|Hyundai founder||Chung Ju-yung|
|Hyundai headquarters||Seoul, South Korea|
|Hyundai parent||Hyundai Motor Group|
|Hyundai official website||www.hyundai.com|
Who makes Hyundai
Cars under the Hyundai brand are produced by the South Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company. The company, which is based in Seoul, was established half a century ago, in 1967. Together with Kia Motors, this company comprises the Hyundai Motor Group, which is the world’s 4th largest auto manufacturer. It owns the largest integrated car making plant, which is situated in Ulsan, South Korea.
In addition to the Ulsan plant, there are two more plants in South Korea. The Asan Plant makes passenger vehicles for export, including Hyundai Sonata, Grandeur (Azera), etc. It boasts the annual capacity of 278,000 units. Jeonju Plant, which is Hyundai’s base for building global commercial vehicles is, according to the company, the world’s largest production center for commercial vehicles.
Where is Hyundai made
There are several Hyundai manufacturing plants around the world, but the most well-known one is situated in Ulsan, South Korea. It boasts an annual production capacity of 1.6 million units. The plant consists of five independent production facilities on 5 million square meters. This is the world’s largest single auto manufacturing plant.
The Montgomery facility in Alabama (US) manufactures the Santa Fe Sport SUV, the redesigned 2017 Elantra, and the Sonata.