First fastest auto manufacturer to achieve this landmark in 10 months
New Delhi, 4th July, 2014: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, has achieved yet another milestone with the delivery of 100,000 Hyundai Grand cars within 10 months of its launch. Launched in September 2013, the Grand is the only product to achieve an outstanding sales mark in the industry, consolidating Hyundai’s position as a trendsetter and leader in the compact car segment.
Hyundai Grand has been the most awarded car in the year 2013 and has earned the country's highest automotive award, The Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2014. Grand created a new benchmark in the automotive industry by foraying into the list of top 5 most selling brands in India within the second month of its launch. It also received wide appreciation and acceptance by the Indian audience owning to its perfect family car- quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition.
Speaking on the achievement, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Marketing and Sales, HMIL said, “We appreciate and thank our customers for showing strong confidence in brand Hyundai and making Grand a huge success in India. Grand has created a benchmark in quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition in such a short span of time- fastest in the industry. Reaching the milestone of 100,000 happy families of Hyundai Grand is a great achievement for us and we are very delighted. We would like to thank our valued customers and channel partners for their support. Hyundai reaffirms its commitment to the customer and will continue to bring world-class products to the Indian market. To meet the increase in demand we are continuously working to increase the production capacity.”
The Hyundai brand has consolidated its position as a trendsetter in the market. The Grand showcases a Modern, Sporty, Trendy and Progressive styling with Hyundai’s globally acclaimed ‘Fluidic Design’ philosophy. The made-for-India car in both petrol and highly advanced and frugal 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel engine offers a combination of optimum performance along with high fuel efficiency for city and highway driving conditions in India.