Hyundai Motor India Limited, the second largest manufacturer of passenger cars and the largest exporter since inception marked the 8 Millionth car Milestone with the rollout of the new Creta. The fastest 8 Millionth milestone marks Hyundai’s remarkable successful journey of 20 years in India and its commitment to offer world – class Modern Premium and benchmark products meeting customers aspirations. Since inception, Hyundai Motor India has sold 5,300,967 unitsin the Indian Market and 2,703,581 units in exports globally.
Commenting on this remarkable achievement, Mr. Y.K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said,“Evolution of a Revolution is Hyundai’s DNA. Today marks a momentous and landmark day in the history of Hyundai Motor India with the achievement of 8 Millionth Milestone. Hyundai is the only manufacturer to achieve this feat in the shortest span of time while strengthening our Manufacturing Excellence, Customer Experience, Marketing Innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility. In our evolving journey to becoming India’s most Loved and Trusted brand, we have pushed the boundaries and taken on new challenges at every step. Our vision is to deliver on the promise of becoming the ‘Lifetime Partners in Automobile and beyond’. I dedicate this achievement to our valuable customers and every member of the Hyundai family. Thanking 8 Million Customers and remembering their Brilliant Moments with Hyundai cars, we will be launching a series of activities and Emotionally Connecting Campaigns to mark the 20th year of excellence in Sales and Production in India”.
Hyundai rolled out its first Million car, SANTRO, in 2006, just 8 years after commencement of commercial production in 1998. Thereafter, production picked up momentum, with the next million milestone being achieved within an average of 18 -19 months. Hyundai’s consistent focus towards delivering the World-Class quality of its ‘Modern Premium’ products led to highest-ever domestic sales of 5,36,241 units – a growth of 5.2% in Financial Year 17-18.
Hyundai has become the only Indian Auto Manufacturer to win 5 Indian Car of The Year (ICOTY) Award for i10, GRAND i10, ELITE i20, CRETA & Next Gen VERNA.
Hyundai contribites to almost 40% of passenger vehicle exports from India with volume of 2.7 Million vehicles since the year 1999. Hyundai Motor India currently exports to over 88 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America and the Asia Pacific.
|1 Million||2006||7 Yrs 6 Months|
|2 Million||2008||2 yrs 7 Months|
|3 Million||2010||1 Yr 9 Months|
|4 Million||2012||1 yr 7 Months|
|5 Million||2013||1 Yr 6 Months|
|6 Million||2015||1 yr 7 Months|
|7 Million||2016||1 Yr 5 Months|
|8 Million||2018||1 yr 7 Months|
|Total||19 Years 6 Months|