Hyundai will build an electric vehicle plant in Savannah, Georgia
SAVANNAH, Georgia (WDEF) – Gov. Kemp and the Hyundai Executive Chair signed an agreement today that will bring a new auto plant to Georgia.
It will make electric vehicles and batteries an an industrial site near Savannah.
Officials say the plant will created 8,100 jobs for the Georgia coastal region.
“We decided to build our first dedicated EV plant in the U.S. because America embraces change and drives innovation,” said Jaehoon (Jay) Chang, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company. “This new EV plant is the future of our business, and it will help us meet the growing demands of our U.S. customers who want leading edge design, safe, zero-emissions vehicles now and in the future.”
They hope to begin building the plant by next January and begin production there in the first half of 2025.