Hyundai Motor India Foundation Pledges Support towards India’s Fight against COVID-19

-Orders COVID-19 Advanced Diagnostic Testing Kits from South Korea

–  The Advanced and Highly Accurate Diagnostic Testing Kits can help serve over 25000 People

– The Advanced Kits to be distributed to Center and State Bodies as per guidelines set by Ministry of Health & State Governments

– Lays Strong Road Map to realize its Global Vision- ‘Progress for Humanity’

 March 28, 2020:  Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) has announced immediate order of COVID-19 Advanced Diagnostic Testing Kits from South Korea. These Advanced kits have a very high level of accuracy and can help serve over 25000 People. Post receiving the shipment the kits will be distributed in consultation with Center and State Governments to the hospitals in affected areas.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai as a responsible and caring brand has always been at the forefront in community services. As part of our global direction – ‘Progress for Humanity’, Hyundai is committed to support the Government of India’s spirited fight against the COVID-19 crisis. Our contribution towards supplies of Advanced Diagnostic testing kits will help over 25000 People.”

“We will continue to monitor the situation closely and support the Indian Government with multi-layered CSR initiatives to bring back normalcy at the earliest.” he added.

Hyundai had also announced initiatives to support customers in these challenging times. Hyundai’s 24X7 roadside assistance will be available for customers to ensure help in case any demanding situation arises. Additionally, customers who were unable to avail vehicle’s Warranty/Extended Warranty/Free Service due to Health Emergency or Dealership shutdown in affected cities, HMIL will offer extended support of 2 months.

HMIL has deployed more than 1000 Doorstep Advantage Bikes /Emergency Road Service cars from Dealers to reach customers for assistance in case of emergency and minor repairs.

About HMIL

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the number one car exporter since inception in India. It currently has 11 car models across segments SANTRO, GRAND i10, GRAND i10 NIOS, ELITE i20, AURA, VENUE, Spirited New VERNA, All New CRETA, ELANTRA, New 2020 TUCSON & KONA Electric. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of advanced production, quality and testing capabilities.

HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 88 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 517 dealers and more than 1,330 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million-dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D centre endeavours to be a centre of excellence in automobile engineering.

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