Hyundai set to launch electric SUV Kona in India in July

first_imgGuwahati: South Korean auto major Hyundai will drive in its first electric vehicle ‘Kona’ SUV into India in July, followed by a brand new ‘Grand i10’ before the festive season as it looks to increase its share in the auto market here, a top company official said Wednesday. Besides, the automaker, which is present in India through its wholly-owned subsidiary Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), is planning to start exporting its latest compact SUV ‘Venue’ from its Chennai factory in the next 3-4 months. Also Read – SC declines Oil Min request to stay sharing of documents”We are constantly adding new products in our poprtfolio for the Indian market. We will launch our electric SUV ‘Kona’ in India in July,” HMIL Senior General Manager and Group Head (Marketing) Puneet Anand said here. He, however, declined to share specification details of the proposed sports utility vehicle planned for India. Earlier, Hyundai had announced plans to launch its first electric vehicle in a completely knock-down (CKD) form, which would be assembled at HMIL’s manufacturing plant in Chennai.last_img