Hyundai Motor India announced that it has received a record initial export order of 10,501 units for the Next Gen Verna from the Middle East market. Known as the Accent in the Middle East markets, the new Verna will be exported to the Middle East from India. This is the single largest order for the Verna that the company has received compared to the earlier generations of the car.
Hyundai had invited 33 distributors from the Middle East (including Saudi Arabia, Oman and UAE) and other Asian countries (like Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka etc.), to its production facility in Chennai in September this year where they got to witness the plant as also drive the car.
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Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO- Hyundai Motor India Limited said, "The Next Gen Verna has received overwhelming response from domestic and export markets. We are very happy and proud to receive such a large single export order within one month of showcasing the product to the distributors from overseas markets. It is in perfect harmony with Hyundai’s commitment of ‘Make in India, for the world’ and also is in line with the Indian Government’s ‘Make in India’ Vision."
The new-gen Verna will also be exported to South Africa, other Gulf and Asian countries from the beginning of the year 2018. It has received great response from the domestic markets as well with more than 18,600 bookings since its launch in August this year. These additional new orders will be shipped in December 2017, along with the delivery of 20,000 units by end-December 2017 in the domestic market at a special introductory price, as committed during the product launch.