Hyundai Motor has been selling cars in the US since 1986 and selling its heavy trucks in 1998. South Korea's #1 carmaker, Hyundai produces 14 models of cars and minivans, as well as trucks,
buses, and other commercial vehicles. in 1998 acquiring a stake in Kia Motors. Hyundai's exports include the Accent and Sonata, while its Korean models include the Atos subcompact. The company also manufactures
machine tools for factory automation and material-handling equipment.
Hyundai Motor America
10550 Talbert Ave.
Fountain Valley, CA 92728-0850
Toll Free: 800-826-2277
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed
throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 800 dealerships nationwide.
Hyundai Motor Finance provides financing for car buyers and for dealer inventory. The company also operates about 10 water ports and two inland
processing facilities. It opened its first US Hyundai auto-assembly plant in May 2005. The Alabama facility's maximum capacity will be 300,000 vehicles
a year. Hyundai Motor America plans to increase the number of dealerships it serves to 1,000 by 2010. Subsidiary of Hyundai
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC
700 Hyundai Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36105
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA). A subsidiary of Korea's Hyundai Motor, HMMA's plant began construction in 2002. The $1 billion
facility turned out its first car, the Sonata sedan, in mid 2005. The factory includes a stamping facility, paint shop, vehicle assembly shop, and a
two-mile testing track. At full capacity HMMA will produce about 300,000 vehicles per year. Cars and SUVs built by HMMA are distributed throughout
the US by sister company Hyundai Motor America, and they are sold and serviced by more than 650 US Hyundai dealerships.
Hyundai Motor Group (The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group)
226, 1-ga, Sinmunno, Jongno-gu
Seoul, 110-786, South Korea
Phone: +82-2-390-1114 Fax: +82-2-390-1092
The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group is South Korea's largest automobile manufacturer, the second largest automaker in Asia after Toyota and the
world's fifth largest automaker after Toyota, GM, Volkswagen and Ford as of the end of 2009. In 2008, Hyundai ranked the eighth largest auto maker,
without including Kia. It was formed through the purchase of 51% (currently 34.58%) of South Korea's second-largest car company, Kia Motors, by Hyundai Motor Company in 1998.
The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group also refers to the group of affiliated companies interconnected by complex shareholding arrangements, with Hyundai Motor Company regarded as the de facto representative of the
Group. It is the third largest South Korean Chaebol or conglomerate after Samsung Group and LG Group and was previously known as the Hyundai Motor Group.
Hyundai Corporation is Korea's leading general trading house, providing export and import services with a wide variety of products ranging from
ocean-going vessels, plants and machinery, automobiles, steel and chemical products, to electronic products and general commodities. Combining its 29
worldwide offices and prompt and extensive information-gathering capability with advanced trading techniques and financing ability, Hyundai Corporation
produces an optimum solution to its customers' various requirements.
2007 the Hyundai–Kia Automotive Group has emerged as the world´s fifth largest automaker moving up from sixth place in 2006, according to
Automotive News´ 2008 Global Market Data Book published yesterday.
"It´s a proud day for every member of the Group past and present who has contributed to this amazing achievement. While quantitative growth has
been an important objective in the past, our efforts are now focused on qualitative growth in terms of continuous improvement in corporate social
responsibility, profitability, technological innovation and brand power. And we have the momentum to keep on growing," said Hyundai Motor Co. CEO
and Vice Chairman Kim Dong–Jin on the occasion of the Group´s joining the global top five.
The Group has seen remarkable growth in the four decades since Hyundai Motor Co. was founded.
It ranked as the world´s eleventh largest automaker in 1999, the year Hyundai–Kia Chairman Chung Mong–Koo took over the helm as the CEO.
Since then, under Chairman Chung´s leadership, it has moved steadily up the rankings ladder, accelerating its push to globalize operations by building
new manufacturing plants in the United States, China, India, Slovakia, Czech and Russia.
Counting the export sales of 185,114 complete knock–down kits which are assembled by overseas partners, the Group´s 2007 global sales reached
4,146,743 units. Automotive News' methodology excludes CKD sales.