Hyundai Motor India achieved a growth of 14.1 per cent in the domestic market in September 2006, selling 16,415 vehicles during the month. Hyundai's cumulative sales during the month were 26,492 units a growth of 11.5 per cent, over September '05.
Overseas sales in September stood at 10,077 units, a growth of 7.5 per cent over the same month in the previous year. Hyundai Verna, launched in the last week of September 2006, has sold 2,043 units in the first five days. The segment-wise cumulative sales in September 2006 are: A2 segment: 22,409 units, A3 segment: 3,887 units, A4 segment: 147 units, A5 segment: 22 units, SUV segment: 27 units.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea and is the second largest car manufacturer in India. It presently markets 35 variants of passenger cars in six segments - Santro in the B segment, Getz in the B+ segment, Accent and Verna in the C segment, Elantra in the D segment, Sonata Embera in the E segment and the Tucson in the SUV segment. The company recorded combined sales of 252,851 during calendar year 2005, with a growth of 17.26 per cent over 2004. It is the largest exporter of passenger cars with exports of over Rs1,800 crore.