As Hyundai Motor’s main production facility, the Ulsan Plant is comprised of five independent plant facilities on a land spanning 5,000,000 square meters. The plant is the world’s largest single automobile plants and employs over 34,000 personnel to produce an average of 5,600 vehicles a day.
With both turbocharged Kia Racing Optimas having scored hard-fought top-ten finishes at the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge season opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Kia Racing team had just three days in their Buford, Ga., shop to prepare the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org and No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. machines before making the long haul west to another ocean-side street circuit, this time the legendary 1.968-mile, 11-turn concrete canyon in Long Beach, Calif.
Few weeks ago we showed an article about Hyundai-Kia Mojave Proving Ground, and today we want to share a nice video where you can see how Hyundai’s detailed production process of car, starting with the sketches, engineering, testing in hot weather conditions and the final result, cars everyone can buy in a dealer. Hope you enjoy it! (more…)
Coming off an impressive sophomore season in which Kia finished second in the Manufacturer’s Championship and Kia Racing pilot Mark Wilkins took third in the Driver standings, Kia Motors America (KMA) and its racing partner Kinetic Motorsports today announced their driver line-up for the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season. (more…)