The Russian plant of Hyundai starts exports to Georgia and Tunisia

The Russian plant of Hyundai starts exports to Georgia and Tunisia

Autostat – Hyundai St. Petersburg plant will expand its geography of exports with the start of automobile deliveries to new markets, such as: Georgia and Tunisia, as of the end of August. Hyundai Solaris will be exported to Tunisia and Hyundai Accent and Hyundai Creta to Georgia, as stated by the press office of Hyundai Motor CIS.

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus factory has started the serial production of the new compact crossover in August and the exports of Hyundai Creta to CIS countries: Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine and Georgia will begin as early as the end of the month.

Hyundai Creta will also be exported to the Middle East, however, the vehicles have to go through adaptation and certification processes first. The Hyundai Solaris vehicles, sent to Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia, were specially adapted to the hot climates of these countries. The automobiles have been equipped with special air-conditioning systems, ventilations and batteries.

The Russian plant of Hyundai has been exporting automobiles to the CIS countries since May 2011 and to the Middle East since August 2015. The company currently supplies automobiles to the markets of Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Egypt and Lebanon.

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus plant currently operates in three daily shifts, five-days-a-week and plans to manufacture 200,000 automobiles this year. As published by Autostat previously, the company has delivered 2500 vehicles to export markets within the first half of 2016, 1400 of which were sent to Middle East countries.