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Hyundai India

Hyundai Motors India was established in the year 1996 in Irrungattukottai near Chennai and known as Hyundai Motors India Limited (HMIL).
This is Hyundai’s only manufacturing unit in India. However, they are planning to open a second manufacturing unit as well. Hyundai Motor Co was established in 1967 and is the now the largest car manufacturer of South Korea. Hyundai Motor Co (HMC) is a division of Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. HMIL's manufacturing unit in Chennai has all the required production and planning technology for modern production, quality control and testing mechanism. Their main aim is to make India a globalhub for export of cars. A number of new

Hyundai Cars are in the pipeline. They believe that India has the potential to achieve such a feat and in order to take India a step further they are investing heavily here. The growth of HMIL has been exceptionally high with 17.26% in 2005 when compared to 2004. Their export growth has been exceptional as well with an astonishing growth of 27.2% for the year 2005 which amounts to 1,800 crores. Hyundai accent India, Hyundai i10, Hyundai getz India, Hyundai India santro are some of the popular models.

Hyundai Achievements


Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subordinate of Hyundai Motor Company and is the second largest car manufacturer in India. Hyundai Motor India markets a great number of Hyundai passenger car variants in six segments. These include the Hyundai Santro in the B segment, the Hyundai Getz Prime in the B+ segment, the Hyundai Accent and Hyundai Verna in the C segment, the Hyundai Elantra in the D segment, the Hyundai Sonata Embera in the E segment, and the Hyundai Tucson in the SUV segment.



Currently, Hyundai Motor India markets two hatchback models including the Hyundai Santro Xing across five variants, and the Hyundai Getz Prime across four variants. HIML has won many different awards since its inception. However, the most recent awards are the "Executive Car of the Year-2006" for Sonata Embera, by Business Standard Motoring Magazine and the NDTV Profit- Car & bike Awards 2006 have chosen Tucson to be the "SUV of the year".