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“DECADE OF PARTNERSHIP” OVER 2 MILLION CARS EXPORTED THROUGH CHENNAI PORT BY HYUNDAI

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New Delhi, July 27, 2016: Chennai Port Trust and M/s. Hyundai Motors India Ltd., the country’s biggest exporter and second largest car manufacturer today commemorate a decade of partnership. On this occasion Shri. Cyril C. George, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust, handed over a cheque of Rs.19.69 crores towards refund of wharfage charges for the year 2015-16 to Shri. YK Koo, Managing Director, M/s. Hyundai Motors India Ltd. M/s. Hyundai has exported over 2 million cars since 2006 and has received a total of Rs.165 crores as refund of wharfage.

M/s. HMIL has been using Chennai Port ever since its inception in 1996 and started exporting through this Port from 2000 onwards. In 2006, Chennai Port and M/s. HMIL entered into an Agreement. Hyundai Motor Company, Korea had designated M/s.HMIL as a small car export hub and the Port has been instrumental in Hyundai shipping its cars all over the world and retaining its top exporter status for over a decade. Prior to the Agreement, M/s. HMIL exported 3 lakh cars through this Port.

Commenting on the occasion Shri. YK Koo, MD, M/s. HMIL said, “Exports have been integral to HMIL and we are happy to have had a great partnership with the Chennai Port which has only grown and strengthened over the years. This association has not only helped catapult Hyundai as the No.1 exporter for over a decade but also helped HMIL play a critical role in Hyundai’s global operations.”

Growing from strength to strength M/s. Hyundai exhibited its leadership characteristics by being a valuable partner to Chennai Port’s pioneering efforts in making coastal RoRo voyages a reality. M/s. Hyundai shipped 800 cars from Chennai Port to Pipavav on 05/02/2016, the country’s maiden Coastal RoRo voyage from the East to West Coast of India.

Shri. Cyril C George, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust said “This partnership has been a win win proposition for both organizations not only in the past decade but also wish that this partnership continues to grow in the decades to come. Chennai Port is a pioneer in car exports and we have one of the best facilities. I applaud the initiatives taken by M/s. Hyundai Motor India and am happy that we have been able to partner them in their success. Chennai Port is always open to new ideas and I hope this serves as an example for other exporters to use our services”

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Photo Caption: Mr. Cyril C George, Chairman-Chennai Port Trust handing over the cheque...

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Hyundai CSR initiative Happy Move – ‘Save Our Heritage’ Phase-II Concludes

No. 22025 07 201635 hit

New Delhi, July 23, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, concluded Second Phase (July 11-21, 2016) of its Global CSR campaign - Happy Move - ‘Save Our Heritage’ at 4 heritage sites in Delhi. The initiative was undertaken in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and involved a School Contact Program with focus on spreading awareness around India’s heritage and bringing it into the mainstream consciousness.

As a part of the initiative, Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers conducted awareness drive at heritage sites of Jantar Mantar, Qutub Minar, Old Fort and Hauz Khas. The volunteers also undertook maintenance activities to preserve the amenities, gardens along with awareness drives to educate the visitors about the value of our heritage.

The School Contact Program reached out to 4 Delhi -Tamil Association (DTEA) Senior Secondary Schools in Lodhi Estate, R.K.Puram, INA Market and Mandir Marg respectively. The program involved school premises cleaning, school wall designing, maintenance of gardens and design competitions to generate a creative and innovative study environment.

To spread the awareness, a special performance was organized at Central park, Connaught Place which witnessed a huge gathering of the visitors supporting the awareness campaign.

 

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Photo Caption: Happy Move Global Volunteers

 

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Photo Caption: Volunteers painting grills during Happy Move

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Hyundai Motor India Surpasses 1 Million Unit Sales of i20 Models

No. 21921 07 201660 hit

• Introduced in 2008, i20 embraces Hyundai’s modern premium brand direction
• i20, Elite i20 & i20 Active Cumulative sales Crossed 1 Million

New Delhi, July 21, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter today announced that its premium compact hatchback i20 has achieved 1 million units in global sales. “Made in India and Made for the world” i20 is the most awarded car in the Indian automobile landscape winning as many as 34 awards since inception. The premium Elite i20 also won the prestigious Indian Car of the year (ICOTY) in 2015. i20’s winning prestigious ICOTY award is a true expression of Hyundai’s commitment to become a Modern Premium Brand adding Brilliant Moments to its customers’ lives.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Y.K. Koo - MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), said, “Reaching this historic mark is a testament to Hyundai i20’s staying power and the global appeal of a vehicle that delivers sporty design, functionality and class-leading performance.We are extremely delighted that i20 models have achieved this milestone of 1 million global sales and met the aspirations of Indian and Global customers. Hyundai is Modern Premium brand that offers quality, innovation and value for money with awards winning cutting-edge technology, styling and performance. Hyundai is committed towards fulfilling the customers’ aspirations and will continue to evolve its products as per the ever changing market trends.”

i20 was launched in India in 2008 with its most acclaimed fluidic sculpture design language. Since its introduction, the i20 has redefined the premium compact category and offered a sporty, dynamic and an innovative driving experience to customers in India and overseas. Today the i20 stands for Hyundai’s Make in India-Made for World, manufacturing excellence and company’s commitment to provide world class mobility solutions to customers across the globe.

Sales details:
 

Brand Launched Date Domestic Exports Total
i20 29 Dec,2008 367,146 389,889 757,035
Elite i20 11 Aug,2014 205,441 16,603 222,044
i20 Active 17 Mar,2015 30,877 7,154 38,031
Grand Total 1,017,110

 

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Hyundai Launches 2nd Phase of ‘Happy Move – Save Our Heritage’ Initiative

No. 21812 07 201658 hit

·         HMIL associates with the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) for the awareness drive

·         17th Happy Move - Over 100 Global Youth Volunteers Camp to support the initiative at 4 heritage sites & 4 schools in Delhi

New Delhi, July 12, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today launched its Second Phase of its global CSR campaign - Happy Move - ‘Save Our Heritage’ at 4 heritage sites in Delhi. The initiative is undertaken in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and involves a School Contact Program for reaching out to schools students.

Hyundai will conduct awareness drive (July 11- 21, 2016) with over 100 Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers (80 from S.Korea and 24 from India) at the heritage sites of Jantar Mantar, Qutub Minar, Old Fort and Hauz Khas. The volunteers will undertake maintenance activities to preserve the amenities, gardens and will conduct awareness drives to educate the visitors about the value of our heritage.

Further to spread the message amongst children, volunteers will also conduct School Contact Programme at 4 Delhi-Tamil association (DTEA) Senior Secondary School at Lodhi Estate, R.K.Puram, INA Market and Mandir Marg. Volunteers will conduct school premises cleaning, school wall designing, maintenance of gardens and design competitions to generate a creative and innovative study environment.

On the occasion of the launch of 2nd phase, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava Sr. VP - Sales & Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai in partnership with the Archaeological Survey of India is leading to make an on-ground impact in thinking and generating importance for our rich heritage. This association for ‘Save Our Heritage’ campaign will help us to reach out to masses on the significance of our heritage. We believe heritage is a universal asset that influences and inspires people of all ages and backgrounds. ‘Happy Move’ is a step to ‘Save Our Heritage’ by sensitizing the people to understand the value of our heritage in our lives for which, we are conducting maintenance and awareness programs at four heritage sites of national significance.”

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) official said, “We are happy to associate with Hyundai Motor India for this noble cause of preserving heritage monuments. Earlier this year, the activity was conducted at 4 monuments and we are positive that such initiatives will bring the change in public outlook towards heritage. We believe, there is an immediate need to create awareness at different intervals amongst people to make them understand the value of heritage”.

Earlier this year the 16th Happy Move volunteer campaign was conducted at 4 heritage sites Safdarjung Tomb, Qutub Minar, Old Fort and Firoz Shah Kotla. Alongside, the program also reached out to over 2,300 students across 4 schools close to these monuments in Delhi through School Contact Program which also involved cultural exchange with the volunteer Korean students.

The Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers are selected by Hyundai Motor Company with a view to create a global community around the principals of sharing. Currently in its 17th edition, the volunteer program has sent over 3,000 volunteers to India till date who have been instrumental in creating a meaningful difference to lives of people in over 65 villages around Chennai. The Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers have helped create sanitation facilities for over 500 families, provided school infrastructure that has helped 180 schools and over 90,000 students.

 

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Photo Caption: Mr Rakesh Srivastava, Senior VP Sales & Marketing Hyundai, Mr BS Jong Director Sales & Marketing, Hyundai, Janhwij Sharma Director, Culture & World Heritage

 

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Hyundai Honors Ace Shuttler Saina Nehwal With 1st Anniversary Edition of The Indian Car of the Year 2016 - CRETA

No. 21708 07 201691 hit

New Delhi, July 07, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s largest passenger car exporter and second largest car manufacturer today honored Ms. Saina Nehwal by handing-over the 1st Anniversary Edition of Indian Car of The year - Creta. Celebrating the grand success of the most awarded SUV of the year - CRETA, Hyundai is proud to present the 1st Anniversary Edition to the Badminton Icon of India - Ms. Saina Nehwal, for celebrating her win in Australian Open Championship.

Saina Nehwal (26) is amongst the most decorated athletes in the country having won Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padam Shri and Padam Bhushan in 2016 besides winning an Olympic Bronze at the 2012 London Olympiad for India.

Commenting on occasion, Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Ms. Saina is Badminton Icon of India. Her consistent performance has elevated this sport’s enthusiasm to a great level of admiration among badminton lovers globally. Creta - the Perfect SUV and the Indian Car of the Year 2016, is an ICON in SUV segment. Creta with its superior performance and style along with strong body structure is a Perfect SUV for global customers. ”

On the occasion, Ms. Saina Nehwal said, “It is an honor and wonderful experience for me and I would like to thank Hyundai for honoring me with the 1st Anniversary Edition of Creta. It’s motivation for every athlete to receive the recognition for his/her hard-work and achievements. I am quite confident and will give my best efforts in upcoming tournaments to bring pride to my nation and fellow countrymen.”

Hyundai has always connected with sports enthusiasts by its presence in global sporting activities like FIFA World Cup and UEFA championship, Golf, World Rally Championship across world markets and earlier ICC cricket championship.

Recently Hyundai has Officially Partnered with Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the next four years across the three formats- Test, One day and T20. The rationale behind these associations is to make fans explore and ‘Experience Hyundai’.

 

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Photo Caption:  Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. presenting Hyundai Creta 1st Anniversarry

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Photo Caption: Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. presenting Hyundai Creta 1st Anniversarry

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