Hyundai Motor ties up with KidZania

Last Updated: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 11:40 hrs

Mumbai, Aug 22 (IBNS) Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country's largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, on Thursday announced its partnership with KidZania India, an indoor theme that engages children through real life roleplay.

Under this agreement, Hyundai will establish the first Kids Driving School in KidZania Mumbai, targeting the age group of 4-14 years.

Hyundai's partnership with KidZania Mumbai includes the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV), Car Dealership & Driving Street.

The partnership will empower future drivers of India through an authentic driving experience.

As a part of its youth engagement program, Hyundai aims to provide first-of- its kind driving programme that will allow kids to learn the responsibilities of driving as well as road and traffic safety guidelines.

If they pass their driving test they will be given a license that is valid in KidZania and can be used to drive battery operated vehicles at the Hyundai driving street.

As the Hyundai Car Dealership kids can become an auto sales consultant, or a car designer.

All these initiatives will offer an experiential learning and make kids enact different roles in a practical and active environment of experiences in the automobile industry.

Nalin Kapoor- Sr. General Manager & Group Head Marketing, commented, "As a responsible corporate we want to emphasis on the importance of safe driving, and through this innovative marketing platform we will communicate the message of safe driving to all the children."

Viraj Jit Singh Chief Marketing Officer KidZania India, commented, "The Hyundai DMV Road safety program at KidZania Mumbai will through the use of top of the line simulators empower the next generation of drivers in India with road-etiquette, social responsibility and know-how of traffic rules."

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