Jan 18, 2011
In line with the manufacturing of hybrid cars and fuel efficient cars, Hyundai is setting its pace on creating its very first plug-in vehicle.
Mike O’Brien, Head of Product Planning, reported to PluginCars.com that the first plug-in cars of Hyundai will soon be mass marketed. The way the hybrid cars of Hyundai were developed will make it easy to be turned into plug-in hybrid cars.
A good example is the Sonata Hybrid. For this car to become a plug-in type of hybrid car, bigger batteries are necessary to power it up.
O’Brien mentioned that it took this long for Hyundai to play in the plug-in market because of marketing tactics.
It is for us to find out how Hyundai will conquer the market with plug-in hybrid cars.