Hyundai To Halt Production at Its Alabama Plant for Three Weeks Due to Chip Shortage: Report

Published:Nov 26, 202316:00

Seoul: Hyundai Motor, South Korea's biggest carmaker by product sales, talked about on Monday it's going to droop its US plant for three weeks due to lack of semiconductors and routine repairs. Hyundai Motor will halt the Alabama plant for one week from June 14 on a chip shortage and two weeks from June 16 to July 11 for the plant's repairs work, a company spokesman talked about by phone. 2021 Hyundai Alcazar SUV To Be Launched in India on June 18, 2021; Check Bookings, Expected Prices & Specifications.

In present weeks, chip parts shortages proceed to impact manufacturing of carmakers and completely different producers inside the United States and completely different markets, experiences Yonhap info firm.

Last month, Hyundai halted its Indian plant for 5 days starting May 25, as two employees inside the Tamil Nadu plant have been contaminated with COVID-19 and a lot of different employees staged a sit-in at the plant on May 24 amid rising virus fears amongst employees. On the house entrance, the company has briefly halted just a few of its residence vegetation on a chip shortage.

Hyundai has seven residence vegetation -- 5 in Ulsan, one in Asan and one in Jeonju -- and 10 overseas vegetation -- 4 in China and one each inside the United States, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, India and Brazil. Their combined functionality reaches 5.5 million autos.

Hyundai's affiliate Kia Corp. moreover briefly halted its U.S. plant and residential plant in Gwangmyeong, merely southwest of Seoul, last month due to the an identical points. Kia talked about it is considering altering the current three-shift system inside the Georgia plant to a two-shift system as early as this week. The maker of the K5 sedan and the Sorento SUV has eight residence vegetation in Korea and seven overseas ones -- three in China and one each inside the United States, Slovakia, Mexico and India. Their common functionality is 3.84 million gadgets. Hyundai and Kia collectively variety the world's fifth-biggest carmaker by product sales.

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