Hyundai receives ‘Top Exporter of the year’ Award for 2012-13 by EEPC India
New Delhi, January 23, 2014: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), India’s largest auto exporter and the second largest passenger car manufacturer received the Gold Trophy at the 45th EEPC INDIA National Awards for Export Excellence for being the Top Exporter in the year 2012-13 in the Large enterprise category.
Dr. James S. Mutende, Minister of State for Industry and Technology, Uganda presented the award to senior HMIL officials in an award ceremony held in Mumbai.
Hyundai has milestone achievements in the export market by offering its modern premium products to over 120 countries in the European and non-European markets. The company has retained its position of being the largest passenger car exporter since 2004, with a market leadership of 45%. During the year 2012-13, Hyundai exported 259,811 cars to diverse markets with a growth of 9.4% in the year.
On receiving the award, Mr B S Seo, MD & CEO HMIL expressed, “We are delighted and honored to receive this prestigious award from EEPC India for the year 2012-13. The award signifies the success of Hyundai brand showcasing our commitment to provide modern premium cars with world-class technology. I take this opportunity to thank all our customers and stakeholders for their trust and support in achieving this milestone.”
HMIL currently exports 40% of its total production to countries across EU, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of advanced production, quality and testing capabilities ensuring excellence in products.
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.