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Hyundai Partners with ASU to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine to Hyundai Employees

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) has announced a partnership with Alabama State University (ASU) to vaccinate HMMA team members who wish to be vaccinated but have not yet had a chance to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from other sources in the community. ASU will be holding two vaccination clinics exclusively for HMMA team members on Friday, March 26, and Saturday,…

Hyundai Collaborates with MPS for Virtual “Read Across America” Production

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) collaborated with Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) to present MPS students with a virtual version of the manufacturing plant’s annual Read Across America production. HMMA Team Members took the stage for an afternoon of story-telling as they read the famous Dr. Seuss tales “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Cat in the Hat.” To really bring…

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying Recalls Regarding Engine Failures

(AP Photo, File) Hyundai and Kia will spend $137 million on fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million U.S. vehicles with engines that can fail. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the penalties today. They resolve a three-year government probe into the companies’ behavior involving recalls of multiple models dating to the…

Hyundai Donating Free Lunches to Montgomery-area Healthcare Workers

Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food Hyundai Donating Food To show appreciation for the critical work Montgomery’s front line health providers are doing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in our home community, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC (HMMA) is donating 450 box lunches to three Montgomery-area health providers over the next two weeks. HMMA…

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…