• Construction of the facility began in November 2002.
• The company will invest approximately $1-billion in the new facility.
• Once it is fully operational, Hyundai expects the facility to employ approximately 2,400 people.
• The facility is scheduled to begin production in 2005.
• In addition, the site will include a stamping plant and an engine plant.
• At maximum capacity, the facility is expected to produce 300,000 units per year.