Hyundai Discussing First U.S. Plant Kim Dong-Jin, president of Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., meets politicians in Washington to discuss expansion plans, including construction of a $1 billion factory in the U.S. — the first for a Korean carmaker. Reports suggest the site search is concentrated in Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Hyundai and subsidiary, Kia Motors Corp. have been rapidly expanding their share of the U.S. market. The decision to build a factory during a simmering trade dispute ...

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