The excitement of the UEFA European Championship 2016 is building up and adding to the merriment, Hyundai has joined the bandwagon with 361 vehicles. These cars will transport key figures, officials and VIPs around France at the 2016 UEFA EURO. The fleet of cars include the Genesis, the Santa Fe, the Tucson and the i20. The Santa Fe and the i20 are sold in India, whereas the Tucson might be launched sometime soon.
Hyundai will also be in charge of branding 12 national team buses. It has been an official partner of the UEFA for 16 years now and from years 2014 to 2016, Hyundai Motor has provided a total of 428 vehicles for the UEFA. The vehicles were presented at an official vehicle handover ceremony at the St. Denis, Paris as part of Hyundai’s agreement to provide official vehicles for the smooth running of the 2016 UEFA, which will be held from June 10 to July 10, 2016.
Guy-Laurent Epstein UEFA events SA marketing director, at the event said, “Thanks to our partnership with Hyundai Motor going back to 2000, the UEFA European Championship has continued to grow as one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Like us, Hyundai Motor is striving to be the best in what they do, evident in the excellent and reliable fleet of vehicles provided by Hyundai Motor. By maintaining their support of the UEFA European Championship, we hope to help Hyundai Motor drive sales and enhance brand value.”