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HISTORY OF HYUNDAI

Chung Ju-Yung founded the Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company in 1947. Hyundai Motor Company was later established in 1967. The company’s first model, the Cortina, was released in cooperation with Ford Motor Company in 1968. When Hyundai wanted to develop their own car, they hired George Turnbull in February 1974, the former Managing Director of Austin Morris at British Leyland. He in turn hired five other top British car engineers.

HISTORY OF SAMSUNG

From its inception as a small export business in Taegu, Korea, Samsung has grown to become one of the world’s leading electronics companies, specializing in digital appliances and media, semiconductors, memory, and system integration. Today Samsung’s innovative and top quality products and processes are world recognized. This timeline captures the major milestones in Samsung’s history

ACHIEVEMENT

SAMSUNG

CATEGORYHISTORYCOUNTRY
Climate Change & EnergyCDP Korea Excellence Award, Oct. 2009Korea
Voluntary Recycling Awards, Nov. 2009USA
Carbon Disclosure Project, Sept. 2010Global
Green Ranking, Oct. 2010USA

HYUNDAI

CAR PRODUCTYEARACHIEVEMENT
CENTENNIAL (EQUUS)20152015 Good Design Award
GENESIS2015AA Car of The Year – Best Luxury Car
SONATA20152015 TOP Safety Car
AZERA (GRANDEUR)20132013 J.D. Power IQS, J.D. Power, U.S.