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2015 GENESIS AWARDED INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY TOP SAFETY PICK+

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 7, 2014 – Hyundai’s award-winning 2015 Genesis sedan continues segment leadership as the first and only rear-wheel drive vehicle in its class to receive the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) highest honor as a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ when equipped with optional front crash prevention. Genesis is also the first rear-wheel drive luxury sedan to earn a Good rating in the small overlap crash test.

HYUNDAI TAKES TOP HONORS IN BRAND KEYS 2014 CUSTOMER LOYALTY ENGAGEMENT INDEX

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 5, 2014 – Hyundai’s continued dedication to its customers earned them the No. 1 (tied) spot in the automotive category in the Brand Keys 2014 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index©. Brand Keys, a New York-based brand, customer loyalty and engagement consultancy, publishes this annually-syndicated study that examines customers’ relationships with 555 different brands in 64 categories. 2014 marks the fourth year in a row in which Hyundai took the top spot in the automotive category.

Hyundai Motor Chosen for Third Consecutive Year for European Commission Backed Hydrogen Fuel Cell Demonstrations

May 2, 2014 - Hyundai Motor’s ix35 Fuel Cell has been selected for the third consecutive year by the European Commission-backed Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) to demonstrate the real-world benefits of hydrogen fuel cell technology.

THE 2015 HYUNDAI GENESIS WINS TOP FAMILY CHOICE AWARD

ATLANTA, May 2, 2014 – Hyundai’s all-new 2015 Genesis was named Top Family Choice by the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association (GAAMA) during their second-annual signature event, the Family Choice Challenge. Evaluated at the beautiful Lake Lanier Island Resort in Georgia, the Genesis earned the event's most prestigious award, scoring higher than any other competitor.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS BEST APRIL EVER

Fountain Valley, Calif., May 1, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America announced April sales of 66,107, up 4.4 percent versus the same period in 2013, setting an all-time record April.

2015 HYUNDAI GENESIS NAMED “CAR OF TEXAS”

DALLAS, April 30, 2014 – The all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis has been named the 2014 “Car of Texas” by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), one of the largest and most respected media associations in the U.S. Issued at the annual Texas Auto Roundup at the iconic Texas Motor Speedway, the award is the event’s highest ranking accolade and a first for a Hyundai vehicle. In addition, the Genesis earned top awards for Mid-size Luxury Car and Best New Interior.

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS LAUNCHES ‘JUST ONE WISH’ PROGRAM IN NEW YORK WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER MICHELLE WILLIAMS

NEW YORK – April 21, 2014 – Hyundai Hope On Wheels® officially launched its 16th year in the fight against pediatric cancer with a special guest performance by internationally acclaimed singer Michelle Williams. The launch event took place in New York City in conjunction with the New York International Auto Show. Williams was presented with an award to serve as a Hyundai Hope On Wheels celebrity Hope Ambassador. This honorary position is given to influencers willing to help bring awareness to the critical cause of childhood cancer. Williams was involved in several launch event activities.

HYUNDAI RATED NUMBER ONE IN DEALERSHIP CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE BY DEALERRATER

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 18, 2014 – According to DealerRater’s Consumer Rating Index (CRI) for automotive manufacturers, Hyundai Motor America’s dealerships ranked highest in customer sentiment and satisfaction, receiving praise for high quality service work and friendliness of staff. DealerRater, the leading online destination for consumer reviews of dealerships worldwide, provides its CRI as a starting point for customers who are looking for a dealership that will provide the best overall shopping experience. In the March 2014 CRI, Hyundai bested competitors such as Buick, Honda, Kia and Subaru to take the top spot amongst Mass Market brands.

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS LAUNCHES 16TH YEAR IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PEDIATRIC CANCER AND ANNOUNCES $86 MILLION IN RESEARCH FUNDING

NEW YORK – April 17, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America and its nonprofit organization Hyundai Hope On Wheels® announce today the launch of their 2014 nationwide grant program to fund pediatric cancer research. The launch event will take place at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City in conjunction with the New York International Auto Show. The winners of 49 Hope On Wheels pediatric cancer research grants will be announced. A nationwide tour will be conducted later this year to present these research grants to children’s hospitals.

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS RINGS NASDAQ STOCK MARKET OPENING BELL

NEW YORK – April 16, 2014 – Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a nonprofit organization committed to helping kids fight cancer, rang the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell this morning at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York’s Times Square. The event honored Hyundai Motor America’s 16th year in the fight against pediatric cancer. Chairman of the Hyundai Hope On Wheels Board of Directors Mickey Pong was joined by the organization’s newly named National Youth Ambassadors Ashley Burnette and Kenny Thomas in ringing the Opening Bell.