6/14/2010

Hyundai to produce i20 in Turkey

 

Aksam - South Korean car maker Hyundai’s i20 model hatchbacks will be produced in the company’s Izmit plant in western Turkey. The Turkish made version of the supermini will be called “i20 Troy”, in reference to its home country.

 

The production line for 80,000 units of the new model will require USD 100 million of new investments in Hyundai’s Turkey plant and will employ some 1,000 people. i20 has already secured 16,000 orders from customers in Europe.

Turkey; automotive industry; automotive investment; South Korea; Hyundai; i20; troy; Izmit

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