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Hyundai Observes Road Safety Week with Safe Move Campaign across Service Network

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• Starts 2017 with week long Road Safety Awareness Program across Pan India Service Network
• Campaign efforts to Outreach 7 Million Hyundai owners

New Delhi, January 12, 2017: Hyundai Motor India, country’s largest auto exporter and second largest manufacturer today further strengthened its commitment to spread awareness on Road Safety. Observing the nationwide Road Safety Week  Hyundai  is conducting road safety awareness camps across all its Service Network in India. 

All the CSR activities are being conducted towards HMIL’s long term commitment towards road safety under the Safe Move – Road Safety campaign.  #BeTheBetterGuy campaign under the Safe Move will impress upon – Use Seatbelt, Don’t Drink & Drive, Don’t Over-Speed, Don’t use mobile while driving.   

The week-long engagement camp from Jan 11-17 will be conducted at all Hyundai Workshops across India, alongside outreach camps near Residential colonies, Office Parking’s, Malls, Colleges and Petrol Pumps to further amplify the message on Road Safety. Hyundai Motor India will reach out to all 7 Million Hyundai owners through text messages and will run education sessions at all dealer workshops with an objective to bring ‘Behavioural Change’ in their driving habits and will demonstrate the safety features of the vehicles.   

Adding to the Road Safety Education, the customers will get Free 20-point safety checkup of their cars, Free Top Wash and 5% discount on safety related parts and labour, while the children will be encouraged to paint and present a slogan on safety. Customers will take a road safety pledge and amplify through social networking sites. 

Commenting on the ‘Road Safety’ Week initiatives, Mr. YK Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “ Hyundai is a responsible corporate and advocates Road Safety. As a Caring manufacturer, it’s our duty and responsibility to appraise the masses about the importance of Road Safety to make the roads safer. In association with Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, we launched the Safe Move – Traffic Safety Campaign in august presence of Hon’ble  Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Shri. Nitin Gadkari on Nov 30, 2015.  Safe Move campaign is a mega initiative as we aim to spread the awareness through different platforms to make it a Mass Movement 

In 2015, Hyundai Motor India launched “Safe Move – Traffic Safety Campaign” to spread awareness in a fun and engaging manner amongst children. The program conducted over two phases reached out to over 90,000 students and 100,000 residents across 142 Schools and 146 RWA’s in 11 cities.  

#BeTheBetterGuy innovative safety films were released on various Digital platforms featuring Hyundai Corporate Brand Ambassador, Mr. Shah Rukh Khan. The campaign received tremendous response with people pledging to adhere for Road Safety.



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Hyundai Motor India Achieves Domestic Sales Milestone of 5 Lakh Units in CY-16

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 - Registered 2016 cumulative sales of 6,62,054 units with a growth of 2.9%
- ICOTY Winners Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta continue to be the Super Performer Brands in India
- All New Elantra and Tucson Redefined the Premium Segment

New Delhi, Jan 01, 2017: Hyundai Motor India, country’s largest auto exporter and second largest manufacturer today announced that it has first time achieved sales milestone of 5,00,537 units in CY 2016 registering a growth of 5.2% .

Commenting on HMIL’s performance in Calendar year 2016, Mr. YK Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “ 2016 has been an Year of Excellence for Hyundai in India achieving various milestones - Celebrating 20 years in India, the roll out of 7 Millionth car in November’16, crossing the 5 lakh domestic sales in CY2016 and the fastest 50,000 unit sales in the month of October. The launch of All new Elantra and Tucson have created new benchmarks in their respective segments signifying Hyundai as a trendsetter brand in India. Hyundai brands have also scored top rankings in both quality and design parameters in IQS and APEAL studies. Hyundai, a lifetime partner in automobile and beyond, will continue to bring world-class products, services to the customers and be a socially responsible corporate to realize long term vision of being the most loved and trusted brand.” 





















Hyundai inaugurates ITI alliance in West Bengal

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- Hyundai Motor India partners with Ramakrishna Mission ITI, Narendrapur, Kolkata
- To impart curriculum, aggregates and on-the-job training to students

 Kolkata, December 26, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer today announced inauguration of its ITI collaboration program in West Bengal, in partnership with the Ramakrishna Mission ITI at Narendrapur, Kolkata.

 As a part of Hyundai’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and contribution to the Government of India’s Skill India initiative, HMIL had recently announced partnership with 25 ITI’s in India. The collaboration with ITI’s is designed to ensure community development through enhancement of education standards in line with latest technologies.

HMIL as a part of this alliance will offer students specially designed curriculum, training material, car, engine, gear box and other learning aids. The course content developed by HMIL will form a part of syllabus of institutes 2nd year students enrolled in the Motor Mechanic Vehicle (MMV) program. It will offer exposure to modern automobile technologies thereby increasing employment opportunities and prospects. In addition, HMIL will also offer students an On Job Training (OJT) at its dealerships adding practical experience to the domain knowledge.

The program will benefit ITI in building skillful technicians for the Indian Automotive service industry. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tapan Ghosh, Zonal Head - East, Hyundai Motor India Limited, said “We are delighted to begin our program in East with Ramakrishna Mission ITI. The collaboration has been successful implemented across 25 institutes Pan-India and this year, every state will have at least 1 institute per state associated with the program. Hyundai Motors is committed to Government of India’s “Skill India” initiative and through the program aims to increase availability of skilled manpower in the automobile service industry.”

The Hyundai - ITI association comes on the back of a very successful pilot program launched in 2012 across 5 locations. Almost 95% of trained graduates from the Skill Development Program (2012-2015) were recruited by Hyundai dealerships in 2016. Hyundai’s Skill Development Programme has already benefited over 1000 students who studied the course at 25 ITIs across the country in centers such as: Mumbai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Sangli, Dehradun, Ludhiana, Vizag, Cochin, Sonepat, etc.

Photo Caption (R-L): Mr.Tapan Kumar Ghosh, Zonal Manager East, HMIL handing over the training car keys to Swami Sarvalokananda Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission ITI, Narendrapur, Kolkata.





Hyundai Motor India organizes Winter Car Care Camp from Dec 15-20

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- The camp will be organized across all Hyundai Dealer Workshops

Delhi, 16th Dec, 2016: Hyundai Motor India, country’s largest auto exporter and second largest manufacturer today announced that it will hold a winter car care camp at its dealer workshops across India. The Winter Car care camp will be organized for 5 days, starting Dec 15-20.

Customers of Hyundai Motor India can avail attractive offers like 23 point check-up, discounts on labour and parts, 20% discount on Extended Warranty and Road Side Assistance, free top wash, and assured gifts on purchase of tyres and many more.
Speaking on the commencement of camp, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, HMIL said, “Hyundai believes in giving preventive maintenance services to customers. Initiatives like the Winter Check-up Camp help enhance the ownership experience for customers and build a strong bond with them. We are expecting to connect with a large customer base and we aim to provide them with maximum benefits and services.”

Hyundai, recently announced the roll out of 7 millionth vehicle from its facility in Chennai. Initiatives such as these are aimed at achieving customer delight and promoting customer loyalty.



Hyundai Motor India Limited wins “Indian Manufacturer of the Year – 2016”

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- At the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards by Frost & Sullivan

Chennai, 13th Dec, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Limited was adjudged the “Indian Manufacturer of the Year – 2016” the highest recognition conferred to any manufacturer, by Frost & Sullivan at the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2016.
Out of 93 entries selected for the award from an overall shortlist of 102 sites derived from an even larger base of contestants, HMIL was adjudged the winner for this coveted award. Participants were put through a stringent assessment process spread across every functions, both in core and support areas, spanning over 3-4 days by expert assessors of Frost & Sullivan at the company sites.

While receiving this award, Mr. Y. K. Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “Receiving this award is a great honour for HMIL. It validates our beliefs of excellence. We have been early adopters of making in India policy and exporting to world from India. Our products are recognised for their advanced design, quality and performance created from a world class manufacturing facility. We take pride in our world class manufacturing facilities, strong technological capability with a high degree of automation along with skilled manpower, making award winning products. I thank and appreciate Frost and Sullivan for instituting this very important platform which brings manufacturing excellence to the forefront”

The “Indian Manufacturer of the year award” was handed over by Mr. Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner, Frost and Sullivan.

About Frost and Sullivan:
Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best in class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best practice models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages over 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents.


In the Picture From Left to Right  - Mr. Aroop Zutshi, Global President and Managing Partner, Frost and Sullivan and Mr. Y K Koo MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited at the award ceremony.

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