Hyundai to produce electric vehicles in India

Hyundai is planning to bring an electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) and sedan to India, said a news report in the Economic Times.

It may be recalled that the carmaker showcased its India-centric electric sedan concept car Ionic at the Auto Expo 2018, held in Greater Noida in February this year.

At that time, Y K Koo, managing director and chief executive officer, Hyundai Motor India, had told Business Standard: “We want to test the readiness of the market. When the market matures, later on, we will start local manufacturing of this EV”.

According to ET, the company is now mulling bringing a whole portfolio of electric cars to India, in addition to the Kona EV SUV, which scheduled for launch in the second half of next year.

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