Hyundai Motor India on Sunday stated it stands sturdy on its ethos of respecting nationalism following a backlash in social media after a vendor of Hyundai in Pakistan posted a message supporting separatists in Kashmir.
A Twitter account of a Hyundai vendor in Pakistan with deal with @hyundaiPakistanOfficial had posted a message supporting ‘Kashmir Solidarity’ day, supporting what it referred to as as “wrestle for freedom”.
Following it, #BoycottHyundai trended on Twitter in India with many individuals asking to cease shopping for the corporate’s merchandise within the nation.
Reacting to the developments, Hyundai Motors India put out a message on social media reiterating its dedication to the Indian market.
“Hyundai MotorIndia has been dedicated to the Indian marketplace for greater than 25 years now and we stand firmly for our sturdy ethos of respecting nationalism,” it stated.
The corporate additional stated, “The unsolicited social media publish linking Hyundai Motor India is offending our unparalleled dedication and repair to this nice nation.”
Reiterating that India is second residence to the Hyundai model, the corporate stated, “We’ve a zero-tolerance coverage in direction of insensitive communication and we strongly condemn any such view.”
Hyundai Motor India additional stated, “As a part of our dedication to India, we’ll proceed our efforts in direction of the betterment of the nation in addition to its residents.”
Hyundai Motor India is the second-largest carmaker within the nation after Maruti Suzuki India. It at the moment sells 12 fashions together with Creta and Venue within the home market.
In December final 12 months, the automaker introduced plans to speculate round Rs 4,000 crore to drive in round six electrical automobiles in India by 2028.
The corporate is planning to roll out a mixture of fashions based mostly on its current vary in addition to fully new automobiles based mostly on its international platform ‘E-GMP’ over the following few years.
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Firm is current in over 200 international locations with greater than 120,000 staff.
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