Hyundai Motor CIS becomes a general partner of
BRICS and SCO Summits 2015
- Hyundai Motor CIS delivers the official fleet of 232 vehicles of i40 sedans,
Genesis, Equus and H-1 minibuses for BRICS and SCO Summits
June 24, 2015 - Hyundai Motor CIS, a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company in Russia, becomes a general partner of the BRICS and SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Summits 2015 scheduled to be held from July 8 to 10, 2015 in Ufa, Russia.
As a partner of the BRICS and SCO Summits 2015, Hyundai Motor CIS will provide 232 Hyundai vehicles – 130 units of i40, 52 units of Genesis, 40 units of Equus and 10 units of H-1 minibuses.
A handover ceremony of the official fleet took place on June 24 at the Congress Hall of Ufa in the presence of Hyundai Motor CIS’s General Director Koo Young Key, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bashkortostan Nagorny Vladimir Alexandrovich, Minister of the Republic of Bashkortostan Mirsayapov Ruslan Zagitovich, Chairman of the Traffic and Road Facilities State Committee of the Republic of Bashkortostan Munirov Ilias Yakhievich, Director of INO Office-group SCO BRICS of Ufa-2015 Fadeev Nikolay Sergeevich and General Director of the State Unitary Enterprise ‘Bashavtotrans’ Klug Alexy Yurievich.
Hyundai Motor CIS’s General Director Koo Young Kee said, “We are honored to become an official partner of
the BRICS and SCO Summit 2015 in Ufa and provide our cars for heads of states and distinguished participants. We believe that the Hyundai vehicles will be mutually beneficial for all parties, providing convenience and safety in all situations.”
Hyundai Motor was named the ‘Most Beloved Mass Market Brand’ and won the Russian ‘Car of the Year’ award for its Genesis premium sedan and the Solaris at the 15th anniversary ‘Car of the Year’ award ceremony on April 23. Heads of states to the summit will ride the cars of the ‘Most Beloved Mass Market Brand’ including the ‘Car of the Year’ Genesis premium sedan.
About Hyundai Motor
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company, which leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars, offers top-quality best-sellers such as Elantra, Sonata and Genesis. Hyundai Motor has seven manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centers outside of South Korea and in 2013, sold 4.73 million vehicles globally. With almost 100,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with localized models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting with the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell.
About BRICS/SCO Summits
The BRICS/SCO Summits is a meeting between the heads of the states in BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). BRICS is an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. SCO is a Eurasian political, economic and military organization founded in 2001 in Shanghai by leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The summits will take place in Ufa, the capital of the Volga Republic of Bashkiria, from July 8 to 10.