Hyundai Motor India Limited is the second largest manufacturer of passenger cars in India. The automaker has now reached 8 millionth car milestone with the rollout of the new 2018 Creta. According to Hyundai, it was able to reach the 8 millionth car milestone in just 19 Years and 6 months, faster than other manufacturers in India.
The fastest 8 Millionth Car - the new 2018 Creta, marked Hyundai’s remarkable and successful journey for the last 20 years in India. Till now the automaker has sold 5,300,967 units in the Indian market and has exported 2,703,581 units globally.
Hyundai has set-up its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai which is spread over 535 acres and is a depiction of a true manufacturing excellence.
Commenting on this remarkable achievement, Y.K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “Evolution of a revolution is Hyundai’s DNA. Today marks a momentous and landmark day in the history of Hyundai Motor India with the achievement of 8 Millionth Milestone. Hyundai is the only manufacturer to achieve this feat in the shortest span of time".
Hyundai’s first millionth car was Santro, which was rolled out after 8 years of the commencement of production in 1998. Since then Hyundai was able to pick up the pace and reached the every next millionth milestone within an average timespan of 18 -19 months.
Hyundai’s Sales Milestones in India:
|1 Million||2006||7 Yrs 6 Months|
|2 Million||2008||2 yrs 7 Months|
|3 Million||2010||1 Yr 9 Months|
|4 Million||2012||1 yr 7 Months|
|5 Million||2013||1 Yr 6 Months|
|6 Million||2015||1 yr 7 Months|
|7 Million||2016||1 Yr 5 Months|
|8 Million||2018||1 yr 7 Months|
|Total||19 Years 6 Months|