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2004

October, Hyundai Steel | Clarification of the will to leap into being a world renowned steel group
History, 2004
Jan
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo Proposes 2004 Management Policy- Internal Stability for Global Management, Enhance Brand Value, Value HR Talent, Establish Sustainable Management System
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of the HCD-8 concept car at the Detroit Motor Show
Shareholder Value Award by the Automotive News World Congress
First entry for Taxis in US Armed Forces
Provided emergency vehicles to Iran
Vehicle Donation to the Community Chest of Korea
KIA Motors Corporation
Launching of Kia K2700 Ⅲ Truck and K2700 III Bus
Marketing for the 2004 Australian Open
Unveiling of Kia Cerato/Forte to the North American Market at the Detroit Motor Show
Hyundai HYSCO
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo, visits Beijing Plant
Hyundai MOBIS
Hyundai-Kia Motors construction completion of US Detroit Technology Center
Hyundai Transys
Technology Research Center established
Hyundai Card
Announcement of Hyundai Card CI
Launch of Hyundai Card C
Hyundai Capital
Announcement of Hyundai Capital CI
Launching of the Prime Club
Hyundai ROTEM
Takeover of the MOBIS Space Development Business
Hong Kong Railcars Achieves RAMS
Feb
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group, donation of wheelchairs to disabled children
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of the next generation SUV Hyundai Tucson/ix35 at the Chicago Motor Show
Erdogan,Turkey Prime Minister visits Ulsan Plant
College students begin global on-site experience through ‘Be Global Friends! HYUNDAI’
Launching of a new luxury minivan, Hyundai Traget XG
Hyundai Santa Fe selected as police cars for Yemen, in the Middle East
Hyundai Motor’s success case adopted as a lecture theme of the Stanford MBA course
KIA Motors Corporation
Launching of a new concept entry car, Kia Picanto
Unveiling of a compact pick-up concept car, Kia KCV-4 at the Chicago Motor Show
Davis Cup Championships sponsorship expansion, strengthening sports marketing
Australian Open, the largest PR effect in company history
Hyundai HYSCO
Acquired patent for Precision Steel Pipes
Suncheon Plant, CAL commercial production exceeds 5 million tons
Hyundai MOBIS
Slovakia branch established
Hyundai Card
Introduction of an exclusive distribution system for Hyundai Card
Hyundai ROTEM
Contract award for Rio de janero railcars in Brazil
Hyundai GLOVIS
Completion of Pyeongtek Port Large scale Automobile Export Logistic Base
Hyundai AutoEver
Starts e-learning service
Hyundai NGV
Commenced Automobile Environment R&D Forum
Mar
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group, Starts Blood Donation Campaign
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of European unique model concept car, Hyundai E-Cube at the Geneva Motor Show
Hosts CLICK Speed Festival
Indian Plant fostered as export base for third world countries
Launch of Hyundai Compact Hyundai Tucson/ix35 SUV
KIA Motors Corporation
Unveiling of Kia Cerato/Forte model at the Geneva Motor Show
Kia Sorento R achieves highest sales in shortest period of time for domestic SUV
Kia Chollima ranked 1st in small cars sales in China
Collaboration Agreement between Slovakia and Europe Plants
Exceeds 100,000 units in sales in the UK
Hyundai HYSCO
Completed Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy Task Order regarding hydro-forming
Cr-Free Anti-fingerprint steel sheet receives KT Mark Certification
Hyundai MOBIS
Construction completion of Gwangju Module Plant
Indian branch established
Hyundai WIA
Establishes Production system for 1.5 million units of C.V.Joint
Hyundai Transys
Completion of next generation automatic transmissions Plant (Annual 400,000 units)
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai cards T, A, K, U
Launch of Volunteer Corps
Hyundai Capital
Launch of Volunteer Corps
Apr
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Hyundai-Kia Motors, starts construction for the new US Technology Center building
Hyundai Motor Company
First in domestic industry to establish sales information portal system
Selected as No. 1 Corporation for Global Automaker Shareholder Value, Morgan Stanley Global Auto Conference
Asan Plant, cumulative production of delta engines exceeds one million units
Surpassed Toyota in the J.D. Power’s New Car Quality Survey
KIA Motors Corporation
Releases and Shipping of Passenger Diesel 2,000cc Type 1 Engines
Groundbreaking ceremony for Slovakia Plant
Sponsored World In-line Club Championships
Hyundai STEEL
Develops design program for H Section Steel Bridge
Hyundai MOBIS
Beijing Transmissions starts mass production of manual transmissions
Hyundai Transys
ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 Environment Safety Certificate
Hyundai IHL
Incorporated into Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai GLOVIS
Hyundai Motor Alabama Plant in USA starts CKD Business
Hyundai ROTEM
Establishes Academia-industry research collaboration with Seoul National University of Technology
May
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo, people-to-people diplomacy in Shanghai, China
Hyundai Motor Company
Reestablishes strategic alliance with Daimler Chrysler
Hyundai Sonata ranked 1st inJ.D. Power’s New Car Quality Survey
Beijing Hyundai, exceeds 100,000 unit in sales in the shortest period in company history
KIA Motors Corporation
Signing for Joint investment in the Second Plant in China
Hyundai HYSCO
Sunchoen Plant, achieves 5 million ton production for automobile steel sheets
Hyundai MOBIS
Kia Sorento R, selected as best compact SUV in America
Completion of US Alabama Module Plant
Hyundai METIA
Incorporated into Hyundai Motor Group (previously Aju Metal Co. Ltd)
Hyundai Capital
KMBA Internet Grand Prize, Best Luxury Prize Award
Jun
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Opens the Next Generation Automobile Research Center
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of Hyundai Tucson/ix35 to Chinese market at the Beijing Motor Show
Official sponsor of UEFA EURO 2004
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Carnival/Sedona begins production and sales in China
Launching of the European style hatchback, Kia Cerato/Forte Euro
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant awarded Steel Award at the 5th Steel Day Commemoration Ceremony
Hyundai Engineering
Kia Motors Hwaseong Plant New Main Building Construction Completion
Hyundai MOBIS
Exceeds 70 million units in small wheel production
Hyundai WIA
New Build Expansions for Automotive Parts Research Center
Hyundai Card
Selected as the Most Respected Corporation in Korea
Hyundai Capital
Commences Housing Mortgage Loans
Jul
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo honored in Mongolia with the Highest North Star Commendation
Hyundai Motor Company
Hosts World’s Mini Football Competition
Launch of Hyundai Starex, Children’s Safety Protection Vehicle
Exports exceeding 10 million units mark a new record in Korean Export history
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of Kia, Kia Carnival/Sedona in Chinese Market
UK branch awarded the Car Maker of the Year
Kia Rio produced in Iran
Hyundai MOBIS
Establishes Beijing Logistics Center Office Branch
Commence supply of steering columns to Daimler Chrysler
Hyundai WIA
Commence mass production of automotive chassis module
Hyundai AutoEver
Establishes the Integrated Data/Communication Center
Aug
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo, meets with visiting Chinese Chairman Jia Quinglin at the Hyundai Ulsan Plant
Hyundai Motor Company
Selected as the official vehicle for 2004 Athens Olympics
Unveiling of Hyundai Tucson/ix35 at the Moscow Motor Show, entering into the Russian SUV Market
KIA Motors Corporation
CI Newly redesigned
Launch of the Kia New Sportage
Ranked 1st in Automobile Sector of Korea Service Quality Index
Hyundai HYSCO
Construction completed for the Alabama Plant, USA
Suncheon Plant, establishes new record for Continuous Annealing Line
Hyundai MOBIS
Supply Agreement with Daimler Chrysler for chassis modules
Hyundai Capital
Strategic alliance agreement with GE Consumer Finance
Hyundai NGV
Commenced Fuel Cell R&D Forum
Sep
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of 5th Generation Sonata Premium Mid-sized sedan
Letter of Intent Agreement for the Establishment of a Joint Venture Plant for Chinese Commercial vehicles
Supplied 80,000 taxis to Beijing, China
Verna selected as Turkey government’s police car
First unveiling of 5th generation Hyundai Sonata at the Paris Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Unveiling of Kia Cerato/Forte to the Euro Russian Market at the Moscow Motor Show
Dispatched Quality Inspection Group to overseas markets
Kia Sportage awarded Color Design Grand Prize
Kia Optima enters the Chinese market
Hyundai STEEL
Hanbo Steel Takeover completed
Hyundai HYSCO
Commenced development for Korea’s first aluminum hydro forming steel pipe
Hyundai Transys
Establishes US Research branch in Detroit
Hyundai METIA
Installation of new molding line, ACE-4
Hyundai Card
Launching of Hyundai Card I and S
Top No.1 ranking for Service Quality Index (Korea Management Association and Consulting)
Hyundai AutoEver
International Security Accreditation BS 7799 Certification
Oct
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo: Declaration to Achieve Growth as a World Class Steel Group
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Next Generation Growth Engine Development of Future Automobiles Commemoration Ceremony
Hosts The Fourth Environment-friendly New Diesel Engine International Symposium
Hyundai Motor Company
3 models ranked 1st in the U.S. Strategic Vision Overall Value Index Evaluation
Hyundai Tucson/ix35 awarded Good Design Award in Japan
Donated ambulances to Africa as a part of Medical welfare project
KIA Motors Corporation
Hwaseong Plant, First in Korea’s Passenger Production Plants to obtain OHSMS Certification
Kia World ‘s Women In-line Team, wins the world’s in-line cup championship
Starts the sales of Kia Sportage in Central and South American markets
Hyundai STEEL
Hanbo Steel’s Dangjin Plant M&A Ceremony
Hyundai HYSCO
Dangjin Plant Opening Ceremony
Hyundai Engineering
Starts construction of Kia Motors Slovakia Plant
Hyundai Transys
Enters automobile seat business
Seat branch established in China
Hyundai WIA
4,000 ton press line additional build
AIA
Incorporated into Hyundai Motor group
Hyundai Capital
Launch of the Joint Venture for Hyundai Capital-GE Consumer Finance
Launch of Klasse Auto, Auto Plan
Ranked 1st in in installment financing area in the Customer Satisfaction Survey
Nov
Hyundai Motor Company
First in the industry to achieve monthly global sales exceeding 200,000 units
Beijing Hyundai within just 2 years of establishment breaks through annual sales of 100,000 units
Hyundai Sonata holds a high rank in Reliability Evaluation in the US Consumer Report
Indian branch achieves highest sales since office establishment
KIA Motors Corporation
Exceeds 200,000 units in cumulative sales in Germany
Kia Sorento R awarded the US Best Value SUV award
Hyundai HYSCO
Awarded the 5 billion dollar Export Tower Award
Hyundai MOBIS
SH Module Plant construction completed
Hyundai-Kia Motors Namyang Technology Research Center Pilot Building Management
Hyundai Transys
Increases RWD automatic transmissions production capacity up to 50,000 units (Annually 150,000 units)
Hyundai KEFICO
ISO/TS 16949 Certification
Hyundai ROTEM
Contracts order for 120 units of diesel electric railcars for Iran
Dec
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo, Selected as Best CEO by Business Week
Launch of the Volunteer Corps for Sharing of Rice
Supported with Donation for Southeast Asian Earthquake Victims Relief
Hyundai Motor Company
Develops 2nd Generation Hyundai Tucson/ix35 Fuel Cell Vehicle
Hyundai Tucson/ix35 named the Car of the Year in Canada
Beijing Hyundai achieves production breakthrough of 200,000 units in the shortest period of time in company history
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Sportage won the grand prize atthe Korea Industrial Design Awards
Kia Cerato/Forte named the Car of the Year in Canada
Hyundai Engineering
Construction completion of Hyundai-Kia Motors LA Test Drive Track
Hyundai MOBIS
Russian Logistics Center branch established
Hyundai WIA
Establishes for a production system capable of producing 2 million C.V. Joints
Hyundai Transys
Takeover of Hyundai Automotive (previously, Hyundai MSEAT)
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of independently developed lever type throttle valve censor
Hyundai Card
Implemented Credit Guarantee Insurance Service
Hyundai GLOVIS
ISO Quality Management System Certification
Hyundai AutoEver
Overseas branchesERP expansion (HMMA, North America MOBIS, North America Hyundai GLOVIS, AMCO)
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