Hyundai Motor Group Charts New Era for Georgia with Plant Announcement

Walt Farrell

Published May 20, 2022

Press Release

Vehicle manufacturer to open second location with investment, creating thousands of jobs

Atlanta, GA – May 20, 2022 – Governor Brian Kemp today announced that the Hyundai Motor Group, with an already established presence in Georgia, is investing in a second vehicle assembly plant. Located within the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority which includes Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham and Effingham counties, the new electric vehicle plant will represent the largest economic development project in the state’s history.

At time of this release the exact vehicles slated to be built at the new facility are yet to be announced.

“Hyundai’s continued commitment to Georgia demonstrates their unwavering desire to do business in a state where the environment is second to none. The Georgia Chamber congratulates Governor Kemp and the state’s economic development team as well as the local community organizations on this important win for the new Georgia economy” said Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark. “Georgia recognizes the importance of embracing EVs and as part of our focus on the infrastructure of the future the Georgia Chamber will look to assist and collaborate with the Hyundai Motor Group as they create next-gen vehicles that will be built by a highly skilled and talented Georgia workforce.”

Georgia Chamber Chairman Ben Tarbutton added, “This latest mega-project is another in a long list of rural Georgia job creation announcements that Governor Kemp has made. His commitment to economic prosperity statewide gives every Georgian the chance to find a great job while supporting the growth of thousands of businesses of all sizes.”

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