Hyundai to produce electric cars in Singapore

Hyundai will launch a range of numerically named EVs under the Ioniq brand name.
Hyundai will launch a range of numerically named EVs under the Ioniq brand name.PHOTO: HYUNDAI MOTOR

SINGAPORE - The vacuum left by Dyson has been filled. Hyundai Motor will make electric vehicles (EVs) at a plant in Jurong slated to be up and running by 2022.

The South Korean carmaker's choice to pick Singapore as a manufacturing location is an unprecedented one.

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