Hyundai Powertech Co., Ltd. Business Report FY ended Dec. 2015
Financial Overview (Non-consolidated)
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-In March 2012, the Company started shipping 6-speed FWD automatic transmissions to Chrysler of the U.S.A. The shipment is based on a contract the Company won in August 2011 to supply 770,000 6-speed automatic transmissions for the Dodge Dart. The program is worth approximately KRW 1.2 trillion. (From a press release on March 30, 2012)
-In December 2011, the Company was awarded a contract to supply 79,000 units of 6-speed FWD automatic transmissions to Ssangyong Motor's plant in Pyeongtaek. The contract covers five years from 2012, and is expected to be worth KRW 1,215 billion. (From a press release on December 30, 2011)
Recent Development Outside Korea
-In September 2014, the Company established the Hyundai Powertech Mexico S DE RL DE CV in Nuevo León. The new company will produce transmissions.
-In June 2012, Powertech America, Inc. in Georgia, U.S.A. produced an aggregate total of 1 million transmissions since it began producing them in May 2010. (From a press release on June 1, 2012)
-In September 2010, the Company received the Quality 5 Star Certificate from the Hyundai-Kia Motor Group. (From a press release on September 8, 2010)
R&D Expenditures (Non-consolidated)
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-The Company performs R&D activities at its R&D Center, and also at the Hwaseong Drivetrain R&D Center, which is operated jointly with Hyundai Dymos, Hyundai MSEAT and other suppliers.
-The Company signed a technological collaboration contract with Jatco of Japan in February 2002.
Investment Outside Korea
-In September 2013, Hyundai Powertech (Shandong) Co., Ltd. held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of its second plant. The new plant is capable of producing 500,000 automatic transmissions per year, which will increase the Company's total capacity in China to 1 million units per year. Hyundai Powertech (Shandong) supplies automatic transmissions to Beijing Hyundai, Dongfeng Yueda Kia Motors and other automakers. (From a press release on September 27, 2013)