2016 International Design Excellence Award Goes to Hyundai Elantra

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Recently, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra was recognized with the 2016 International Design Excellence (IDEA) Bronze award in the Automotive & Transportation category. The Elantra was recognized because of its unique and aerodynamic design.

In this year’s IDEA competition, there were more than 1,700 design project from more than 30 countries. Over 600 finalists project were gathered at the Henry Ford Museum between June 3rd and 6th. There, a team of global design experts judged the project and chose 26 Gold awards, 47 Silver awards, and 63 Bronze awards.

The project were chosen from a wide range of categories, including medical and scientific innovations, transportation, personal accessories, sporting goods, children’s projects, and more.

“This top honor for the 2017 Elantra shows that Hyundai is committed to creating bold and extraordinary designs,” said Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Hyundai Motor Group. “This award for the 2017 Elantra makes us proud and is a great recognition for our design leadership.”

Some of the IDEA 2016 winners will be on display at the Henry Ford Museum through August 17th. If you happen to be heading north to Michigan later this month, swing by the museum and see some of the most remarkable designs for products from all around the world.

Bring Your West Virginia Flood Supplies to Joe Holland Hyundai

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June 23, 2016 will likely be a day that many of us will never forget. That day nearly 10 inches of rain fell across West Virginia in only a few hours. That torrential rain caused massive flooding and destruction across the state, including the death of two dozen people.

It has been more than a month, but the state is still recovering, especially since hundreds of homes were washed away and thousands of people suffered damage to their property and their spirit.

We at Joe Holland Hyundai want to help. We are currently collecting West Virginia flood supplies to help those in need. According to the  West Virginia Flood website, the current urgent needs include leather gloves, Tyvek coveralls, N-95 dust masks, goggles and safety glasses, box fans, yard rakes, wheelbarrows, garden sprayers, and assorted tools. In addition, items such as medicine, toiletries, food, clothing, pet supplies, and baby supplies are needed too.

To volunteer your time, sign up to help the West Virginia Red Cross along with other non-profit organizations. You can also make a financial donation through the Red Cross or to the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.

Call Joe Holland Hyundai at 304-932-0236 to find out what items we’re collecting and when you can bring them to the dealership.