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2014-05-01 20:20:58

Krafcik Poised to Operate Business at Scale and to Help Deliver on TrueCar's Commitment to Make Automotive Retailers Top Priority SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar today announced that John Krafcik, former Hyundai Motor America President and CEO, has joined the company as President, a newly created position. Just last month, Krafcik was appointed to TrueCar's board of directors. Krafcik led Hyundai to record sales and boosted the automaker's U.S. market share...

2014-04-03 16:20:23

Krafcik's Appointment Demonstrates TrueCar's Commitment to Building Trust Between Consumers and Retailers SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, today announced John Krafcik, former Hyundai Motor America President and CEO, has been named to TrueCar's board of directors. Krafcik, who led Hyundai to record sales and boosted the automaker's U.S. market share by more than 50 percent during his five-year (2008-2013) tenure,...

2013-12-27 12:21:19

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik will step down upon the successful completion of his contract on December 31, 2013. David Zuchowski, executive vice president of Sales, will assume the position of President and CEO effective January 1, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b) "On behalf of Hyundai Motor Company, we sincerely thank John for...

2011-07-22 11:00:00

ASHLAND, Ore., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America continues in its mission to give back to local communities by participating in and sponsoring the first Mount Ashland 5K on July 23. Hyundai will act as a title sponsor of "America's Friendliest 5K" run/walk, which will benefit Jefferson Public Radio. Hyundai CEO, John Krafcik, will travel to Ashland, Ore. to run the 5K, as well as to display the new 2012 Hyundai Veloster at the event. (Logo:...

2011-03-08 09:44:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Krafcik, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, has received the Global Auto News "Chairman's Award for 2010." Krafcik was joined by fellow nominees Ernst Lieb, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA and Jim O'Sullivan, president and CEO of Mazda North America in the final selection process. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) "John Krafcik defines what we mean by 'go-to' executive, appearing...

2010-12-23 13:54:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai has sold more than 200,000 Sonatas in North America in 2010, a highpoint for the Sonata nameplate in a record-setting year in which Hyundai will sell more than 530,000 vehicles in the United States and more than 110,000 in Canada for the first time ever. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) "Sonata has delivered some pretty incredible results for us this year," says John Krafcik, Hyundai Motor...

2010-05-12 10:23:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America President and Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik today announced that Chris Perry has been named Vice President of Marketing for the company. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) Perry will be responsible for all Hyundai marketing communications and brand development in the United States. He will report to John Krafcik. Perry, with 25 years of leadership in key marketing and brand...


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