Governor Kemp and local officials announce the arrival of a new Hyundai plant in Bryan County

It’s official. Hyundai Motor Group is building a massive new vehicle plant in southeast Georgia – the first fully dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility in the state. Hyundai will invest $5.54 billion in the plant while unaffiliated suppliers will invest an additional $1 billion in the project. Combined, around 8,100 jobs are expected to be created. “Hyundai’s continued commitment to Georgia demonstrates their unwavering desire to do business in a state where the environment is second to none. The Georgia Chamber also congratulates Governor Kemp and the state’s economic development team. as local community organizations on this important win for Georgia’s new economy,” said Chris Clark, President and CEO of Georgia Chamber. “Georgia recognizes the importance of embracing electric vehicles and in As part of our focus on infrastructure of the future, the Georgia Chamber will seek to assist and collaborate with the Hyundai Motor Group as they create next-generation vehicles that will be built by highly skilled personnel and workforce talented work of Georgia. Governor Kemp was joined by Jay Chang, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company, and José Muñoz, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hyundai Motor Company, as well as Hyundai Motor Group executives and CEOs. leading state and local economic development on the 2,923-acre site, which was jointly purchased by the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority (JDA) and the state less than a year ago. “We are proud to welcome Hyundai Motor Group to Georgia as we forge an innovative future together,” Governor Brian Kemp said. “From the initial conversations about my economic development mission in Korea to Georgia’s investment in the Bryan County megasite, we’ve been preparing for an opportunity like this for a long time. My commitment to hard-working Georgians to make of our state the best place to live, work and raise our families remains steadfast, and with this announcement, which is now the largest economic development project in our state’s history, we will continue to work to make Georgia the destination of choice for quality businesses that create the jobs of today, tomorrow and beyond.” subsidiaries and suppliers of Hyundai. Bryan County is the fastest growing county in the state, and the 2021 strategic purchase of the Bryan County megasite was the largest in state history, officials said. The site is adjacent to Interstate 16 with immediate access from I-95 and I-16 to 250 major metropolitan areas. It is less than 30 miles from the Port of Savannah, the largest and fastest growing container terminal in the United States with two on-site Class I rail facilities provided by Georgia Central Railway.Hyundai Motor Group plans to begin construction of the new plant in January 2023, with full production expected in the first half of 2025, with an annual capacity of 300,000 units. As of Friday, the exact vehicles expected to be built at the new facility have yet to be announced. US Senator Jon Ossoff and Congressman Buddy Carter both applauded the announcement. in Georgia was a key objective. This multi-billion dollar opportunity for Georgia will create thousands of jobs and strengthen Georgia’s reputation as a world leader in automotive manufacturing and clean energy,” said Senator Ossoff. that Hyundai chose Georgia as the location of its latest factory. Not only will this investment create thousands of jobs in the First District, it will also boost America’s manufacturing economy, driving innovation and global economic competitiveness in the region,” Carter said. “With this investment, Georgia will be a leader in the electric vehicle industry. The future of transportation is here in Bryan County. Original Story: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is joined by state leaders and Bryan County locals for a special economic development announcement Kemp is set to announce that South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is building a massive electric vehicle factory in Ellabell Sources say the company will invest more than $7 billion and will hire up to 8,500 employees. The plant will be built on a nearly 2,300-acre megasite bordered by U.S. Highway 280, Interstate 16 and the Georgia Central Rail Line. The megasite is 16 miles from the Interstate 16 and Interstate 95 interchange and 28 miles from the ports of Georgia.The announcement comes as President Joe Biden travels to South Korea during his visit to Asia as president.

It’s official. Hyundai Motor Group is building a massive new vehicle plant in southeast Georgia — the state’s first fully dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant.

Hyundai will invest $5.54 billion in the plant while unaffiliated suppliers will invest an additional $1 billion in the project.

Together, around 8,100 jobs are expected to be created.

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“Hyundai’s continued commitment to Georgia demonstrates its unwavering desire to do business in a state where the environment is second to none. The Georgia Chamber congratulates Governor Kemp and the state’s economic development team as well as local community organizations for this important victory for Georgia’s new economy,” said Chris Clark, President and CEO of Georgia Chamber. “Georgia recognizes the importance of adopting electric vehicles and in the As part of our focus on the infrastructure of the future, the Georgia Chamber will seek to assist and collaborate with the Hyundai Motor Group as they create next-generation vehicles that will be built by a highly skilled workforce and workforce talent from Georgia. »

Governor Kemp was joined by Jay Chang, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company, and José Muñoz, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hyundai Motor Company, as well as Hyundai Motor Group executives and industry leaders of state and local economic development at the 2,923-acre site, which was jointly purchased by the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority (JDA) and the state less than a year ago.

“We are proud to welcome Hyundai Motor Group to Georgia as we forge an innovative future together,” Governor Brian Kemp said. “From the initial conversations about my economic development mission in Korea to Georgia’s investment in the Bryan County Megasite, we’ve been preparing for an opportunity like this for a long time. My commitment to hard-working Georgians to make our state the best place to live, work and raise our families remains steadfast, and with this announcement, which is now the largest economic development project in our state’s history, we will continue to work to make Georgia the destination of choice for quality businesses that create the jobs of today, tomorrow and beyond.

Hyundai cited the state of Georgia’s speed to market, workforce and ability to meet the company’s carbon neutral standards, as well as the fact that Georgia is home to an existing network. subsidiaries and suppliers of Hyundai.

Bryan County is the fastest growing county in the state, and the 2021 strategic purchase of the Bryan County megasite was the largest in state history, officials said.

The site is adjacent to Interstate 16 with immediate access from I-95 and I-16 to 250 major metropolitan areas.

It is less than 30 miles from the Port of Savannah, the largest and fastest growing container terminal in the United States, with two on-site Class I rail facilities provided by Georgia Central Railway.

Hyundai Motor Group plans to begin construction of the new plant in January 2023, with full production expected in the first half of 2025, with an annual capacity of 300,000 units.

As of Friday, the exact vehicles expected to be built at the new facility have yet to be announced.

US Senator Jon Ossoff and Congressman Buddy Carter both applauded the announcement.

“When I led an economic delegation to South Korea last fall, attracting Hyundai investment to Georgia was a key objective. This multi-billion dollar opportunity for Georgia will create thousands of jobs and strengthen Georgia’s reputation as a world leader in automotive manufacturing and clean energy,” said Senator Ossoff.

“I am thrilled that Hyundai has chosen Georgia as the location for its latest plant. Not only will this investment create thousands of jobs in the First District, but it will also boost America’s manufacturing economy, driving innovation and economic competitiveness. in the region,” Carter said. “With this investment, Georgia will be a leader in the electric vehicle industry. The future of transportation is here in Bryan County.

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Original story:

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is joined by state and local leaders from Bryan County for a special economic development announcement.

Kemp is expected to announce that South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is building a massive electric vehicle factory in Ellabell.

Sources say the company will invest over $7 billion and hire up to 8,500 employees.

The plant will be built on a nearly 2,300 acre mega site bordered by US Highway 280, Interstate 16 and the Georgia Central Rail Line.

The mega site is 16 miles from the Interstate 16 and Interstate 95 interchange and 28 miles from Georgia ports.

The announcement comes as President Joe Biden travels to South Korea during his visit to Asia as president.

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