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Hyundai to showcase New Possibilities at Delhi Auto Expo 2016

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- Announces Hyundai Pavilion theme, ‘Experience Hyundai´-

- Unveils all- new Tucson showcasing global SUV line up-

- N performance brand, The Grand Turismo as the showstopper-


New Delhi, January 25, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country‘s largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer, today announced its Auto Expo 2016 theme, ‘Experience Hyundai´.

Under the ‘Experience Hyundai‘ theme, The Hyundai pavilion will showcase many exciting and innovative products from Hyundai‘s international and domestic line up on 12 zones with 17 products. The pavilion will showcase Hyundai‘s vision in the automotive engineering with world-class product technology.

Hyundai will be unveiling its Global SUV, Hyundai Tucson and showcasing global products signifying a leap in the global SUV line up engineering process at Hyundai.

Some exciting zones to look forward to are:

Future Zone

Hyundai Motor India will also showcase its high performance sub-brand N. The N brand is a result of intensive testing and product development.

Premium Zone

Hyundai Motor has showcased an all-new global luxury brand ‘Genesis’ that will deliver ‘human-centered’ with highest standards of performance, design and innovation.

Sports Zone

The i20 Active possesses stylish design and advanced technology to further redefine Hyundai’s automotive excellence in India.

Safety Zone

Genesis Crash Car will be siaplayes offering a high level of physical crashworthiness and excellent safety features with high structural integrity and strength.

Engagement Zone

At the Engagement Zone, visitors can expereince Hyundai‘s innovative digital initiatives to engage and interact with visitors at the Hyundai Pavilion.

‘Experience Hyundai´ at Hall No. #03, Stall No #E3.


Hyundai Launches Happy Move–‘Save Our Heritage’ CSR initiative

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-16th Happy Move - Global Youth Volunteers Camp to support the initiative

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

New Delhi, January 12, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter today launched global CSR campaign- Happy Move in India. Hyundai Motor India in association with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will spread awareness on the Indian heritage monuments.

Hyundai Motor Group’s CSR is centred on 4 main pillars -“Safe Move, Happy Move, Green Move and Easy Move”. Happy Move is an integral part of Hyundai’s efforts to create a safe and happy world. The theme of Happy Move program this year is “Save Our Heritage” and in this program Hyundai will conduct awareness drive (Jan11- 21, 2016) with 100 Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers (80 from Korea and 20 from India) at the heritage sites of Safdarjung Tomb, Firozshah Kotla, Qutub Minar and Old Fort. At these heritage sites, the volunteers will undertake activities to upkeep the amenities, maintenance of gardens and will conduct awareness activities to educate the visitors on the value of heritage.

Further to spread the message amongst children, volunteers will also conduct school contact programme at Sarvodaya schools at Chanakya Puri, Daryaganj, Mehrauli and INA colony. As part of the initiative volunteers will undertake school premises cleaning, school wall designing, maintenance of gardens and design competitions for a positive and conducive study environment.

On the occasion of the launch, Mr Y.K Koo, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai is a responsible car manufacturer and India’s most loved and trusted car brand, it is our responsibility to appraise the importance of heritage in our lives. We believe art is a common asset and a universal language that can influence and inspire people of all ages and backgrounds. Happy Move is our global program and is an effort to create a sustainable environment with the purpose of delivering inspiration and unique experiences to all the areas of the world. We have associated with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for creating awareness for the Indian Heritage Monuments.”

Archaeological Survey of India official said, “Happy Move initiative is a welcome step from Hyundai Motor India Ltd., towards preserving the heritage monuments. There is an immediate need to create awareness among people and sensitise them to understand the value of heritage in our lives.”

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 16th 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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Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Senior VP Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Limited and Shri Shharat Sharma ADG ASI, along with Global youth volunteer at the inauguration of Hyundai Motor India, CSR initiative “Happy Move-Save our Heritage” at Safdarjang tomb in Delhi


Hyundai enhances relief efforts for vehicle owners in Chennai

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- Deploys 17 Emergency Road Service Teams to assist vehicle owners

- 30 Flatbed Trucks brought from other states, pressed into action to assist towing

- Over 300 technicians working round to clock to bring vehicles back on roads

Chennai, Dec 26, 2015: HMIL today announced that it has enhanced the scope of activities and services for vehicle owners affected by the untimely floods in Chennai. HMIL has placed as many as 17 emergency road service vehicles to support the flood affected customers/ vehicles and 30 flatbed trucks to assist with towing operations in the city.

In order to ensure that Hyundai’s services are available in every part of the city and to as many customers as possible, HMIL has activated a toll free number (0124-4714072) for towing the vehicles and has as many as 300 technicians working multiple shifts across the city to assist the vehicle owners. Hyundai customers are being offered special discounts on repairs/ restorations of their flood affected vehicles by parts 30 % and 50% on depreciation on insurance claims.

Further, Hyundai’s spare part supplier MOBIS is prioritizing order of all spare parts for Chennai workshops to handle the flood affected vehicles and off the shelf arrangements are also being made for parts to supply across the counter as per need.

Sharing the details of Hyundai Motor India’s relief efforts for vehicle owners in Chennai, Mr Y K Koo, MD & CEO Hyundai Motor India said, “Hyundai as a responsible corporate citizen has ramped up its service support to customers in Chennai will a slew of initiatives. The state has been home to HMIL since 1996 and this contribution is their way of expressing solidarity with the people of Tamil Nadu, as they rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the recent devastating floods. With the vision of being lifetime partners of our customers we will continue to extend support to our Chennai family.”

On December 08, 2015 Hyundai Motor India Limited responded immediately to the prevailing situation in Tamil Nadu and handed over a Cheque of Rs. 2 Crores to Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF). Food packets, home essentials and clothing were also distributed in affected areas.


Hyundai CRETA Wins Indian Car of the Year 2016 (ICOTY)

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- Only Manufacturer to Win Three Successive ICOTY Awards –

- Achieves milestone as the only manufacturer to win 4 ICOTY’s in 9 years –

- A true expression of Hyundai Brand Acceptance Globally –

New Delhi, December 19, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter has won the most coveted Indian Car of the Year 2016 (ICOTY) award for the CRETA. As the most loved and trusted car manufacturer in India, Hyundai Motor India wins 3 ICOTY’s successively for its products: CRETA, Elite i20 and Grand i10 as ICOTY 2016, 2015 and 2014 respectively.

Hyundai is a New Age brand and under the Modern Premium brand direction, CRETA has redefined the SUV segment. CRETA has received over 74,000 bookings and 400,000 enquiries and 16,271 orders globally. With emphasis on safety, bold design, dynamic performance and high quality makes the CRETA a ‘Perfect SUV’.

The ICOTY award is adjudged by a diverse group of 14 jurors of all the prominent automotive publications in the country: Yogendra Pratap (Auto Today), Rahul Ghosh (Auto Today), Dhruv Behl (Auto X), Ishan Raghava (Auto X), Rohin Nagrani (Motoring World), Aspi Bhathena (Car India), Aninda Sarda (Car India), Bertrand D'souza (Overdrive), Bob Rupani (Overdrive), Girish Karkera (BBC Top Gear), Sirish Chandran (Evo India), Ouseph Chacko (Evo India), Muralidhar Swaminathan (The Hindu Business Line) and Pablo Chaterji (Mans World). In all nine very prestigious publications were represented on the ICOTY 2016 Jury with Bob Rupani being the Chairman of the Jury.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “We are honoured to win the most prestigious automotive award – ‘Indian Car of the Year 2016’ for our make in India, made for the world product- the Perfect SUV- Hyundai CRETA. The CRETA is a true expression of ‘New Age’ Hyundai setting new benchmarks in the industry. Winning the third successive ICOTY award symbolizes the trust and faith of customers in the Hyundai brand. We thank all our customers, partners, media and jurors who have chosen CRETA as the Indian Car of the Year 2016 and made Hyundai the most loved and trusted car manufacturer. With innovation at its core, Hyundai is committed to make global quality products with cutting edge technologies and fortify the Hyundai brand, caring for our customers in India and global markets.”

Congratulating the winners, Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre & Industries Limited said, “The automobile and auto-ancillary sector in India is growing at a fast pace. The consumer is ever-discerning and automakers seek to outperform each other. In such a competitive environment, JK Tyre and ICOTY & IMOTY Awards endeavour to recognise those who break the clutter with their innovation and deep understanding of the Indian consumer. Congratulations to Hyundai Creta for sailing through the rigorous judging process and emerging victorious.”

Congratulating the winning car CRETA, Mr. Bob Rupani, Founder Member ICOTY & Chairman of the Jury, Indian Car of the Year 2016 said, “The ICOTY has clearly become the most credible and coveted auto award in India and is known for its honest and non- partisan voting by highly experienced jury members. I congratulate Hyundai for winning this award for the third time in a row. Scoring a hat-trick at ICOTY is an admirable achievement and by no means an easy feat. It shows that Hyundai is consistently making award winning products of very high standards.”

The Hyundai CRETA launched in July as the Perfect SUV is a trendsetter in the Indian market. CRETA heralded a new chapter in Hyundai’s success story across the world showcasing HMIL’s success of ‘Make in India’ manufacturing initiative. Designed with profound confidence, grandeur and highest levels of refinement, CRETA is the most loved car of the year.



Photo Caption 1:
Mr. Bob Rupani, Founder Member ICOTY & Chairman of the Jury along with Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & MD, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd awarded the Hyundai CRETA, Indian Car of the Year 2016. The award received by Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL and Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL


Photo Caption 2:
Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL and Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL along with the jury members of Indian Car of the Year 2016


Hyundai Motor India hikes prices across all models

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New Delhi, December 09, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s largest passenger car exporter and second largest car manufacturer today announced the price increase across all its models up to Rs 30,000.

Commenting on the price hike, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President, Sales and Marketing said, “In these challenging market conditions, we are constrained to consider the price increase on account of factors like increase in cost of components, weak rupee etc. The proposed price increase up to Rs. 30000 will be effective from January 2016 across all models including Elite and Creta.”


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