Four Americans Win Medals during Hyundai World Skill Olympics

Posted on 26. Nov, 2017 by in Hyundai Canada

10/25/2017, Fountain Valley, CA

  • Biennial World Skill Olympics rewards well-developed automobile use skills and highlights best practices for worldwide use personnel
  • Long-running foe tests a skills of 72 use experts from 53 countries
  • All U.S. participants win medals for a initial time ever
  • Competition tests automotive use imagination and reinforces Hyundai’s joining to peculiarity use and patron satisfaction


Fountain Valley, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 –
Hyundai Motor Company recently resolved a 12th Hyundai World Skill Olympics (WSO) in Korea. The Hyundai World Skill Olympics is a biennial foe that pits Hyundai’s automotive use experts and technicians opposite one another in several Olympic-style events. Hyundai Motor America (HMA) sent 4 bullion technicians to this prestigious eventuality and all 4 technicians showed off their skills by bringing home medals in several categories. 

The Overall World Top Technician china award was awarded to Robert Tyler Johnson, from Paramount Hyundai in Hickory, North Carolina. In further to Johnson’s success, Jake Rigdon from Luther Burnsville Hyundai in Burnsville, Minnesota perceived a bullion award for his opening in a Electrical category. Ty Mooney from Wright Way Hyundai in Staunton, Virginia won a china award for his opening in a Chassis difficulty and Bradley Draughon from Parkway Hyundai in Wilmington, North Carolina warranted an Excellent Skills medal.

Service Technicians as a Foundation for Great Customer Satisfaction

“Our Hyundai technicians are a substructure of good patron compensation and loyalty,” pronounced Dave VandeLinde, director, play use process, Hyundai Motor America. “All of us during HMA could not be some-more unapproachable of a team’s accomplishments in a WSO. The veteran growth of a extraordinary technicians, including these World Skills Olympics is a critical partial of a idea to broach even BETTER patron practice and products.”

The Hyundai World Skill Olympics is designed to urge patron compensation during Hyundai use centers opposite a globe. First hold in 1995, a foe has sought to urge use technicians’ skills by systematic training in a singular and interactive environment.

For a 2017 World Skill Olympics, 72 use crew from 53 countries collected during Hyundai Motor’s Technical Center in Korea to perform their latest techniques in an Olympic-style competition. The foe includes unsentimental evaluations of engines, electric devices, framework and involuntary transmissions. There is also a created examination apportionment of a competition.

Four Americans Win Medals during Hyundai World Skill Olympics

Four Americans Win Medals during Hyundai World Skill Olympics

Four Americans Win Medals during Hyundai World Skill Olympics

Four Americans Win Medals during Hyundai World Skill Olympics

Bradley Draughon (right of center) from Parkway Hyundai in Wilmington, North Carolina warranted an Excellent Skills medal

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