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Hyundai Donating Free Lunches to Montgomery-area Healthcare Workers

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Hyundai Extends Shutdown of Montgomery Plant Until May 4

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) has announced it will continue to idle automobile production at its plant in Montgomery. Production is expected to resume on Monday, May 4. HMMA’s says its decision will protect the health and well-being of its employees and will align production with current demand. Hyundai makes the Elantra, Sonata and Santa Fe models in Montgomery. Last…

Hyundai Officials Say Worker at Montgomery Plant Has Died of Coronavirus

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama plant in Montgomery Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama has announced that an employee has died of coronavirus. In a statement, Montgomery plant spokesman Robert Burns said, “Our Hyundai community is united in sending thoughts, prayers and sincerest condolences to the family and friends who are grieving. We’ve notified any employees who may have been in contact with…

Hyundai Extending Production Suspension Until April 10

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) will extend its suspension of production of automobiles in Montgomery until April 10. The plant will resume production on April 13. As COVID-19 cases escalate across the U.S. and Alabama, we are taking this action to protect the health and well-being of our fellow team members and communities. In addition, we must adjust vehicle production…

Multi-Million Dollar Expansion to Bring New Jobs to Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A multi-million dollar capital investment in Dallas County is set to bring dozens of new jobs to the area. Tier 1 Hyundai supplier — Seoyon E HWA — is expanding its operation at Craig Field Industrial Park. Economic Development Authority officials made the announcement Tuesday morning. “They’re going to make a $5 million dollar expansion…

New Hyundai Santa Cruz to be built at Montgomery Plant

Hyundai Santa Cruz concept vehicle – From Hyundai Gov. Kay Ivey, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Hyundai officials and other state and local leaders have announced the new Hyundai Santa Cruz will be built at the company’s Montgomery plant. This additional model will bring a $410 million expansion.  It’s expected to be completed by 2021. The expansion will bring 1,200 new direct…

Hyundai Changing Culture?

Auto publication says it's so.

The Hyundai Auto Assembly plant in Montgomery, with 3k+ employees. Automotive News says the entire company is changing, and that change will impact Hyundai from top to bottom: Technology plays a big role in the transformation. In November, Hyundai converted its old vehicle presentation space into a virtual reality auditorium for viewing realistic 3D virtual models. It allows design teams…

Study: Some Montgomery-Made Hyundai Models at Risk for Fires.

Some Kia models, made in Georgia, also included.

“A high number of complaints about certain Hyundai and Kia models bursting into flames has prompted a recall campaign to fix faulty repairs that the affiliated companies say were carried out during previous recalls of 2011-14 Hyundai Sonatas, 2013-14 Hyundai Santa Fe Sports, 2011-14 Kia Optimas, 2012-14 Kia Sorentos and 2011-13 Kia Sportages.” Highway Loss Data Institute report   The…

Hyundai Investing $388 Million, Adding 50 Jobs to Montgomery Plant

Gov. Kay Ivey, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange, Montgomery Co. Commission Chairman Elton Dean and other officials joined Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama LLC President and CEO Dong Ryeol Choi this afternoon to announce that Hyundai is investing $388 million to its Montgomery plant and adding 50 jobs. The company’s expansion will make engine heads and enhance existing operations to support production…