Hyundai Motor's Annual Exports Reach The One Million Mark | Part Three

Milestones on Hyundai’s Road to One Million in Annual Exports
  • Dec. 1967 Hyundai Motor Co. founded
  • Jan. 1976 Debut of Pony, Hyundai’s first proprietary model
  • Jun. 1976 Pony shipped to Ecuador, marking Hyundai’s first export
  • Jan. 1983 Established Hyundai Auto Canada Inc.
  • Apr. 1985 Established Hyundai Motor America
  • Jan. 1988 One million units in cumulative exports
  • Apr. 1991 First exports to Germany
  • Sept. 1995 Established manufacturing joint venture in Turkey
  • Dec. 1996 Established Hyundai Motor India
  • Feb. 1999 Signed with FIFA as Official Sponsor of World Cup
  • Dec. 2000 Moved to new headquarters in Yangjae-dong, Seoul
  • Feb. 2002 Established manufacturing joint venture in Beijing, China
  • Apr. 2002 Started construction work on Alabama plant
  • Nov. 2002 Received $7 Billion Export Tower Award from Ministry of Trade
  • Feb. 2003 Groundbreaking ceremony for Hyundai-Kia Proving Ground and opening of Hyundai-Kia Design Center in California
  • Mar. 2003 Signed with UEFA as official partner for Euro 2004
  • Nov. 2003 Received $10 Billion Export Tower Award from Ministry of Trade
  • Dec. 2003 Annual exports pass one million units mark for first time
Published 23 December 2003 Melanie Carter

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