The stylised ‘H’ in Hyundai’s logo is a representation of two people shaking hands – a handshake of trust between the salesman and customer. The ‘H’ is slanted forward, actively to the right, rather than passively to the left. The oval around the ‘H’ represents ‘globality’
Everyone recognises today’s Hyundai logo but it hasn’t always looked like that. From 1974-1992, the early logo looked like this:
Hyundai Motor Company employs 109,748 people worldwide (to end of 2014)
In 1980, Hyundai exported to only 38 countries – now it exports to just under 200 countries
The ix35 Fuel Cell currently holds the record for the highest number of miles that can be driven in a hydrogen-powered production car on a single tank of fuel at 435 miles
The water emitted from the ix35 fuel cell has actually been used to grow vegetables on the ‘Fuel Cell Farm’ – the world’s first aquaponics ecosystem powered by the ix35 Fuel Cell
Cumulative Zero-emissions Mileage by Southern California Fuel Cell Drivers Surpasses 477,800 Miles – to the Moon and back!
Hyundai holds Guinness World Records for:
‘The largest tyre track image’ - measures 5,556,411.86 m² (59,808,480.26 ft²) and was achieved by Hyundai Motor Company (Korea) at Delamar Dry Lake, Nevada, USA, on 18 January 2015. The message could be viewed from the international space station.
‘The largest shadow projection’ - The gigantic urban installation art in Brazil was created to honour the passion of football fans across the world during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. It consisted of HB20 miniature cars which created a big shadow in the shape of a soccer player, reaching 15.7 meters in length and 8.09 meters in width.
‘The largest Vuvuzela’ – created by Hyundai Motor South Africa – the 35 m long and 5.5 metre wide instrument was sounded at each the strat of each match during the 2010 World Cup