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History of Hyundai Motor Company since 1967 until now.


2018-2023          2013-2017          2011-2012           2009-2010           2007-2008         2001-2006         1967-2000





  • Participated in CES 2017 discussions regarding trends in future mobility.
  • Established Smart Safety Technology center for production of autonomous cars.
  • Launched IONIQ Plug-in.
  • Unveiled Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Concept.
  • Launched Sonata face-lift model.



  • Launched IONIQ eco-friendly hybrid car model.
  • Introduction Project IONIQ Future mobility innovation program.
  • Launched Genesis EQ900 limousine.
  • Introduced development strategy for connected cars.
  • Annonced collaboration with Cisco to develop connected cars.
  • Provided official vehicles for EURO 2016.
  • Began sales of Genesis G80 car model.
  • Opened Hyudai Motorstudio Hanam.
  • Five models ranked first in customer satisfaction surveys in China.
  • Ranked thirty-fifth in Interbrand’s ranking of global brands.
  • Completed construction of plant in Cangzhou, China.
  • Launched Genesis G80 sports car.
  • Signed agreement for construction of big data center in Guizhou Province, China.
  • Total number of exports over forty-year period reached 23,630,000 in 2016.
  • IONIQ received Five-star safety rating from European New Car Assessment Program.
  • 1.4L turbocharged DOHC 4-cylinder motor named to Wards 10 Best Engines list.
  • IONIQ EV car model underwent daytime and night-time test driving trials in Las Vegas.


  • Unveilling of Sonata Plug-in Hybrid.
  • Established Hyundai Motorstudio Moscow
  • Participation of i20 in the WRC, achieving 2nd place in the Rally Sweden
  • Launch of Sonata Turbo
  • Launch of All-new Tucson
  • Launch of mid-duty truck, All-new Mighty
  • Demonstration of zero emission fuel cell electric bus
  • Cumulative production by HMI surpasses 6 million units
  • Launch of All-new Elantra
  • Unveiling of High-Performance ‘N’ at Frankfurt Motor Show
  • Cumulative sales in the U.S. surpass 10 million units
  • Cumulative production in Russia surpasses 1 million units
  • Launch of global luxury brand ‘Genesis’
  • Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid named to Wards 10 Best Engines
  • Launch of Genesis G90


  • All-new Genesis wins the 2014 iF Design Award
  • All-new Genesis and i10 win the Red Dot Design Award
  • Unveiling of HED-9 Intrado at the Geneva International Motor Show
  • Launch of the All-new Sonata
  • All-new Genesis wins the highest safety score in NHTSA history
  • Established Hyundai Motorstudio Seoul
  • Official sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
  • Cumulative production by HAOS surpasses 1 million units
  • Participation of i20 in the WRC, achieving 1st place in Rally Deutschland
  • Unveiling of new i20 for Europe
  • Official sponsor of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games
  • Selected as one of the top 40 Global Brands
  • Cumulative global sales of Avante (Elantra) surpass 10 million units
  • Genesis ranked highest in the Residual Value Awards in the U.S.
  • i20 awarded ‘Indian Car of the Year’
  • Launch of new Sonata Hybrid
  • Tucson (ix35) Fuel Cell engine named ‘10 Best Engines Winners’ by Ward’s Auto





  • World Rally Championship (WRC) Team launched
  • Launch of Grandeur Hybrid
  • No.2 in Autobild’s (Germany) 2013 Quality Satisfaction Report
  • i10 awarded Indian Car of the Year 2014
  • Beijing Hyundai sales in China surpass 1 million units / year
  • Launch of All-new Genesis
  • Two Hyundai models ranked highest in the Residual Value Awards in the U.S.
  • Ranked Most Valuable Car Brand in the U.S.
  • Launch of New i20 at the International Automobile Ausstellung
  • ix35 (Tucson) fuel cell electric vehicles supplied to the City of Copenhagen
  • Hyundai’s Centennial named Best Luxury Full-Sized Car for 2 years in a row
  • Genesis ranked No.1 in Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (Auto Pacific) – Aspirational Luxury Car in the U.S.
  • Launch of MISTRA at the 2013 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition
  • Sonata ranked Most Dependable Midsize Car in the U.S.
  • World’s 1st mass production of ix35 (Tucson) fuel cell electric vehicles
  • Santa Fe selected as the 2013 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year
  • Unveiling of HCD-14, premium sports sedan concept car at the North American International Auto Show
  • Unveiling of HND-6, next generation smart car concept car at the CES
  • Named No.1 brand and No.1 car in 4 vehicle categories (Equus, Genesis Coupe, etc.) in Strategic Vision’s
  • Total Value Awards
  • Launch of Maxcruz
  • Cumulative sales in the U.S. surpass 8 million units
  • Launch of Hyundai Motorsport
  • Unveiling of electronically controlled AWD HTRAC
  • Cumulative production by HMI surpass 5 million units