Hyundai rolls out 500,000th vehicle in Izmit

Hurriyet – Hyundai Turkey Plant, which started its operations in Turkey’s northwestern province of Izmit in 1997, has rolled out its 500,000th vehicle. The white Accent Era 1.4 Select model vehicle manufactured in Hyundai Turkey Plant, which is the first overseas plant of South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Company, will be exported to the Czech Republic. Kwang Heum Um, CEO and President of Hyundai Turkey, said the company’s Turkish facility has become a plant exporting its passenger vehicles to the whole region, in particular to Europe. Heum Um stated that they are aiming at becoming a plant that manufactures the highest quality vehicles of the world and said they are confident that they will achieve this goal through the efforts of the Turkish workers. Heum Um added, “As Hyundai, we have always believed in Turkey and we will continue with our operations and investments in the future.”