car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), achieved a production
milestone by rolling out its 10 millionth car from its manufacturing facility
in near Chennai in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Incidentally the car
manufacturer rolled out its first million cars in 2006 after more than 7 years in
operation. It took the company just another 15 years to roll out the 10
millionth car in 2021.
recently launched Hyundai Alcazar became the 10 millionth car to roll out of
the production line at HMIL’s plant in Sriperumbudur. M.K.Stalin, Chief Minister
of Tamil Nadu signed on the car bonnet to mark the momentous occasion.
S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India
Ltd., said, “This historic milestone of the 10millionth car roll-out is a
testimony of Hyundai’s commitment towards the Make in India initiative.
Furthermore, it also showcases our vision of boosting the socio-economic
development in the State of Tamil Nadu and making the country more
Hyundai plant has an installed capacity
of producing 7.5 Lakh units annually. The company manufactured over 9 million
cars at this facility. The company has exported 1,04,342 units of passenger vehicles
from India between April 2020 and March 2021, continuing its journey as the leading
automobile brand to export from the country. Hyundai became the leading
exporter of SUVs, with over 2 lakh units of Creta and Venue having shipped to
overseas markets, including Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nepal and Chile.
The new i20 that has been well accepted in India and around the global, is being
exported to all key markets across Africa and Latin America region. To further
give thrust on exports, HMIL commenced exports to Nepal through railways from Walajabad
Railway Hub near Irungattukottai near Chennai.
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