Hyundai Motor India Ltd on February 17 said 2021 has a special significance for the company as it marks 25 years of its operations in the country.
Mr. SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “Envisioning India at the heart of global manufacturing and commerce, Hyundai, began its journey with the country 25 years ago towards a mutual progress. Today, it gives us immense pride to have come this far together, developing a sustainable and thriving ecosystem leading to collective evolution of the Indian automotive industry.
Mr. Kim, added, “We aim to become India’s most beloved and trusted automotive brand, offering smart mobility solutions to our valued new age Indian customers.”
On May 6, 1996, HMIL laid the foundation of Hyundai Motor India’s manufacturing facility at Irungattukkottai in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu. Operations for the manufacturing facility began on September 1998 with the commissioning of Hyundai’s first integrated car manufacturing plant outside Korea.
Since then, from rollout of Santro to creating new segments, Hyundai has been redefining experiences and creating memories for a Happy Life, said a press release issued by the carmaker. Hyundai achieved its highest ever market share of 17.4 per cent in CY2020.
Hyundai’s total sales since inception have been over 9 million. The company has a total of 1,154 sales outlets and 1,298 service outlets in the country.