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HMMA has been assembling the Santa Fe since 2006, with the all-new model set to begin assembly later this year, which will include the first US-built Santa Fe Hybrid

Hyundai invests $290m in HMMA plant for enhanced production of Santa Fe SUV

2023-08-25T13:16:00+01:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

Hyundai’s Alabama plant gears up for expanded 5th gen SUV production, reflecting its evolving global manufacturing strategy.

Hyundai & GM sign Asset Purchasing Agreement (APA) for Taleagon plant

Analysis: Hyundai’s plan to acquire GM India’s plant will boost market share and EV capacity

2023-08-24T09:23:00+01:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

Hyundai’s acquisition of GM India’s Talegaon plant signals intent to boost Indian manufacturing and further accelerate EV production plans.

HMGMA GAPorts Celebrate First Metaplant Shipment

Hyundai and Georgia Ports Authority mark first Metaplant shipment

2023-08-15T10:11:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The shipment contains parts for a crane that will be used in the stamping facility.


Hyundai Motor Group and Seoul National University open joint Battery Research Centre

2023-07-28T14:54:00+01:00By Nick Holt

This collaborative effort between Hyundai and SNU aims to advance battery technologies and foster industry-academia cooperation to establish global leadership in the battery field

Kia's EV9 SUV is set to be assembled in Georgia West Point plant

Kia plans $200m expansion at Georgia plant for assembly of EV9 SUV

2023-07-17T17:01:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Kia is investing in its Georgia West Point plant to assemble its new EV SUV. 


Hyundai and SK On to establish EV battery cell production joint venture in US

2023-04-25T15:54:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Hyundai Motor Group and SK On to invest US$5 billion in a new EV battery cell plant to be constructed in Georgia, US, with production slated to start in the second half of 2025

Kia PBV electric vehicles

Kia starts building facility for electric purpose-built vehicle (PBV) production

2023-04-11T14:44:00+01:00By Nick Holt

The new plant will be dedicated to production of Kia’s electric PBVs, with planned annual capacity of 150,000 units


Hyundai Motor and Boston Dynamics invest $400m to found robotics research institute

2022-08-15T14:01:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

Hyundai Motor Group and Boston Dynamics will jointly invest $400 million to create a robotics and AI research institute to tackle key challenges in the field.

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Hyundai Motor Group to deploy Singtel 5G network at Singapore centre

2022-06-21T14:04:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

The Korean automaker will use the high capacity bandwidth to gather data for quality control purposes.


Hyundai announces $5.5 billion investment in vehicle and battery plant in Georgia, US

2022-05-30T11:50:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

The South Korean automaker will make batteries at the plant with a yet-to-be-named strategic partner.

EV and hybrid EV assembly plant database

Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database

2021-06-03T18:10:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.

OEM battery cell supplier database

OEM and lithium-ion battery cell supplier database

2021-06-03T18:09:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Keep up with changing supplier relationships between electric vehicle manufacturers and battery cell suppliers in this database.

Battery supply chain report 2021

Electric vehicle battery supply chain analysis 2021: How lithium-ion battery demand and production are reshaping the automotive industry

2021-06-03T18:08:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

Download this report for forecasts of lithium-ion battery demand, analysis of battery cell factories and insight on EV battery manufacturing and sourcing. 


Hyundai breaks ground on first overseas fuel cell plant

2021-03-02T10:10:00+00:00By AMS

HTWO Guangzhou, aims to produce 6,500 fuel cell systems per year, increasing capacity in line with market demand

Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center in Singapore HMGICS

Hyundai to build EV factory and R&D centre in Singapore

2020-10-14T13:40:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

In a virtual groundbreaking ceremony, Hyundai has ­­announced it is building the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center in Singapore (HMGICS) which will serve as a new R&D centre and small-scale production facility with an output of up to 30,000 vehicles per year and help to forge a new supply chain in the city state.


Event preview – Surcar North America: Virtual Summit 2020

2020-07-30T10:24:00+01:00By Gareth Price

Automotive coating experts set the scene as networking opportunities reconvene


Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 7 - Finished Vehicle Logistics: Restarting the network

2020-06-03T15:35:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

This special livestream episode focuses on the finished vehicle logistics network and how it is preparing to restart for the new normal, with insights from Hyundai Glovis, ProAct and more. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig and featuring updates and insights from the crisis and beyond for automotive supply chain and manufacturing.


Watch: Kia maintains investment, launches and stability in Europe

2020-05-12T11:19:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

In this video interview, Kia Motors Europe chief operating officer, Emilio Herrera, and director of marketing, Carlos Lahoz, outline how the Korean brand is learning from supply chain and production disruptions, digitalising sales channels and maintaining investment in electrification to chart a route towards recovery in Europe.

Kia Slovakia plant shutdown

Kia suspends production in Slovakia on supply shortages

2020-04-21T21:34:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Kia has had to halt the assembly lines two weeks after restarting them, demonstrating the challenges that OEMs face in restarting vehicle production during the ongoing lockdown and coronavirus crisis.

Auto plant closures

Calling stop on automotive supply chains: How long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?

2020-03-20T13:49:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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