Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) announced that the 5th generation Verna has received a record initial export order of 10,501 units from the Middle East market.
The Next Gen Verna will be known as the Next Gen Accent for the Middle East markets. HMIL said, this is the single largest order for the new Verna that company has received since inception and a big jump compared to the earlier generations of Verna and Accent.
HMIL 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 the Chennai-based production facility on September 21, 2017. They were given a detailed plant tour, a presentation on the product, its quality parameters and the plant capabilities, which finally culminated with exclusive drive experience of the new Verna.
The new Verna will also be exported to South Africa, other Gulf and Asian countries from the beginning of the year 2018 and will be a shining star in the Hyundai product portfolio across the globe.
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.”
HMIL further said that the Next Gen Verna has received more than 18,600 bookings and more than 1,43,000 inquiries in just 2 months since its launch in India on August 22nd 2017. 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.