Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Hyundai Tucson wins Japanese Good Design Award


Hyundai Tucson wins Japanese Good Design Award

Hyundai has won yet another international award, this one from the Japanese!

The compact SUV Tucson has been handed the 2004 Good Design Award at a ceremony in Tokyo sponsored by the Japanese Industrial Design Promotion Organization.

The Tucson was bestowed with the highest honour by the Association in the imported SUV section in recognition of its elegant, creative and practical design.

Doubly impressive is that fact that Hyundai has contested the Japanese market for just four years.

“This is further testimony to the excellence of Hyundai's design on the world stage,” commented the General Manager of Hyundai Automotive NZ, Philip Eustace.

“Hyundai is very proud of this award, and it certainly adds to the Hyundai brand image.”

The award caps a brilliant 2004 in which Hyundai succeeded in repeatedly capturing the limelight with several awards such as the Russian Effie Award for the Best Brand, the top level award in the strictest U.S. Collision Test won by Elantra, Top ranking by the Sonata in J.D Power and Associates survey for Initial Quality and the Grand Prix of MIMS won by the Tucson in Moscow for its excellent design.

“All of these achievements are proof that Hyundai's advancement in the global market is creating a benchmark in providing a quality product that satisfies the needs and tastes of consumers worldwide, at an excellent price, said Mr Eustace.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Media Mega Merger: StuffMe Hearing Argues Over Moveable Feast

New Zealand's two largest news publishers are appealing against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the proposal to merge their operations. More>>

Elsewhere:


Approval: Northern Corridor Decision Released

The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>

ALSO:


Crown Accounts: $4.1 Billion Surplus

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More>>

ALSO:

Mycoplasma Bovis: One New Property Tests Positive

The newly identified property... was already under a Restricted Place notice under the Biosecurity Act. More>>

Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

General Manager of New Zealand Government Procurement John Ivil says, “FXNZ has been formally suspended from the Print Technology and Associated Services (PTAS) contract and terminated from the Office Supplies contract.” More>>