-Full order of 10,501 units of Next Gen Verna’ to be Completed By End of December 2017
Mumbai, December 1, 2017: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception exported the first shipment of the Next Gen VERNA (globally known as Next Gen ACCENT) to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. The dispatch of 2,022 units from Chennai port is the first consignment out of the 10,501 units of initial export order for the Next Gen VERNA from the Middle East market.
Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO- Hyundai Motor India Limited said “Next Gen VERNA is a global sedan and we are very happy to receive such an overwhelming response from Indian and global customers. Keeping our commitment to Make-in-India program, we are proud to export the first shipment of the Next Gen VERNA to Saudi Arabia.”
The Next Gen VERNA will also be exported to South Africa, other Gulf and Asian countries from the beginning of the year 2018. The Super Sedan Next Gen VERNA has received phenomenal response from domestic market, resulting with over 24,000 bookings and more than 1,75,000 enquiries within 4 months of its launch in India.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is the second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception in India. It currently has nine car models across segments – EON, GRAND i10, ELITE i20, ACTIVE i20, XCENT, VERNA, ELANTRA, CRETA & TUCSON. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts advanced production, quality and testing capabilities.
HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 87 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 490 dealers and more than 1,300 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D centre endeavours to be a center of excellence in automobile engineering.