Hyundai Transys (Formerly Hyundai Powertech Co., Ltd.)

Company Profile



958, Chungui-ro, Jigok-myeon, Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea

Business Overview

-A supplier of automatic transmission (ATs) and continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) in the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. Its major product is 6-speed automatic transmissions for front-wheel-drive vehicles.

-The Company has plants in Korea, China, U.S.A. and Mexico.

-Percentage of sales by destination: Korea domestic: 17.1%, Outside Korea: 82.9% (FY 2016)


-Unlisted company (As of Dec. 31, 2017)
Name or Company Name Investment Ratio (%)
Hyundai Motor Company 37.58
Kia Motors Corporation 37.58
Hyundai Mobis Ltd. 24.84
Total 100.00


Product Major installed vehicle model
Hyundai Kia
Front-wheel drive Automatic Transmission (AT)
Ultra-compact 4-speed AT i10 Morning, Ray
Compact 4-speed AT - Forte, Pride, K2
Compact 5-speed AT YF Sonata Forte, K5
Mid-sized 5-speed AT Grandeur XG, NF Sonata Lotze, New carens, Opirus
Full-sized 5-speed AT Grandeur TG, NF Sonata, Santa Fe Carnival, Opirus
Compact 6-speed AT Avante, i30, ix20, ix25, ix35, Sonata, Mistra Forte, K2, K3, K4, K5, Venga, Pride, Soul, cee'd, Carens, KX3, Sportage
Mid-sized 6-speed AT Santa Fe, Tucson, Sonata, ix25, ix35 K3, K5, Sorento, Sportage
Mid-sized 6-speed HV sonata HV K5 HV
Full-sized 6-speed AT Sonata, Santa Fe Carnival, K5, K7, Sorento, Sportage
8-speed AT Sonata, Tucson Carnival, Sportage
Rear-wheel drive Automatic Transmission (AT)
5-speed AT Porter2, Starex Bongo3, Mohave
8-speed AT EQ900, Genesis80, solati K9, Mohave, Stinger
Kappa-CVT Accent Morning, Ray
HEV-CVT Avante Hybrid LPi Forte Hybrid LPi

-Seats (passenger vehicles, RVs)


Mar. 2001 Incorporated.
Feb. 2002 Signed a technological collaboration contract with Jatco of Japan.
Dec. 2002 Obtained an ISO 14001 certificate.
Jan. 2003 Obtained an ISO/TS 16949 certificate.
Oct. 2003 Established the Driving Test Center.
Nov. 2003 Commenced producing the rear-wheel drive AT.
Mar. 2005 Completed building the R&D Center.
Jun. 2007 Established the Hwaseong R&D Center.
Jun. 2008 Established Powertech America, Inc. in Georgia, USA.
Oct. 2008

Commenced producing the front-wheel drive 6-speed AT.
Accumulative production of AT reached 5 million units.
Jan. 2009 Obtained an ISO 27001 certificate.
Jun. 2009 Commenced producing the HEV-CVT.
Dec. 2009 Established the US factory.
Sep. 2010 Obtained a Quality 5 Star Certificate from Hyunda-Kia Group.
Nov. 2010 Established Hyundai Powertech (Shandong) Co., Ltd. in Shandong, China.
Feb. 2011 Commenced producing the rear-wheel drive 8-speed AT.
Dec. 2011 Accumulative production of AT reached 10 million units.
Completed building the China factory.
Aug. 2012 Commenced producing the Kappa-CVT.
Sep. 2013 Completed building the second China factory.
Sep. 2014 Established Hyundai Powertech Mexico S DE RL DE CV in Mexico.
Apr. 2016 Completed production plant in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Supplemental Information 1

The Hyundai Motor Group's Ratio of Shareholding in Automotive Companies

(As of Dec. 31, 2017)

Name of group company


Company in which the company holds shares

Hyundai Motor - - 20.78% - -
Kia Motors 33.88% - - - -
Hyundai Mobis - 16.88% - - -
Hyundai WIA 25.35% 13.44% - - -
Hyundai Kefico 100.00% - - - -
Hyundai Dymos 47.27% 45.37% - - 5.12%
Hyundai Powertech 37.58% 37.58% 24.85% - -
Hyundai Steel 6.87% 17.27% - - -
Hyundai IHL - - 90.00% - -
Hyundai Mseat - - - 99.81% -
Hyundai Partecs 56.00% 31.00% 13.00% - -
WIA Magna Powertrain - - - - 50.00%
HL Green Power - - 51.00% - -
Hyundai Autron 60.00% 20.00% 20.00% - -

Note: A figure in brackets ( ) indicates a loss

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