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CALAMBA, Laguna – Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI), the Philippines’ official distributor of Hyundai vehicles, in partnership with the Areza Group, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Hyundai Trucks & Buses dealership. Hyundai Trucks & Buses Calamba is expected to be open for business by June 2017.
Pictured: The groundbreaking ceremony of the Hyundai Trucks & Buses dealership soon to rise in Calamba Laguna. From left to right: Florencio …
The key to a sustainable corporate social investment lies in identifying one’s sense of purpose and, from there, grow one’s work to benefit both business and society. This was the key message of HARI Foundation, Inc. (HFI) President Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo at the Plenary Session of the 4TH Global Social Business Summit of Gawad Kalinga (GK), held at the Hyundai Center for Green Innovation (HCGI) at the GK Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan. Summit theme was “Social Market: …
MANILA, Philippines - Hyundai Asia Resources Inc., the Philippines’ official distributor of Hyundai vehicles, has finally launched the new Hyundai Grand Starex Super Express in response to the fast-growing commuting needs of mobile Filipinos.
The Grand Starex Super Express is the commercial version of the best-selling Grand Starex, which has received a wide-range of awards (from Most Comfortable Ride, Best Safety Features, Best Engine Performance, Best Full-size People Carrier, …
“Nearing the close of 2016, a more favorable outlook is seen for the remainder of the year as Hyundai is likely to maintain its growth momentum, mirroring the vitality of the country’s economy and its fast-growing automotive industry. With an endless potential, the company will continue to relentlessly satisfy its customers with its line-up of modern premium products and services.” - Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, HARI President and CEO Performance and Drivers Hyundai Asia …
Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) surprises customers with an early holiday promo. The Hyundai EON is now even more affordable with an amazingly low financing scheme. The “OMG (Oh My Greatest) EON Deals!” is made possible with HARI’s partnership with the country’s top banks. (L-R) Numeriano R. Cortez, Jr., SVP Trade Operations & Development Cluster, HARI; Israel S. Cruz, Department Head Auto Loans Division, BPI Family Savings Bank; Dennis T. Fronda, VP …
“As the Philippine economy continues to be a bright spot for growth in Asia, Hyundai drives forward in 2015 as we strengthen our service excellence and expand our product line.
- Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, HARI President and CEO
Performance and Drivers
Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, ended 2014 on a positive note as sales accelerated to 23,019 units, up by 4% from 2013 total sales of 22,033 units. However, December sales proved to be a disappointment as sales contracted by 33% to 1,614 units compared to December 2013 sales of 2,416 units.
For the month of December, slowdown was seen in both Passenger Car (PC) category and Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) category. The PC category reported 28% decline in sales to 1,155 units in December. Despite the category’s slow growth in December, PC category finished the year strong with 17% growth in sales to 16,117 units from 2013 sales of 13,774 units.
Sales for the LCV category posted a decline of 44% in December to 459 units. Weak December sales brought total LCV sales tally to 6,902 units in 2014, down by 16% compared to 2013 sales of 8,259 units.
Sales and Economic Outlook
The Philippine economy posted a lower-than-expected growth of 5.3% for the third quarter of 2014. Although hitting the low end GDP target which is 6.5% would be difficult to hit, investors continue to express high hopes in the “Asia’s New Tiger”. Buoyed by the robust macroeconomic fundamentals, efficient financial management and rising revenue collections, the Philippine economy bodes well for 2015 and will retain its target of 7-8%.
Coupled with the economic prevalent strength, trend in vehicle demand is seen to be very positive fuelled by optimistic business and consumer sentiments.