• Hyundai Keeps It Clean at the National Car Wash Weekend

    On its 3rd successful run, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) will hold the Hyundai National Car Wash Weekend on July 1-2 at authorized dealerships, nationwide.   In the 2-day event, Hyundai customers get to enjoy a full vehicle pampering experience inside and out. The usual exterior wash, vacuum and tire black are stashed with the 23-point check-up using the Global Diagnostic System (GDS) Tool.   And the treat just keeps on getting better! Customers get a limited edition golf umbrella if …

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  • HARI Foundation-St. Scho Manila Inaugurate New Training Venue for Next-Gen Leaders

    At the launch of the Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo Center for Leadership Excellence, HARI Foundation, Inc. (HFI) President Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo takes time to inspire younger generations of Scholastican student leaders. Ms. Agudo, a student council president in her campus days, said, “This Center for Leadership Excellence stands as a symbol of all that is true and proud about being a Scholastican for the 21st century.”

     

    Women leaders for others. St. Scholastica’s College Manila President Sr. Mary …

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  • Hyundai Rally Team impresses in Corporate Rally Challenge

     

    Guess who’s back with a vengeance?

     

    After a hiatus from corporate motorsports, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) in collaboration with Team Hyundai Philippines (THP) showcased their accurate driving skills in the 2017 STV Auto Rally Corporate Challenge (ARCC) last May. The “On Time, All the Time” rally was flagged off at the Harbor Point Mall in Subic Bay, Zambales.

     

    Proving that HARI and THP are motorsport ready, the Hyundai rally contingent brought home notable recognitions, …

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  • Hyundai continues to sizzle with DEALights Promo

     

    Hyundai is not ready to bid summer goodbye, well not yet. In fact, it is geared to further heat up its exciting deals by extending the DEALights Promo up to June 30, 2017

     

    The “DEALights” promo offers easy-to-own schemes for the Accent, Eon, Elantra, Sonata, Veloster, Tucson, Santa Fe and Grand Starex models.

     

    Now, getting the car of your dreams won’t just make you feel smart and proud; it also allows you to save as much as P150,000 that is usable as cash discount; or subsidies to …

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  • HYUNDAI INAUGURATES COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DEALERSHIP IN CAINTA

    The groundbreaking ceremony of Hyundai Trucks and Buses Cainta (HTBC). (L-R) Hyundai Cainta General Manager Jonathan C. Qua; HARI SVP for Trade Operations and Development Cluster Numeriano R. Cortez, Jr.; SARI Group General Manager Maria Antonietta G. Alonzo; SARI President Felix K. Limcaoco III; HARI President and CEO Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo; HARI EVP and CFO, Finance & Trade Support Services Cluster Ladislao Z. Avila, Jr.; SARI SVP/COO Doroteo R. Sornet; and HARI VP for Commercial Trade Division …

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2011 HYUNDAI SONATA: Only Units Manufactured in the United States Affected by Steering Column Issues

1. The 2011 Hyundai Sonata, a mid-size sedan exclusively distributed by Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) through its nationwide dealer network in the Philippines is directly imported from Hyundai Motor Company in South Korea where it is manufactured.

 

2. Hyundai Motor Company, the largest automaker of South Korea and the 5th top ranking automotive brand in the world conducts all the necessary quality control standards and safety checks prior to releasing the cars to HARI in the Philippines.  Likewise, similar safety checks and quality standards have been employed by HARI before releasing any vehicle to its dealers and its customers. 

 

3. The steering column issue brought up in several write-ups in newspapers, publications and the internet is limited to Hyundai Sonata cars produced and manufactured in the United States.   The manufacturing plant of Hyundai in the United States is one of six production facilities outside of South Korea; these include China, Turkey, the Czech Republic and Russia.   

 

4. Hyundai Motor America (HMA) is conducting a voluntary safety recall of approximately 140,000 2011 Sonatas built between December 11, 2009 and Sept. 10, 2010. Hyundai dealers in the United States will inspect the steering column intermediate shaft universal joint connections for proper assembly and torque and make corrections if needed.  Hyundai Motor America has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and is voluntarily initiating this precautionary measure to ensure the safety and quality of vehicles and the continued satisfaction of its customers.  

 

5. Hyundai Motor America is aware of fewer than 10 vehicles with improperly assembled or loose steering column universal joint connections.   No accidents or injuries have occurred as a result of this condition.

 

6. Additionally, dealers of Hyundai Motor America will update the vehicle’s software to ensure that possible power steering wheel vibration or shaking sometimes found with electric power steering systems will not occur as a result of a rare system malfunction.

 

7. These same dealers will make the repairs and software upgrade free of charge.  Customers will also receive a personal letter from Hyundai Motor America’s CEO thanking them for their continued support and understanding.   Repairs should take less than one hour.

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