Hyundai Hope On Wheels Rings The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell On Behalf Of Its Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Rings The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell On Behalf Of
                      Its Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Honored its 15th Year Helping Kids Fight Cancer with
The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell Ceremony with Hyundai CEO John Krafcik
and National Youth Ambassador C.J. George

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 26, 2013

NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America President and
CEO John Krafcik rang The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell at the NASDAQ
MarketSite in Times Square on March 26, 2013. The event commemorated the 15^th
year in Hyundai's fight against pediatric cancer through its nonprofit
foundation, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®. Mr. Krafcik was accompanied by C.J.
George, Hope On Wheels National Youth Ambassador, Hyundai dealers, other
Hyundai executives, and representatives from the Hope & Heroes Children's
Cancer Fund at Columbia University Medical Center.



"It is an honor for Hyundai and our dealers to mark our 15th year helping kids
fight cancer through Hyundai Hope on Wheels at such an important venue as the
NASDAQ MarketSite," said John Krafcik, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor
America. "We appreciate the support of NASDAQ in providing this platform to
amplify the collective voice of the thousands of families battling pediatric
cancer, the leading disease-related cause of death for children in the U.S."

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will officially launch its 2013 program during a
special press conference on Thursday, March 28 at the New York International
Auto Show. The event will feature Hope On Wheels' first of eighty donations it
will award in 2013 to pediatric cancer institutions engaged in life-saving
research, totaling more than $14 million. By the year's end, Hope On Wheels
will surpass $72 million in total donations since its inception in 1998 in
pursuit of a cure. This level of support places Hyundai among the leading
funders – public or private – of pediatric cancer research in the nation.

For more information about Hyundai Hope On Wheels, please visit

Media interested in information from the Hyundai Hope On Wheels NASDAQ
MarketSite events are asked to contact Joe Foster at,


Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., is a subsidiary of
Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the
United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more
than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are
covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the
5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty, Hyundai's
10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and five years of complimentary
Roadside Assistance.


Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is
committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Launched in 1998, Hyundai
Hope On Wheels provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide that are
pursuing life-saving research and innovative treatments for the disease.
Primary funding for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America
and its more than 800 U.S. dealers. At the end of its 15th year, Hyundai Hope
On Wheels will have awarded more than $72 million towards childhood cancer
research in pursuit of a cure.

SOURCE Hyundai Motor America

Contact: Zafar Brooks, Hyundai Motor America, +1-714-334-1766,; Joe Foster, Finn Partners, +1-323-572-5361,
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.