Thiruvananthapuram: Hyundai has deployed a special task force to support its flood-affected customers in Kerala. As part of the task force, the carmaker has stationed a dedicated emergency road service team along with 38 flatbed trucks and 32 towing trucks to assist its customers. Over 100 technicians are said to be assigned to work round the clock to get the affected vehicles back on roads. Customers can also dial a toll-free number mentioned below to intimate Hyundai service executives for assistance and instructions on getting their cars to service stations.

Hyundai will also offer special discounts on parts and lubricants for flood-affected cars along with a 50 percent discount on depreciation of insurance claims. Moreover, to help the flood affected, Hyundai has also contributed Rs 1 crore towards Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF).

Senior executives of the company, Mr. Stephen Sudhakar J, Sr. Vice President and Mr. Y.S. Chang, Sr. GM (South Zone-Business Head) met the Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan at the secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, on behalf of Mr. Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India, to hand over the cheque of Rs 1 Crore towards the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF).

On relief efforts for vehicle owners in Kerala, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO Hyundai Motor India said, “Hyundai as a responsible corporate citizen has ramped up its service support to customers in Kerala. This contribution is Hyundai’s way of expressing solidarity with the people of Kerala, as they rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the recent devastating floods. With the vision of being lifetime partners of our customers, we will continue to extend support to further strengthen our efforts to create on ground impact.”

Hyundai is not the only carmaker to come to the aid of Kerala. Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have also launched similar initiatives for their customers in the state.

Source: CarDekho

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