Hyundai to show ‘global products’ at Auto Expo 2016 – Report


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Hyundai plans to launch two models in India each year.

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) will showcase ‘global products’ at the Auto Expo 2016, scheduled to take place in the first week of February 2016. Speaking to the Hindu BusinessLine, Bo Shin Seo, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HMIL, said that these products will be “less [of] India-specific”.

Hyundai Genesis at Autocar Performance Show 2015 front
Products like the Genesis are ‘under consideration’ according to sources, though a launch is uncertain.

He added that HMIL will have a big line-up of products at the show, which will also showcase the design and technology of the brand. He stated that the company was undecided on showcasing the future MPV at the biennial event.

At the global scale, Hyundai has products such as the three-door i20, the Veloster, the i30 range, the all-new Sonata and the premium Genesis which are unavailable to Indian buyers. The South Korean manufacturer also has the new Tucson, which was revealed this year at the Geneva Motor Show.

2016 Hyundai Tucson front quarter at the 2015 Chengdu Motor Show
According to reports, HMIL will launch an SUV based on the new Tucson’s platform by the end of this decade.

The Genesis was showcased in India last year, and a few units are even used by the company internally. Sources say that the Genesis is under consideration for India, though a launch timeframe remains uncertain.

HMIL states that it will launch at least two new products in India each year.

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[Source – BusinessLine]

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