SEOUL- Although the Sonata Hybrid is marketed in the United States plan late last year - a new reality can be up to dealers this month - in Korea earlier this month blew new news, plug-in version of his or PHEV will be introduced in 2013.
The Korean daily Chosun Ilbo (English version) preaching - also quoted various other international news agencies - Hyundai Motor has finished development projects (PHEV), and the car planned can be marketed in Korea and it will be exported in 2013.
He further - the news was sourced from the automotive industry in South Korea - Hyundai Sonata has successfully made a prototype PHEV in the factory, Asan, South Chungcheong Province after three years of development. Now the car is being tested in secret.
Also added, quoting a spokesman for Hyundai, "pure electric vehicles take longer to be produced commercially. The reason, a short distance and lack of docking facilities. That's why we previously decided to market PHEV. "
Well, based on the truested information it is concluded, the target Hyundai Sonata PHEV mass-production in 2013 is a step before heading into an era of electric cars. He further, Hyundai BlueOn prototype electric car which was released last year, only produced in limited numbers, on leave to certain public institutions for testing and research.