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Hyundai Safe Move - Road Safety Campaign Enters 4th Phase

No. 36016 10 2018140 hit

- School Contact Program in 100 Schools across 11 cities; Mall Contact Program in 14 Malls in 7 cities
- Special Hyundai Road Safety skit to be conducted along with students at selected schools
- 70,000 Air Purifying plant –Aloe Vera to be distributed to students in Schools and Malls

New Delhi, October 16, 2018: Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd today announced the commencement of the 4th phase of ‘Safe Move- Road Safety Campaign’. ‘Safe Move’ is one of the key pillars of Hyundai Motor’s global CSR Campaign that actively advocates Road Safety for both drivers and pedestrians.

Safe Move- Road Safety Campaign is conducted by Hyundai in association with Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MORTH). In its 4th Phase, Hyundai will reach out to 100 schools in 11 cities including Delhi NCR, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Pune and Lucknow through interactive activities to create awareness on Road Safety and Traffic Rules among Students. In addition to the School Contact Program, Mall Contact Program will be conducted in 14 Malls across 7 cities (Delhi NCR, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bengaluru) through a high-impact set-up and an enthralling interactive games to engage children. Hyundai believes the process of safety begins with not just drivers, but every individual taking responsibility of his or her actions.

Commenting on the 4th Phase of Safe Move – Road Safety Campaign, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “As a responsible and caring brand, Hyundai strongly advocates road safety and importance of traffic rules and regulations. We are proud of our association with MORTH and the milestones achieved by Safe Move campaign over the years in making road safety awareness a mass movement in India. Through our School Contact Programs and Mall Activations, we are reaching out to young India and the future drivers of tomorrow to sensitize them and make them more aware about the safety of themselves and fellow drivers and pedestrians on roads. We are confident that Safe Move campaign will help instill more discipline and support a new culture of road safety for both drivers and pedestrians on Indian roads.”

Safe Move- Road Safety Campaign aims to enhance awareness and understanding of Road Safety Rules, thereby helping create a safe and happy society, where both drivers and pedestrians can enjoy a safe environment.

In the 4th Phase of Safe Move, Hyundai introduced ‘ARI and JINO’ - two animated characters from a popular International Animated Series – ‘Power Battle Watchcars’ to engage kids and their families which will help them understand, absorb and act on responsible road safety rules. To appreciate the participation from students, Hyundai will give away Certificate of participation and also supporting the environment, an air purifying plant – Aloe Vera is given to all students encouraging them towards a green and healthy future.

In addition, Hyundai will conduct a special Road Safety SKIT in selected schools on their Annual Day function. With the Road Safety theme #BeTheBetterGuy’, Hyundai along with professional SKIT performers and select school children, will educate their peers and families on responsible road safety practices.

Over last three phases of the program, Hyundai Motor India Foundation has successfully reached out to 200,000 students across 292 schools, about 35,000 Mall visitors and 23,000 Residents. The program enrolled 146 RWA’s and also reached out to 35,000 visitors during the popular Krackerjack Karnival in New Delhi.

‘Kids Hyundai’ (, a specially designed website for children on Road Safety is developed. The Kids website will serve as an exclusive outpost for the ‘Safe Move’ program and carry news, car production, car history & evolution related content and registration for the various programs under the initiative.




‘The All New SANTRO’ – Legend is Back Hyundai Unveils India’s Favourite Family Car ‘The All New SANTRO’

No. 35909 10 2018217 hit

The All New SANTRO is developed on Six Key Pillars:

• Modern Stylish Tallboy design
• New Age Technology
• Customer Centric Safety
• Comfortable and Premium Cabin
• All Round Performance
• Complete Peace of Mind

Chennai, October 9, 2018 - Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s 2nd largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter since inception, today unveiled ‘The All New SANTRO’ - India’s Favourite Family Car. The World Premiere of The All New SANTRO will be held on October 23, 2018 in New Delhi.

Speaking at the unveiling of the All New SANTRO, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “Today is a historic and proud moment for us, as India has unanimously chosen the name of their Favourite Family Car to be called The All New SANTRO. Since its first launch, SANTRO created history with its numerous segment-first innovations and became the Complete Family Car for millions of Indians. The All New SANTRO is based on the six key pillars – Modern Stylish Tallboy design, Comfortable and Premium Cabin, New Age technology, Customer Centric Safety, All Round Performance and Complete Peace of Mind, to become a Game Changer and Benchmark Product in the Indian Auto Industry. The All New SANTRO will also debut Advanced In-House developed Smart Auto AMT and offer factory fitted CNG option.”

The All New SANTRO is developed to meet the needs of Indian Families with a focus to create a “Masterpiece Product” offering customers a great ownership experience.

Modern Stylish Tallboy
The overall design theme is based on “Rhythmical Tension” that exudes a Refined yet Sporty Image. The front of The All New SANTRO is defined by Hyundai’s Signature Cascade Grille with chrome surround that projects Modern and Premium appeal of the car.

New Age Technology
The All New SANTRO will come packed with new age technology features including segment-first 17.64 cm Touch Screen Audio Video System. The Multi-media system is equipped with smart phone connectivity - Android auto, Apple Carplay and Mirror Link along with supporting Voice Recognition Function & Rear Parking Camera display on screen. The All New SANTRO is equipped with Hyundai’s Patent ‘Eco Coating Technology’ prevents unpleasant odour to develop in the AC Evaporator by degrading the micro-organisms.

Customer Centric Safety
The All New SANTRO is built on New Platform along with the application of 63% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) + High Strength Steel (HSS), helping to achieve prominent Static & Dynamic stiffness with improved structural connectivity. Additionally standard ABS with EBD and Driver’s Airbag provides uncompromised safety.

Comfortable & Premium Cabin
To ensure a comfortable cabin experience even in the harshest Indian summers, the All New SANTRO offers Best-in-Class AC along with First-in-Segment Rear AC Vents for enhanced comfort of the passengers in the rear seat. The Modern Stylish Tall Boy car ensures Superior headroom & shoulder room, Practical ergonomics (Easy Ingress & Egress), High seating position, Good All-round Visibility and Spacious & Airy Cabin feel.

All Round Performance
The All New SANTRO is equipped with the most reliable 4-Cylinder 1.1 Litre Petrol engine with low vibrations, superior performance and high fuel efficiency. The All New SANTRO will be the first Hyundai model to offer in-house developed Smart Auto AMT Technology and will have Factory fitted CNG option.

Complete Peace of Mind
The All New SANTRO will provide complete peace of mind with 3 Years/100,000 kms Warranty and 3 Years Road Side Assistance (Best in Segment). It will also offer the lowest cost of maintenance with doorstep service facility.

Bookings Open
The Pre-Booking for All New SANTRO will be 100% online starting from October 10, 2018 till October 22, 2018 with Rs 11,100 as booking amount for the first 50,000 customers as an introductory offer.




Hyundai Motor India September Cumulative Sales up by 1%

No. 35801 10 2018190 hit

‐ Hyundai's “Ten Thousand Club” Cars GRAND i10, ELITE i20 and CRETA marked a record sale of over 11,000 units each

New Delhi, October 1, 2018: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter since inception registered domestic sales of 47,781 units and exports of 14,976 with cumulative sales of 62,757 units for the month of September 2018.

Commenting on the September sales Mr. Vikas Jain, National Sales Head - Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai registered a cumulative volume of 62,757 units in September ‘18 with strong demand in export markets with a growth of 22.2%. Hyundai's ‘Brand Leaders - 10 Thousand Club’ cars GRAND i10, ELITE i20 and CRETA outperformed in their respective segments and marked a record sale of over 11,000 units each in the month of September’18 raising the industry benchmark in quality, performance and new age technology, exceeding customer expectations. Despite some on-going market challenges, we expect this festival season will induce positive sentiments among customers and the industry would witness a strong positive growth.”   

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Hyundai Introduces Next Gen VERNA Anniversary Edition

No. 35714 09 2018189 hit

• The New VERNA Anniversary Edition comes in SX(O) Petrol MT/AT and SX(O) Diesel MT Variants
• All New Special Edition Color Marina Blue & Polar White
• Additional features such as Refreshed and Sporty all-black dashboard, Wireless Phone Charger, Blue insets accents on AC Vents
• Around 80,000 happy Next Gen VERNA customers worldwide
• Preferred choice of auto experts and Winner of 26 awards including Prestigious Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY2018)

New Delhi, September 14, 2018: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter since inception today announced the introduction of the Next Gen VERNA Anniversary Edition as a celebration of the 1st Anniversary of the Super Performer Brand in India. The Anniversary Edition will be limited to 1,000 units based on the single trim SX(O) in MT & AT transmissions and Petrol and Diesel variants and will feature in White colour and an all New Special Edition Colour- Marina Blue.

Commenting on the introduction of Next Gen VERNA Anniversary Edition, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “The Next-Gen VERNA is a Game Changer product which has won the hearts of Indian and global customers since its launch in August 2017 and is the preferred choice of auto experts. As the Next-Gen VERNA marks its first year Anniversary in India, our endeavour is to delight customers with the New VERNA Anniversary Edition featuring look including an attractive new exterior colour that will make the VERNA even more aspirational.”

Hyundai Next-Gen VERNA, the winner of the Indian Car of the Year 2018, is the most awarded intelligent Sedan which has 26 Awards to its credit and has set new benchmarks in its segment. Since its launch India’s most loved, Made-in-India for the world, Next-Gen VERNA has met aspirations and brought smiles to over 79,608 happy customers worldwide.

Anniversary Edition

The Next Gen VERNA Anniversary Edition is available in the SX(O) MT/ AT trims in Petrol and SX(O) MT trim in Diesel. Hyundai has introduced a New Special Edition Colour Marina Blue that comes with a host of features and designing that make it even more appealing. Features of the New VERNA Anniversary Edition include:
‐ Front And Rear Skid Plate
‐ Black ORVM
‐ Shark Fin Antenna (available in Marina Blue only),
‐ Rear Spoiler
‐ Wireless Phone Charging
‐ Anniversary Edition Emblem engraved
in addition to Sunroof, Ventilated Seats, Smart Trunk, and Telematics in existing top variants. The interiors boast of all black upholstery with contrast blue stitching, refreshed & sporty all-black theme dashboard with blue color accents on the AC vents that enhance the contours.

The demand for Next-Gen VERNA from both domestic and International markets has been overwhelming with 52,482 units sold in the domestic market and 27,126 units sold in the International markets.

* VERNA Anniversary edition is available in two color options - Marina Blue & Polar White. Black color shark fin antenna and ORVM are available in Marina Blue car only. For Polar White car, shark fin antenna and ORVM would be body colored.

*Price starting Rs. 11,69,413 (Ex-Showroom Delhi) 

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Hyundai Motor Promises 'Shared', 'Connected', and 'Zero Emission Mobility' for India at the Global Mobility Summit 2018

No. 35607 09 2018206 hit

• Hyundai showcases KONA Electric, offering an outstanding range of 482km (*WLTP)

• The company is committed to building strategic business partnerships with leading mobility service providers and car sharing start-ups

New Delhi, Sept. 7, 2018: Hyundai Motor Company today strengthened its commitment to delivering ‘Shared’, ‘Connected’ and ‘Zero Emission Mobility’ at the Global Mobility Summit in New Delhi. As a technology and innovation driven brand, Hyundai is committed to helping build India’s future mobility. Hyundai showcased the KONA Electric at ‘Move: The Global Mobility Summit 2018’ – showcasing the strengths of its SUV model combined with the innovative technology of an electric powertrain.

“We are glad to participate in ‘Move: The Global Mobility Summit’ and be a part of exchange of ideas to make the dream of future mobility transform into reality,” said Mr. Euisun Chung, Vice Chairman of Hyundai Motor Company. “Hyundai is already leading the future mobility solutions and is committed to realize India’s vision of ‘Shared’, ‘Connected’ and ‘Zero Emission Mobility’. Hyundai has a long-term commitment towards Make-in-India for the past 20 years and today we are proud to showcase the KONA Electric at the Global Mobility Summit.”

“The KONA Electric is a true expression of Hyundai’s technological advancements in the field of Eco & Clean Mobility. I am confident that this Global Mobility Summit will herald a new era of Smart and Clean mobility in India.” He added.

The conversation in the field of mobility is rapidly shifting from an automobile-based model to a smart mobility model built for future sustainability. Automobile manufacturers are embracing the dawn of smart mobility technology, which is more eco-friendly and more efficient.

Hyundai’s smart mobility solution is based on three pillars, ‘Clean Mobility’, ‘Freedom in Mobility’ and ‘Connected Mobility’. Under the first pillar of ‘Clean Mobility’, the electric vehicle is one of the most important components to achieving this mission. Hyundai is fully prepared to deliver every type of electric vehicle including hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), electric vehicles (EV), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV).

The second pillar is ‘Freedom in Mobility’ in which the company aims to create an environment where everyone has unlimited access to safe and convenient transportation.

The third pillar is ‘Connected Mobility’ and the company is currently developing a ‘Connected Car Program’ to link an individual’s car with other cars, their office and even the wider urban environment, resulting in greater safety and convenience.

The Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative has been very successful, and the next phase of growth will be complimented by the success of other government initiatives, including ‘Digital India’ and ‘Start Up India’.

Hyundai Motor strives to provide freedom of movement to everyone by investing in mobility services such as car sharing and car hailing by building close relationships with leading mobility service providers in India and car sharing start-ups to develop strategic business partnerships.

*WLTP - Worldwide Harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure




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