For many years, Hyundai Thanh Cong Vietnam Auto Joint-Stock Company has been well known nationwide in the field of manufacturing and assembling modern motorcars of Hyundai Motor Company, the largest car manufacturer in South Korea
Established in June 2009, Hyundai Thanh Cong Vietnam Auto JSC has become the official distributor of tourist, commercial and sports motorcars of the Hyundai Motor Company in Vietnam.
With a long-term vision on providing customers with the best services and step by step increasing the domesticalization rate under the policy of Vietnam’s government, Hyundai Thanh Cong Vietnam Auto JSC built its first motorcar manufacturing and assembling factory in Gian Khau Industrial Zone, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province.
Covering a total area of 62ha, the factory, worth over 650 billion VND, has a designed capacity of 40,000tonnes/year and a synchronous and modern facility with specialized workshops of welding, ED painting, tourist motorcar and lorry assembly, a quality checking line, a showroom, a centre for warranty services and other auxiliary works.
Nguyen Thuong Tin, Director of the company’s Ninh Binh Branch, said: “In recent years, the motorcar market in Vietnam has about 10 motorcar manufacturing and assembling enterprises. However, thanks to modern technology and high competitiveness in terms of price, quality, designs and usefulness, the motorcars manufactured in the company’s factory in Ninh Binh Province meet the demand of customers.”
Compared with the same kind products of other motorcar manufacturers, the strength of the factory’s products is that the company applies the most modern technology of dipping rust-resistant paint and automatically stirring and mixing paint to ensure the durability, shine and beauty of paint colours as well as the durability of the motorcars’ cover. The factory also uses optical machines to check welds, ensuring the accuracy and improving the durability of products, suitable to the geographic conditions and harsh climate in Vietnam. The whole manufacturing and assembly process is strictly supervised by a staff of 600-700 skilled workers who were trained in Malaysia. During peak hours, the factory manufactures about 500 cars/month and the workers must work in extra shifts to meet the demand of customers.
Inside the manufacturing plant of Hyundai Thanh Cong Vietnam Auto JSC in Ninh Binh Province.
At present, the factory successfully manufactures and assembles luxurious tourist motorcars, such as Hyundai Avante, Huyndai Veloster with three doors and Hyundai Eon, and continues distributing imported motorcars of Hyundai Auto Company, including Hyundai i10, i20, i30, Tucson, Sonata and Santa Fe which are favourites in Vietnam’s market.
In 2010, the company’s product was ranked third in terms of “the satisfaction of customers with new car quality” by the world’s leading motorcar magazine, J.D.Power. In 2011, in a survey held by J.D.Power, the company’s product ranked first in the above criterion, surpassing Toyota and Honda. It is now considered one of the leading enterprises in the industry of manufacturing, assembling and distributing imported motorcars in Vietnam.
At present, the image of small and smart motorcars with the brand name “H” of the company has become very familiar to the Vietnamese.
With the target of becoming the leading enterprise in the motorcar industry in Vietnam, in its development strategy, the company continues to keep the title of being a manufacturer of high quality motorcars which are the favourite product of the Vietnamese. Besides, it manufactures other products, suitable to the income of the great majority of people, contributing to the development of the economy, science and technology in Vietnam.
Story: Ngan Ha – Photo: Cong Dat