• HYUNDAI STEERS AUTO INDUSTRY TOWARD A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

    Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, brought together experts from the automotive industry and thought leaders from private businesses and multi-lateral organizations in a groundbreaking knowledge forum, dubbed the Hyundai Innovation Congress (iCON), aimed to generate a new culture of innovation in the industry.

    HARI President and CEO Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo (front, center) shares a cup of good coffee with (clockwise) ASEAN Centre …

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  • TIPS FOR A STRESS-FREE ROAD TRIP THIS HOLY WEEK

    Gusto mo bang mag-out-of-town this coming Holy Week? Reality check: almost everyone does! Whether you’re planning to do Visita Iglesia with your family or bond with your friends by satisfying your “vitamin sea” needs at the beach, you, along with our fellow Filipinos, will be spending the long weekend on the road. Here are three simple tips that can make your road trips more smooth-sailing:

     

    1. Research your routes. Traffic conditions change during the Holy Week season, so it’s important to …

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  • HYUNDAI UNLEASHES “THE NEXT LEVEL OF LUXURY”

    A true person of substance has a sharp eye for the best things in life. He has the wisdom to know when to work hard and play hard, when to flaunt and when to go low key.  In a world full of clutter, he can make an underrated beauty stand out and become a force to reckon with.

     

     

    Get ready for a game-changer in the Philippines’ luxury vehicle segment – a car born with raw talent, bred to be graceful and poised under any circumstance, and trained to perform with smoothness and silence that …

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  • HYUNDAI’S NEXT STOP: THE 2017 MIAS!

     

    Gusto mo ba ng bago? Hyundai’s all revved up to give you a show like no other!

     

    Experience a whole new Hyundai at the 2017 Manila International Auto Show from March 31 to April 2, 2017 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.

     

    Sama ka na and witness how the Hyundai experience transforms life’s journey into one big joyride. With the unveiling of the best in customer-driven innovation, the release of the latest game-changers in the auto industry, and the downpour of the most exciting …

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  • HYUNDAI MAKES MARCH SIZZLE WITH “CaRAZY” PROMO

    Tired of the usual car deals? Get ready for the CaRAZIEST ride of your life then! Hyundai’s got your back with offers that makes buying a brand new Hyundai car easy peasy. The “CaRAZY for Hyundai” promo allows you to save big bucks for as much as P100,000 – that is usable as cash discount, downpayment or low monthly subsidies.

     

    Your stressful daily drive can be more exciting for as low as P27k down if you get the tiny yet agile EON.

     

    Your adventure of a lifetime with the Tucson starts …

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Hyundai Green Dealership DESIGN Competition Awardees

Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) and the University of the Philippines-Diliman College of Architecture (UPCA) capped the three-month Hyundai Green Dealership DESIGN competition with the awarding of winners last November 25, 2013 at the Eastwood Richmonde Hotel.

Bagging First Place was the team of Francis Timothy Santos, Carla Lim, and Carem Morales who conceptualized a green Hyundai Central EDSA. Second Place went to Aedriane Celis and Danilo Donor who worked on the green design for Hyundai Commonwealth Avenue. Third Place went to Patrick Lawrence Monfort, Jilliane Gomez and Andrey Lopez who were assigned to Hyundai E. Rodriguez. Winners received trophies and cash prizes.

The awarding took on more relevance as it was held during the fellowship night of the three-day South East Asia (SEA) Regional Sustainable Buildings Manila Conference (SB13), a prestigious regional conference on green design, planning, and engineering practices. 

DESIGN, the acronym for DEALERSHIP EXCELLENCE THROUGH SUSTAINABLE, INTELLIGENT GREEN NETWORK, is expected to be the next big thing for HARI’s nationwide fortress of 41 dealerships.

Graduating students of UP Integrated Architectural Design vied to develop green design standards for selected Hyundai dealerships. The designs had to be consistent with the Hyundai brand philosophy and HARI corporate identity; cost-effective; applicable to the Philippine setting; and should foster the efficient operation and overall performance excellence of Hyundai dealers in the Philippines.

After three months of screening by the UPCA faculty, eight teams were chosen for the final competition. Each team was assigned to study and work on the “greening” of eight pre-selected Hyundai dealers: Hyundai Abad Santos, Alabang Muntinlupa, Central EDSA, Commonwealth, E. Rodriguez, Greenhills, Shaw Boulevard, and Sucat Road.

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Final judging was held last November 20, 2013 at the HARI offices in Bonifacio Technology Center (BTC) in Bonifacio Global City. Comprising the panel of judges were UPCA Dean Mary Ann Espina; UPCA professor Alex Evangelista; Green Architecture Advocacy Philippines Chairman Architect Miguel Guerrero III; and HARI President and CEO Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo.

Said Ms. Agudo, “‘Sustainability’ has always been at the core of Hyundai’s operations and brand building agenda way before the word became in vogue. We take sustainability seriously--in the way we design and manufacture our cars, heeding the ever-growing public clamor for businesses to become more conscious about saving the planet in their product design and manufacturing and in their operations. With the implementation of these winning designs, we celebrate the creativity of our young ‘star-chitects’ and add value to our business by addressing our customers’ desire to experience serious green business in action.”

This groundbreaking partnership between HARI and UPCA signals HARI’s trademark leadership in innovation, this time in pioneering best green practices at dealership level with the view of pursuing sustainable businesses for a more sustainable world, in and from the Philippines.