Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd., responded to the devastating floods in Assam by handing over a cheque of Rs. 1 crore to the Assam Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF).
Mr. Stephen Sudhakar J, Sr. Vice President – Administration, HMIL, and Trustee of Hyundai Motor India Foundation, and Mr. Bedabrata Sharma Bordoloi (Zonal Business Head – East), along with dealer principles of Oja Hyundai, Saraighat Hyundai and Akash Hyundai, met the Assam Chief Minister, Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal, to hand-over the cheque. HMIF is the first automobile philanthrophic foundation to contribute to the fund. Additionally, the dealers of HMIL are extending monetary and material help to the community, to help restore normalcy.
Always at the forefront of lending a helping hand, HMIF has contributed to the CM’s Relief fund of Tamil Nadu in 2015 during the floods and in 2018 during cyclone Gaja, to the CM’s Relief fund of Kerala during the 2018 floods, and to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund in May 2019.
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 eleven car models across segments SANTRO, GRAND i10, ELITE i20, ACTIVE i20, XCENT, VERNA, ELANTRA, VENUE, CRETA, TUCSON and the recently introduced KONA Electric, India’s first fully electric SUV. 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 91 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 494 dealers and more than 1,319 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 center of excellence in automobile engineering.