FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 11, 2014 – Today, Hyundai Motor America celebrates the grand opening of Earnhardt North Scottsdale’s new state-of-the-art facility in North Scottsdale, Ariz. The brand new 35,000 sq. ft. dealership features an expanded lounge built with customer comfort in mind and equipped with a full coffee bar and children’s play area. The new dealership facility officially opened its doors in December 2013.

The private event on March 11th will celebrate the new facility and also honor the dealership’s outstanding sales record of most Equus’ sold nationwide in 2013. Top executives from Hyundai Motor America will be in attendance, including President and CEO Dave Zuchowski and Vice President of National Sales, Bob Pradzinski. Also taking center stage will be Hyundai’s highly anticipated 2015 Genesis sedan. Earnhardt customers will have an opportunity to be some of the first to see the next-generation Genesis during the grand opening event. A public grand opening event will continue from March 12 – 16.

“Hyundai listened to what car shopper’s care about most and responded by delivering some of the most competitively priced, high value vehicles in the industry,” said Mark Rushford, General Manager, Earnhardt North Scottsdale. “The success of our dealership thus far represents Hyundai’s overarching commitment to customer satisfaction from the showroom floor to parts and services.”

The new dealership will offer North Scottsdale and Valley of the Sun residents the full line of Hyundai vehicles, including the award winning 2014 Equus and the top-selling Elantra. And just around the corner will be the all new Genesis and Sonata. In addition to boasting a large selection of new premium Hyundai vehicles, Earnhardt North Scottsdale will also offer Hyundai’s Assurance Program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty and 5-years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Additionally, Hyundai Assurance offers Assurance Connected Care that provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Hyundai Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services, complimentary for three years.

Hyundai models across the entire 2013/2014 lineup have received prestigious awards and overwhelming praise. Recently, Hyundai’s Santa Fe was named “Best Large Utility” in Motorweek’s annual Drivers Choice Award and the Hyundai Accent and Santa Fe Sport ranked highest in their category in ALG’s annual Residual Value Awards. Additionally, Hyundai Motor Company ranked first in the automotive industry in Strategic Vision’s annual Total Value Awards Index.