Hyundai India looks to accelerate exports, hosts strategic meeting with 60 global partners

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 24 Sep 2019


Hyundai Motor India recently hosted an International Partner’s Meet 2019 at New Delhi. The Chennai-based carmaker, which has been the largest passenger car exporter from India since inception, saw 60 of its global partners participate in a two-day meet including a track day at Buddh International F1 Circuit (BIC).

Partners representing Hyundai from several countries including South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Vietnam, Chile, Peru and Columbia participated in the International Partners Meet 2019 and many new markets like Ethiopia, Zambia and Ghana were also explored for export of the Atos (Santro in India).

S S Kim, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “Hyundai Motor India plays a key strategic role in Hyundai Motor Company’s global export plans for the world markets. Export has always been a prime focus for HMIL since inception and our products have won the hearts of the customers in more than 91 countries. To celebrate this enduring journey, our 60 International Partners joined us to experience our the latest product line-up -- the Venue, Grand i10 Nios, Atos (Santro in India) at the Buddh International F1 Circuit race track. All the three benchmark products received overwhelming response, strong appreciation and long-term commitment from our international partners for their respective markets.”

Stanley Anderson ( Director, HASA) Hyundai distributor in South African market, said, “ I am extremely delighted to be part of International Partners Meet 2019 as it gave us comprehensive and complete perspective of HMIL global operations. It has been producing world-class products from its factory in Chennai and our customers are very happy with quality and durability of Made-in- India cars. We are proud to collaborate with HMIL for this journey of togetherness and plan to launch Atos and Venue in South Africa in December 2019. We hope that these models will enhance our product portfolio with their distinctive styling and excellent quality and will prove to be a bestseller in their segment.”

Hyundai Motor India is continuing continued its growth momentum in export markets with a growth of 20.46% for the period April to August 2019 compared to similar period in 2018.