Hyundai Automotive South Africa’s business automobile vary has obtained a wholesome injection with the launch of the brand new Mighty EX8 truck, boasting a number of new options and an industry-leading manufacturing facility guarantee that makes it a formidable contender in its market phase.
The brand new hyundai ex8 – a successor of the earlier HD truck – stems from a protracted, proud and profitable custom of constructing aggressive business automobiles with notable strengths in Korea, the remainder of Asia and the Center East. That focus can be transferring to Africa, with the ensuing enlargement of Hyundai ‘s Business Autos to proper hand drive key markets of which South Africa is one.
The Mighty EX8, which is assembled at Hyundai Automotive SA’s business automobile manufacturing facility in Apex, Benoni, joins the ever-popular H100 (additionally known as our “Bakkie”) and the H1 panel van in Hyundai Automotive SA’s business automobile vary.
Research are additionally underway with the goal of introducing varied different new fashions, such because the bigger H350 bus and panel van, in addition to computerized transmissions for the medium truck.
“Hyundai’s addition of the EX8 truck to the native business vary is the start of thrilling new developments. It’s supported by Hyundai Automotive South Africa’s business community that consists of 40 gross sales sellers and 37 servicing sellers unfold all through the nation, in addition to Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia and Zimbabwe. This ensures that our footprint covers all the foremost routes travelled by our clients,” says Wade Griffin, business automobile director at Hyundai Automotive South Africa.
“It additionally comes at a time after we at Hyundai are very optimistic robust enhance in gross sales of business automobiles is sure to occur over the subsequent 5 years as a consequence of renewed hope within the change of political management, and the prospects for a return to a wholesome GDP progress,” says Griffin.
Hyundai’s meeting plant on the East Rand in Gauteng began in 2014 and is now totally operational, assembling the EX8 and the H100 Bakkie. The plant has an land space of 32 000 m2 , with 19000 m2 underneath roof. The meeting plant is at present manned to supply over 400 models of the H100 and EX8 vehicles per thirty days.
Hyundai Automotive SA’s Business Car Division has its personal truck physique builder on website in Benoni that produces a number of customary and customised choices in accordance with the shoppers specs. This embody van our bodies; dropsides; tippers; tautliners; trailers; and H100 tipper conversions. The truck physique builder additionally does every kind of restore work for patrons.
“Hyundai’s mission is to associate with clients to assist them construct their companies by providing them good high quality business automobiles that’s fitted to its particular function. We provide automobiles which might be sturdy and fairly priced, with beneficiant warranties for peace of thoughts and low value of possession,” says Griffin.
“We even have what we name educated transport resolution consultants who will be sure that we provide the suitable automobile to get the most effective return for your corporation.”
It’s towards this background that the EX8 Mighty is launched to the South African market, with the varied choices and new, sensible options that the brand new truck gives.
Extra spacious cabin, higher consolation and visibility
In comparison with its predecessor, the EX8 Mighty’s inside house has been elevated from 2,9 m² to three,5 m², and there has additionally been a rise in space for storing for driver and passengers to 11,eight litres.
Visibility from contained in the cabin has been tremendously improved by rising the windshield dimension – an necessary function, as a result of higher visibility ensures safer driving. The windshield top has elevated by 20 mm, and width by 70 mm. Furthermor the sprint has been lowered by 80 mm, permitting an elevated visibility angle of two,2 levels.
Inside house has been enhanced by rising the inside cabin top to 1 490 mm. The steering column now has forward-backward adjustment of 60 mm, in addition to top adjustment of 76 mm – an altogether new function that permits the driving force to set probably the most snug and most secure driving place.