Hyundai Motor Group partners with Georgia Tech to focus on sustainable mobility, hydrogen economy, and workforce development

Oct. 6, 2023
The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding, agreeing to work together to improve workforce development, make steps toward a hydrogen economy, and build smarter and greener cities.

Georgia Tech and Hyundai Motor Group have agreed to collaborate on research and applications related to sustainable mobility. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding, agreeing to work together to improve workforce development, make steps toward a hydrogen economy, and build smarter and greener cities. Hyundai Motor Group will also be investing $12.6 billion to establish new electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities, including the Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) site in Bryan County, Georgia.

In a recent quote, Jay Chang, President and CEO, Hyundai Motor Company, said, "Georgia is like a second home to us. We are a mission-driven organization with a very compelling point of view about the future. We feel a great responsibility to contribute to a sustainable future in which all humankind can live safely and healthily while enjoying freedom of movement. On behalf of all of us at Hyundai Motor Group, we are thrilled to create a partnership with Georgia Tech that includes research and applications to support the future of sustainable mobility, hydrogen economy, workforce development, and smart cities, among many other areas of cooperation. This is the beginning of a partnership that will last for decades and is one of the reasons why we chose Georgia for our EV investments."

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