Hyundai Motor Europe Tech Centre breaks ground on new cutting-edge research facility

The new labs at the state-of-the-art facility in Germany will focus on the most advanced technological innovations, such as the development of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), infotainment functions and electrification.

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Hyundai Motor Europe Tech Centre breaks ground on new cutting-edge research facility

Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH (HMETC), the hub of Hyundai Motor Group’s (the Group) European research and development (R&D) operation, has broken ground on its new, state-of-the-art research centre

Located in Germany’s Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, the new R&D facility will demonstrate the Hyundai Motor Group’s commitment to innovation, creativity, environmental responsibility and the creation of new job opportunities. The opening is planned for 2025.

Encompassing 25,000 square metres, the new building will more than double HMETC’s office and research space, providing employees with a dynamic work environment. It also will integrate energy-efficient designs and advanced renewable energy systems that align with the Group’s mission to reduce its carbon footprint and promote zero-emission solutions.

HMETC is dedicated to driving the future of sustainable mobility through the development of electric vehicles (EVs) that deliver cutting-edge technology. The comprehensive approach includes the development of new mobility solutions tailored to meet the preferences of European customers.

The new labs will focus on the most advanced technological innovations, such as the development of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), infotainment functions and electrification.

The facilities include the group’s largest 4W NVH Dyno, capable of measuring a complete vehicle lineup in one platform, along with two chassis dynos and a powertrain dyno, enhancing the advanced testing capabilities.

As per Hyundai, the new research centre represents a major investment in R&D, and will enable the Group to stay at the forefront of the industry’s technological advancements.

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