Hyundai Motor will launch its new sedan, 2021 Hyundai Elantra, without invited guests, visitors, and media as part of efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Instead, Hyundai will broadcast live online the launch of Elantra 2021 which is planned to take place in West Hollywood, California, next March 17.
Not only that, Hyundai also said it would cancel or postpone a number of previously planned events and programs.
“The safety, health and well-being of Hyundai’s employees, customers, business partners and communities in which we do business has always been a major concern during the current global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,” Hyundai said in its official statement, quoted Friday.
Hyundai has established coronavirus (COVID-19) response teams in all affiliated companies to monitor the situation, minimize risks and prepare for all potential scenarios.
Currently, Hyundai has no reports of companies, dealers or manufacturing employees affected by the virus in the U.S.
Hyundai’s U.S. operations have taken proactive and preventive measures in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation. This information will be updated instantly.
Hyundai also suspended all travel outside Of North America and all un essential travel in North America.
Any employee who has recently travelled to an affected area abroad, is required to work from home for 15 days before returning to work.
Employees who are sick with any illness are required to work from home. This car manufacturer gives employees recommendations on precautions to reduce the spread of respiratory viruses, including coronavirus.
Hyundai USA also provides hand sanitizers and disinfectants at its head office and all regional offices.
Increase the frequency of cleaning high touch areas such as door knobs/handles, lift buttons, and counter tops.
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