• Developed Gamma engine
    • No.1 Non-Premium Nameplate in J.D. Power’s IQS
    • Launch of new Avante (Elantra)
    • Exports to South America surpass 1 million units
    • Developed V6 diesel S engine
    • Established new Hyundai Motor Europe building
    • Annual sales surpass KRW 1 trillion
    • Total production reaches No. 6 in the world
    • Unveiling of the Hellion, Arnejs, Genus and Talus concept cars
    • Selected as Interbrand’s 100 Best Global Brands for a 2nd consecutive year
    • Official sponsor of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany


    • Established the U.S. proving ground
    • Exports to Africa and the Middle East surpass 1 million units
    • Established the Alabama plant
    • Developed clean Mu V6 engine
    • Debut in Interbrand’s 100 Best Global Brands
    • Established Environmental Technology Research Center
    • Established Hyundai America Technical Center
    • Established Eco-Friendly Vehicle Recycling Center
    • Click is selected as India’s Best Car of 2005
    • Unveiling of New Grandeur and HED-1 at the Geneva International Motor Show
    • Official partner of FIFA from 2007 to 2014
    • Chairman Mong-Koo Chung named Top Automotive CEO in Asia by Automotive↵


    • Launch of Hyundai Motor’s first compact SUV, Tucson (ix35)
    • Production of Delta engine surpasses 1 million units
    • Sonata placed first in J.D. Power’s IQS
    • Cumulative exports surpass 10 million units
    • Developed Theta engine and Lambda engine
    • Official sponsor of the UEFA Euro 2004
    • Joint venture plant for commercial vehicles in China established
    • Chairman Mong-Koo Chung named as the Best CEO of 2004 by Business Week


    • Established the California Design & Technical Center
    • Production of Avante (Elantra) surpasses 2 million units
    • Proclaimed Global Environmental Management
    • Established the Europe Technical Center
    • Established the Namyang Design Center
    • Annual exports surpass 1 million units
    • The world’s first ultra high pressure hydrogen storage system for fuel cell electric vehicles developed


    • Cumulative production at Asan plant surpasses 1 million units
    • Production of Sonata begins in China
    • Launch of Chinese-made Elantra
    • Sonata receives J.D. Power’s APEAL Award
    • Inauguration of the California Design & Technical Center
    • Official sponsor of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea /Japan

Unveiling of the HCD – 7 concept car at the Chicago Auto Show



    • Production of Beta engine surpasses 1 million units
    • Unveiling of Korea’s first fuel cell electric vehicle Santa Fe
    • Established Hyundai European Design Center
    • Launch of Tuscani (Hyundai’s sports coupe), Terracan, and Lavita
    • Santa Fe ranked No.1 in U.S. customer satisfaction survey
    • HMA receives J.D. Power’s Chairman’s Award
    • Unveiling of the HCD – VI concept car at the Chicago Auto Show

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