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Hyundai Opens Smart Mobility Hub in Singapore

Source: Hyundai Motor Group

Singapore / Seoul, South Korea - Hyundai Motor Group will open the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore (HMGICS) on November 21, 2023.

Why It Matters

As mobility is the core component in the digital transformation of the smart city and metropolis, the movement of the world's top 5 automakers from around the world would be concentrated. 

The movement marks a significant step in integrating smart technology into urban mobility and manufacturing.

The Key Points

  • The center will utilize Industry 4.0 technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital twin technology, focusing on a customer-centric approach.
  • The facility will serve as a testbed for advanced automotive manufacturing, moving away from traditional methods and incorporating a mix of human and robotic processes.
  • Initiatives at HMGICS include promoting green mobility and production, emphasizing battery recycling, and using renewable energy sources.
  • Integrated into Singapore's smart city ecosystem, HMGICS aligns with Hyundai and Singapore's shared vision for a sustainable future and will support Singapore's leadership in future mobility solutions.

What They Say: 

"HMGICS will drive the adoption of innovation across the customer value chain through the concept of 'M-CHoRD,'"

Hyundai said on its website. 

The concept focuses on customer-centric approaches, human-centered digital transformation, open innovation, resource circulation, and data integration.

What Comes Next?

HMGICS is expected to collaborate with various stakeholders, including Singapore government agencies, research institutes, and business partners, to foster an open innovation ecosystem.

The center's establishment is part of Hyundai Motor Group's broader goals to ensure customer safety and satisfaction and continuously pursue new goals in the automotive sector.