Fatal incident halts Hyundai's South Korean factory after retooling

Production at Hyundai Motor's factory in Ulsan, South Korea, was halted on Monday after a worker died in an accident, shortly after the plant was refitted to manufacture a new electric vehicle, a labour ministry official and union officials said.

The subcontracting worker, from a firm that routinely did maintenance work at the factory, died at a pressing facility at the Ulsan 1 plant on Sunday, union officials said. Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung expressed deep condolences in a New Year's message on Monday, saying.....

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