Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday proudly announced the emphatic significance of 2021 marking 25 Years of excellence in India and celebrating its Silver Jubilee.
Speakingon the occasion, Mr. S S Kim, MD & 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.”
On 6th of May 1996, Hyundai officials laid the foundation of Hyundai Motor India’s manufacturing facility at Irungattukkottai 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.
Since then, from rollout of products such as India’s iconic ‘tallboy’ SANTRO – the first car in India to be developed with an MPFI engine, to creating new segments like Premium Hatchback with the i20, Hyundai has been redefining experiences and creating memories for a Happy Life. Hyundai became a household name in India defining mobility excellence across segments, achieving its highest ever market share of 17.4 % in CY2020.