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Rear of Hyundai Equus.
Rear of Kia Soul.

The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group (Korean: 현대-기아 자동차 그룹) is South Korea's largest automobile manufacturer, the second largest automaker in Asia after Toyota and the world's fourth largest automaker after Toyota, GM and Volkswagen.[1][2] It was formed through the purchase of 51% of South Korea's second-largest car company, Kia Motors, by the larger, Hyundai Motor Company, in 1998.

The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group also refers to the group of affiliated companies interconnected by complex shareholding arrangements, with Hyundai Motor Company regarded as the de facto representative of the Group. It is the third largest South Korean Jaebeol or conglomerate after Samsung Group and LG Group and was previously known as the Hyundai Motor Group.


Business & Subsidiaries



Auto parts


Railroad and defense vehicles

Advertising agencies

  • Innocean Worldwide

Technical development

  • NGV Corporation

Electrical holdings

  • Eco Energy


Information technology

Economy and finance


Travel resort

  • Haevichi

Sports marketing

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