2011 was a good year!

2016-01-29T02:04:30-07:00January 12th, 2012|Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Other News, Toyota, VW|

2011 was a good year overall for the automotive industry as a whole and U.S cars especially. To the surprise of most Chrysler ended the year selling a staggering 1.4 million cars, at a 26.2% gain overall, leading the pack of all manufactures.

Although not all car makers saw a increase in sales, the always industry leading Honda and Toyota saw sales actually fall a little during 2011, partially due to the Tsunami and large vehicle recalls.

However it made other manufactures such as Hyundai and Volkswagen overtook those top spots, with Hyundai making a 20% jump from 2010 to 2011 making its best year in the U.S to date.

For a full article on all the 2011 wrap up in the Automotive industry check out the L.A Times.

Hyundai Plant Expansion

2016-01-29T01:40:00-07:00May 17th, 2011|Hyundai, Other News|

Hyundai Motor Co. has announced plans to expand their U.S plant to build more 4 cylinder engines. The project based at the Alabama plant is estimated to be completed around March 2012.

The project once completed will no doubt give a boost to the unemployment market creating around 200 or so jobs at the expanded plant.

As for other plan to build a entire additional plant somewhere in the U.S. Hyundai spokespeople say that there are no plans in place but would consider building another plant if production continues to rise in the U.S.

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