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Hyundai Motor India Ltd receives EEPC award for exports Print E-mail
Written by James   
Tuesday, 01 September 2009
Mumbai: Hyundai Motor India Ltd.,which accounts for roughly 68% of total passenger car exports from India, won the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC)'s Gold Trophy in the 'Large Enterprises' category for the year 2007-08.

"This accreditation also displays our dedication and our resolve to make India the global hub for manufacture and export of small cars. We will continue to increase our footprints across different markets and ensure that Made in India cars are driven in all corners of the world," said H. S. Lheem, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor India Ltd.

HMIL is aiming to increase its export levels and enhance its presence in Europe as well as non-European markets. In the first half of 2009, Hyundai so far has exported close to 170,000 units ( till August) and plans to close the year at around 300,000 units and recently it has added 42 new non-European countries as its export destinations.

"For the past three years, EEPC has been recognising our accomplishments and awarding us for excellence in exports. I am delighted and honoured to receive this prestigious award as it showcases our relentless hard work and commitment over the years," he said.

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Shri Anand Sharma presented the award to the H. S. Lheem, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, at a function organized recently in Mumbai by the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC).

HMIL started exporting with a batch of 20 cars to neighbouring Nepal in the year 1999 and in less than a period of ten years it has increased its export market to span over 100 countries across continents. HMIL, currently exports the i10, i20 and the Accent.

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