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Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Eui-sun Wins Issigonis Trophy at 2021 Autocar Awards

Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Eui-sun was awarded the Issigonis Trophy at the 2021 Autocar UK Awards Ceremony. Chung received the highest honor in the 2021 Automotive Awards for his and company’s incredible contributions to the global automotive industry.

Named in honor of legendary car designer Sir Alec Issigonis, this trophy is presented annually to outstanding figures in the global car industry. Autocar UK The judge considers it to be an extraordinary level of success.

Recognizing Chairman Chung’s visionary leadership in awarding the Issigonis Award, Autocar UK Editor-in-chief Steve Cropley said: We are proud to award this year’s Issigonis Trophy in recognition of his achievements. The changes the company has made are unmatched in the industry in recent years.

“Hyundai and Kia, which until just 10 years ago had limited market share and were considered unattractive low-priced brands, have made tremendous progress under the leadership of Chung Eui-sun. Gained market share and customers with cars comparable to mainstream rivals.

“The Hyundai Motor Group has entered the premium market with Hyundai’s N division and the new Genesis brand, becoming a true industry leader in both electric and hydrogen vehicles. It is no longer trying to catch up with its rivals. Other car companies are chasing. “

Upon receiving the Issigonis trophy, Chairman Chung commented: Auto car And I must thank all my colleagues who have contributed to this honor. Despite the dramatic turmoil in the global automotive industry and the pandemic of the new coronavirus infection, the Hyundai Motor Group is at the forefront of a paradigm shift, with customers at the heart of our efforts. It’s about providing service and empowering. Through a well-thought-out approach, we will create more opportunities and anoint the wheels of “human progress.” “

Recent significant advances made by the Hyundai Motor Group under the chairman’s term include the introduction of the advanced electric vehicles Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6. Both use the Group’s new dedicated EV platform, the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). In addition to Hyundai Motor’s high-performance N brand, the Group has also launched the fuel cell brand HTWO and the premium luxury brand Genesis.

Chairman Chung has led the Group’s global perception transformation by introducing respected design chiefs within the industry, such as Peter Schreyer and Luc Donckerwolke. Under the leadership of Chairman Chung, the Group has designed and developed products that appeal to European consumers. This successful strategy is evident in the numerous design awards given to Hyundai and Kia in recent years.

After serving as President of Kia from 2005 to 2009, Chairman Chung became Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Hyundai Motor Group, working with various affiliates in the automotive, steel and construction industries, including Hyundai and Kia. I was in charge. His leadership has won numerous industry awards, including the World Economic Forum’s “200 Next Generation Leaders” and Fortune Korea’s “Most Influential Korean Leaders: Global Business.”

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Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Eui-sun Wins Issigonis Trophy at 2021 Autocar Awards
Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Eui-sun Wins Issigonis Trophy at 2021 Autocar Awards
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