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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Steel makes the case as the mainstay material for vehicles

2020-03-06T15:35:00+00:00By James Bakewell

With OEMs demanding vehicle-structure materials that are low in mass, crash-protective and economic to use, steel grades stay true to form

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AMS on Africa: Part 2 – Algeria thinks big

2020-02-11T09:41:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Algeria has ambitions to be the Africa’s next major automotive manufacturing hub and the OEMs are lining up to make it happen

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Stumbling blocks on the Korea path

2019-12-10T14:25:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Outside of the Hyundai-Kia story, Korea’s other automotive players continue to struggle and in global production terms the country is slipping down the rankings. Ian Henry reports

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Dual brand adapters

2019-11-20T16:06:00+00:00By Ian Henry

From finances to unions and electrifying its model range, domestic and global challenges abound for Hyundai-Kia

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Destination Europe

2019-11-11T11:36:00+00:00

Gareth Price visits HMMC, Hyundai’s fully integrated production operation at the centre of Europe

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Kia hits 3m production milestone in US

2019-09-16T09:36:00+01:00By AMS

US - Kia has hit a major milestone with production of its new SUV at its West Point plant in Georgia

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Team building at Hyundai, Czech Republic

2019-07-22T13:20:00+01:00By Gareth Price

Gareth Price reports on a collaborative approach to production quality that prompted Hyundai to locate assembly of its N performance brand in the Czech Republic

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