green Move approximately 3.25 Lakh saplings have been planted across 650 acres benefitting 210 farmers.

Alongside our educational and sustainability CSR programs, Safe Move - Road Safety Campaign has reached over 2,00,000 students in 292 schools and over 23,000 residents and 146 RWA’s across 16 cities. #BeTheBetterGuy campaign spear headed by our Corporate Brand Ambassador Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most significant programs in the country today focused on creating Behavioural Change towards Road Safety. Through this campaign Hyundai has reached out to a large number of people including young children to educate them about their role towards safe driving practices.

Hyundai Motor India’s Sales Milestones

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7 Yrs 6 Months

2 Million


2 yrs 7 Months

3 Million


1 Yr 9 Months

4 Million


1 yr 7 Months

5 Million


1 Yr 6 Months

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1 yr 7 Months

7 Million


1 Yr 5 Months

8 Million


1 yr 7 Months


19 Years 6 Months



Hyundai Joins Hands for ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’ on World Environment Day 2018

No. 33705 06 2018115 hit

• Celebrates June 2018 as ‘Environment Preservation Month’
• Free PUC & Emission check for Hyundai Cars and Dry Wash on 5th June

New Delhi, June 05, 2018: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception announced its initiatives supporting the cause ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’ on ‘World Environment Day 2018’ along with free PUC, Emission check and Dry Wash for Hyundai Cars on 5th June.

Commenting on the initiatives, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Director - Sales & Marketing, HMIL said, “Being a socially responsible caring brand, Hyundai believes in raising awareness about environment conservation, towards building a sustainable future for conducive growth. In accordance, this year’s theme is ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’, for which we are exploring green alternatives to reduce the usage of plastics across all our offices, dealers and service networks. Hyundai will be observing June 2018 as Environment Preservation Month by integrating several sustainability initiatives towards water conservation and pollution check through Free Dry wash technique, PUC and Emission Check for Hyundai cars.”

In-line with the global theme of ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’, Hyundai’s initiatives will focus on reducing the usage of plastics at its manufacturing plant in Sriperumbudur near Chennai and across all its 493 Hyundai Dealerships and 1309 Service Workshops. Hyundai along with its vendor partners will also opt for alternate packaging material for spare parts and usage of water-borne paints. Alongside, Hyundai Dealer Workshops will conduct environment friendly activities to engage and create awareness among the customers & employees for the reduction in use of plastics, usage of LED’s that consume up to 80% less energy and Proper disposal of waste material.

Hyundai encourages its valuable customers to opt dry wash for their Hyundai car during service thereby saving approx.120 litres per car. Last year, Hyundai launched a 45 days campaign – ‘Save Water, Share Water’ across India thus saving 40 lakhs litres of Water through Dry wash and distributed the same in drought affected areas in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Hyundai has introduced these initiatives to conserve water Hyundai has introduced these initiatives to conserve water, control pollution and conserve energy across its network. Hyundai offers – Free Dry wash for cars, Free PUC and Emission check on 5th June 2018 for customers at workshops across India.



Hyundai ‘New 2018 CRETA’ Receives Overwhelming Response With 14,366 Bookings and over 70,000 enquiries since 10 days of its launch

No. 33604 06 2018134 hit

• Best Seller SUV with over 4 Lakh Happy Global Customers
• First in Segment features - Smart Electric Sunroof and Power Driver Seats
• Introduction of New Age Technology Features – Smart Key Band, Wireless Phone Charger, AutoLink Connected Car Technology gives It A Unique Driving Experience
• Best-in-class 3 year Unlimited Kilometers Warranty with Road Side Assistance

New Delhi, June 2, 2018: Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter of passenger cars since inception, received an overwhelming response for its recently launched Most Preferred Perfect SUV- The New 2018 CRETA. With over 14,366 bookings and 70,000 enquiries. The New 2018 CRETA is all set to break existing milestones and emerge the segment leader.

Launched in 2015, the Perfect SUV Hyundai CRETA won 26 awards including Indian Car of the year (ICOTY) 2016 and became India’s most loved and recognized SUV with over 4 lakh happy customers globally and became a shining beacon of Hyundai’s manufacturing excellence and commitment to Make In India. The New 2018 CRETA has created excitement with its Bolder and Stronger Exterior Design and Hyundai’s signature Cascade Design Front Grille that commands Strong Road Presence.

Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “We would like to thank our customers for the overwhelming response and love to The New 2018 CRETA. As a Modern Premium Brand, we have created a Brilliant Ownership Experience of New 2018 CRETA by introducing many first and best in segment features along with Unmatched Safety. The New 2018 CRETA will create new benchmarks in the SUV segment”.

Best in class high performance, powerful and refined engine of the New 2018 CRETA makes the drive pleasurable and fun-filled. The 1.6 Petrol generates segment best power of 123 ps while the 1.6 CRDi diesel engine generates segment best power of 128 ps. A more fuel efficient 1.4 Diesel engine with 90 ps is also on offer. The New 2018 CRETA is available with 7 Exterior single tone colour options and 2 Dual tone colour options. Additionally, two new colours have been added – Marina Blue and Passion Orange along with new Dual Tone Passion Orange and Black.



Hyundai Motor India Registers Cumulative Sales of 56,016 Units, growth by 11.44%

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New Delhi, June 1, 2018: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter since inception registered the domestic sales of 45008 units and exports of 11,008 units for the month of May 2018. 

Commenting on the sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Director - Sales and Marketing, HMIL said, “Hyundai with a volume of 45008 units had a growth of 7%, maintaining strong momentum with Power Brands - CRETA, ELITE i20, Grand i10 and The Next Gen VERNA showcasing our strong performance month on month and year on year with a strong promise of growth.”

The tremendous response for the New 2018 CRETA – The Perfect SUV and the New 2018 ELITE i20 showcases the customers increasing preference for game changer products offering high value in style and first in segment features.

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