Hyundai Starts a Green Drive this World Environment Day

Free Emission Check, Dry Wash and AC Check-up for Hyundai Cars
Digital campaign - #DontBeAnIdler to encourage customers to save fuel and reduce ‘Air pollution’

CHENNAI, June 05, 2019: Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s first Smart Mobility Solutions Company and largest exporter since inception announced initiatives driving customer focus towards ‘Air Pollution’ and ‘Water Conservation’ on ‘World Environment Day 2019’.

Hyundai Starts a Green Drive this World Environment Day
The Environment Camps across all Hyundai Service Centres will be organized in line with its commitment to sustainable social development and preservation of the environment. The key components of the camp will entail the following benefits:

Free Emission Check-up for all visiting vehicles
Free AC Check-up for clean cabin Air
Free Dry Wash
PUC check-up at select service centres
Customer Education about regular maintenance of vehicles at authorized service centres

Commenting on the initiatives, Mr. S Punnaivanam, Vice President – Customer Care, Hyundai Motor India said,“Being a socially responsible and caring brand, Hyundai is committed to uphold its promise of creating a significant difference to the Environment. We adopt eco-friendly initiatives across all processes at workshop and dealerships at a Pan India level. A digital campaign- #DontBeAnIdler on air pollution urging customers to switch off the engine, while waiting at traffic signals will be key to drive behavioural change across the masses.”

In addition to this, HMIL inducted all its 494 Hyundai Dealerships and 1319 Service Workshops to ensure healthy workshop environment practices for its staff such as technicians to wear masks while paint jobs, air filter cleaning, etc and reduce usage of Non-Biodegradable plastic and encourage use of jute, cloth and biodegradable bags at workshops.

Hyundai encourages its valuable customers to opt dry wash for their Hyundai car during service thereby saving approx.120 litres per car. In 2017, Hyundai launched a 45 days campaign – ‘Save Water, Share Water’ across India thus saving 40 lakhs litres of Water through Dry wash and distributed the same amount of drinking water in drought affected areas in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.  Hyundai has introduced these initiatives to conserve water, control pollution and conserve energy across its network.

To ensure sustainable practices throughout the year, HMIL plant spread across 535 acres follows eco-friendly processes in order to conserve resources and reduce consumption. HMIL recently planted the One Millionth Tree at the facility and maintain Zero discharge policy with 100% recycling of water and follow Rainwater harvesting. The area is covered with a 56-acre Green Belt inside the plant with flora and fauna.

About HMIL

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is the second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception in India. It currently has ten car models across segments SANTRO, GRAND i10, ELITE i20, ACTIVE i20, XCENT, VERNA, ELANTRA, VENUE, CRETA & TUCSON. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts 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