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2012

May, Kia Motors Corporation | Birth of K9
History, 2012
Jan
Hyundai Steel,
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction,
Hyundai WIA,
Hyundai Engineering,
HMC Investment Securities
Selected as an excellent job-creating company in 2011
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Receives a prize at 2011 Good Design Awards, in the U.S.
2012 Detroit Motor Show in the U.S.
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Elantra named the North American Car of the Year
Launch of the i40 with the premium value and a European sensibility
Rated 1st in the Customer Retention Study by the U.S. J.D. Power
Hyundai Sonata named the Car of the Year by CCTV
KIA Motors Corporation
Labor-management presents 3.7 billion won worth of coupons for traditional markets
UVO makes it debut at 2012 CES
Hyundai STEEL
Obtains the energy management system certification, a first for the steel industry
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Hold ceremony to celebrate the site designation for south Korea's second research base, the "Jangbogo" in the Antarctic
Hyundai Engineering
Wins an order for a 300 million dollar-worth coal-fired thermal power plant
Ranked 9th in 2011 Overseas Plant Orders
Hyundai MOBIS
Announces three management policies for becoming one of the Top 5 by 2020
Forms MOBIS Forest in Jincheon-gun
Receives the Minister Medal for expanding urban-rural exchange
Hyundai Transys
Early payment of export price to the partners
Hyundai Card·
Hyundai Capital,
Hyundai Commercial
Dr. Bubble laundry, the 5th dream-realization opened
Hyundai Card
Air lounge awarded by the American Institute of Architects
Promotes a service to donate the balance of the gift card
Hyundai ROTEM
The head of the Turkish National Railroad and his party visit Changwon Plant
Hyundai AutoEver
Wins an order for the electronic system operation project from public organizations
Hyundai GLOVIS
Applies the completed automobile shipping location-tracking service
Renewed its certification for the comprehensive logistic company
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Presents "Korean consumer trend report"
Feb
Hyundai Motor Group
Selected as the Best Social Responsible Corporate in China for two years running
Chairman Chung Mong-Koo awarded the Order of Civil Merit, Mugunghwa Medal
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Genesis sedan highest-ranked in the midsize premium car category in the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).
Hyundai Sonata named as the Best Car by the U.S. Consumer Report
Nu 2.0 CVVL mounted on Hyundai Sonata for the first time
KIA Motors Corporation
Unveiling of Kia All-New Cerato/Forte exterior
Hyundai STEEL
Obtains the country’s first certification for the shock-resistance of SHN structural steel joint
Hyundai HYSCO
The third NET New Technology Certification
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Records the sales of 10 trillion won for two years in a row
Ranked first in the construction sector at the 1st Green Ranking by JoongAngIibo
Won order for US$ 130 million 380kv substation in Saudi Arabia
Hyundai Engineering
Obtains the green technology certification with the green-pave system technology
The subscription rate for Saejong AMCO Town reaches 33.57:1
Hyundai MOBIS
Starts technical exhibition in Detroit, the U.S.
Signs a contract for ICS and LED Rear Lamp supply with GM and Chrysler
Hyundai WIA
Receives the biggest order for press
Hyundai Transys
Conducts the staff training on the cost of production
Hyundai KEFICO
Promotes the 3-Free plant project
Hyundai Capital
2012 first foreign fund successfully issued
Hyundai Card
Hosts Super Concert 16, Lady Gaga’s performance in Korea
Hyundai Card·
Hyundai Capital
Supports MY BUSINESS and franchise businesses
HMC Investment Securities
H Mobile, the securities transaction application available on the smart phone, launched
Hyundai ROTEM
Receives an order for Honam KTX-II High Speed Railway (220 cars)
Hyundai AutoEver
Implements ERP system in overseas plant of its partners
Receives an order for the port-entry system improvement
Hyundai GLOVIS
Holds the naming ceremony, christening the ship that transports complete automobile as GLOVIS Century
Receives A-grade in 2011 CP ratings
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
‘INNO-STAT’ opened
Mar
Hyundai Motor Group,
President
Chung Mong-Koo
Awarded 2011 Top Manager in the World by Inter Auto News, the most prestigious Italian automobile magazine
Hyundai Motor Group
Chung Mong-Koo Foundation establishes "On-dream School"
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Participates in and introduces an electronic concept car Hyundai i-oniqand New Cee’d at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show
Selected as "the most efficient and lowest CO₂emitting brand”
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai Sonata selected as 2012 Top Picks in mid-sized segment by the U.S. Consumer Report
The industry’s first imported car test center opened
Hyundai Azera ranked 1st in Full Size Segment with Residual Value three years after releasing ALG
Hyundai Solaris named as the New Car of the Year and the Small Car of the Year in 2012 Russian Car of the Year
Donates the crosswalk-shaped mat to kindergartens across the country
Promotes "Live Brilliant" campaign for a sensible delivery of modern premium
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia Picanto ranked 1st in the small car’s brand power
Wins at the Red Dot Design Awards for four years running
Official sponsor of 201 Professional Baseball
Hyundai STEEL
Hyundai Steel holds a briefing session on "project for the efficient use of house-repair/house energy"
Donates Neolithic shell mound and battlefield remains to Dangjin City
Hyundai HYSCO
The 30th anniversary of establishment of its Houston branch
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Won order for Saudi Maaden Alumina Refinery project (worth US$ 1.5 billion)
Established Venezuela branch office
Hyundai Engineering
Starts a trial run of a bimodality tram system
Holds the 13rd 3D CAD Modeller Training course
Installment sales of Inno-city, a huge shopping center started in March
Starts Pocheon Yongjeong Industrial Complex establishment project on full-scale
Hyundai MOBIS
Indian sales office opened
Promotes the TFT managers training for integrated 4S dealer inspection
Launch of built-in 8-inch navigation
Hyundai WIA
Holds a welcoming ceremony for customer-oriented service tours
Records the biggest overseas orders for machine tools of all time
Hyundai Transys
Holds the tech-show with the American biggest 3 complete automobiles
Holds a ceremony in commemoration of the 11th anniversary of its foundation
Hyundai KEFICO
The Vietnamese government visits the headquarters office
Hyundai Card
Launch of the stylish It-Card
Hyundai ROTEM
Opening ceremony for the Kyung-Chun Line, ITX-Youth
Signs a contract for Izmir EMU exports, Turkey
Hyundai AutoEver
Starts the TURA Corporation consulting project
Hyundai GLOVIS
The 1st Jayeongchan store opened
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Receives a bronze medal at Adfest 2012
Haevichi hotel & resort
Signs an MOU for an internship with Jeju National University
Apr
Chung Mong-Koo
Foundation
Joint-agreement for On-dream Health Service Project for Children
Hyundai-Kia Motors
The signing ceremony for MOU on supports for automobile IT convergence software development
Holds a job-fair with partners
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai New Santa Fe
Launch of Hyundai Veloster Turbo
European main social responsibility program launched
Kia Motors Corporation
Holds the handover ceremony for delivering Ray EV, the electronic car, to the Ministry of Environment
Kia Picanto ranked 1st in TOP 10 Cost of Carry by Segment presented by the German ADAC
Hyundai STEEL
Holds the foundation stone ceremony
Signs a supply MOU with major steel companies located in Indonesia
Incheon Plant provides the waste heat to Dong-gu, Incheon City
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Sustainable Management Report receives a CRRA award
Volleyball Team achieves the second place in the 2011~2012 V-League
Hyundai Engineering
Obtains ex post facto approval for ISO 9001 certification
Promotes HIGH FIVE 365 movements with the board of directors
Holds the ceremony for establishing the asset management advisory commission
Hyundai MOBIS
The country’s first Full AFLS, for the automatic control of high beams, successfully developed
Official blog and Facebook pages opened
Hyundai KEFICO
Named PACE Awards Finalist
Hyundai MNSOFT
Navigation search service opened
Hyundai AUTRON
Holds a briefing session on its vision
Hyundai Card·
Hyundai Capital,
Hyundai Commercial
<50 ways PRIDE Hyundai Card works> issued
Hyundai Card
Launch of ‘Hyundai Card Direct’
Hyundai ROTEM
Receives an order for Ford automobile production facilities
Hyundai AutoEver
Receives an order for integrated medical information system implementation
Hyundai GLOVIS
The naming ceremony of the ship Challenge
May
Hyundai Motor Group
Completes the construction of Hyundai Motor Group pavilion at the 2012 Yeosu EXPO
Completes the construction of the Human Resource Development Center, Mabuk Campus
Chung Mong-Koo
Foundation
Hyundai Motor Group
Creates about 1,500 jobs for young people during the past 5 years
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Participates in the 2012 Busan International Motor Show
Selected as the 2011 Top Company for shared growth
Delivered the official vehicles for the 2012 European Football Championships
Signs an MOU for commissioned education with 11 universities nationwide
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of the new County, a mid-sized bus
Supplies a hydrogen fuel-cell car to Norway
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid selected as the Most Satisfying Hybrid Vehicle
Hyundai Elantra selected as the Most Popular Model at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show
KIA Motors Corporation
Birth of Kia Quoris
Launch of Kia 2013 Soul
Holds a 2012 competition between worldwide branches
Hyundai STEEL
Holds a meeting with the CEOs of overseas partners
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Won order for Qatar Lucille Highway construction project (worth US$ 980 million)
The groundbreaking ceremony of Shinuljin No.1 and 2
Hyundai Engineering
Completes the construction of high-density HDPE production facilities
Eco-friendly hybrid Smart cement developed
Acquired the license for being the company specialized in energy-saving technologies
Hyundai MOBIS
Launch of the premium sound system, Actune
Hyundai WIA
Garden House opened
Hyundai KEFICO
Official Facebook page opened
Hyundai MNSOFT
Full-scale launch in the black-box market
Hyundai Card
New music platform, Hyundai Card MUSIC opened
The industry's first insurance service against voice phishing
HMC Investment Securities
ISO 27001 at the enterprise-level acquired
Hyundai Life
Officially launched on May 1
Hyundai ROTEM
Unveiling of the next generation high speed train HEMU-430X
Hyundai GLOVIS
Obtains AEO forwarder certificate
Hyundai C&I
Promotes IT voluntary service for visually impaired persons
Haevichi hotel & resort
Haevichi Resort renewal
Jun
Chung Mong-Koo
Foundation
Provides medical/student loan for the less fortunate and marginalized members of society
Hyundai Motor Company
Presents donation as funds to fight against childhood cancer to the U.S.
Launch of Hyundai 2013 Genesis
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid ranked 1st in the U.S. customer satisfaction survey
KIA Motors Corporation
Starts construction of its third plant in China
Kia Soul wins the top prize in terms of new vehicle quality in the U.S.
Named the Car Maker of the Year in the UK
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Won order for Venezuela Puerto La Cruz Oil Refinery project
Hyundai Engineering
Receives an order for the Turkmenistan oil plant project
Hyundai MOBIS
The country’s first IDS successfully developed
Hyundai WIA
Sets up a sisterhood relationship with 39th infantry division
Hyundai Transys
The plant in the U.S. records the automatic transmission production of 1 million units
Hyundai MNSOFT
An integrated site for communication with customers opened
Hyundai Card
YG x Hyundai Card promotes Big Bang’s Re-branding Project
Music Pop-up Store opened
Hyundai AutoEver
Starts to implement Hankook Tire facility management system
Hyundai GLOVIS
Jayeonchan, the agricultural products distribution started on full-scale
Jul
Hyundai Motor Company
Launch of Hyundai Sonata, The Brilliant
KIA Motors Corporation
Unveiling of KiaNew All-New Cerato/Forteexterior
Launch of Kia 2013 SportageR
Signs an MOU for electronic vehicle supply and development with SKI Innovation
Hyundai STEEL
The first shaft furnace records 1,000 ton in accumulated production
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Ranks 1st in the construction capability survey for four straight years
Hyundai Engineering
Starts construction of Plant Units 1 and 4 in Olkaria
Hyundai Transys
Selects "Ready 10" as the company’s vision slogan
Hyundai Capital
British branch established
Hyundai ROTEM
First localization of 1000-ton servo press technology
KTX-Sancheon (5 cars) goes into service
Aug
Hyundai Motor Group
Donates 1.6 billion won to the national archery team
Holds "2012 Hyundai Motor Group Symposium"
Starts Season 3 of its Gift Car Campaign
Hyundai-Kia Motors
5 models obtain international environmental certification
Hyundai Motor Company
Starts the construction of Sichuan Hyundai, its commercial vehicle plant
Launch of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra
Opens its "New Customer Counseling System"
Meister School fosters 1,000 technicians
Signs a sponsorship deal for Olympique Lyonnais, the French soccer team
Hyundai Motor Company casts Yang Hakseon, a Korean national hero in gymnastics, as its advertising model
KIA Motors Corporation
The "2013 Kia Picanto" comes to market
Full-scale rollout of its "Smart Consulting Center" service
Hosts its "Green Light Project" launch event
Hyundai STEEL
Red Angles, the women's soccer team, wins the national championships
Hyundai HYSCO
Holds a ceremony to celebrate moving into the rolling mill at its Dangjin 2nd Plant and to wish for safety in the plant
Hosts a joint seminar with Sumitomo Metal Industries
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Wins the 2012 Eco-friendly Construction Industry Award
Obtains an order for the Water Town Complex Development and Construction Project, Singapore
Hyundai Engineering
Obtains an order for the Base Oil Production Facilities Project, Kazakhstan
Hyundai MOBIS
Supports kids from families who have been left bereaved by car-accidents in Slovakia
Hyundai Transys
Hosts an appraisal for the comfort K9 seat
Hyundai KEFICO
Hyundai Motor Company launches as an independent management system
Hyundai Card
Launch of MY MENU application
HMC Investment Securities
Establishes the "Ulsan Central Branch", its 5th branch in the city
Hyundai AutoEver
Kicks off a project to establish product life cycle management
INNOCEAN WORLDWIDE
Presents a report on the analysis of the Olympic Star Model
Haevichi hotel & resort
Haevichi opens its outdoor glass bar
Sep
Hyundai Motor
Chung Mong-Koo Foundation
Supports low-income groups with 10 billion won
Hyundai-Kia Motors
6 models rank 1st in a customer quality satisfaction survey conducted in China
Hyundai Motor Company
Release of HB20, a localized strategic model for Brazil
Santa Fe ranks 1st in residual value (56.8%) in the U.S
Supplies the Tucson ix hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to Denmark
Korean Job World opens an automobile exhibition
"2013 Genesis Prada" comes to market
The 3-door i30, a strategic model for the European market, debuts at the 2012 Paris Motor Show
Starts large-scale "PYL brand marketing"
KIA Motors Corporation
The Pro-Ceed, a strategic model for the European market, debuts at the 2012 Paris Motor Show
Launches UVO Friends, its in-car IT service
Launches the 2013 Kia Ray
Hyundai STEEL
Succeeds in the localization of large-caliber screw rebars
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Completes the construction of an “Education Center” for migrant women
Obtains an order for its underground cable tunnel project in Singapore
Hyundai Engineering
Completes the construction of the largest Hyundai Department Store in the Chungcheong-region
Hyundai MOBIS
Obtains an order from GM for ICS (Integrated Center Stacks)
Hyundai WIA
Succeeds in the localization of gear grinder development
Hyundai Transys
Starts mass production at its plants in Brazil and Mexico
Hyundai Capital
Launches its automobile credit market business in China
HMC Investment Securities
Purchases IGIS Asset Management and 4 Homeplus stores
Hyundai AutoEver
Opens its Road Traffic Authority, an information system about driving licenses
The Hyundai Seosan Plantation
Obtains HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) for its livestock production
Oct
Hyundai-Kia Motors
Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation rank 53rd and 87th respectively in the world’s top 100 brands, as calculated by Interbrand
Establishes an online ecosystem for shared growth with its first, second and third tier partners
Hyundai Motor Company
CUV HB20X made its global debut
Releases its unique SM and PYL albums
KIA Motors Corporation
Reveals the exterior of the facelift for the K7
Receives the grand prize at the 2012 Red Dot Design Awards
Euro 2012 Mobile Marketing selects it as the global mobile campaign of the year
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Receives the Prime Minister’s Award at the 2012 Korean Landscaping Awards
Obtains business rights for the first SOC project in Myanmar
Hyundai Engineering
Receives the grand prize at the 2012 Red Dot Design Awards
Hyundai MOBIS
Lists on the global Dow-Jones Sustainable Management Index for two straight years
Haevichi hotel & resort
Ranks 1st in terms of service quality index for four straight years
Nov
Hyundai Motor Company
Hyundai’s New Plant in Piracicaba
Hyundai Veloster named Best Hatchback at prestigious
Tapping into the European Comm ercial Vehicle Market
Hyundai Unveils LWB Santa Fe, Veloster Convertible Concept in L.A.
Hyundai receives three alg residual value awards
KIA Motors Corporation
Kia receives iF design awards for its three-door
Kia doubles up at Australia’s Best Cars awards
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Year-end spurt in overseas markets
receives prime ministerial award in 6th Korea Landscape Architecture Awards
Hyundai MOBIS
New Packaging Design for MOBIS Genuine Parts
Dec
Hyundai Motor Group
organizes 10th Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers Camp
Opens Global Website
Hyundai-Kia Motors
models to receive environmental certification in the U.S.
Models Take the Top Spots at Strategic Vision’s 2012 Total Value Awards
Hyundai Motor Company
Launches Equus Facelift in Korea
Hyundai STEEL
earns ISO 50001 Energy Management certification
Hyundai Engineering &
Construction
Cargo vessel arrives at the Antarctic on Dec. 11 to build Jangbogo Research Station
Hyundai MOBIS
is to be the first Korean automobile company to earn ISO 26262 certification
completed construction of the CBS plant in Slovakia
Hyundai Card
the launch of the Tim Burton exhibition coordinated by the Hyundai Card Corporation.
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