Hyundai grand i10 1 lakh sales milestone press prelease
Hyundai Grand achieves 1 Lakh Milestone
First fastest auto manufacturer to achieve this landmark in 10 months
New Delhi, 4th July, 2014: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s largest
exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, has achieved yet another milestone
with the delivery of 100,000 Hyundai Grand cars within 10 months of its launch.
Launched in September 2013, the Grand is the only product to achieve an outstanding
sales mark in the industry, consolidating Hyundai’s position as a trendsetter and leader
in the compact car segment.
Hyundai Grand has been the most awarded car in the year 2013 and has earned the
country's highest automotive award, The Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2014. Grand
created a new benchmark in the automotive industry by foraying into the list of top 5
most selling brands in India within the second month of its launch. It also received wide
appreciation and acceptance by the Indian audience owning to its perfect family car-
quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition.
Speaking on the achievement, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Marketing and
Sales, HMIL said, “We appreciate and thank our customers for showing strong
confidence in brand Hyundai and making Grand a huge success in India. Grand has
created a benchmark in quality, features and technology offering higher value
proposition in such a short span of time- fastest in the industry. Reaching the milestone
of 100,000 happy families of Hyundai Grand is a great achievement for us and we are
very delighted. We would like to thank our valued customers and channel partners for
their support. Hyundai reaffirms its commitment to the customer and will continue to
bring world-class products to the Indian market. To meet the increase in demand we are
continuously working to increase the production capacity.”
The Hyundai brand has consolidated its position as a trendsetter in the market. The
Grand showcases a Modern, Sporty, Trendy and Progressive styling with Hyundai’s
globally acclaimed ‘Fluidic Design’ philosophy. The made-for-India car in both petrol and
highly advanced and frugal 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel engine offers a combination
of optimum performance along with high fuel efficiency for city and highway driving
conditions in India.
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 ten car models
across segments - in the A2 segment it has the Eon, Santro, i10, Grand, i20 and Xcent, in the A3 segment the
Verna, in the A4 segmentthe Elantra, in the A5 segmentSonata and in the SUV segmentthe 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 393
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.