Sunday, October 17, 2021
News Hyundai Palisade And Genesis GV80 Production Halted For A Lack Of Parts

Hyundai Palisade And Genesis GV80 Production Halted For A Lack Of Parts

Parts shortages, plunging global demand, the pandemic’s effects are still affecting Hyundai Motor Group


  • The COVID-19 pandemic is slowing but its effects are still very much present.

  • Production of other models also suspended due to low demand in world markets.


Everyone wants to get back to the “old normal” but it looks like we will have to be patient a while longer. Despite their best efforts and will to get back to business as usual, Hyundai, along with many other carmakers, are facing mounting and dragging issues. In Hyundai’s case, a parts shortage has forced them to idle production of the large 3-row Palisade SUV and the anticipated Genesis GV80 luxury SUV.

2020 Hyundai Palisade First Drive Review: The Name of the Game is Value

Unrelated to the pandemic, Hyundai Motor Group had announced a suspension of deliveries of diesel-powered GV80 units because of excessive engine vibrations.

5 Questions About the 2021 Genesis GV80 Answered

Many parts manufacturers had no choice but to shut down their production during the pandemic’s height which explains the ongoing shortage. Thankfully, in a way, demand for new vehicles globally has plummeted, a fact that pushed Hyundai to suspend the Sonata’s and Santa Fe’s production lines.

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe | Photo: Hyundai

Some factories, according to Just Auto, were also forced to curb operations because some employees were diagnosed with the Coronavirus. This was the case last week for two Kia assembly lines located near Seoul, South Korea.

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid | Photo: Hyundai

2020 Hyundai Palisade
2020 Hyundai Palisade

Trending Now

Ford Idling Maverick and Bronco Sport Production Today

A parts shortage is to blame. The plant is located in Hermosillo, Mexico. Ford suspended activities on October 11th and 12th. Part shortages will...

Stellantis’ Turin Italy Factory to Build EVs for all Brands Including Maserati

The plant currently assembles the Levante and the new Fiat 500. The Mirafiori plant will build Fiat, Maserati, and other EVs. Some might say...

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 to be Revealed on October 21

Cosmetic changes seem to be minor on the outside The interior will be entirely new The truck will be revealed on October 21...

BMW Poised for ICE Bans as Early as 2030

BMW plans to sell ICE vehicles up to 2030 and beyond. The company will have a sufficiently large offering to meet buyer requirements. A...

GM Ultra Cruise to enable hands free driving in 95% of driving situations

Ultra Cruise will be useable on every paved road in the US and Canada The less capable Super Cruise will be offered on...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.