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Hyundai to add next-gen Tucson SUV to Alabama family of vehicles

Hyundai

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Hyundai announced plans today to expand the production lineup at its Alabama manufacturing plant to include the next-generation Tucson SUV, its best-selling U.S. model. During a virtual press event in Los Angeles, José Muñoz, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America,

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier Mobis to invest $15.8 million in new Alabama facility

Hyundai

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Auto supplier Mobis US Alabama LLC, a subsidiary of South Korea’s Hyundai Mobis, plans to open a $15.8 million facility at the Jefferson County Metropolitan Industrial Park near Birmingham, creating 120 jobs within three years. The Birmingham Business Alliance said the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Denmark’s Mountain Top Industries selects Alabama for its first U.S. plant

Hyundai

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Denmark-based Mountain Top Industries, which specializes in aluminum roll covers for pickup trucks, plans to open a 73,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Montgomery as the company expands into the U.S. market. Mountain Top Industries announced today that it will invest $13.3 million to...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier Seoyon E-Hwa plans expansion, creating 60 jobs in Selma

Hyundai

SELMA, Alabama – Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems, a Tier 1 supplier to Alabama’s Hyundai assembly plant, announced plans Tuesday to invest more than $5 million to expand its industrial operation in Dallas County. Seoyon E-Hwa will add 60 jobs to its current workforce of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai’s Alabama manufacturing plant registers production gain in 2019

Hyundai

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Hyundai’s Alabama auto assembly plant produced 336,000 vehicles in 2019, the company announced today, a total output that rose about 4 percent over the previous year. The Santa Fe SUV was the primary contributor to the production increase at Hyundai Motor...

Written by Dawn Azok

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Hyundai Alabama adding 200 jobs to launch production of Santa Cruz crossover

Hyundai

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined Hyundai executives and local leaders today to announce that the automaker plans to add a new vehicle to its Alabama production lineup as part of a $410 million expansion project that will create 200 jobs at the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai begins production of redesigned Sonata amid new investments

Hyundai

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Alabama’s Hyundai plant launched mass production of the redesigned Sonata sedan on Friday, another key milestone for the $1.8 billion, 3,000-worker Montgomery facility. The 2020 Sonata, which Hyundai unveiled last spring at the New York International Auto Show, features improved safety,

Written by Dawn Azok

Shinhwa Group to invest $42 million to open Auburn manufacturing plant

Hyundai

 AUBURN, Alabama – The Shinhwa Group, an automotive parts manufacturer, plans to establish a manufacturing operation in Auburn to serve the region’s vibrant auto sector, Governor Kay Ivey announced today. “Shinhwa’s decision to invest $42 million and create 95 jobs in Auburn is great...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai marks opening of $388 million engine facility in Montgomery

Hyundai

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama LLC today celebrated the grand opening of its cylinder head manufacturing plant, a $388 million project that spurred the creation of 50 jobs. Governor Kay Ivey joined company officials and area leaders at the new plant in...

Written by Dawn Azok

Auto supplier Yongsan locating first U.S. facility in Alabama, creating 150 jobs

Hyundai

OPELIKA, Alabama – Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced that Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in the city’s Fox Run Business Park that will employ 150 workers after three years. Fuller’s announcement came during an Opelika...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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