Hyundai was a Platinum level sponsor of the 18th Annual Urban Wheels Awards. The annual event, held during the North American International Auto Show, brings together celebrities, automotive industry executives, international media, government representatives, and the multicultural community to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the automotive industry.
Hyundai President & CEO Dave Zuchowski provided the Keynote Address to the more than 800 attendees. Read his speech here.

For this year’s event, Hyundai sponsored a social media campaign to select the Urban Wheel People’s Pick.  Through a Facebook application, participants were able vote for their favorite urban vehicle of the year. With over 15,000 Facebook Likes and 12,000 votes cast, this year’s winner of the Urban Wheel People’s Pick for Vehicle of the Year was the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe.

In addition, all those who cast a vote for the Urban Wheel People’s Pick were entered into a sweepstakes to win a new Hyundai vehicle.  Congratulations to Ms. Dorlisa Dvorack, the winner of the 2014 Hyundai Sonata!!