SEOUL, March 2, 2021 – Hyundai Motor Company today announced its 2021 February global sales of 300,248 units, a 6.7 percent increase from a year earlier. Sales momentum is gradually recovering around the globe.
Sales in Korea rose 32.6 percent year-over-year to 52,102 units, led by Grandeur sedan, Elantra sedan and all-new Tucson SUV. Sales increased in part because production in February was normal compared to the same time last year when there was a production disruption amid the initial spread of COVID-19. Sales of Genesis luxury brand more than doubled to 7,321 units from 3,200 units a year earlier thanks to robust sales momentum of G80 sedan and GV70 SUV.
In markets outside of Korea, Hyundai recorded sales of 248,146 units, a 2.5 percent increase from a year earlier. Although the global economy slowed down due to the pandemic, sales in major regions, including the Americas, Asia Pacific, India and Russia, are gradually improving.
Hyundai will focus on sales recovery in global markets amid continued concerns over the global economic crisis. The company is implementing various measures to take care of its customers and to offer the world’s best products to meet their needs.
In line with these efforts, Hyundai has successfully premiered IONIQ 5, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV). The company expects it will provide new sales momentum in 2021.
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* Monthly sales figures provided in this press release are unaudited and on a preliminary basis.
1. Sales in Korea is based on retail sales while overseas sales (global sales excluding Korea) is based on wholesales.
2. Sales results include entire sedan, SUV and CV models produced by Hyundai Motor.
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Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is present in over 200 countries with more than 120,000 employees dedicated to tackling real-world mobility challenges around the globe.
Based on the brand vision ‘Progress for Humanity,' Hyundai Motor is accelerating its transformation into a Smart Mobility Solution Provider.
The company invests in advanced technologies such as robotics and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to bring about revolutionary mobility solutions, while pursuing open innovation to introduce future mobility services.
In pursuit of sustainable future for the world, Hyundai will continue its efforts to introduce zero emission vehicles equipped with industry-leading hydrogen fuel cell and EV technologies.
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