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Hyundai Sets a Course For New Autonomous Testing Ground
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The Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center employs about 400 people at sites in Michigan and California. About 200 people work at the main campus outside Ann Arbor.
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Hyundai Sets a Course For New Autonomous Testing Ground

Hyundai aims to ramp up autonomous-driving development in the U.S. by tapping an expansive mobility testing ground being built at an abandoned bomber factory complex outside Detroit, the company’s North American R&D chief said.

The South Korean automaker sees Michigan as fertile ground for working on autonomous cars because of that facility and because looser state regulations make it easier for companies to test autonomous technologies on public roads, said Andy Freels, president of the Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, headquartered near Ann Arbor.

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