|amit ||20th August 2006 02:35 |
Hyundai Accent and Sonata Hybrids.
Media reports say Hyundai is set to launch the new Accent Hybrid in US in late 2006 and in Korea in 2007. The Accent Hybrid
will come with a 1.4L CVVT 90hp conventional engine and a 16 hp electric motor.
No official word on Getz hybrids yet but apparently a few Getz hybrids are running around in Korea. Sonata Hybrid is being planned for the last quarter of 2007.
Full Article here.
HMC sponsored Korea’s first official hybrid pilot by providing 50 Getz hybrids to the Korean Ministry of Environment in October 2004.
The company has announced that it plans to develop and manufacture a Sonata hybrid by the latter half of 2007.
Considering that Hyundai has always given Indians the latest from their model line up, will India's first hybrid come from Hyundai?
There are also plans to introduce a Kia Rio hybrid. Kia Rio Hybrid.