Hyundai Motor Europe Turns to Infor for Learning Management
Automotive Leader to Roll-Out LMS Across 28 European Markets
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/13 -- Infor, a leading
provider of business application software serving more than 70,000
customers, today announced that Hyundai Motor Europe has selected
Infor's SaaS-based integrated learning management software (LMS) and
learning content management software (LCMS) to support its
pan-European business. This new assignment follows the recent
acquisition by Infor of global learning technologies innovator
With pilots underway, the new integrated LMS/LCMS training platform,
which delivers content creation and advanced social and mobile
capabilities, is planned to provide rapid, contextual knowledge to
approximately 30,000 users, in more than 2,500 dealerships, across
European 28 markets.
"To excel in today's rapidly changing market, companies must provide
exceptional customer service in order drive business forward," said
Ara Ohanian, VP, General Manager, Infor Learning Technologies. "The
platform's speed-to-knowledge in both structured and unstructured
formats will allow Hyundai to spread knowledge swiftly to its
The pan-European learning management initiative is a first for
Hyundai Motor Europe. The multi-lingual integrated LMS/LCMS platform
enables content creation and matches multiple specifications with one
"As a modern premium car manufacturer we sought an innovative
learning technologies partner which could not only deliver rapid
knowledge and business impact, but would also reflect the
sophistication of our brand," said Dieter Tolksdorf, Training
Manager, Hyundai Motor Europe. "Following a competitive review, it
was clear that Infor's pioneering integrated LMS and LCMS
technologies, its ability to deliver across the extended enterprise
and its proven pan-European expertise would be a very smart solution
to the needs of the diverse European market."
The new platform is part of Hyundai's strategy to deliver premium
customer experience by supporting the retail network with rapid,
consistent, contextual knowledge.
About Hyundai Motor Europe
The company designs, engineers and
manufactures cars in Europe, specifically for European consumers. In
2012, Hyundai achieved European sales of 444,000 units, taking a
new-car market share of 3.5%. Almost 95% of the vehicles Hyundai
sells in the region are designed, engineered and tested in Europe.
And more than 70% are built at its two local factories (Czech
Republic and Turkey), including New Generation i30, which was
shortlisted for Europe's 2013 Car of the Year award and has won 14
awards throughout the region. Hyundai sells cars in 28 European
countries across 2,500 outlets.
Hyundai offers its unique, Europe-only, Five Year Triple Care
warranty package with all new cars sold in the region, providing
customers with a five-year warranty with no mileage limit, five years
of roadside assistance and five years of vehicle health checks.
More information about Hyundai Motor Europe and its products is
available at www.hyundai.com/eu.
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is
published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in
194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to
changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific
applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative
user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant.
Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a
choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To
learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
-- 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
-- 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
-- 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
-- 23 of the top 50 largest US hospitals
-- 43 of the top 50 industrial distributors
-- 26 of the top 35 global retailers
-- 5 of the top 9 brewers
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