The company credited its growth to models such as Santro, Eon, Verna, i10 Grand, i20 and Xcent.

Hyundai rolls out its five millionth car from India a next-gen VERNAImage: EVO India
Atom Business Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:18

Automobile major Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) on Tuesday marked the "five millionth car milestone" with the rollout of a Next Gen VERNA for the domestic market.

According to YK Koo, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India, the roll out of the 5 millionth car is the fastest in the industry and symbolises Hyundai's long-term commitment to the Indian market. 

"Hyundai rolled out its 1 Millionth Car, Santro, in 2007 in just 8 years and 7 months post commencement of commercial production in 1998 and continued the trend of setting benchmarks in the industry...," the automobile major said in a statement.

"Hyundai has been expanding its product portfolio, foraying into new segments, strengthening the sales and service network with over 2,200 sales and service points including 422 rural outlets," the statement added.

"Hyundai has a remarkable journey in India by becoming the most loved and trusted brand by customers, partners and experts. Today we are very happy to roll out the 5 millionth car with the next-gen Verna in the Indian market, the fastest in the Industry symbolizing Hyundai's long-term commitment to the Indian market. Hyundai's Modern Premium Brand direction is a commitment to offer world-class and benchmark products meeting customers' aspirations,” YK Koo was quoted as saying.

“We will continue this momentum with strong efforts towards customer delight through unique experiences to customers. We thank our valuable customers and partners for their support and trust in Hyundai," he added, according to the statement that was released.

The company credited its growth to models such as Santro, Eon, Verna, Creta, i10 Grand, Elite i20 and i20 Active, Xcent, Tucson and Elantra. 

According to reports, the company is also one of the largest car exporters, currently shipping its models to around 87 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific region.


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