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I have a 2017 Hyundai Elantra. My screen for my radio is a standard display without the phone button. But I want to set up Bluetooth. How would that be done?
Overheating. Just Replaced Radiator And Thermostat, But Still Hasn't Fixed ...
My car overheated the other day, and it was leaking coolant horribly. I got a new radiator, which stopped the leaking, but the car was still overheating so then we tried replacing the thermostat but i...
2001 Hyundai Sonata Won't Start
I had a V6 2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS that won't start it turns over but just won't start I've changed the ignition coil pack spark plugs spark plug wires camshaft sensor EIC sensor got a new battery ...
You guys are showing an accident on my below vin number but car was never in an accident. Please tell me where you are getting this information and wha date you are showing there is an accident 5N...
Does The Hyundai Sonato 2015 Still Have 5 Year Bumper To Bumper Warranty
What type warranty does the hyundai sonato 2015 have 5 year and 100,000 mile
Older Hyundai Models
|Hyundai Excel||Hyundai Scoupe||Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell|
|Hyundai XG300||Hyundai i20|
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.