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이전 다음 2019 ~ 2000

2002

August, Hyunda-Kia Motors | CEO Jung Mong Goo suggests a 21st century vision and management for Hyundai-Kia Motors
History, 2002
Jan
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo proposes management policies for 2002-Internal Stability, Quality Management, Global Customer Satisfaction
Training and fostering of Global Experts in 6 Key Areas
Hyundai Motor Company
Strategic alliance with the U,S, Fuel cells specialist firm
Launch of Hyundai Starex diesel model
Hyundai Porter exceeds one million units in domestic sales in shortest record time
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of Kia Carnival/Sedona Common Rail
Starts the operation of overseas real-time orders and sales
Kia Carnival/Sedona ranked 1st in sales in the Australian Minivan market
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant starts TWB materials commercial production
Technology Introduction Agreement with Japanese Kawasaki Steel Company regarding GA steel sheets for automobile cover panels
Hyundai MOBIS
Relocation of headquarter office to Gye-dong HQ Building
Hyundai Capital
Releases the Just Drive II product
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai M-card, Kia Noblesse card
Hyundai ROTEM
Company name change to Hyundai ROTEM Co. Ltd., (previously, Korea Rolling Stock Corporation)
Takeover of MOBIS Defense System/Plant Business
ISO 14001 Environment re-certification
Hyundai AutoEver
Operation of INI Steel SM
Feb
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of a concept car, Hyundai HCD-7 model at the Chicago Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Carnival/Sedona receives 5 stars in the North American Safety Test
Kia Carnival/Sedona receives 5 stars in crash tests by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(5 Star Safety Ratings)
Kia Carnival/Sedona selected as best value product by the UK’s Top Gear
First unveiling of Kia Sorento R at the Chicago Motor Show
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant conducts New Spirit 2002 movement
Takeover of Seojin Industries’ Ewha Plant
Hyundai Transys
Technology Support Agreement with Japanese Jatco
Mar
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Memorandum of Understanding Agreement with US Quantum Technologies for next generation hydrogen storage system development
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of a world car, Hyundai Getz at the Geneva Motor Show
Launch of a luxury full-size sedan, Hyundai New Azera XG
Entry into Malaysian People’s car market
Starts construction of European branch
Starts construction of the Auto Parts Logistics Center of US branch and Mid-west Office new building construction
KIA Motors Corporation
Q Service designatedas a new service brand
KD Business expansion in Ecuador
Launch of a new minivan, Kia Carens II
Full-scale advancement in Chinese passenger car market
Hyundai HYSCO
Rise in Corporate credit rating
BNG STEEL
Company name changed to BNG Steel Co. Ltd., (previously, Sammi Steel Co. Ltd.)
Hyundai MOBIS
Establishment of MOBIS Collaboration Committee
Implements a ralley for quality management
Hyundai KEFICO
Acceleration sensor awarded the Jang Young Shil Award
Apr
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Azera XG is well receivedby US Automobile Journal
Avante assembly production begins in Venezuela
Starts construction of Alabama Plant in the U.S.
6,000 units of Hyundai Verna exported to Libyan government
Asan Plant exceeds one million units in production
Agreement with Chinese Beijing Railway Company for the establishment of a Joint Venture Plant
KIA Motors Corporation
Automobile production exceeds10 million units
Hyundai WIA
The 2nd In-House Machine Tools Exhibition
Incorporation into Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai ROTEM
Development of Transfer press Remote Supervisory System
Releases the first Korean made train for KTX Gyeongbu High Speed Rail
May
Hyundai Motor Group
Launch of Hyundai Motor Group Automotive Parts Industry Development Council
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Hosts the Quality Worldcup for Suppliers, Subcontractors and Vendors
Hyundai Motor Company
Wins Pacific Basic Economic Council Environment Award
Launch of a new concept small car designed for export, Getz
2002 World Cup Football Victory Wish Tour Finale Event
Signing for the Establishment of a Joint Factory with Beijing Train Company, China
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of a mid-sized sedan, Kia Regal
Korea Value Management Grand Prize Award
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant, Records Global premium quality cold-rolled products yielding percentage
Started mass production of TWB products for Verna line
Inauguration to promote 6 Sigma Management Innovation Movement
Hyundai MOBIS
MOBIS Quality Academy opened
Technology Collaboration Agreement with Siemens regarding integrated electronic modules for automobiles
Hyundai Capital
Launch of a loan card exclusively for women
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai-Auto Insurance Card
Jun
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Hyundai-Kia Motors records highest IQS improvement rate
Hyundai Motor Company
Small commercial vehicles exceeds 2 million units in sales
Theta engine, transfer of manufacturing technology to overseas
Hyundai New EF Sonata, receives 5-stars from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Hyundai Santa Fe, successfully achieves cross-country drive of 25 European nations
KIA Motors Corporation
Wins the Value Management Awards
Promotes a marketing collaboration with Eurosports
Gold Prize in the automobile sector, at the U.S. EPPY Awards
Hyundai MOBIS
Aglobal network system implemented
Hyundai WIA
Implements the Research & Development and Production Technology Innovation Competition
Hyundai Card
Launch of Bill Plaza Membership card
Launch of Prime e-card
Hyundai ROTEM
Driving test success of the Korean-type High speed rail prototype vehicle
Jul
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group sponsors world’s largest wheelchair foundation
Hyundai Motor Group starts sponsoring children’s traffic safety campaign
Hyundai Motor Company
Independent development of the advanced type 6×2 tractor
Entered middle percentile in US customer service satisfaction
Launch of a premium compact sedan, Hyundai New Verna
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Sorento R receives rave reviews from UK’s AUTOCAR
Hyundai MOBIS
Shanghai Technology Testing Center and Shanghai MOBIS construction completion
First in Korea to develop dual stage airbags
Hyundai Transys
Next generation automatic transmissions production capabilities extension to 300,000 units
Hyundai Card
Launch of Platinum card
Hyundai Capital
Public announcement for promoting customer satisfaction management
Hyundai ROTEM
First in Korea to develop aluminum railcar
Aug
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo, Proposes Hyundai-Kia Motors 21st Century Vision and Human Resource Outlook
Hyundai Motor Company
Ranked 5th in overall market share of the Canadian Passenger Car market
Launch of aneco-friendly intra-city bus, Hyundai Global 900
Indian branch consolidates its position as India’s second largest automobile company
Ranked 2nd in the Consumer Report Reliability Survey
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of a luxury family sedan, Kia Rio SF
Hyundai Card
Implementation of SBSi card
Hyundai GLOVIS
Construction of Pyeongtek Port Logistics Base
Hyundai ROTEM
Full scale operation start of Rotem railcars in Hong Kong
Sep
Hyundai Motor Company
26,000 units of Hyundai Verna exported to Libya
First in Korea to release automatic transmission mid-sized trucks
A hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, Hyundai Santa Fe completes California Road Rally in the US
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Sorento R receives rave reviews from the Wall Street Journal
Unveiling of a sports utility truck concept car, Kia KCV-II at the Paris Motor Show
Starts construction of Malaysian KD Plant
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant, commercial production start for the TWB 2 Unit
Hyundai Card
Implements Rich Mail Service
Hyundai Capital
Launching of a new concept auto finance ‘Auto Save’
Hyundai ROTEM
Contracts order for 126 railcars for Athens, Greece
Hyundai NGV
Commencement of the high-polymer R&D forum
Oct
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo inspects Southeast Asian production base
Hyundai Motor Company
Acquired official validation for Passenger car production in China
Entry into import dominated Tractor market
Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fein the highest rank in IQS by the U.S. J.D. Power
KIA Motors Corporation
USA Today speaks very highly of Kia Sorento R
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant awarded the Korea Logistics Grand Prize
Hyundai Engineering
Company establishment
Hyundai MOBIS
Construction completion of Jiangsu MOBIS
Opening of Dubai Middle East Logistics Center
Hyundai Capital
Korean Industry Customer Satisfaction, first place ranking in Installment financing sector
Nov
Hyundai Motor Company
Collaboration with IBM for development of telematics solutions
Unveiling of a full-size coupe concept car, Hyundai HIC at the Seoul Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Sorento R receives best award in two areas by US Professional Journalists Association
Wins 6 Sigma National Quality Innovation Award
Mass Production of the first Chollima, from Dongfeng Yueda Kia, China
Kia Sorento R, selected as Best SUV by US Northwest Auto Journalists Association
Hyundai HYSCO
First in Korea to develop marine structure steel pipe
BNG STEEL
ISO 9001:2000 Certification
Hyundai Card
Launch of k-merce Hyundai Card
Hyundai GLOVIS
North American branch established
Hyundai ROTEM
Awarded $100 million dollars Export Tower award
Hyundai AutoEver
Hyundai Motor Group starts information systems integrated management service (ADM)
Dec
Hyundai Motor Company
Contract for official partner of 2006 FIFA Worldcup Germany
Development collaboration with IBM regarding telematics solutions
Korea’s first electronic variable capacity VGT diesel engine
Hyundai Sonata produced and delivered in China
KIA Motors Corporation
Unveiling of new Kia Chollima by Dongfeng Yueda Kia
Hyundai MOBIS
Beijing MOBIS starts chassis and driver seat module supply
Hyundai Transys
ISO 14001 Certification
Merger with Korea Precision Company
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of independent development product, idle speed control actuator
Hyundai Card
Implementation of Guard Mail
Hyundai Capital
Establishment and Operation of disaster recovery system
Hyundai ROTEM
Contract award Kia Motors 4,900 ton module T/F Press
Defense Quality System Certification
Hyundai NGV
Commenced next generation fuel cell research cluster project
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