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Hyundai Motor India Ltd., country’s first smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since inception, announced the emphatic significance of 2021 marking 25 years of excellence in India and celebrating its Silver Jubilee. Commenting on the occasion, S S Kim, MD and 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.
Under the aegis of our global vision ‘Progress for Humanity’ Hyundai Motor India will continue to drive excitement across the market through innovation in products and services.” S S 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 officials laid the foundation of Hyundai Motor India’s manufacturing facility in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu. Over the last two and a half decades, this facility has advanced from strength to strength, emerging as the hub of manufacturing excellence, symbolizing strong synergies of development of a shining India.
Operations for the manufacturing facility began in1998 with the commissioning of Hyundai’s first integrated car manufacturing plant outside Korea. Since then, from rollout of products such as India’s iconic ‘tallboy’ Santro- the first car in India to be developed with MPFI engine, to creating new segments like premium hatchback with i20, Hyundai has been redefining experiences and creating memories for happy life. Hyundai became household name in India defining mobility excellence across segments achieving its highest evermarket share of 17.4% in CY2020.