Hyundai Motor Company

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Hyundai Motor Company
Hyeondae Jadongcha Jushik-hwesa
현대 자동차 주식회사
Company typePublic
KRX: 005380, LSEHYUD
FoundedDecember 29, 1967
FounderChung Ju-yung
Area served
Key people
Mong-Koo Chung (Chairman & CEO)
Eui-Sun Chung (Vice-Chairman)
Won-Hee Lee (President)
ProductsAutomobiles, commercial vehicles, engines
Production output
Increase 2,943,529 units (2011)
RevenueIncrease US$ 97.40 billion (2011)[1]
Increase US$ 04.70 billion (2011)[1]
Total assetsIncrease US$ 104.06 billion (2011)[1]
Number of employees
80,000 (2011)[1]
ParentHyundai 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, Lexus, Acura etc.

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