Hyundai Motor Reports May 2016 Global Sales
June 2, 2016 – Hyundai Motor, South Korea's largest automaker, reports global sales results for May 2016.
- Hyundai Motor achieves global sales of 429,080 units in May
- Global sales show increase of 10.4% YoY
- Solid overseas sales and increased sales of bestselling models result in strong global sales
1. Commercial Vehicles (CV) include LCV, buses and trucks.
2. Hyundai Motor currently has overseas plants in Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, India, Russia, Turkey and the U.S.
3. Domestic Production relate to the vehicles produced in Korea for the overseas markets.
4. Domestic Sales is based on retail sales while Overseas Sales is based on shipments.
- Global sales in May 2016 totals 429,080 units – an increase of 10.4% YoY.
- Sales figures in Korea records increase of 10.6% and overseas markets also show increase of 10.4% YoY
- Sonata sales in Korea this month remained robust reaching a total of 8,574 units in domestic sales, led in part by 575 units of Sonata Hybrid sales.
- Genesis and G90 (EQ900 in Korea) maintained strong sales momentum posting total sales of 5,789 units in Korea.
Breakdown of Overseas Shipment
*‘Consignment (EU)’ includes the amount of vehicles produced by Karsan (Turkish commercial vehicles manufacturer) on consignment.
- Strong sales of SUV models and the All-new Elantra leads Hyundai Motor’s momentum gain in the U.S. market.
- China Plant yearly sales figure increased due to economic recovery nationwide and continued tax benefits.
- i10, i20 and Creta sales show strong growth, despite MoM total sales decrease in India.s
- Czech Plant shows positive shipment figures as Tucson and i30 posts high sales in the European market.
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About Hyundai Motor Company
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centres worldwide and in 2015 sold 4.96 million vehicles globally. With more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with localised models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting with the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell and IONIQ, the world’s first model with three electrified powertrains in a single body type.
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