Chung Ju-Yung developed the Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company in 1947. Hyundai Motor Company was later started in 1967. The affiliation’s first model, the Cortina, was pushed in a joint exertion with Ford Motor Company in 1968. Precisely when Hyundai anticipated that would build up their own specific auto, they select George Turnbull in February 1974, the past Managing Director of Austin Morris at British Leyland. He in this way enlisted five other best British auto engineers. They were Kenneth Barnett body course of action, engineers John Simpson and Edward Chapman, John Crosthwaite ex-BRM as edge organizer and Peter Slater as head of headway plan. In 1975, the Pony, the rule Korean vechical, was moved, with design by Giorgio Giugiaro of ItalDesign and powertrain improvement gave by Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors. Passages started in the next year to Ecuador and a little while later to the Benelux nations.
Stallion is exchanged to Canada by Hyundai in 1984, however not to the United States, as a result of steed did not easily get through the surge test. Canadian courses of action exceptionally beat needs, and it was at one point the best offering auto on the Canadian market. In 1985, the one millionth Hyundai autos were fabricated. In 1986, Hyundai started to offer cars in the United States, and the Excel was named as “Best Product #10” by Fortune magazine, generally as a result of its sensibility. The affiliation started to pass on models with its own progression in 1988, start with the medium size Sonata.
In the spring of 1990, mean arrangement of Hyundai automobiles finished the four million check. In 1991, the affiliation winning as for working up its first restrictive fuel motor, the four-chamber Alpha, and besides its own specific transmission, along these lines preparing for inventive self-run the show. In 1996, Hyundai Motor India Limited was produced with a creation plant in Irungattukottai close Chennai, India. In 1998, Hyundai started to refresh its photograph trying to set up itself as a world-class stamp. Chung Ju Yung exchanged master of Hyundai Motor to his tyke, Chung Mong Koo, in 1999.Hyundai’s parent affiliation, Hyundai Motor Group, put firmly in the quality, plan, making, and entire arrangement research of its vehicles. It joined a 10-year or 100,000-mile (160,000 km) confirmation to vehicles sold in the United States and pushed a charging advancing effort.
In 2004, Hyundai was arranged second in “beginning quality” in an overview/assess by J.D. Power and Associates Hyundai is at the present time exceptional contrasted with other 100 most valuable brands far and wide. Since 2002, Hyundai has in like way been one of the general authority supporters of the FIFA World Cup. In 2006, the South Korean government started an examination of Chung Mong Koo’s practices as head of Hyundai, accomplice him with debasement. On 28 April 2006, Chung was gotten, and charged for misappropriation of 100 billion South Korean won (US$106 million).
Thusly, Hyundai Vice Chairman and CEO, Kim Dong-jin, supplanted him as pioneer of the affiliation. On 30 September 2011, Yang Seung Suk definite his retirement as CEO of Hyundai Motor Co. Meanwhile substitution period, Chung Mong-koo and Kim Eok-jo will bind the duties of the CEO position.