Hyundai History

Hyundai History

History of Hyundai Motor Company since 1967 until now


  • Debut in Interbrand’s 100 Best Global Brands

  • Established Environmental Technology Research Center (Namyang R&D)

  • Established Eco-Friendly Vehicle Recycling Center

  • Chairman Mong-Koo Chung named Top Automotive CEO in Asia by Automotive


  • Launched 'Mega Truck,' a 4.5/5-ton medium-duty truck

  • Established Joint venture plant for commercial vehicles in China

  • Official sponsor of the UEFA Euro 2004

  • Chairman Mong-Koo Chung named as the Best CEO of 2004 by Business Week


  • Established the Namyang Design Center

  • Proclaimed Global Environmental Management (Hyundai)

  • Developed world’s first ultra high pressure hydrogen storage system for fuel cell electric vehicles


  • Official sponsor of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea /Japan (Hyundai)