Hyundai Motor Company

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Hyundai Motor Company
Hyeondae Jadongcha Jushik-hwesa
현대 자동차 주식회사
Type Public
Traded as KRX: 005380, LSEHYUD
Industry Automotive
When it was created December 29, 1967
People who started it Chung Ju-yung
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Area served Worldwide
Key people Mong-Koo Chung (Chairman & CEO)
Eui-Sun Chung (Vice-Chairman)
Won-Hee Lee (President)
Things made Automobiles, commercial vehicles, engines
Production output Increase 2,943,529 units (2011)
Money earned Increase US$ 97.40 billion (2011)[1]
Net income Increase US$ 04.70 billion (2011)[1]
Total assets Increase US$ 104.06 billion (2011)[1]
Employees 80,000 (2011)[1]
Parent Hyundai Motor Group

Hyundai Motor Company (Hangul : 현대 자동차 주식회사; Hanj : 現代自動車株式會社; Korean: 현대, Hyŏndae, hjə́ːndɛ) is a Korean car company. It is based in Seoul, South Korea. Along with Kia, it makes up the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. The group is the world's fourth largest maker of cars as of 2009.[2] As of 2011, it is the world's fastest growing automaker for two years in a row.[3][4][5] In 2008, Hyundai (without Kia) ranked as the eighth largest automaker.[6] In 2010, Hyundai sold over 3.6 million vehicles worldwide. In 2015 Hyundai announced it would spin-off its Genesis car as a separate luxury brand, that will compete with other luxury brands like Buick, Lexxus, Acura etc.

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  2. "World Ranking of Manufacturers 2009 by production". OICA.
  3. "Hyundai Fastest Growing Car Brand Two Years Running". Digital Journal. 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2011-10-10.
  4. "Global auto industry realigns". The Detroit News. 2009-06-11. Retrieved 2009-09-16.
  5. "/ Columnists / David Pilling – South Korea is no longer the underdog". Financial Times. 2010-02-24. Retrieved 2010-12-17.
  6. "World Ranking of Manufacturers 2008 by production" (PDF). OICA.
  7. "Automotive Engineering International Online: Global Vehicle Development: Part III Asia". Retrieved 2010-12-17.