Hyundai and LG Energy Solution say they will build a $4.3 billion electric battery plant in Georgia. The factory would be on the site of the new electric vehicle assembly plant that Hyundai Motor Group is building near Savannah.
The settlement covers some 9 million owners of Hyundai or Kia vehicles. Affected models have been the target of thieves, fueled by a deadly trend that spread on social media.
Officials say a construction worker has died after falling from a building at the site of Hyundai's electric vehicle plant in Georgia.
Some insurance companies have stopped issuing new policies for models that are subject to a high rate of thefts, but consumers are still able to buy the cars.
Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of more than 571,000 SUVs and minivans in the U.S. to park them outdoors because the tow hitch harnesses can catch fire while they are parked or being driven.
The greater Savannah area is projected to grow 34% by 2045, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
The Georgia Ports Authority and a federal agency are working on a big expansion of the state-operated seaport in Brunswick.
Gov. Brian Kemp is on a mission to make Georgia the undisputed electric vehicle capital of the nation. But the growing industry has also presented a number of challenges to state legislators and agency leaders this year.
The New York-based company is investing $121 million in a shared facility near Savannah.
Bryan County's economic boom may bear environmental consequences, including along the Ogeechee River.
Mayor Van Johnson also called on City Council members to act more civil toward each other, amid ‘infighting’ and ‘backbiting.’
Wednesday on Political Rewind: 1 million Georgians already made their voices heard during the first eight days of early voting. Plus, Hyundai broke ground for a new electric vehicle plant near Savannah. Gov. Brian Kemp touted it as a win for his economic strategy. Meanwhile, Herschel Walker teams up with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.
The South Korean automaker is moving forward with construction, as it tries to resolve a federal tax credit dispute with the U.S.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Fulton County Judge Robert McBurney won't rule on today's arguments against Georgia's abortion law until after the election. Meanwhile, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas put a temporary hold on Lindsey Graham's testimony in the grand jury investigating the 2020 election.
Monday on Political Rewind: An Atlanta federal judge has rejected Fair Fight Action's claims of voter suppression in the 2018 election. Plus, the Supreme Court's new session starts today amidst low confidence in the institution. And are the future Rivian and Hyundai plants in jeopardy?