COVID-19: Hyundai Motor India suspended its Chennai factory for an indefinite period

Looking at the safety and health of its employees, customers and business partners from Coronavirus, India‘s leading automaker Hyundai Motor India has announced plans to suspend its operation at the Chennai facility for an indefinite period.

In a statement issued, HMIL said, “Hyundai Motor India Ltd will be taking a preventive counter-measure of suspending its manufacturing operations at the Chennai facility from Monday, 23rd March till the further notice to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.”

“We will await further notifications from the state government to resume the plant operations,” the statement reads.

Further, adding to the statement, HMIL said, “As part of the safety initiative, over 1,000 doorstep advantage bikes and emergency road service cars will be provided with any assistance to customers.”