The Chennai-based Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the second largest passenger car manufacturer and the largest car exporter created another success story by winning the highly ranked Automobile of the Year 2014 award for Hyundai Grand at the Car India & Bike India Awards, 2014. The car was also bestowed with the Hatchback of the Year award for the compact high entry hatchback segment. Car India & Bike India Awards 2014 epitomizes the continuous support and trust that customers and experts have expressed in Hyundai Grand, according to a company statement.
The Grand has constantly succeeded in making a mark in the industry since its launch. The car received phenomenal response from the customers making it enter the charts of the top 5 selling car brand in India within a short period of time. By offering premium features and a stylish, look Hyundai Grand has create its place amongst buyers ranging from first time buyers, up-graders to additional car buyers.
Expressing gratitude on the awards, B.S. Seo, Managing Director & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, said, “We are extremely humbled and delighted to receive the prestigious automotive awards at Car India & Bike India Awards 2014: Automobile of the Year and Hatchback of the Year for Grand. HMIL has always been committed to offer excellent products with latest technology and cutting edge design. We would like to thank our customers, media, business partners and our employees for trusting Hyundai products and making it the most loved brand in India. We ensure that Hyundai will continue to deliver the best to its customers in the future too.”
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. It currently markets nine car models across segments – in the A2 segment it has the Eon, Santro, i10, Grand and the i20, in the A3 segment the Verna, in the A4 segment the Elantra, in the A5 segment Sonata and in the SUV segment the Santa Fe.
HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts advanced production, quality and testing capabilities. HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 120 countries across EU, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific. HMIL has been India’s number one exporter for the past eight years consecutively. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 385 dealers and more than 1000 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, HMIL set up a modern multi-million dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D center endeavors to be a center of excellence in automobile engineering.