«Hyundai Motor Company» - the largest automaker in South Korea, and the fourth in the world. The company was founded in 1967 by Chung Ju-enom. Come in groups (chaebol) Hyundai, from which was isolated in 2003. In 1960 the company engaged in production of several cars and a truck model, the American company Ford. In 1972, the South Korean government gave the right to produce cars of four companies, one of which was Hyundai. In 1974 he began production of subcompact Hyundai Pony, over the appearance of which the artist works from the Italian studio Pininfarina. By 1980 the concern was to produce up to 50,000 cars per year with the localization of component production to 91%, which was carried out. The first generation of the popular and nowadays Sonata sedan appeared in the autumn of 1988, in 1991 the production went sporty Coupe.