Hyundai Motor has risen to 39th place in annual global brand value rankings according to new results just published by global brand specialists Interbrand. The car maker has also been rated as the top Korean automotive brand.

Recording an 8.5% growth in brand value since last year, the Korean company is also the automotive industry's seventh largest brand. Over the past decade Hyundai Motor has grown its value to rise 36 places to sit among some of the biggest names on the planet.

Hyundai Motor rankings over the past decade (Interband):

Year 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Overall ranking 39 40 43 53 61 65 69 72 72 75

Focusing on ultimate customer satisfaction through a caring approach has helped Hyundai achieve this position. Continuously showing commitment to the customer experience is helping to position the global car maker in many markets across the globe.