1. About HMIL
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea and is the
second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter from India. HMIL presently markets 55 variants
of passenger cars across segments. The Santro in the B segment, the Getz Prime, i10 and the Premium hatchback i20
in the B+ segment, the Accent and the Verna in the C segment, the Sonata Embera in the E segment and the Tucson in
the SUV segment.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd, continuing with its tradition of being the fastest growing passenger car manufacturer,
registered total sales of 489,328 vehicles in the calendar year (CY) 2008, an increase of 49.6 percent over CY 2007. In
the domestic market it clocked a growth of 22.4 percent with 245387 units in 2008, while overseas sales grew by 92.5
percent, with exports accounting for 243,931 units in 2008.
HMIL's fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of the most advanced production,
quality and testing capabilities in the country. In continuation of its commitment to provide the Indian customer with
global technology, HMIL commissioned its second plant in February 2008 which produces an additional 300,000 units
per annum, raising HMIL's total production capacity to 600,000 units per annum.
HMIL has invested to expand capacity in line with its positioning as HMC's global export hub for compact cars. Apart
from the expansion of production capacity, HMIL currently has 271 strong dealer network across India, which will be
further bolstered in 2009.
In 2008, HMIL also successfully completed 10 glorious years of operations in India and to commemorate its
achievements, initiated a unique trans-continental drive from Delhi to Paris in two of its hugely popular i10 Kappa cars.
The drive created automobile history by completing a distance of 10,000km in just 17 days after which the i10s were
showcased at the Paris Motor Show in October. In fact it was at the Paris Motor Show that HMIL first unveiled the
Hyundai i20 and the car received a phenomenal response from the auto enthusiasts across the world. Hyundai Motor
India also accomplished the landmark of producing the fastest 20th lakh cars in India in 2008.
Like 2008, the year 2007 had also been a significant year for Hyundai Motor India. It achieved a significant milestone by
rolling out the fastest 400,000th export car. Hyundai exported to over 95 countries globally; even as it plans to continue
its thrust in existing export markets, it is gearing up to step up its foray into new markets. 2007 also saw the launch of
the i10 and yet another path-breaking record in its young journey by rolling out the fastest 1,500,000th car.
Hyundai's new model i10 made a clean sweep of all the 'Car of the Year 2008' awards from the leading automotive
magazines and TV channels like BS Motoring, CNBC-TV18 AutoCar, NDTV Profit Car & Bike India and Overdrive
magazine. The i10 was also the choice of the discerning automotive media of the country as they conferred the
prestigious 'Indian Car of the Year' (ICOTY) award to the i10 as well.
The Santro and the Accent also received the 'TNS Voice of the Customer - 2008' award for the Premium Compact Car
(Santro) and the Entry Mid size Car (Accent). In March 2008 it achieved yet another milestone by rolling out the fastest
500,000th export car.
In 2007, the Hyundai Verna had also bagged some of the most prestigious awards starting with the Overdrive
magazine‟s „Car of the Year 2007‟, the „Best Mid-size Car of the Year‟ award from NDTV Profit Car & Bike India, the
„Best Value for Money Car‟ from CNBC Autocar and 'Performance Car of the Year' from Business Standard Motoring.
Hyundai cars have been a favorite at all awards ceremonies and has won many awards. The Sonata Embera won the
'Executive Car of The Year 2006' award from Business Standard Motoring magazine and NDTV Profit Car & Bike India
had declared the Tucson as the 'SUV of The Year 2006'.
Not only this, HMIL has also been awarded the benchmark ISO 14001 certification for its sustainable environment
3. The Nuvis is the eleventh signature concept car to be Consistent with Hyundai‟s pledge to lead all brands in U.S.
designed at the company‟s California Design Center in fuel economy by 2015, Nuvis is powered by Hyundai‟s
Irvine, Calif. In addition to showcasing the brand‟s cutting- Hybrid Blue Drive architecture, which uses breakthrough
edge capabilities, Nuvis also hints at a possible design lithium polymer battery technology.
direction for a future-generation crossover, blending
attributes of a tall urban car and a premium utility vehicle.
4. About HMIL
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), South Korea and
is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. HMIL presently markets 6
models of passenger cars across segments. The A2 segment includes the Santro, i10 and the i20, the A3 segment
includes the Accent and the Verna, the A5 segment includes the Sonata Transform.
HMIL‟s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of the most advanced production,
quality and testing capabilities in the country. To cater to rising demand, HMIL commissioned its second plant in
February 2008, which produces an additional 300,000 units per annum, raising HMIL‟s total production capacity to
600,000 units per annum.
In continuation with its commitment to providing Indian customers with cutting-edge global technology, HMIL has set up
a modern multi-million dollar research and development facility in the cyber city of Hyderabad. It aims to become a
centre of excellence for automobile engineering and ensure quick turnaround time to changing consumer needs.
As HMC‟s global export hub for compact cars, HMIL is the first automotive company in India to achieve the export of 10
lakh cars in just over a decade. HMIL currently exports cars to more than 110 countries across EU, Africa, Middle East,
Latin America, Asia and Australia. It has been the number one exporter of passenger car of the country for the sixth
year in a row.
To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has a 290 strong dealer network and 580 strong service
points across India, which will see further expansion in 2010
6. "Eco-sleeker" was the core concept driving the design To minimize weight, advanced materials such as carbon-
process. Its sweeping character lines and detailed form fiber reinforced plastics and nano composites have been
elevate this next generation hybrid to an entirely new level. applied to the side sills, moldings and fenders.
Blue-Will's sleek surface treatment extends to the
underbody where a full-length cover has been applied to Recycled PET material was used for the headlamp bezel,
minimize aerodynamic drag whilst maximizing fuel while use has also been made of PLA and PA11 bio-
economy. plastics on interior and exterior parts.
The LED panel on the front expresses a highly distinctive,
futuristic image. The rear bike rack, neatly integrated into
the trunk, adds an extra measure of convenience.
7. The sensational all-new Hyundai ix-onic concept car, Hyundai‟s design team in Rüsselsheim, Germany views
which makes its world premiere at the 79th Salon ix-onic as an „urban nomad, a car of contrasts for a world
International de L‟Automobile in Geneva, introduces a of contrasts‟. Created in Europe, with European
whole new look for a compact 4x4 SUV. consumers in mind, the new concept is inspired by multi-
cultural personalities of cities like Berlin, Paris and
Assertive, but not aggressive, the ix-onic (pronounced “ik- London. The ix-onic is tough and compact for life in the
sonnik”) combines dynamic, sculpted, performance- city, but sleek and agile for out-of-town travel.
oriented styling with an environmentally-friendly power
train and thoughtful everyday utility, to create a vehicle that
will change the way consumers and especially younger car
May 6 Hyundai Motor India Ltd. incorporated.
December Ground-breaking ceremony at the Irrungattukottai plant
10 near Chennai.
January 5 Hyundai i20 wins the „Viewer‟s Choice Award‟ at the
Overdrive CNBC TV 18 Awards 2010.
January 5 Hyundai Motor India Ltd wins the award for „Customer
Service‟ at the Apollo Auto India Best Brand Awards 2010.
January 6 Hyundai Motor India unveils the i10 electric at the 10th
Autoexpo. Hyundai i10 brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan
unveils the car.
January 6 Hyundai i20 wins the „Design of the Year‟ award at the NDTV
Profit Car & Bike Awards 2010.
January 6 Hyundai i10 brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan wins the
„Brand Ambassador of the Year‟ award at NDTV Profit Car &
Bike Awards 2010.
February 22 HMIL touches the milestone of 10 lakh car exports
11. June 23 Launch of Verna Transform
July 13 Hyundai i10 wins 'Small Family Favourite Car Award' by
July 21 HMIL gets CSR award from Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister
Mr. M. K. Stalin
August 4 HMIL touches milestone of 30 Lakh cars production and sales
12. HMIL gets CSR award from Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister
Mr. M. K. Stalin
Hyundai i10 wins 'Small Family Favourite Car Award' by
Hyundai i20 wins the „Viewer‟s Choice Award‟ at the Overdrive
CNBC TV 18 Awards 2010.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd wins the award for „Customer Service‟
at the Apollo Auto India Best Brand Awards 2010.
Hyundai i20 wins the „Design of the Year‟ award at the NDTV
Profit Car & Bike Awards 2010.
Hyundai i10 brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan wins the „Brand
Ambassador of the Year‟ award at NDTV Profit Car & Bike
13. Hyundai Motor India Ltd.(HMIL), 2nd largest car manufacturer in India, recorded a hike of
28.1% in its domestic sales segment for the month of April 2010. The company sold 28,501 units
in April 2010 as compared to 22,247 units in April last year.
HMIL total sales stand at 52,020 units as compared to 44,370 units in the same period for the year
“HMIL’s positive performance is a reflection of its strong product portfolio. The recently launched
refurbished i20 has further strengthened its position, as it has received a tremendous response
from the market and has become the growth driver for the segment,” HMIL Director (Marketing
and Sales) Arvind Saxena said.
The segment-wise cumulative sales for April are: A2 segment (Santro, i10, Getz and i20) 46,059
units; A3 Segment (Accent and Verna) 5,944 units; A5 Segment (Sonata Transform) 17 units; and
SUV Segment (Tucson) 0 units.
14. Hyundai In India
Hyundai's manufacturing plant at Irungattukottai near Sriperumbudur, India.
Hyundai Motor India Limited is currently the second largest carmaker after Maruti Suzuki and largest auto exporter in India. It is
making India the global manufacturing base for small cars. Hyundai sells several models in India, the most popular being the Santro
Xing, i10 and the i20. Other models include Getz Prime, Accent, second generation Verna, Tucson, and the Sonata Transform.
Hyundai has two manufacturing plants in India located at Sriperumbudur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Both plants have a
combined annual capacity of 600,000 units.In the year 2007 Hyundai opened its R&D facilty in Hyderabad Andhra pradesh ,
employing now nearly 450 engineers from different parts of the country.Basically the Hyundai Motors India Engineering (HMIE)
gives technical & engineering support in Vehicle development and CAD & CAE support to Hyundai's main R&D center in