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Hyundai Motor India strikes gold in 8th National Cluster Summit

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-Wins 1st and 2nd prizes in two categories

-Emerges top case study contributor

Chennai: 26 November 2015: Hyundai Motor India Limited, the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India has struck gold in the recently concluded 8th Edition of National Cluster Summit 2015 organized by CII at New Delhi held on 23rd and 24th Nov 2015. HMIL has won the 1st prize in Quality category for its project on ‘E-Coat 7th Generation’ and 2nd prize in Green manufacturing for its award winning ‘RTO project’ (Regenerative Thermal Oxidation). HMIL also emerged as the top case study contributor in the 2015 edition which aims to maximize manufacturing competitiveness. Their projects were selected from amongst 150 entries.

An annual event by CII, this summit is much awaited by manufacturers (small, medium and large) to exchange ideas and learn from each other on the latest trends in energy conservation through automation and technology. It serves as a rich platform to promote, discuss and share ideas on this subject. This year’s theme was “Build SME Competitiveness: Invest in Clusters”.

Manufacturers are awarded in categories like Productivity, Quality, ‘Energy and Cost’, Total Employee Involvement, Green Manufacturing and Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, ‘5S, Safety and Morale’ and Environment. HMIL won in the large industries category. This award further underscores HMIL’s highly recognized environment friendly initiatives in manufacturing and it’s strong focus on resource conservation while improving quality and efficiency. HMIL prides itself on not only making world class products but deploying eco-friendly practices in manufacturing them. The factory premises at Sriperumbudur near Chennai is home to several environmental initiatives such as not discharging any water and recycling it 100%, rain water harvesting ponds with a catchment of 2.75 lakh kilo litres of rain water, aiming to reduce energy consumption per car by 3-4% annually, being a few.

Winner of two successive ICOTY awards, customers have, time and again given their stamp of approval on the product line up with the latest CRETA garnering 70,000 bookings and Elite i20 crossing 1,50,000 sales milestone in the domestic market. Industry leaders have further endorsed their approval, through this recognition. The plant has also won several prestigious industry awards in the field of environment, safety, quality etc.

Hyundai achieves 4 Million Domestic Sales in India

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-India’s most loved and trusted auto brand, scripting ‘Make in India’ success

-New Age, Modern-premium Hyundai wins customers heart

-Fastest growing automobile brand in India to achieve the milestone

New Delhi, November 26, 2015: Hyundai Motor India today announced that its milestone achievement of 4 Million vehicles in Indian market. The Hyundai journey began in India 19 years ago with the launch of Hyundai Santro, India’s first tall boy design automobile which paved the way to hearts of the Indian consumers.

With the most successful launches of Grand i10, Elite i20, i20 Active and Creta, Hyundai has witnessed success in the Indian market. Hyundai has established its unique Fluidic Design Sculpture as the design direction under the global modern premium brand image. Taking cues for its global flagship products, Hyundai has incorporated the designs into Indian products.

Commenting on the 4 million domestic sales milestone, Mr. YK Koo, MD, HMIL said, “Hyundai today is a 10 product strong brand with class leading products from the Eon to Santa Fe. Hyundai has since inception focussed on make in India products, made for the world. Hyundai the largest exporter and the largest premium car manufacturer in India catering to the growing needs and demands of the aspirational Indian customer. Hyundai has witnessed success as the fastest growing sales milestone and we assure our commitment to the Indian car market.”


Hyundai Elite i20 Sets Record Milestone

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-Elite i20 commands 66% market share in premium compact segment

-Achieves record domestic sales of 150,000 units since its launch

-Stays true to the ‘Indian Car of the Year 2015’ Award

New Delhi, Nov 25, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Limited today announced the landmark success of its most loved and trusted Elite i20, which sold over 150,000 units since its launch in March 2014.

Since, 15 months, the Elite i20 continues to be the most preferred premium hatchback for the customer. Elite i20 now commands 66% market share in the premium compact segment in the Indian auto market.

The Elite i20 has been a super performer brand in the domestic and export market meeting and exceeding customer expectations setting new benchmarks of design, style, driving dynamics and performance globally.

Commenting on the strong sales performance and brand success, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing, HMIL said, “We are overwhelmed with the customer’s response by receiving unprecedented 150,000 domestic sales for the Elite i20. This reflects the strong customer connect and confidence on Hyundai products. We thank customers, channel partner, employees and media who have chosen our product Elite i20 making it as a super performer brand in India and who have contributed to this landmark achievement.”

Hyundai is a new age brand and under the modern premium brand direction has set benchmarks in the segment. With Elite i20, HMIL has fortified its position in the premium compact segment in India and has demonstrated excellence of ‘Made in India’ products with global standards. Hyundai will always aim to be the most loved and trusted car manufacturer in India.




Hyundai CRETA Receives Overwhelming Response Globally

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-Export Demand rising with over 15,770 units of ‘Made in India’ CRETA-

-More than 70,000 bookings and 340,000 enquiries from India-

New Delhi, November 24, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Limited today announced the success of Hyundai Creta launched in July. Hyundai CRETA- the Perfect SUV- has received an overwhelming response and has recorded over 70,000 bookings and 340,000 enquiries in India and over 15,770 orders globally.

Commenting on the global success of Creta, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL said, “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. Now the CRETA goes global and we have received strong response from world markets. Our goal is to maximise our production to make 10,000 units of CRETA to meet the global customers’ demand while maintaining our leadership position in the domestic market. With another success story of CRETA, Hyundai reassures its commitment to the Indian market and promises to develop truly world class products.”

Hyundai is a new age brand and under the modern premium brand direction has set benchmarks in the SUV segment. With Creta, HMIL has strengthened its position in the SUV segment in India and has demonstrated excellence of ‘Made in India’ products as per global standards. The Creta has received an overwhelming response in the Indian market and also in global markets such as Latin America (Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru & Panama), Middle East (Oman, UAE, Saudi) and Africa (Egypt, Morocco & Nigeria). Hyundai will continue to maintain its leadership position in the export market with the strong sales of Creta and will export to new markets soon.

The Creta is available in three engine options – 1.6 Gamma Dual VTVT, 1.6 U2 CRDi VGT, 1.4 U2 CRDi – and each has been tuned for best performance and fuel efficiency. Based on Hyundai Motor’s evolved Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design philosophy, Creta demonstrates all the essential attributes of dynamism, comfort, safety and style making it a revolutionary product in the Indian car market.

Hyundai Motor India Ltd effects changes in top management

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Chennai Nov 2, 2015: Hyundai Motor India today announced the following top level management changes. Mr. Y.K. Koo, will assume the responsibilities of ‘Managing Director’ from Mr. B.S. Seo, who is set to return to the Hyundai Motor Company Head Quarters, Seoul after 5+ years in India. Mr. Koo has served earlier in India and is back again for his third stint.

In other changes, Mr. B.S. Jeong will assume the charge of Executive Director Sales & Marketing, relieving Mr. Y. J. Ahn, who will henceforth lead the Corporate Affairs team of HMIL, replacing Mr. Y.K. Lee, who is set to return to Korea.

The changes are effective from 8th Nov 2015.

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