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Hyundai Motor Company
Hyeondae Jadongcha Jushik-hwesa
현대 자동차 주식회사
Traded as KRX: 005380, LSEHYUD
Industry Automotive
Founded December 29, 1967
Founder Chung Ju-yung
Area served
Key people
Mong-Koo Chung (Chairman & CEO)
Eui-Sun Chung (Vice-Chairman)
Won-Hee Lee (President)
Products Automobiles, commercial vehicles, engines
Production output
Increase 2,943,529 units (2011)
Revenue Increase US$ 97.40 billion (2011)
Increase US$ 04.70 billion (2011)
Total assets Increase US$ 104.06 billion (2011)
Number of employees
80,000 (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) 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.


SUVs and vans

  • Entourage (Similar to the Kia Sedona)
  • Galloper (Rebadged Mitsubishi Pajero; originally produced by Hyundai Precision Industry)
  • Grace (1st generation was a rebadged Mitsubishi Delica)
  • H-1/H-200/iMax/i800/Libero/Satellite/Starex
  • HD1000 (Minibus/Porter)
  • Porter (1st generation was a rebadged Mitsubishi Delica)
  • Santa Fe
  • Starex/Grand Starex/i800/H-1
  • Terracan
  • Trajet
  • Tucson/JM/ix35
  • Veracruz/ix55

Commercial vehicles

  • 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
  • Chorus
  • County (e-County)
  • Hyundai DQ-7
  • e-Mighty
  • Hyundai FB
  • HD160
  • HD170
  • 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
  • Trago
  • Universe
  • O303 Benz Bus

Concept car

  • HCD-I
  • HCD-II
  • HCD-6
  • HCD-7
  • HCD-8
  • HCD-9 Talus

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