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Hyundai passes milestone with export of 10 millionth vehicle

Hyundai passed an important milestone in its short history, when the 10 millionth export vehicle rolled off the production lines in Ulsan, Korea.

The milestone car was a Tucson, bound for France.

Kim Dong-Jin, Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) vice chairman and CEO, says: "What we are really celebrating today is the growth of the Hyundai family which now extends to 10 million customers around the world – a fact which makes us especially proud.”

The most popular Hyundai export model has been the Accent which accounted for 2.1m of the 10m total, followed by Elantra which in its three versions make up some 1.72m units of the total.

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