Hyundai considering hybrid vehicle production at $7.6 billion Georgia EV plant [from CNBC]

Hyundai considering hybrid vehicle production at $7.6 billion Georgia EV plant [from CNBC]

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March 27, 2024 (CNBC) — Hyundai Motor is reevaluating its plans to exclusively produce all-electric vehicles at a new plant under construction in Georgia, an executive told CNBC on Wednesday.

José Muñoz, Hyundai president and global chief operating officer, said the company is evaluating whether or not to produce hybrid or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the $7.59 billion plant in addition to all-electric vehicles.  

“We are now getting ready for a ramp-up on electric vehicles and then we are evaluating if we need to maybe add some additional technologies into the plan depending on the market evaluation,” Muñoz said on the sidelines of the New York International Auto Show.

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