Alabama Finalist for Hyundai Plant

Mississippi Governor Ronnie Musgrove says his state is out of the running for a Hyundai auto plant. Musgrove said Monday that he was notified by Hyundai officials that Alabama and Kentucky are finalists for the auto plant. Musgrove had traveled to South Korea twice to discuss the project.

The president of Hyundai Motor Company, Kim Dong-jin visited sites in Montgomery and Opelika on January 23rd. Hyundai announced last month that it was considering Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky and Ohio for the plant. Hyundai is expected to announce the site in the coming months.