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Hyundai's Singapore connection

South Korean carmaker's decision to build smart factory here may have been seeded 20 years ago

Hyundai Motor's move to set up an electric car plant in Singapore may have been written in the stars.

Two decades ago, the South Korean company commissioned American electric vehicle (EV) specialist Enova Systems to develop various systems for future models, including hybrid, electric and fuel-cell systems.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 28, 2020, with the headline 'Hyundai's Singapore connection'. Print Edition | Subscribe