Beijing Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. will build three new vehicles at its recently opened Plant 2 on the outskirts of Beijing, Ward’s learns. Pilot production of the Elantra HDC, a Chinese-specific derivative of the ’08 Elantra, has begun at the 13.9 million-sq.-ft. (1.3 million-sq.-m) plant. The vehicle was shown as a concept car at the Guangzhou auto show in November. “HDC is a project name, as we have not yet selected a name for this vehicle,” a company spokesman tells Ward’s. “Mass ...
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