Hyundai to produce electric cars in West Java by 2022

Arya Dipa

The Jakarta Post

Bandung

Jakarta   /  Tue, November 17, 2020  /  06:23 pm

As the world’s largest producer of nickel, Indonesia is eyeing a more strategic position in the global supply chain for the development of lithium batteries and, eventually, electric cars.(Shutterstock/buffaloboy)

Carmaker Hyundai Motor Asia-Pacific is planning to start manufacturing electric cars in West Java by 2022, as Indonesia plans to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), the company’s vice president announced on Monday.

The company’s vice president and chief operations officer, Lee Kang Hyun, said the EVs would be produced in Hyundai's first manufacturing center ...