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I Was Driving A Hyundai Accent 1.6 2006 Model, The Engine Just Stop Running...

i was driving a hyundai accent 1.6 2006 model, the engine just stop running in the middle of a highway. now it switches on but do not start the engine at all."

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 38 minutes ago)

2010 Hyndai Santa Fe Started Yesterday Not Today

Car worked perfectly fine yesterday but today the car made a grinding sound while attempting to start and would not start. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp light came on as well. Further inspection un...

9 views with 3 answers (last answer 11 hours ago)

2000 Hyundai Trannsmission Pops Out Of Overdrive

transmission keeps popping out of overdrive. all other gears work fine .

11 views with 2 answers (last answer 14 hours ago)
Haider Khaffaf

Airbag Light On

hi gents kindly please i need your advice i have Elantra 2008 it's Airbag warning light stay on i already checked the connection which is under driver seat . please advise me for farther troubleshoo...

14 views with 3 answers (last answer 17 hours ago)

Where Can I Find Custom Seating Vender Within 150 Miles Of Paducah Ky' Pas...

Passenger seat is very low causing vision problems with sun and nausua for my wife. She is fine driving the car with the adjustable power drivers seat. I need to raise the passenger seat or install ...

841 views with 4 answers (last answer about a day ago)

Older Hyundai Models

Hyundai Atos Hyundai Coupe Hyundai Excel
Hyundai Galloper Hyundai Getz Hyundai Matrix
Hyundai Pony Hyundai Santamo Hyundai Santro
Hyundai Scoupe Hyundai Stellar Hyundai Terracan
Hyundai Trajet Hyundai XG300 Hyundai i20

Hyundai History

What began as a small 'motor company' owned by the son of a peasant in the 1940s has become a major player in the world automotive market.  Hyundai, founded in 1946 by Chung Ju-Yung, was originally two companies: Hyundai Motor Company and Hyundai Civil Engineering.  After the Korean War, Hyundai was instrumental in rebuilding South Korea, and had a hand in most of the construction efforts.  

In the meantime, Hyundai Motor Company was hard at work.  In 1968, Hyundai teamed up with Ford of the UK to share assembly work for two years.  By 1974, Hyundai had produced its first vehicle, the Pony.  The young horse was exported to Latin America in 1976, and Europe two years later.  1982 brought about a redesign of the Pony, and the exportation to even more companies, including the UK.  Canada was the next market conquered in 1984, the same year that saw Hyundai finally reach the 500,000 vehicles mark.  

Only year after the Canadian introduction, Hyundai invaded the US market with the Excel, the replacement for the Pony.  The next year (2 years after the 500,000 mark had been breached), Hyundai produced their millionth car.  Hyundai's first line of trucks was introduced in 1987, a must have for the American market, which they meant to conquer.  Which is where the Hyundai Sonata, released in 1988, came in.  The Sonata was Hyundai's first vehicle designed specifically for the North American market.  1989 found another marker breached.  In just three years, Hyundai tripled their vehicle production to 3 million.  Not bad.  

The 1990s launched with a slew of new releases flooding the world.  Quickly, Hyundai was becoming a world-competitor, though they still had some work to do.  Many experts considered Hyundais to be poorly made, a stigma that Hyundai is still fighting off today.  But fight they have.  In 2001, they set another record: 346,235 vehicles sold in the US alone.  This was a 42% increase over US sales in 2000, the highest increase in US history.  Finally, Hyundai had become an established brand in the US.  In 2005, they solidified that establishement with their first plant opening in Alabama.  Hyundai is here to stay, and ready to compete with the global automotive industry.