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2005

March, Hyundai-Kia Motors | Sign contract as FIFA’s long-time official partner
History, 2005
Jan
Hyundai Motor Group
Announces ‘Innovation for Customers’
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Promoting Brand Management to become a global top brand
Full scale operation starts at US Test Drive Track (Mohave/Borrego, California)
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of the 5th generation of Hyundai Sonata to North American Market at the Detroit Motor Show
Hyundai GETZ (CLICK model in Korea), selected as Best Car of the Year in India
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Opirus, Selected as Best Car Model Giving Pleasure
First unveiling of Kia New Rio model
Kia Chollima exceeds 100,000 units in sales
Kia Carnival/Sedona - No. 1 in the Australian Minivan Market
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Factory achieves 10 million tons in production
Hyundai MOBIS
Headquarter office relocated to Yeoksam-dong
Hyundai Card
Launch of Free Form
Hyundai Card S starts Save Point Service
Hyundai ROTEM
Crossbar Transfer Press selected as the next generation leading product
Contracts order for 120 units of diesel electric railcars in Ireland
Feb
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Hyundai-Kia Motors starts full operation of the Hydrogen energy station
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Beijing reaches the No.1 spot in terms of Automotive Sales in China
Establishes countermeasures for the Framework Convention on Climate Change
Launch of Automobile Smart Cards MSC
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Chollima ranked 1st in customer satisfaction survey for compact cars in China
First unveiling of Kia VQ model as a follow-up to Kia Carnival/Sedona
Hyundai Engineering
Full scale entry into residential housing projects
Hyundai Engineering
Hyundai Venga is given the top spot in German AutoBild, Auto Motor and Sport Comparison Assessments
Completes construction of Georgia Plant, USA
Hyundai IHL
Company name changed to Hyundai IHL (previously Inhee Lighting Co. Ltd)
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card The Black series
Hyundai Capital
A professional volleyball club ‘Cheonan Hyundai Sky Walkers’ established
Hyundai GLOVIS
Launch of an exclusive brand for used cars, ‘Auto Wise’
Mar
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Enters into a long-term official partner agreement with FIFA
Hyundai Motor Company
Groundbreaking for European branch building
Hyundai Sonata, selected as the world’s best reliable model by US Consumer Report
5 models selected as Best Recommended Models by US Car Book
First in Korea to develop bendy bus
Official sponsor of the national football team of the Czech Republic
KIA Motors Corporation
Achieves 5 million units in exports
Kia Carnival/Sedona receives 5 stars in the US for 4 consecutive years
Hyundai STEEL
Dangjin Plant restarts production of hot rolling steel sheets in 7 years (A Hot Rolling Factory)
Hyundai MOBIS
Opening of the new headquarters for European Logistics Center
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of water proof engine « automatic transmission controller
Hyundai Card
Launch of Mega Auto- Hyundai Card M
Opens online brand site ‘Style 26.com’
Hyundai GLOVIS
Establishes Slovakia branch
Feb
Hyundai Motor Company
Montgomery City presents resolution letter wishing the success of Hyundai Motor Company ’s Alabama Plant
Works to help the children of car accident victims
TIME Magazine publishes a feature coverage on Hyundai Motor Company ’s great leap forward as a global automaker
President Roh Moo-Hyun visits the plant in Turkey
Exceeds one million units in exports to Africa and the Middle East
Unveiling of 4thgeneration Hyundai Azera at the Seoul Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of Kia New Rio
Kia Sorento R selected by UK consumers as the best SUV
Kia Cerato/Forte makes its entry into the Chinese market
Kia Sportage wins rave reviews in Poland
Hyundai STEEL
Hosts the Launching ceremony for Volunteer Corps
Hyundai HYSCO
Implements the Knowledge Management service 'Enjoy KM'
Hyundai Card
Club Academy Service targeting VIP members
Hyundai Capital
Provides used-cars quality assurance service; Premium Financing Loan Launched
May
Hyundai Motor Company
Official Sponsor of FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Hyundai Tucson/ix35 and Verna rated 1st in its class. by US Strategic Vision’s Overall Quality Assessment
Hyundai Tucson/ix35 achieves world’s best quality for new cars
Completion of Alabama Plant, USA
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Grandbird exceeds 10,000 units in cumulative sales
First release in Korea for Kia Rio Diesel automobile
Begins the School-Zone Campaign
Official Sponsor of 2005 Asian X-Games
Kia Sorento R achieves 500,000 units in production in shortest period of time
Hyundai STEEL
Dangjin A Hot Rolling Plant begins commercial production
Hyundai HYSCO
Hyundai HYSCO’s 30th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony
Hydroforming products mass production system established
Hyundai MOBIS
Operations start at the Alabama Logistics Center, USA
Hyundai METIA
Takeover of aluminum materials factory
Hyundai WIA
Hot rolling 1,600 ton press line installation
Hyundai WIA
Cold-hot rolling 1,600 ton press line installation
Hyundai Card
Launch of the renewal of Hyundai Card S Platinum Card
Hyundai Capital
Entire product line of the Plus Autocare expands customer target range
Hyundai GLOVIS
Construction completion of the Asan CKD Center
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Hyundai INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE established
Jun
Hyundai Motor Company
Extensive feature by TIME magazine on Hyundai Motor Company’s success story
Hyundai Tucson/ix35’s full scale implementation of strategy for the Chinese market
Guangzhou Hyundai commercial vehicle plant established in China
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of the European style hatchback, Pride 5-Door Model
Hyundai HYSCO
Dangjin Plant completes first phase of normalization
Hyundai MOBIS
MOBIS establishes a branch in India
Construction completion of the Asan Logistics Center
Hyundai METIA
Takeover of automotive parts processing factory
Hyundai ROTEM
Participation at the 2005 Busan International Railway and Logistics Exhibition
Jul
Hyundai Motor Group
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo selected as Best CEO in Asia by Automotive News
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Automotive Parts Industry Promotion Foundation, Third Anniversary Commemorative Event
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai New GETZ
Hyundai Motor makes entry into Top Global 100 Brands
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia RV rated No. 1 in National Customer Satisfaction Ratings
Launch of Kia Carnival/Sedona
Kia Picanto selected as ‘the Safest Car’ in Germany
Hyundai HYSCO
Commences commercial production of hydroforming products
Hyundai Engineering
Enters the top 50 ranking of Evaluations of Construction Capabilities 2005
Lowest accident rate among top 100 Korean Construction companies
Hyundai MOBIS
Introduction of Management Quality Improvement System (MQIS)
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card W Platinum series
Hyundai GLOVIS
Establishes Jiangsu branch and Beijing branch, both in China
Hyundai ROTEM
Wins order for 34 units of light-rails for Istanbul, Turkey
Hyundai AutoEver
Commences the No. 1 Special Category Telecommunications Business
Hyundai Motor Group’s standard video conference system implemented
Aug
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai New Sonata model in Russian market
Participates in the ‘One Company and One Village,’ movement for volunteer activities in agricultural villages
Wall Street Journal reports rave reviews about Hyundai Motor Company ’s Sonata
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of the Kia Cerato/Forte in China
Confirms its service slogan as 'Good & Fun'
Kia Rio awarded with the Energy Winner Award
Hyundai Engineering
Achieves 100 million dollars in overseas orders
Hyundai MOBIS
Announcement for carrying out BI and ERP
Hyundai Card
Strategic Alliance agreement with GE Consumer Finance
Hyundai AutoEver
Establishes Hyundai Motor Company Global Management Information System
Implements Hyundai Card/Hyundai Capital Disaster Relief (DR) System
Sep
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Completes construction for Environment Technology Research Center
Hyundai Motor Company
Sponsor of the 2005 FIFA Youth Football Competition
Launch of the New Verna model
Full-scale Chinese market strategy with Hyundai NF YU Xiang
First unveiling of the European type Hyundai New GETZ at the Frankfurt Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Sportage and Opirus ranked No. 1 in customer satisfaction study by J.D. Power
Commences marketing for the Spanish Primera Liga
Hyundai HYSCO
Completion of Dangjin Plant Phase 2 normalizations
Hyundai Engineering
Construction completion of Mabuk Environmental Technology Center
Hyundai METIA
TS/16949 Quality System Certification
Hyundai Card
Launch of Gallery M Platinum series
Hyundai Capital
Launch of the PRIME Mortgage Loan
Oct
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Completion of Detroit Technology Research Center, USA
Hyundai Motor Company
Indian branch exceeds 200,000 units in exports
Hyundai Sonata won Good Design Award in Japan
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Opirus selected as the ‘Most Valuable Full-sized Car in the U.S.
Groundbreaking for the Second Plant in China
Hyundai STEEL
Development of Parallel Flange Channels
Hyundai MOBIS
Completion of Poseung MDPS Plant
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of VFS (Variable Force Solenoid)
Hyundai ROTEM
Exports 5,400 ton Transfer Press to Europe
Contracts order for 40 units Canada RAV unmanned railcars
Hyundai-Kia Motors construction completion of Detroit Technology Center, USA
Nov
Hyundai Motor Group
Launch of Social Volunteer Group specializing in Disaster Relief works
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Completion of the Environment friendly automobile recycling center
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai New Santa Fe
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Sportage selected as the best SUV in the US
Launch of a new concept mid-sized sedan Kia Optima/Magentis
Hyundai Engineering
Construction completion of the extension works to the Hyundai-Kia Motors Research Center
Hyundai MOBIS
Opening of Gwangju 2nd Module Plant
Hyundai KEFICO
Awarded the 300 million dollar Export Tower Award
Hyundai Capital
Awarded the Grand Prize in Korea’s Financial Innovation Award
Hyundai GLOVIS
Establishes Australian branch
Awarded Grand Prize in Global Management
Hyundai AutoEver
Established Automobile Electronic Equipment SW Center
Standardization of Hyundai Motor Group’s Information Technology
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Establishes branch in India
Dec
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Sonata and Azeranamed in the Car of the Year in Canada
Hyundai Tucson/ix35 A fuel cell vehicle, Hyundai Tucson/ix35 starts full scale trial runs in the US
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia awarded with the 2006 Best Auto Award
Hyundai Engineering
ISO Integrated Management System Certification
Hyundai MOBIS
Construction completion of the new headquarters of Shanghai MOBIS
Hyundai WIA
TS 16949 Certification
Hyundai Card
National customer satisfaction survey ranking No.1 in the credit card sector
Hyundai GLOVIS
Korea Futures Exchange listed in the Securities market
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Establishes branch in Beijing, China
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