Inokom’s massive CKD complex in Kulim, Kedah, which performs local assembly for a variety of brands, has charted yet another important step in its growth having been contracted by Hyundai to assemble the Elantra for export to Thailand.
Under the terms of the deal, penned between Inokom Corporation Sdn Bhd and Hyundai Motor (Thailand) Co Ltd, Inokom is committed to assemble and export 1,000 units of the Elantra to our northern neighbours. From the commitment of 1,000 units, the first 200 have been assembled and exported in June, whilst another 200 completed units currently await shipping.
Only the 1.8-litre model is being offered for Thailand, with a choice of three variants – GL, GLE, and GLS Navi. Prices in the Thai market start at THB749,000 for the base 1.8 GL automatic model, rising to THB819,000 and THB898,000 for the GLE and GLS Navi models respectively.
Picture: Official Hyundai release.