Hyundai showcases India’s First Fully Electric SUV– ‘KONA Electric’ in Chennai

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., country’s First Smart Mobility Solutions Provider and largest exporter since inception, today showcased KONA Electric – India’s First Fully Electric SUV in Chennai in the august presence of Honorable Chief Minister Mr. Edappadi K. Palaniswami and senior members of the Tamil Nadu government.

At the second Global Investors meet in January 2019 in Chennai, Hyundai had committed to align itself with the government of Tamil Nadu’s vision for the growth and development of the state. The launch of KONA Electric is a part of Hyundai Motor India’s commitment to invest 7,000 cr in Tamil Nadu state.

Commenting on the showcase Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Said,” It is a moment of pride to share that the KONA Electric – India’s First Fully Electric SUV will be Made in Tamil Nadu from our State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Plant in Chennai. The KONA Electric is an expression of our commitment to the Indian market and bringing Clean Mobility Solutions in India. Hyundai and Tamil Nadu has created many brilliant moments together and we will continue to work towards the betterment of the state, its people and communities.”

“I am very pleased to share that KONA Electric has received overwhelming customer response and 120 confirmed bookings within 15 days of its launch. This showcases the customers’ acceptance of global EV technologies and faith in Brand Hyundai.” – He added.

For providing Fast Charging facility, Hyundai is working along with IOCL to develop infrastructure at select Fuel Stations in select cities (Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai). HMIL will invest on the equipment and installation of these Fast Chargers (CCS Type – Single Port). These chargers can charge 80% of the battery capacity in less than an hour.

For Complete Peace of Mind of Customers – The KONA Electric would be available with a Warranty for 3 Years and unlimited Kilometres, along with a Warranty for 8 Years and upto 160,000 Kms for its High Voltage Battery.


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