Hyundai Motor India installs Chennai’s first 180 kW DC fast charging station

Hyundai Motor India installs Chennai’s first 180 kW DC fast charging station

HMIL aims to set up 100 fast public charging stations in Tamil Nadu.


Mumbai: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) announced the inauguration of its first 180 kW DC fast public electric-powered vehicles (EV) charging station in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, comprising of 150 kW & 30 kW connectors. As part of HMIL’s commitment to Tamil Nadu, it is the only fast public EV charging station currently installed in Chennai and is a first of HMIL’s target of installing a total of 100 fast public EV charging stations at key highways and cities across Tamil Nadu.

Commenting on the installation of first fast charging station in Chennai, HMIL executive director - corporate planning Jae Wan Ryu said, "Tamil Nadu is home for Hyundai Motor India Ltd, and we have been committed to Tamil Nadu since our inception. As we celebrate 28 years of HMIL in India, we are delighted to inaugurate our first-ever 180 kW fast public charging station in Chennai. In line with Hyundai’s vision of ‘Progress for Humanity’, we aim to enhance convenience of all EV users, and hence our charging stations can be utilized by any four-wheeler EV user. HMIL envisages to install 100 charging stations across Tamil Nadu, to enhance the EV ecosystem and motivate more customers towards EV adoption across the state.”

All EV customers stand to benefit from a quick charging experience with HMIL’s public 180 kW DC fast charging station. EV owners can access the charging facility on HMIL’s own charger management system in the myHyundai App, for easy location, navigation and pre-booking of charging slots, making digital payments and remote charging status monitoring. In addition to the fast public charging station, more than 170 of the charging points currently available in Tamil Nadu are mapped in the “EV Charge” section of myHyundai app for customer convenience. This app is open and accessible to all Hyundai as well as non-Hyundai EV users.

The charging station has been strategically installed in the heart of Chennai and is located at the Spencer Plaza Mall, Anna Salai, Thousand Lights - Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The charging station is installed in close vicinity to customer amenities like coffee shops, restaurants and shopping avenues, to further induce customer delight while charging their electric vehicles.