Hyundai opens first car assembly plant in South Africa

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South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Co. has started production at its first assembly plant in South Africa, initially building medium-sized commercial trucks, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

The Benoni plant, situated in South Africa’s economic hub Gauteng, has been assembling trucks since July, ahead of a formal launch in September, Deon Sonnekus said.

Read more: Hyundai opens first car assembly plant in South Africa | Reuters.

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