Chennai, January 23, 2024 – Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has unveiled the extraordinary transformation of the new Hyundai Creta, turning raw metal into a technological marvel. This journey, taking place in their Sriperumbudur facility in Tamil Nadu, showcases a blend of Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design and cutting-edge technology, resulting in the creation of the ‘Ultimate Superstar SUV’.
Robo-Crafted Road Warrior: The Hyundai Creta’s Manufacturing Marvel
The new Creta’s metamorphosis involves advanced Industry 4.0 Automation and Smart Manufacturing techniques. Gopala Krishnan C.S., Hyundai Motor India Ltd.’s Chief Manufacturing Officer, explains, “Our goal is to deliver smarter, safer mobility solutions. The new Creta is a symbol of this, combining innovative technology, enhanced safety, and a robust structure to become the Undisputed Ultimate SUV.”
Advanced Body Strength: The Creta’s Ironclad Integrity
The Creta’s robust bodyshell, a fusion of high strength and galvanized steel, is the epitome of durability and anti-corrosive prowess. This exo-skeleton reinforces key joints, ensuring a safer ride. The vehicle’s body is sculpted using a sophisticated weld management system and confirmed for precision with state-of-the-art measuring tools.
Rigorous Testing: The Heart of the Hyundai Creta
Performance is key for the new Creta, which offers dynamic powertrains including the 1.5l Gamma MPi, 1.5l U2 CRDI, and Kappa 1.5l Turbo GDI. These engines are meticulously tested on eco-friendly cold test benches and monitored using advanced systems, ensuring endurance and quality.
Superior Quality & Safety: The Creta’s Meticulous Checks
The Creta comes equipped with advanced Level 2 ADAS features, calibrated using an automated system for seamless integration and improved safety. Hyundai’s Integrated Vehicle Inspection System confirms the torque values in real-time, while the Automated Diagnostic System ensures the advanced electronic features are up to mark.
Final Act: The Road Test
In its final act of manufacturing excellence, the new Creta undergoes a rigorous road test on 15 different drive tracks, simulating various road conditions. This ensures that each Creta is not just a vehicle, but a testament to Hyundai’s commitment to quality, safety, and technological advancement.