Hyundai Motor Company
|Traded as||KRX: 005380, LSE: HYUD|
|When it was created||December 29, 1967|
|People who started it||Chung Ju-yung|
|Headquarters||Seoul, South Korea|
|Key people||Seung Seok Yang (CEO)|
|Things made||Automobiles, commercial vehicles, engines|
|Production output||2,943,529 units (2011)|
|Money earned||US$ 97.40 billion (2011)|
|Net income||US$ 4.70 billion (2011)|
|Total assets||US$ 104.06 billion (2011)|
|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. As of 2011, it is the world's fastest growing automaker for two years in a row. In 2008, Hyundai (without Kia) ranked as the eighth largest automaker. 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.
Models[change | change source]
- Hyundai i40
- Click/Getz/Getz Prime/TB
- i30/i30cw/Elantra Touring
- Santamo (Rebadged Mitsubishi Chariot; originally produced by Hyundai Precision Industry)
- Grandeur/Azera/XG (Originally a joint project of Hyundai and Mitsubishi)
- Genesis (soon to be spun off as a standalone marque)
- Equus/Centennial (Originally a joint project of Hyundai and Mitsubishi)
- Genesis Coupe
- Hyundai Getz
SUVs and vans[change | change source]
- Entourage (Similar to the Kia Sedona)
- Galloper (Rebadged Mitsubishi Pajero; originally produced by Hyundai Precision Industry)
- Grace (1st generation was a rebadged Mitsubishi Delica)
- HD1000 (Minibus/Porter)
- Porter (1st generation was a rebadged Mitsubishi Delica)
- Santa Fe
- Starex/Grand Starex/i800/H-1
Commercial vehicles[change | change source]
- HM 1620 urban bus
- HM 1630 suburban bus
- Hyundai 4.5 to 5-ton truck (Rebadged Mitsubishi Fuso Fighter)
- Hyundai 8 to 25-ton truck (Rebadged Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great)
- Aero (Rebadged Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Bus)
- Aero City
- Aero Town (e-Aero Town)
- Bison & 3ton Truck
- County (e-County)
- Hyundai DQ-7
- Hyundai FB
- Mega Truck
- New Power Truck
- Nova (made by Ghabbour Group in Egypt)
- Mighty (Rebadged Mitsubishi Fuso Canter)
- Mighty II
- Hyundai RB
- Super Truck Medium
- Super Truck
- O303 Benz Bus
Concept car[change | change source]
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