Hyundai Motor India Limited, India's second largest passenger car maker, has appeared in the limelight with a growth of 1 per cent in its domestic sales for the month of June 2013. During the period, the company delivered 30,610 units to the Indian buyers as against 30,450 units sold in the corresponding period of last year. Considering the exports of Hyundai India, during June 2013, the figures stood at 24,057 units, presenting a growth of almost 1 per cent as it shipped 23,904 units in June 2012.
Cumulatively, the South Korean auto maker reported an increase of 1 per cent in its sales during the month with 54,667 units being delivered in the Indian auto market (including exports). During the same period last year, the cumulative sales of the auto maker stood at 54,354 units. Expressing his views on the sales performance, the Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Hyundai India, Rakesh Srivastava was quoted as saying, “In these challenging times of industry de growth, Hyundai has grown in volumes and market share on the strength of a strong product portfolio and customer focus of its channel partners.”
It must be noted that Hyundai Motor India Limited is a wholly owned division of Hyundai Motor Company. Presently, the company has offered nine models across different segments, namely Eon, Santro, i10, i20, Accent, Verna, Elantra, Sonata and Santa Fe. Reportedly, the company has established a fully integrated cutting edge production unit near Chennai, which features advance production, quality and testing potential. Interestingly, Hyundai India has been a critical part of Hyundai Motor Company all over the world. Through India, the auto maker ships its models to almost 120 countries, including EU, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific.