Hyundai Motor America Honored With J.D. Power and Associates 'Chairman's Award'

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hyundai Motor America

    NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America was honored last
 night with a "Chairman's Award" presented by J.D. Power and Associates for
 Hyundai's commitment to quality improvements.  J. D. Power III, chairman of
 J.D. Power and Associates, presented the award to Hyundai Motor America
 President Finbarr O'Neill on the floor of the NASDAQ stock exchange at an
 event co-sponsored by financial institution Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.
     "We congratulate Hyundai Motor America for its continuing sales
 improvement in the U.S. marketplace," said Power.  "With its year-to-year
 sales increases, it is clear that Hyundai customers have appreciated the
 strong commitment that the company has made to quality improvement.  Hyundai's
 investments in technology and information systems to monitor quality
 improvement, along with its expanded warranty coverage, the Hyundai Advantage,
 have all contributed to the company's significant market share gains."
     "This award is in recognition of our Hyundai dealers and employees whose
 hard work, ceaseless efforts and total focus on the tasks at hand have made
 our successes possible.  I'd also like to thank our parent, Hyundai Motor
 Company.  Without their hard work, effort and commitment to quality and
 customer service our gains in the United States would never have been
 achieved," said O'Neill
     The Chairman's Award has only been presented on 7 occasions in J.D.
 Power's 33-year history and is awarded at the discretion of the firm's
 chairman.
 
     Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a
 subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea.  Hyundai vehicles are distributed
 throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and
 serviced through more than 500 dealerships nationwide.
 
 

SOURCE Hyundai Motor America
    NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America was honored last
 night with a "Chairman's Award" presented by J.D. Power and Associates for
 Hyundai's commitment to quality improvements.  J. D. Power III, chairman of
 J.D. Power and Associates, presented the award to Hyundai Motor America
 President Finbarr O'Neill on the floor of the NASDAQ stock exchange at an
 event co-sponsored by financial institution Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.
     "We congratulate Hyundai Motor America for its continuing sales
 improvement in the U.S. marketplace," said Power.  "With its year-to-year
 sales increases, it is clear that Hyundai customers have appreciated the
 strong commitment that the company has made to quality improvement.  Hyundai's
 investments in technology and information systems to monitor quality
 improvement, along with its expanded warranty coverage, the Hyundai Advantage,
 have all contributed to the company's significant market share gains."
     "This award is in recognition of our Hyundai dealers and employees whose
 hard work, ceaseless efforts and total focus on the tasks at hand have made
 our successes possible.  I'd also like to thank our parent, Hyundai Motor
 Company.  Without their hard work, effort and commitment to quality and
 customer service our gains in the United States would never have been
 achieved," said O'Neill
     The Chairman's Award has only been presented on 7 occasions in J.D.
 Power's 33-year history and is awarded at the discretion of the firm's
 chairman.
 
     Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a
 subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea.  Hyundai vehicles are distributed
 throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and
 serviced through more than 500 dealerships nationwide.
 
 SOURCE  Hyundai Motor America