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Hyundai Capital America Becomes Corporate Sponsor of MoMA

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Capital America (HCA), a top-10 U.S. auto finance company that does business as "Hyundai Motor Finance" and "Kia Motors Finance," has entered into a two-year sponsorship agreement with New York City's The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)—the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

With this sponsorship, HCA joins Hyundai Card, its sister company in Korea, as the major supporters of the Collection Exhibitions of MoMA's Architecture and Design Department—the world's first curatorial department dedicated to these disciplines.

As a company that values the power of architecture and design, HCA is proud to support MoMA's efforts to showcase the two disciplines as allied and interdependent arts. Architecture and design play a unique role in defining HCA's company culture. The company's award-winning offices in Irvine, Dallas, and Atlanta—with their open, collaborative spaces, glass offices, abundant light, and symmetrical layout—are an expression of Hyundai Capital's global brand identity and values.

Hyundai Capital America also recognizes the value the arts play in cultivating new ways of thinking, and helping employees find innovative solutions. HCA has several internal programs designed to expand employees' minds and cultural horizons, including its Global Insight Trip and Family Cultural Experience programs. As a MoMA sponsor, HCA is proud to expand on this effort by offering its employees free admission to the Museum to help them experience some of the most innovative art, design, and architecture in the world.

MoMA's newest Architecture and Design Collection Exhibition, This Is for Everyone: Design Experiments for the Common Good, will be the first show opening under the joint sponsorship by Hyundai Card and HCA. The exhibition, on view February 14, 2015 through January 31, 2016, explores the notion of democracy in contemporary design during the digital age. Also made possible with HCA's support is Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, which examines 20th-century intersections of design, technology, and music. This exhibition will be on view through November 1, 2015.

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Hyundai Capital America is a top-10 U.S. auto finance company supporting the financial services needs of Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America. Through its  Hyundai Motor Finance® and Kia Motors Finance® brands, the company provides financial products to Hyundai and Kia dealerships nationwide, including dealer inventory and facility financing, as well as indirect vehicle financing for retail and lease customers. Through its subsidiary, Hyundai Protection Plan, the company offers vehicle service contracts and other vehicle protection products under the Hyundai Protection Plan™ and Power Protect® brands. As of 2015, the company serves over 1.4 million customers and over 1,500 dealers nationwide, and has over $25 billion in assets. In addition to its three offices in Irvine, CA, Hyundai Capital America has operations centers in Atlanta and Dallas.   

Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. Through the leadership of its Trustees and staff, The Museum of Modern Art manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and conservation laboratory that are recognized as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of preeminent intellectual merit. Central to The Museum of Modern Art's mission is the encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves.

Kia Motors Finance is the registered trademark of Kia Motors America, Inc. and is used with permission.


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