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For the automobile manufacturer, see Hyundai Motor Company. This airticle is aboot the Hyundai chaebol afore the completion o its break-up in 2003. For the continuin nan-automobile manufacturer, see Hyundai Group.
For ither uises, see Hyundai (disambiguation).
Industrie Conglomerate
Fate Breuken up
Foondit 1947
Foonder Chung Ju-yung
Heidquarters Seoul, Sooth Korea
Aurie served
Products Automobiles
Heavy industry
Finance an Insurance
Hangul 현대
Hanja 現代
Revised Romanisation Hyeondae
McCune–Reischauer Hyŏndae

Hyundai Group[1] (Hangul현대그룹; Hanja現代그룹, pronounced [hjəːndɛ]) is a multinaitional chaebol (conglomerate) heidquairtered in Seoul, Sooth Korea. It wis foondit bi Chung Ju-yung in 1947 as a construction firm an Chung wis directly in control o the company till his daith in 2001.

Follaein the 1997 Asie financial creesis an Chung's daith, Hyundai unnerwent a major restructurin an break-up, which reducit the Hyundai Group's business tae encompass anerly conteener shippin services, the manufacturin o elevators, an tourism. The day, maist companies bearin the name Hyundai are no legally connectit tae Hyundai Group. They include Hyundai Motor Group, Hyundai Department Store Group, Hyundai Heavy Industries Group an Hyundai Development Company. Housomeivver, maist o the umwhile subsidiars o the Hyundai conglomerate continue tae be run bi relatives o Chung. If these companies wur considered as fuirmin a single broad faimily business, then it wad remain the lairgest company in Sooth Korea wi enormous economic an poleetical pouer in the kintra.

Etymologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name "Hyundai" comes frae the Korean wird 現代 (hanja form), which means "modrenity".[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pronunciations in Inglis vary. Amang the variants are:
  2. Taylor III, Alex (5 Januar 2010). "Hyundai smokes the competition". CNN Money. Retrieved 11 Januar 2012. 

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