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Hyundai Motor Off to a Flying Start in 2002

2002.02.04 No. 115
Hyundai Motor Company recorded an excellent set of domestic and export sales figures in January to get the company off to a flying start in 2002.
With a total of 142,791 vehicles sold or shipped in January, Hyundai Motor Company recorded its best ever January figures with strong demand both at home and abroad for its entire range of passenger cars, trucks and buses.
Domestic sales soared by 55 per cent over the same month last year with 65,367 sales compared to 42,094. January also saw a 56 per cent increase in sales over December when 41,853 vehicles were sold.
Export increase
Export shipments reached a January record of 77,424 compared to 60,471 last January - an increase of 28 per cent. The figure was 31 per cent up on December`s shipment total of 59,069.
The overall total for the month was 39 per cent up on January last year when 102,565 vehicles were sold or shipped and up by 41 per cent over December`s total of 100,922.
Bus and truck sales were also strong in the domestic market with busses seeing a 40 per cent increase from last January`s figure of 6,376 to 8,949 and trucks were up even more - by 59 per cent from 7,375 to 11,750.

Contact for Further Information:
Hyundai Motor Company Overseas Public Relations Team
Stephen Kitson, Director, tel. (82) 2 3464 2545, e-mail
Sang-Woo Park, tel (82) 2 3464 2548, e-mail

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