The carmaker has plans of expanding its production capacity from 7 Lakh units to 7.50 lakh Units in 2019 by Smart Engineering!
India’s second largest car maker and the largest car exporter Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has now announced its state of the art manufacturing facility at Sriperumbudur to be ‘Future Ready’, ie, all equipped to meet the revised Safety and Emission Norms well, in advance before its mandatory industry implementation in 2019.
The Hyundai Mega Manufacturing Plant boasts of Futuristic Technologies to carry out the production process. Recently the Hyundai plant had achieved the milestone of rolling out the fastest 8 millionth car in India.
Spread across a stretch of 535 acres , the plant is equipped with over 590 Generation 4 Robots, Quality and Testing Capabilities along with Flexible Engine Plants to cater to the needs of India as well as the global Market and currently runs at almost 100% Capacity Utilization.
The car maker also has plans to boost the present Production capacity of 7 Lakh Units to over 7.50 lakh Units by 2019, solely through Value Engineering and without any future investment.
The plant, at present, is capable of meeting the BS VI technology and Car and Pedestrian Safety Norms and Hyundai is now offering airbags and ABS as standard on all models.
In compliance with the Government of India’s vision of bringing out electric vehicles in India, the Hyundai Smart Plant is now gearing up to produce electric vehicles locally.
Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. had the following to tell the media – “The Hyundai Motor Future ready Plant is a true expression of Manufacturing Excellence. Our journey in India started with SANTRO equipped with Multi-point Fuel Injection and Bharat Stage – II technologies, the first in the industry and today through our Smart and Value engineering we have been producing the most Iconic and awarded cars from our Plant. As a young and dynamic brand, Hyundai has implemented Smart Manufacturing 4.0 Practices with focus on Digitalization, Big Data and Data Analytics to produce superior and Zero Defect Cars with Robust and Fool-Proof Quality Checks and Assurance Systems. At our plant, the seamless synergy between human intelligence and precision of machines is a combination of science and arts to create the finest cars that are loved by the customers across the world. “
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