Next Gen Verna bookings at 7,000 units, Hyundai India sales growth
In the backdrop of strong Next Gen Verna bookings (7,000 units) Hyundai India is has also made available a special Service Operation Squad (SOS) to enable the relief services in Mumbai and Vapi.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) gets a shot in the arm with its latest launch, Next Gen Verna. Hyundai confirms more than 7,000 Verna bookings with 70,000 enquiries since launch in India on August 22, 2017.
YK Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL says the company is overwhelmed with strong customer response and appreciation for the 2017 Verna within 10 days of its launch. Presented as Intelligent by Design with Human Technology Connect, new Verna is creating new benchmarks in its segment.
Next Gen Verna bookings are almost double of Hyundai India monthly target. The auto manufacturer is keen to complete early delivery to the first 10,000 customers before Diwali. Built on the K2 platform similar to Elantra, Next Gen Verna brings together Futuristic Design, Dynamic Performance, Super safety, New Technology & Advanced Features. Verna’s SUPER BODY STRUCTURE frame is built of 50% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) for super strength and safety.
For August 2017, Hyundai India reports domestic sales of 47,103 units at 9% sales growth over August 2016 (43,201 units), and 9.5% over July 2017 (43,007 units). No doubt, a major sales boost has been afforded by launch of the Next Gen Verna. New Hyundai Verna will only be available at launch price for the first 20,000 customers, following which, price will be revised.
Rakesh Srivastava, Director – Sales and Marketing, HMIL says alongwith 5th gen Verna, strong demand for Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta helped the company. The market is rife with speculations on GST cess increase. Challenges have been posed by floods in many states. Hyundai India looks forward to a period of strong buying in the festive season owing to good monsoon.
Owing to floods and waterclogging this week, Hyundai Motor India Ltd will offer a Special Service Support Package for Hyundai car owners affected in Mumbai and Vapi. A Service Operation Squad and 30 emergency road service vehicles are deployed for relief services.
Y K Koo, MD & CEO says Hyundai is a caring and customer centric brand. Complimentary Road Side Assistance (18001024645/0124-4343937) will enable towing operations. 350 technicians are are at it to bring affected vehicles upto date. Hyundai spare parts supplier MOBIS has prioritized order of spare parts for Mumbai and Vapi workshops to expedite the process.