Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy unveiled the Kona, Hyundai’s first electric car in India.At a global investor conference in January last year, Hyundai signed an agreement to invest over Rs 7,000 crore in electric car manufacturing in Tamil Nadu. Accordingly, the company’s plant in Sriperumbudur started production of an electric car called Kona.
Kona now boasts of being the first electric car made in India. The car was introduced by Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy today at the Chief Secretariat. He began to wave the flag of the Kona electric car, then got into the car. Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam also traveled by car.
The Ex-showroom is priced at Rs 25 lakh. The On Road price has been fixed at Rs 30 lakh. The 39.2 kW lithium-ion electrometer is fitted to the bottom of the car. The charging point is near the car’s lamp. Electrolysis can be done in two ways: Normal and Fast. In Normal mode, it takes 19 hours for a full charge. Fast mode can be charged within 5 to 6 hours.
It has been reported that once charged, the car will go up to 452 kilometers. The Kona car has a top speed of 152 kmph. The car will reach a top speed of 100 km / h in 9.7 seconds. Hyundai has explained that Kona is also equipped with automatic generator technology if you take the morning off the accelerator while the car is on its way. Hyundai said it is talking to the Indian Oil Corporation, which will provide electric facilities to customers, such as commercial complexes.
Hyundai also explained why the car was named Kona. The company, which claims to be a part of Hawaii in the United States of America, named it Kona because of its residents, adventure lovers and active people.