Hyundai Motor Group has officially opened the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore (HMGICS), a cutting-edge facility that aims to propel the future of mobility and transform the customer experience in the automotive industry. The center introduces a revolutionary concept of a “smart urban mobility hub,” integrating advanced technologies such as cell-based production and digital twin technology to revolutionize manufacturing processes.
With a focus on human-centric manufacturing, HMGICS emphasizes collaboration between humans, robotics, and AI technology to create a seamless and synchronized production system. The facility’s digital twin Meta-Factory technology enables rapid response to changing customer demands and production requirements, ensuring utmost efficiency and flexibility in manufacturing.
Situated within the Jurong Innovation District and the broader smart city ecosystem of Singapore, HMGICS spans across seven stories and covers an area of 86,900 square meters. The facility has the capacity to manufacture up to 30,000 electric vehicles (EVs) annually. Currently, HMGICS produces the IONIQ 5 and fully autonomous IONIQ 5 robotaxi models, with plans to add the IONIQ 6 to its portfolio next year. Additionally, the center will serve as a testbed for developing future mobility solutions, including Purpose Built Vehicles (PBVs).
The opening of HMGICS marks a significant milestone in Hyundai Motor Group’s commitment to innovation and sustainability. By establishing an open innovation ecosystem in collaboration with local businesses and academics, the smart urban mobility hub aims to foster shared growth and drive Singapore’s reputation as a global center for mobility innovation.
As part of the grand opening ceremony, Euisun Chung, Executive Chair of Hyundai Motor Group, emphasized the center’s mission to redefine the manufacturing process. He stated, “HMGICS is an open and connected urban innovation hub that encourages and embraces creativity and collaboration. By combining our manufacturing expertise and cutting-edge technologies, the result is this Innovation Center—a new paradigm of manufacturing.”
For more information about HMGICS and Hyundai Motor Group, visit their official websites: [HMGICS](https://www.hyundai.com/sg/home) and [Hyundai Motor Group](http://www.hyundaimotorgroup.com).
What is the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore (HMGICS)?
The Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore is a state-of-the-art facility that serves as a “smart urban mobility hub” for advanced manufacturing and customer engagement in the automotive industry.
What advanced technologies are integrated into HMGICS?
HMGICS utilizes cell-based production and digital twin technology to enhance manufacturing processes and enable seamless integration between humans, robotics, and AI technology.
What vehicles are currently produced at HMGICS?
The IONIQ 5 and fully autonomous IONIQ 5 robotaxi models are currently manufactured at HMGICS, with plans to add the IONIQ 6 to its portfolio next year.
How does HMGICS contribute to Singapore’s innovation ecosystem?
HMGICS aims to foster shared growth by collaborating with local businesses and academics, creating an open innovation ecosystem that drives Singapore’s reputation as a global center for mobility innovation.
(Source: [Hyundai Motor Group](http://www.hyundaimotorgroup.com))