Hyundai and Kia’s electric cars becoming hugely popular in Korea, global markets

Hyundai and Kia’s electric cars becoming hugely popular in Korea, global markets


Korean auto giant Hyundai and its smaller
sibling Kia Motors have seen a significant jump in sales of electric cars during the
first three months of this year. According to Hyundai on Sunday,… the two
auto brands sold over 75-thousand eco-friendly models including hybrid, electric and fuel
cell electric vehicles. That’s a 20-percent increase from the same
period last year. Electric vehicles accounted for nearly a third
of the sales,… with Q1 figures jumping nearly 160-percent on-year. Domestic sales grew over fifty percent to
just under 5-thousand units,… while in overseas markets,… sales grew three-fold, topping
16-thousand.