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Hyundai Indian output exceeds 8 mln units in 19 years

All Headlines 08:52 June 12, 2018

SEOUL, June 12 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. said Tuesday the number of vehicles produced at its plant in India exceeded 8 million units in total.

Hyundai's plant in Chennai began operation in September 1998.

The production line has become the carmaker's second overseas operation to have churned out more than 8 million vehicles after Hyundai's plant in China, the company said in a statement.

Of the 8 million autos, 5.3 million were sold in the Indian market and 2.7 million were exported to Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, South Korea's No. 1 automaker said.

In this photo taken March 26, 2016, Indian employees work at the assembly line of Hyundai Motor's plant in Chennai. (Yonhap)

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