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Hyundai Motor Company

Hyundai Motor Company
Company nameHyundai Motor Company
Hyeondae Jadongcha Jushik-hwesa
현대 자동차 주식회사
Company typePublic company
SloganThink About It
IndustryAutomobile manufacturer
FoundedDecember 29, 1967
Founder(s)Chung Ju-yung
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleChung Mong-koo, Chairman and CEO
ProductsAutomobiles and commercial vehicles
Revenue(+) 36.77 trillion (2010)
($33.6 billion USD)
Net income(+) ₩5.27 trillion (2010)
($4.8 billion USD)
Total assets(+) ₩41 trillion (2010)
($37 billion USD)
Employees75,000 (as of March 31, 2009)
ParentHyundai Motor Group

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Hyundai Motor Company (Hangul : 현대 자동차 주식회사) (Hancha : 現代自動車株式會社) ( , Hyŏndae, -kohjə́ːndɛIPA, modernity; Kse - 005380) is a Korean automaker which along with Kia comprises the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, the world's fourth largest automaker as of 2009. As of 2009, it is the world's fastest growing automaker. In 2008, Hyundai (without Kia) ranked as the eighth largest automaker.

Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, Hyundai operates the world's largest integrated automobile manufacturing facility in Ulsan, which is capable of producing 1.6 million units annually. The company employs about 75,000 persons around the world. Hyundai vehicles are sold in 193 countries through some 6,000 dealerships and showrooms worldwide. In 2010, Hyundai sold over 3.6 million vehicles worldwide.

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