May 29, 2019 – Hyundai Motor Commonwealth of Independence States (HMCIS) and Skolkovo Innovation Center today announced a mobility partnership to develop IT solutions and new services for customers. The move marks the first step for HMCIS into the sphere of mobility.
Under the partnership, HMCIS will establish the Hyundai Mobility Lab inside the Skolkovo Innovation Center. A new IT platform will be developed with a smart mobility subscription service where users can rent a Hyundai car online for a period of time with a range of complementary services.
“I would like to thank the Skolkovo Innovation Center for the partnership and new prospects,” said Kyeongsu Son, Head of Hyundai Motor Russia & CIS Headquarters. “We look forward to further cooperation in developing new IT solutions to improve the lives of our customers.”
“Hyundai is an important landmark for us Signing this agreement we affirm our readiness and interest in effective cooperation with the leading companies of car industry,” said Viktor Vekselberg, Chairman of the Board of Skolkovo Foundation. “I am sure that Skolkovo partnership will provide Hyundai Mobility Lab with unique conditions to develop cutting-edge IT-solutions.”
The Skolkovo Innovation Center is a high-tech platform housing the best talents and their work to develop future technologies. The Hyundai Mobility Lab within the complex is expected to launch its service in the second half of this year.
Hyundai Motor has been broadening its business domain from manufacturing into mobility services to meet the needs of customers. The company aims to lead the future of mobility by offering customers smart and safe transportation experiences.
More information about the Hyundai Mobility Lab service will be available later this year.
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Hyundai Motor CIS, LLC
Hyundai Motor CIS, established in 2007 to become the exclusive distributor of Hyundai brand vehicles in the Russian Federation, operates one of the largest dealer networks in Russia with 187 dealerships all over the country.In 2010, Hyundai Motor launched its full-cycle plant in St. Petersburg and premiered its first Russian model – Hyundai Solaris. The mode’s second generation was presented in the Russian market in February 2017. In July 2016, the company unveiled its compact crossover Hyundai Creta that has been the undisputed leader in the SUV segment since start of sales. Since its establishment, Hyundai Motor CIS increased its sales from 80,000 to 170,000 vehicles annually. In 2018, new registrations reached 178,269 cars. Company's product range includes 8 models.
The company is actively participating in the Russian social life through various social projects.
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About Hyundai Motor
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond with its range of world-class vehicles and mobility services available in more than 200 countries. Employing more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai has sold more than 4.5 million vehicles globally. Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with vehicles that are helping to build solutions for a more sustainable future, such as NEXO, the world’s first dedicated hydrogen-powered SUV.
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