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2007

January, Kia Motors Corporation | Announcement of stability of customer-first management and global management
History, 2007
Jan
Hyundai Motor Group
Announces customer-oriented management and the stabilization of global management
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Veracruz / ix5 makes its first debut into the North American market at the Detroit Motor Show
Hyundai Verna selected as the Car of the Year and the Model with the Highest Value in India
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of Kia Rio in China
A CUV concept car Kia Kuewins a design award at the Detroit Motor Show
Begins 2007 Australian Open marketing
Hyundai HYSCO
Completes the construction of Gangso Plant
Hyundai MOBIS
ERP project begins
Hyundai Transys
Completes the construction of Drive Research Center in Hwaseong
Hyundai Card
Hosts the Super Concert
Launch of M-lady and K-platinum
Launch of Hyundai Card CMA check card
Hyundai Capital
Launch of Klass Auto Lease
Hyundai AutoEver
European branch established in Germany
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Declares its vision
Hyundai NGV
Invites public participation for the first R&D Academic-Industrial Cooperation Project
Feb
Hyundai Motor Group
10,000 employees participate in social service activities
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Entourage selected as the Best Minivan by the U.S. Motor Week
Promotes the School with Hope-Engine
KIA Motors Corporation
Launch of the 9-seater Kia Carnival/Sedona Limousine
8 models selected as Best Bet by Car Book in the U.S.
Hyundai Engineering
Local Industrial Complex for Modulation established in Ulsan
Hyundai ROTEM
Participated in UAE INDEX 2007
Mar
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group’s Atrium opens in Yangjae
10,000 employees and their families participate in social service activities in celebration of spring
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Establishes a strategic alliance for semi-conductor development with Infineon
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of a highly efficient eco-friendly Hyundai Santa Fe S
Unveiling of a small-sized strategy model for the European market, Hyundai i30and a the concept car HED-4 QarmaQ at the Geneva Motor Show
Unveiling of a new luxury sedan BH concept car, Hyundai Genesis
The country’s first engine for forklift developed in compliance with North American environmental standards
KIA Motors Corporation
Unveiling of a sporty wagon of Ceed, Kia Ex Cee’d at the Geneva Motor Show
Official sponsor of the Chinese national team
Hyundai Engineering
Wins an order for Pyeungtaek, Dangjin PortConstructionProject and industrial complex construction
Hyundai MOBIS
Completes the construction of the Gangso MOBIS 2nd plant
Hyundai Transys
Completes the construction of Dongtan Seat Research Center
Completes the construction of the plant and produces a sample
Hyundai ROTEM
Releases K2 MBT Prototype
Wins an order for equipment and facilities from Beijing Hyundai, China
Apr
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Participates in the Shanghai Motor Show
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai Motor Group’s culture and arts brand, H.art
Hyundai HND-3 Veloster makes its world debut at the Seoul Motor Show
Promotes social welfare services
Completes the construction of the CKD Plant in Brazil, targeting the South American market
Full roll-out of the Blue Service
Starts construction of its European plant in the Czech Republic
KIA Motors Corporation
Completes the construction of its plant in Slovakia
Proposes "the simplicity of a straight line" as its future-design philosophy
The next generation SUV concept car, Kia KND-4 first introduced to the world at the Seoul Motor show
Kia Cee’d ranked 1st by the Austrian press
Hyundai Engineering
Starts the construction of Hyundai Motor Company’s production base in the Czech Republic
Hyundai WIA
Completes the construction of its Engine Plant in China
Hyundai Transys
Completes the construction of a new small-sized automatic transmission plant (300,000 units produced in a year)
Hyundai KEFICO
Fuel-injector exceeds 100 million units in production
Hyundai Card
Chosen by consultants at Korea Management Association
Ranked 1st in terms of credit cards in 2007 Korea’s list of most admired companies
Launch of Hyundai Card V
May
Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Company establishes its family-volunteer group
Supports an indoor playground for disabled children
Hyundai Motor Company
A new concept mixed use base opened
Launch of Hyundai Sonata Black Premium
Launch of Hyundai H-1
KIA Motors Corporation
Supports poor children across the world
Hyundai STEEL
Establishes long-term cooperation with Brazil CVRD for materials supply
Hyundai HYSCO
Dangjin Plant establishes cooperative partnership agreement whereby all parties benefit
Slovakian branch obtains ISO9001
Hyundai Engineering
AMCO Town’s home network system obtains theAA-grade, a first nationwide
Hyundai MOBIS
The basketball team wins its 06-07 season Championship
Hyundai MNSOFT
Opens “Where is” website, a geographic information portal
Jun
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Enters into an agreement for academic-industrial joint research
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Azera ranked 1st in the customer satisfaction survey conducted by J.D. Power for two years running
Wins the Technological Innovation Award in Spain
KIA Motors Corporation
Enters the upper ranks of the U.S. New Vehicle Quality Evaluation by J.D. Power for two years running
Kia Rio ranked 1st in New Vehicle Quality Evaluation by J.D. Power for two years running
Kia Sorento R and Kia Carnival/Sedona rated 1st in its class by U.S. Strategic Vision’s Overall Quality Assessment
Hyundai HYSCO
Implements IT Innovation Network and performs initial operation of the system
Hyundai Engineering
Establishes a local branch in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Completes the construction of the Haevichi Hotel in Jeju Island
Hyundai MOBIS
Acquires KASCO and establishes the Changwon Plant
Hyundai Transys
Completes the construction of Hwaseong Drive Research Center, Integrated Laboratory
Hyundai Card
Launch of Hyundai Card M-Platinum Lady
Hyundai Capital
Implements No-Loan Redemption System
Hyundai GLOVIS
A branch established in Turkey
A branch established in the Czech Republic
Hyundai ROTEM
Hyundai Motor Company, Beijing Plant in China, wins an order for a 5,400-ton Transfer Press
Jul
Hyundai Motor Company
Provides abus to support children’s transportation safety education
Launch of a new street icon, Hyundai i30
Exceeds 5 million units in accumulated sales in the U.S.
Ranked one of the global top 100 brands for three straight years
KIA Motors Corporation
Runs the Overseas Dealer Excellence Program
Hyundai STEEL
Starts the construction of closed-type material processing facilities
Hyundai HYSCO
Suncheon Plant holds the Beautiful Store opening ceremony
Hyundai PARTECS
Starts line-production
Hyundai MNSOFT
Company name changed to MNSOFT (previously Mandomap NSOFT)
Hyundai Card
The number of Hyundai Card M members exceeds 5 million
Hyundai ROTEM
Signs an order for the Shinbundang Line (72 cars)
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Establishes aA branch in Europe
Hyundai NGV
Agreement for the Hyundai-Kia Joint Research Center
Aug
Hyundai Motor Group
Improves the facilities available for the mobility of the disabled
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai i30 makes its first debut into the Russian market at the Moscow Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Delivers the official vehicles supporting the FIFA World Youth Soccer Championship
Hyundai HYSCO
Completes the construction of its plant in India
TOP(Total Operational Performance) kick-off
Ulsan Plant starts 5S movement
KM (Knowledge Management) blog opened
Hyundai Engineering
First movement into AMCO Town located in Samsandong, Bupyeung
Hyundai MOBIS
Starts construction of its module plant in the Czech Republic
Hyundai PARTECS
Holds the PARTECS building dedication ceremony
Hyundai Card
Changes PRIVIA’s BI and service renovation
Hyundai Capital
Invitational Tour de Korea 2007
Renewal of Prime Loans
Hyundai GLOVIS
A branch established in Georgia, U.S
Hyundai ROTEM
Wins an order for EMU for the Sao Paulo Subway Line 4, Brazil (84 cars)
Sep
Hyundai Motor Company
4 models selected as the Most Idealistic Vehicles by Auto Pacific
The third generation fuel-cell concept car, Hyundai iBlue introduced at the Frankfurter Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Cee’d receives the highest score in safety in the European New Vehicle Evaluation Program
Ranked No.1 in Korea Service Quality Index for five years running
Completes the construction of a new building of the branch which manages other branches across Europe, and is located in Frankfurt, Germany
Unveiling of a concept car Kia Kee at the Frankfurter Motor Show
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of micro fuel injector (an in-house developed product)
Hyundai Card
Hyundai Card C renewal
Hyundai Capital
Launch of e-Prime Loans
Issues the foreign euro-bond and takes over GE
Hyundai GLOVIS
A branch established in Hong Kong
Hyundai AutoEver
Obtains CMMI Level 3 certification
Oct
Hyundai Motor Company
Implements the in-house developed diesel engine full-line up
Royal carriage for King Sunjong and the Queen restored and relocated
The Indian branch launches the i10, a next generation small sized car
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Cee’d reaches 100,000 units in production overseas
Launch of the most efficient Kia Carnival/Sedona LPI
Hyundai HYSCO
Receives the grand prize at the Korea e-Business Awards
Hyundai Engineering
Signs a contract for the construction of a resort complex in Hai Phong, Vietnam
Hyundai MOBIS
Starts construction of the module plant in Georgia
Hyundai METIA
Constructs the auto-molding line for FCNX-Ⅱ
Hyundai MNSOFT
Completes a map for application to North America and installs it on Hyundai-Kia Motors models
Hyundai KEFICO
Mass production of engine controller and intake manifold module system (in-house developed product) for the Theta2 engine
Hyundai Card
The country’s first color-core design
Hyundai Capital
Hyundai Capital Auto-Inside opened
Hyundai GLOVIS
Receives the Trade Industry and Energy Minister Medal at the Korea e-Business Awards
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Hosts the first Ad Forum
Nov
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai Sonata Transform
Unveiling of the revamped Chinese model of the Hyundai Elantra at the Guangzhou Motor Show
First unveiling of Hyundai Genesis Coupe at LA Auto Show
Holds the 2007Tech-Day for R&D partners
Hyundai i30 named the Best Car in Australia
Global CSR website opened
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Cee’d named the Family Car of the Year in Sweden
Kia Cee’d ranked 1st in the European Car of the Year Awards in mid-sized segment
Launch of Kia New Grandbird
Hyundai HYSCO
Awarded the 1 billion dollar Export Tower Award
Hyundai Engineering
Daepyo Apartment won the Construction and Transportation Minister medal
Hyundai MOBIS
Completes installation of Sled No.2 in Technology Institute
Hyundai Transys
Establishes a local branch in India/selected as an excellent parts-material company
Hyundai KEFICO
Implements the product data management system
Mass production of the oxygen sensor(LSU4.9)
Hyundai Card
Hyundai Card holds the Red Carpet Showcase
Hyundai Card hosts the Super Concert II and Super Match IV
Hyundai GLOVIS
Awarded the 800 million dollar Export Tower Award, the Silver Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit
Hyundai GLOVIS
Certified as a comprehensive logistic company
Hyundai ROTEM
Company named changed to Hyundai Rotem (previously Rotem)
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
A branch established in Shanghai, China
Dec
Hyundai Motor Company
Ranked 1st in customer satisfaction survey in India
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Entourage selected as the Minivan of the Year in Canada
The signing ceremony for Russia module plant investment LOI (letter of intent)
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Cee’d named as the Car of the Year in Romania
Completes the construction of its second plant in China
Labor-management members participated in the Taean oil-spill cleanup activity
Hyundai HYSCO
Signs a contract for the Hope-Post project with the Minister of Education, Science and Technology to donate goalposts
Hyundai MOBIS
1st CARFE in China opened
Hyundai Capital
Winsaprize at the Web Awards Korea
Initiates a system for providing compensation in case of house fire
Hyundai GLOVIS
ISO Environmental Management System certification
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Achieves a top 3 ranking in domestic advertising agency handling volume
Hyundai NGV
Holds Seat R&D Symposium
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