Hyundai EV : The prices of petrol and diesel have increased so much that it has affected the transportation expenses of the common people. Petrol is being sold at a price of more than Rs 100 per liter in many states of the country. With this, there is no such possibility that fuel prices will come down in the near future. In such a situation, consumers are now moving towards the option of CNG and electric vehicles. In this changed situation, the demand for electric vehicles is increasing in the Indian market. The government has taken several steps in this direction to promote electric vehicles. Sensing the changing demand in the market, in the past few years, many automakers in the country have launched their electric vehicles. Now South Korea’s leading automaker Hyundai is also working on an affordable electric car for the Indian market.
Hyundai plans to bring electric vehicles by 2024.
According to media reports, Hyundai has confirmed that it is working on an electric model for the Indian market, which will cost less. However, the carmaker has not shared any specific details about this upcoming electric vehicle. But it is planned to bring it in the next three years, that is, by 2024.
Let us tell you that Hyundai made a statement about the high custom duty levied on imported cars in India. In this statement, he had also mentioned about his affordable electric car. The company said that the reduction in import duty will help in increasing the sales of electric vehicles.
Talking about the features.
Hyundai’s affordable EV is not likely to be similar to their premium Ionic range built on the new e-GMP platform. That is, it can be based on the existing combustion-engine model. According to the report, it will be a sub-4-meter ie a car smaller than 4 meters. With an SUV body, it is likely to get a range of over 300 km. DC fast charging can also be available in this electric offering. Talking about the features, it can get digital display, connected car tech and many safety features as standard.
SS Kim said, We are developing a Made in India affordable electric car.
SS Kim, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor India, said, “We are developing a Made in India affordable electric car. If the government does some reduction in custom duty on vehicles brought through the Completely Built Unit (CBU) route, it will be It will be a big help. This will enable us to sell vehicles as per the demand of the customers.”
Hyundai Casper may be launched soon.
Let us know that Hyundai is preparing to launch its new micro-SUV Casper soon. It is a sub-4-metre SUV. According to the report, Hyundai is going to start mass production of this small SUV in Korea in September 2021. This micro SUV from Hyundai will be small in size and at the same time its price will also be very affordable.
This micro SUV has been built by Hyundai on its K1 compact car platform. Hyundai’s new affordable electric car could be the electric model of its upcoming micro SUV Casper. The company will launch its upcoming car for sale in the domestic market and after that it will be sold in other international markets including India.