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Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group Headquarters

The Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group is South Korea’s largest automobile manufacturer.

The world headquarters of the auto group is home to the Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors divisions in South Korea. Comprised of two 21-story buildings, as shown on the right, is an example of technologically advanced infrastructure improvements.


The word “hyundai” means “modernity” in Korean. Hyundai refers to a group of companies and related organizations founded in 1947 as a construction firm eventually branching into other market segments. The Hyundai organization eventually became the Hyundai Motor Company.

Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group was formed as South Korea’s largest automobile manufacturer, the second largest automaker in Asia and one of the world’s top four automakers.

An expansion project—Phase II— more than doubled the headquarters’ campus. The Hyundai Development Company consulted with the Azon AZO/Tec® technical services team to request a study in energy savings for the new Phase II addition. The resulting study compared the old fenestration system to modern, more advanced framing and glazing system components….

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