Hyundai Cars Will Be Produced In St. Petersburg

By | January 15, 2017

In late September, in St. Petersburg opened the car plant of South Korean company Hyundai Motor, which had invested about 500 million euros. (Source: Facebook). The opening ceremony was attended by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Chung Mong-Koo – was chairman of the Hyundai kia Automotive Group, Valentina – Governor of St. Petersburg and the Minister of Industry and Trade Minister Viktor . Mass production of cars planned at the beginning of 2011.

For 2011 is planned to reach production figures of 105 thousand cars a year, and subsequently increase their capacity of 150 thousand vehicles, provided the use of three-shift work. First, in January 2011, Mass production will start four-door sedan Hyundai Solaris, which was first presented at the Moscow Motor Show, held in late August this year. Beginning in May of next year, is scheduled to start production five-door hatchback Hyundai, and since early 2012 concern expects to begin production of the C-segment models, taking into account market requirements. The plant is located in an area of 200 hectares. Excluding production facilities are located warehousing and shipping area. The factory buildings occupy a total area of about 83,000 square meters.

m. The plant will employ about 4 thousand employees. The company Hyundai Motor, a company has become the sixth car factory outside the Republic of Korea. With the opening of each new car plant in St Petersburg, a city on the Neva River Freestyle increasingly adopted in the rank of the automotive capital of Russia.


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