Hyundai Transys Inc. (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.

Hyundai Dymos Inc. and Hyundai PowerTech Co., Ltd. officially launched their new joint venture, Hyundai Transys, as of January 2, 2019.The new joint venture will manufacture a full lineup of transmissions such as automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, dual clutch transmissions (DCTs) and continuously variable transmissions. It’s going to produce car seats for the Hyundai Genesis, Grandeur, and Sonata, as well. Also, it plans to expand its sales from about Korean won (KRW) 7 trillion in the business year ended in December 2018 to KRW 12 trillion by 2022. (From a press on January 3, 2019)


-Unlisted company (As of Dec. 31, 2018)
Main Shareholder Investment Ratio (%)
Hyundai Motor Company 41.1
Kia Motors Corporation 40.4
Hyundai Mobis Ltd. 15.7
Hyundai WIA 1.9
Total 99.2


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

-Front-wheel Drive MT
-Rear-wheel Drive MT
-7-speed DCT
-6-speed Hybrid DCT

-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.
Jan. 2019 Hyundai Dymos and Hyundai PowerTech merged to form Hyundai Transys

Supplemental Information 1

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

(As of Dec. 31, 2018)

Name of group company


Company in which the company holds shares

Hyundai Motor - - 21.43% - -
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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