Choose to buy a Hyundai and you will be doing your part to support the local economy. Not only does your purchase help the dealership stay in business, but it also provides jobs to thousands of Americans. That is because a significant portion of Hyundai models is built in the United States. Now, when you buy your next Hyundai, you know that you are making a positive impact on the life of American workers across the country.
The Plants and Key Numbers
Hyundai has a manufacturing facility in Montgomery, Alabama. There is also testing grounds, along with research and design, in California and engineering in various facilities. With so many large Hyundai facilities spread out across the country, Hyundai was able to add 94,000 jobs to the American workplace in 2011 alone. In fact, American Hyundai production is so extensive that more than half of the models you see sold in the United States are made right here.
Get to Know the Alabama Plant
Even if you don’t plan to take a drive to Montgomery, you can get to know the Hyundai manufacturing plant. This is a state-of-the-art facility that is able to turn boring sheet metal into a luxurious Hyundai model in just 19 hours. Experts across the world agree that this is among the most advanced facilities. In fact, it has an ISO/TS 16949 certification. This is the most rigid of all quality management standards given by the International Automotive Task Force. Every year, this plant along provides jobs to more than 2,700 residents in Alabama and adds $3.8 billion to the economy of the state.
At Tuscaloosa Hyundai, we are proud of our company’s efforts to promote jobs in the United States. Visit our Tuscaloosa, Alabama, dealership to learn more about our American manufacturing or buy your own Hyundai.