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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 …
“Hyundai’s 2016 exudes great potential with the country’s very rosy economic and industry outlook. We are confident as we continue to serve our customers with bolder, fiercer, and game-changing products and services.”
- Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, HARI President and CEO
Performance and Drivers
Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country displayed bullish growth for the first three months of 2016. Ending the first quarter with 7,469 units, sales are up by 39% compared to the 5,364 units sold in the first quarter of the previous year. Quarter-on-quarter results also show auspicious results in automotive sales as the company also posted an identical 39% growth.
The Passenger Cars (PC) segment surged by 42% or 5,186 unit in the 1st quarter as compared to the 3,653 units sold in the same quarter of 2015. Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) contributed substantially with 33% growth compared to the same period of the previous year. On the other hand, quarter-on-quarter results show a 23% pick up in sales for PC and a 99% increase for LCV.
Sales and Economic Outlook
The Philippines’ GDP grew 6.3% in the 4th Quarter, and 5.8% for the full year of 2015. Although a tad lower than projected growth by the IMF and World Bank, the Philippine economy still emerges as one of the top performing economies in the ASEAN. This is only a prelude to what is to come for 2016 as the Philippine economy is expected to get a boost from national election spending and the implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects. Economic expansion for 2016 is pegged to be at 6.4%.
The local automotive industry will likewise benefit from the overall bright scenario as auto-buying intentions are expected to be upbeat, given the low and manageable inflation, improving employment rates, and greater disposable income. With Hyundai’s upward sales trajectory in the first three months of the year, the company’s resurgence is within the horizon.