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Please fill out the registration form and submit to avec12@KSAE.org.
Asan Plant of Hyundai Motor Company
- The advanced production base focusing on export strategy
With an annual capacity of 300,000 units, the Asan Plant is an entirely self-contained, independent automobile production complex that mainly produces strategic mid-to large-size passenger cars for export. The Asan Plant offers a bright and pleasant, people-oriented and nature-inspired working space, and has proven that the quality of the working environment determines the quality of products.
▪ Investment: 2 Trillion KRW (1.75 billion USD)
- Building Area: 360,000m2
▪ Land: 1,800,000 m2
▪ Annual Capacity
- Vehicle: 300,000 units
- Engine: 600,000 units
- Passenger vehicle: SONATA, GRANDEUR (AZERA)
⋅ I4 : 1.8, 2.0, 2.4L Gasoline engines
⋅ V6 : 2.7, 3.0, 3.3, 3.5, 3.8L Gasoline engines
GM Korea is Korea's third-largest automotive company, and represents one of GM's largest manufacturing, design and technology hubs. With headquarters in Incheon, Korea, it manufactures a family of vehicles and powertrains for the Korean and global market. GM Korea employs about 17,200 people worldwide in its core automotive business.
It operates five manufacturing facilities in Korea as well as an assembly facility in Vietnam. In 2011, it sold 140,705 vehicles in Korea and exported more than 1.9 million complete vehicles and vehicle kits primarily under the Chevrolet brand. GM Korea produces one out of every four Chevrolets sold worldwide. It provides market- and brand-specific vehicle kits for assembly at GM facilities in China, Uzbekistan, Mexico, India, Colombia, Russia and other countries. Vehicles and kits from GM Korea are offered in more than 150 markets on six continents.
The GM Korea Design Center and GM Korea Technical Center in Bupyeong are developing the next generation of GM products. Manufacturing Engineering Center is overseeing research in production technology. GM Korea is the home of GM's global small and mini-car architectural development teams, which are developing the next generation of products for the GM Group.
GM Korea's product lineup includes the Chevrolet Spark, Aveo, Cruze, Orlando, Malibu, Alpheon, Camaro, Captiva as well as mini-commercial vehicles such as the Damas and Labo.