Hyundai History

Hyundai History

History of Hyundai Motor Company since 1967 until now


  • Launched minibus 'County Electric'

  • Produced Xcient Fuel Cell, the world's first fuel cell heavy-duty truck


  • Launched 'Pavise', medium and heavy duty truck

  • Hyundai Motor company and H2 Energy launched a joint venture 'Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HHM)’

  • Debuts ‘HDC-6 NEPTUNE’ Concept, a hydrogen-powered heavy duty truck

  • Hyundai’s Hydrogen Mobility Solution Wins ‘2020 Truck Innovation Award’


  • Launched 'Xcient' in South Africa (RHD)

  • Fleet Invitation Event - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

  • Secured 1,500 school bus tender (County, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Algeria)

  • Launched 'LT' in Morocco and Philippines

  • Secured 300 ambulance tender (H350, Department of Health, Ukraine)

  • Launched 'HD35 City' in Russia (HTBR)

  • Launched H350 in Vietnam (HTCV) and Ecuador

  • Fleet Invitation Event - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

  • Commercial Vehicles Experience Day' event in Russia (HTBR)

  • Hyundai Truck & Bus World Skill Olympic (Global Learning Center, Korea)


  • Launched 'Elec city', a electric bus

  • Launched HTBR (Hyundai Truck & Bus Russia) : Russian incorporation for commercial vehicles

  • Launched 'LT/H350' in Peru

  • Initiated CKD mass production in Russia (AVTOTOR plant)

  • Launched HTCV (Hyundai Thanhcong Commercial Vehicle) : Vietnamese incorporation for commercial vehicles


  • ‘Xcient’ selected as ‘Truck of the Year’ in China

  • Introduced development strategy for connected cars

  • ‘H350’ received the IDA 2015 Bronze Award for Transportation

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