Hyundai India has made Chennai its manufacturing and export hub for small cars.
The i10 and i20 models are manufactured only in Chennai and exported to the world.
Chennai is Hyundai's largest base outside Korea.
On the auto components sides, more than 350 auto component suppliers are located in the state, accounting for over 35 per cent of India's production capacity.
Some of the big names include Visteon, Delphi, Robert Bosch, Lear, Hwashin, Motherson, Unipress, Valeo, Mando and many more have large manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu.
Three Chennai-based industrial groups - TVS, Rane and Amalgamations - constitute more than 25 per cent of India's components production.