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Auto Expo 2018: Hyundai to launch 9 models, including an electric vehicle, by 2020

Besides launching the 2018 ELITE i20, priced from Rs 5.34 lakh onward, Hyundai Motor India also announced that it would launch nine new products by 2020.

AutoExpo2018 Updated: Feb 07, 2018 17:40 IST
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Hyundai Motor India MD and CEO YK Koo (second from right), and company officials, with the premium compact hatchback Elite i20 at Auto Expo 2018 in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on February 7. (PTI/Kamal Singh )

Automobile major Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday said that it will launch nine new models, including an electric vehicle (EV), in the Indian market by 2020.

The company made the announcement at the pre-opening day of the Auto Expo 2018.

“We will launch nine new products till 2020. This includes two face-lifts (of existing models) two new segment (models), four full model changes and one electric vehicle,” said Y.K. Koo, managing director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India. “We will introduce an EV for the Indian market by 2019.”

Also at the expo, the automobile major launched the ‘2018 ELITE i20’ priced from Rs 5.34 lakh to Rs 7.90 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the petrol variant. The diesel powered version starts from Rs 6.73 lakh.

Commenting on the launch at the Auto Expo 2018, he said: “The new 2018 Elite i20 is a product of our continuous R&D efforts to bring out a premium, sporty and stylish design equipped with hi-tech and convenience features offering uncompromised safety along with advanced dynamics.”

“Auto Expo – The Motor Show” 2018 is being held from February 9 to 14 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. However, Thursday and Friday are reserved for the media and exhibitors.

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First Published: Feb 07, 2018 17:40 IST