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2006

June, Hyundai Motor Group | Achieved 1st in the world in new car quality
History, 2006
Jan
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group announces the era of 100 trillion won in sales
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Hyundai Sonata and Kia Cerato/Forte named as the Best Automobile Brand in China
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of a mid-sized diesel automobile, Hyundai Sonata VGT
Unveiling of a sporty SUV concept car, Hyundai HCD-9 at the Detroit Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Opirus and Kia Cerato/Forte named the Most Delightful Car in the U.S.
Launch of Kia Carnival/Sedona
Launch of Kia Sportage VGT, meeting Euro 4 environment standards
Unveiling of a concept car Kia Soul, at the Detroit Motor Show
Hyundai STEEL
Announcement for the construction plan for integrated steel works
Hyundai HYSCO
Pre-sealed steel plates developed
Hyundai Engineering
Construction completion for Namyang Rolling Hills
Construction completion for extension works at the Hyundai Motor Company s Germany Technology Research Center
Hyundai MOBIS
Operations start at Jiangsu Logistics Center
Hyundai METIA
Company name changed to Hyundai METIA (previously, Aju Metals Co. Ltd)
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card M for affiliated stores
Hyundai ROTEM
Contracts order for 5,400 ton module press for Dong Feng Yueda Kia in Yancheng, China
Hyundai NGV
Hyundai-Kia Motors Production Development Headquarters starts academy-industry research collaborations
Feb
Hyundai Motor Company
A commercial car, Hyundai CKD enters market in Russia
Hyundai Sonata selected as the Best Family Sedan in the U.S.
Contracts agreement with Algeria for the export of commercial cars worth 500 billion won
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Rio wins French Ice Racing for 3 years in a row
Starts marketing activities for the 2006 World Cups, Germany
Davis Cup sponsorship extended for 3 more years
Hyundai HYSCO
Ulsan Factory obtains ISO/TS29001 Certification
Hyundai Engineering
Kia Motors starts construction for new Slovakia Plant
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass Production of evaporation gas control valve (TEV5)
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card The Purple
Hyundai GLOVIS
Establishes European branch
Indian branch established
Mar
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of a mid-sized sporty wagon concept car, Hyundai Genus
Hyundai Beijing begins production of the Verna
Introduction of the Auto-prosumer, marketing that targets new customers
KIA Motors Corporation
Signing ceremony for the establishment of Georgia Plant in the U.S.
World debut of a concept car , Kia Cee’d at the Geneva Motor Show
Launch of Kia Carnival/Sedona Carnival Limousine
Hyundai STEEL
Company name change to Hyundai STEEL (previously, Hyundai INI Steel)
Develops Rolling Asymmetric H Beams (Wide Flange Beams)
Hyundai HYSCO
First in the steel industry to establish a brand website
Hyundai MOBIS
Ground breaking for Jiangsu MOBIS second plant
Hyundai WIA
Commence production of platform modules for CUV’s and tire modules
Hyundai Transys
Opening of the academia-industry joint research center at the Sungkyunkwan University
Hyundai Capital
Opening of the Finance Studio in Gwanghwamun and Youngdeung-po
Hyundai GLOVIS
Added the Global Auto Processing Services Inc., as a subsidiary company
Receives the grand prize at the Korea Logistics Awards
Feb
Hyundai Motor Company
Groundbreaking ceremony for Beijing Hyundai’s Second Plant
Unveiling of Hyundai New HD Elantra at the 2006 New York Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of Kia Sorento R
Kia Carnival/Sedona Carnival obtains 5 stars in the crash safety test in the U.S.
'Heinz Ward Scholarship Foundation' establishment and delivery of funds
Hyundai HYSCO
Ulsan Plant signed an agreement with suppliers for mutual beneficial collaboration
Dangjin Plant begins commercial production of ECL
Hyundai MOBIS
ABA,ECS Production breaks through production of one million units
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card M Special Edition Card
Hyundai card design renewal featuring the New Alphabet series
Launch of a service brand PRIVIA
May
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of Hyundai New Elantra at the Busan Motor Show
Delivers the official vehicles supporting the 2006 World Cup, Germany
KIA Motors Corporation
Recruitment of customer panel members, 'Auto-Companion
Launch of the new Opirus model
Hyundai HYSCO
Dangjin Plant starts operation of PL/TCM
Hyundai BNG STEEL
New facilities completion (CG&CB)
Hyundai Engineering
Completes construction of Hyundai Motor Company European branch
Hyundai MOBIS
Construction completion for the MOBIS Slovakia Module Plant
Small Wheel exceeds 80 million units in production
Hyundai Capital
Commences the used-car guarantee assurance service
Hyundai ROTEM
Contracts order for 104 units of railcars for the Pennsylvania Southeast Traffic Agency, USA
Jun
Hyundai Motor Company
Ranked 1st in new car quality in the world
Launch of Hyundai New Elantra HD Model
Hyundai Azera rated 1st in customer satisfaction survey by Auto Pacific (USA)
KIA Motors Corporation
PRIDE, US J.D. Power ranks No. 1in quality assessment for compact cars
Hyundai STEEL
Trial run of Dangjin B Hot Rolled Steel Mill
First in Korea to develop straight-line type sheet pile
Hyundai Engineering
Contracts order for the construction of apartments in Seoul’s Gang-il districts 1 and 3 apartment complex development
Hyundai METIA
ISO 14001 Environment Accreditation System Certification
Hyundai Capital
Launch of Sweet Home Loans in alliance with the Korean Housing and Finance Corporation
Hyundai ROTEM
Contracts order of 100 units for the KTXⅡ Honam-line
Hyundai NGV
Commences the Automobile Human Engineering R&D Forum
Jul
Hyundai Motor Group
Supports manufacturing of a special vehicle designed to recover from the flood damage
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of Hyundai New Tuscani at the Guangzhou Motor Show
Selected as one of the top 100 brands for two consecutive years in a row
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia New Opirus ranked 1st in sales of full-sized sedan
Ranked 1st in National Customer Satisfaction Survey in the RV sector
Hyundai STEEL
Introduced the closed-type raw material processing system
Hyundai Engineering
Establishes Beijing branch in China
Ranked 33rd in construction capabilities in 2006
Hyundai Card
Renewal of Hyundai Card S Service
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Establishes UK branch
Aug
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group expands mutually beneficial collaboration to the second-tier suppliers and vendors
Hyundai Motor Company
Official Sponsor of the World’s Female Youth Football Championships
Exceeds one million units in exports to Central and South America
KIA Motors Corporation
Announcement for Design Management
Official Sponsor of the WBC Championships
Hyundai HYSCO
Dangjin Plant construction completion
Hyundai MOBIS
Completes construction of OMMC Module Plant in the U.S.
Hyundai Card
Opens Finance Shop
Hyundai Capital
Opens Finance Shop
Hyundai AutoEver
Establishes Indian branch
Hyundai NGV
Participates in the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Monitoring Project
Sep
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Development of Easy Move Car, increasing mobility for people with disabilities and those unable to use mass transportation
Ranked at the top in J.D. Power’s Environment Friendliness Survey
Hyundai Motor Company
Large scale exports to Iran
Independent development of world-class V6 diesel S-engine
Hosts FIFA Online Football Game Competition
Unveiling of a concept car, Hyundai HED-3 Arnejs at the Paris Motor Show
Launch of a new large truck, Hyundai Trago
KIA Motors Corporation
No. 1 for three years running in the Korea Service Quality Index, Automobile Sector
Official Sponsor of the Busan International Film Festival for three consecutive years
Announcement of full-scale design management
First unveiling of Kia Cee’d, targeting European markets at the Paris Motor Show
Hyundai STEEL
Ceremony celebrating the port opening of the Dangjin Plant 100,000 ton pier
Hyundai HYSCO
IT Innovation Network Project kicks off
Hyundai BNG STEEL
Designated as an enterprise with excellent labor-management culture
Hyundai Engineering
Received the Environment Ministerial Award at the National Environment-friendly Construction Materials
Contracts order for the Songsan Regional Industrial Complex Development Construction Project
Hyundai MOBIS
Construction completion of Beijing Second Transmission Plant
Hyundai WIA
Ulsan Plant extends 6,500 ton-press line exclusive for crank shaft
Hyundai Card
Hyundai Card hosts Super Match II
Hyundai Capital
Hosts Cross-sell Olympiad 2006
Hyundai AutoEver
Chinese branch established
Oct
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Implements a new door-to-door pre-service
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai New Tuscani
Launch of a premium luxury SUV, Hyundai Veracruz / ix55
Completes construction of the new European branch building
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Optima/Magentis and Kia Carnival/Sedona rated 1st in it class overall value assessment by Strategic Vision
Starts construction of Georgia Plant in the U.S.
Received the Presidential Award at the National e-business awards
Kia Optima/Magentis is given with the perfect score in US National Highway Safety Administration’s Safety Test
Donates the easy move, Kia Carnival/Sedona
Hyundai STEEL
Dangjin B Hot Rolled Mill starts commercial production
Groundbreaking ceremony for Hyundai Integrated Steel Mill
Hyundai WIA
Awarded the Presidential Award for the fire-fighting robot
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of independently developed engine control device for two-wheeled bikes
Mass production of the air flow sensor (HFM6)
AIA
Technical and business collaboration with Germany’s ZF Boge Elastmetall GmbH
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card Diners
Hyundai ROTEM
Takeover of MOBIS’ Environment Business
Contracts order for Seoul Metro Line 2, 280 electric railcars
Nov
Hyundai Motor Group
Operates a supporting group for partners in expanding mutual cooperation between large, medium and small sized businesses
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Obtains from the U.S. Consumer Report Assessment, Best Quality Reliability
Hosts Tech Day for R&D suppliers and vendors, expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation
Hyundai Motor Company
Delivers the first large bus for the disabled
Launch of the next generation luxury large-size bus, Hyundai Universe
Ground breaking for the Australian branch building
Development of a eco-friendly forklift engine
KIA Motors Corporation
Awarded the grand prize for Environment Management
Launch of Q Membership Program
Kia Rio makes its first debut in China
Hyundai HYSCO
Awarded the 700 million dollar Export Tower Award
Commercial production of high-gallium sheets
Hyundai Engineering
Signs MOA Agreement for Chungju Enterprise City Development
Contracts order for Ulsan Modules Regional Industrial Complex Development Project
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card M-Q
Hyundai Card Super Match III
Hyundai GLOVIS
Receives the grand prize by the Korea SCM
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Establishment of Shanghai branch in China
Dec
Hyundai Motor Company
Unveiling of the next generation CUV concept car, Hyundai HCD-10 at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Indian Plant Atos ranked 1st in the South African New Car Quality Survey
Hyundai Tucson/ix35 6,000 units of Hyundai Sonata and Hyundai Tucson/ix35 exported to Libya
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia New Sportage and Kia Sorento R are given with the perfect scores in 4 areas from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Slovakia Plant starts Kia Cee’d full-scale production
Hyundai HYSCO
Dangjin Technology Research Center acquires KOLAS accreditation as testing agency certification
Hyundai Engineering
Receives the Construction and Tourism Ministerial award at National Construction Culture Awards
Hyundai MOBIS
Completes construction of MOBIS Module Plant in India
Establishment of MOBIS Czech branch
Hyundai WIA
Receives Commerce, Industry and Energy Ministerial Award for the HS500 Horizontal-type Machining Center
Hyundai Transys
Establishment of Seat Czech branch
Hyundai MNSOFT
Receives the Presidential award at theNational Software Awards
Hyundai Card
Ranked 1st in National Customer Satisfaction in the credit card sector
Obtains BBB in S&P Credit Rating
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Ranked 3rd in domestic advertising agency handling volume
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