Marks next decade with the commencement of Export of all-new i20: ‘Made in India- Made for the World’
- i20 gains prominence and popularity in Global markets; 5.16 Lakh i20 exports till Nov’2020 since its first launch in 2007
- The first batch of 180 cars will be exported to South Africa, Chile, Peru
Mumbai, January 04, 2021: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), country’s First Smart Mobility Solutions provider and the largest exporter since inception, today announced the commencement of exports of its recently launched Made in India-made for the World all-new i20. This milestone marks the beginning of the next decade and HMIL’s resilient commitment to ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
Commenting on the commencement of export of the all-new i20,Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “The all-new i20 has surpassed customer expectations in India becoming one of the highest selling models in its segment. We are delighted to mark our renewed commitment to ‘Make in India’ with the commencement of exports of the all-new i20 in the global markets. With 5.16 lakh exports since its first launch, the i20 is already a brand to reckon with even in the Global markets. We are confident that the advanced and hi-tech feature packed all-new i20 will continue to drive customer delight.”
As country’s largest exporter of automobiles, Hyundai also surpassed the 3 Million vehicle export milestone earlier in 2020, exporting Hyundai cars to 88 countries. Hyundai Motor India has recorded multiple export milestones over the years. Cumulative exports crossed –
- 5 00 000 in March 2008
- 10 00 000 in Feb 2010
- 20 00 000 in March 2014.
During the successful export journey, Hyundai Motor India has won prestigious awards including – 7 EEPC National and 5 South Region Awards as Top Exporter of Year for Large Enterprise category.
Hyundai Motor India is presently exporting 10 models namely – ATOS (SANTRO), GRAND i10, XCENT, GRAND i10 (NIOS) & GRAND i10 (AURA), i20, i20 ACTIVE, ACCENT (VERNA), VENUE and All New CRETA. Globally, Hyundai Exports ‘Made-In-India’ cars to 88 Countries across 5 Continents:
- South America (32 Countries)
- North America (Mexico)
- Africa (28 Countries)
- Asia Pacific (26 Countries)
- Europe (1 Country).
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the number one car exporter since inception in India. It currently has 11 car models across segments SANTRO, GRAND i10, GRAND i10 NIOS, all-new i20, AURA, VENUE, Spirited New VERNA, All New CRETA, ELANTRA, New 2020 TUCSON & KONA Electric. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of advanced production, quality, and testing capabilities.
HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 88 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia, and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 522 dealers and more than 1,288 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 centre of excellence in automobile engineering.