Hyundai Motors opens new plant in Piracicaba, Brazil
Hyundai Motors has launched a new state of the art production plant at Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil to strengthen their presence in auto markets in…
HB20 Hatchback production has already commenced at this new plant. The new unit will not only strengthen relations between the two countries but will also be instrumental in creating employment opportunities for local residents directly and indirectly in the form of supporting local parts suppliers. Initially, the plant will employ 1800 workers which will be increased to 200 by 2013 with generating over 20,000 indirect jobs in the community.
The new plant set on a 1.39 million sq mtr site and has floor space of 69,000 sq mtrs wherein production activities, welding, painting, etc., will be conducted. Besides production of HB20 hatchback, the plant will also produce HB 20X crossover and a sedan especially for Brazilian markets