HATCI is HMG's design, technology and engineering division for North America.
As HMG solidified its position as one of the top five global OEMs, HATCI has grown to include a strong network of engineering disciplines and increased business-focused activities to support North America's Voice of the Customer.
Hyundai Kia is always looking for ways to create solutions which resolve manufacturing and supply chain issues," says Jake Welland, materials development manager for HATCI.
In particular, HATCI is interested in AIAG's chemical management, regulatory, and environmental training and initiatives, including the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
As the HATCI management and staff become more familiar with AIAG and its offerings, Welland says his team will expand its interests.
The partnership is beneficial to both parties as, in addition to collaborative research, it provides an engineering recruiting opportunity for HATCI, targeting University of Michigan graduates, and will help retain engineering talent in the local area.
The graduate students will support the single cell optical study while HATCI engineers develop the cylinder hardware.
The HATCI and Magnuson supercharger demonstrates the high-performance potential of Genesis Coupe's V-6 engine - the car was engineered to handle this kind of extra power," said David Dutko, senior engineer, HATCI.
has been developing its IsoTorque differential with improved handling and traction capability with HATCI engineers at the Hyundai Proving Grounds in California.