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Hyundai first to sell cars in New Zealand

26 September


Hyundai first to electric cars in New Zealand

In a New first Hyundai has announced that it will be the first manufacturer to offer new electric for sale in New Zealand, and to further that announcement, it will be off the of local manufacturing.

The cars for sale will be a electric, plug-in version of the As an electric car the Getz will zero emissions and will be the electric car available in New Zealand in any The Getz is a retro-fit electric meaning that the batteries and motor are fitted to the car after the engine is taken out.

process will be undertaken in New

“We are pleased that not only we be the first selling a fully car but that we are also producing the locally,” commented Philip Executive Director Hyundai New Zealand.

“Being the only kiwi owned and operated vehicle distributor in the Top 10 motor New Zealand is something that we are proud of so it made sense we produce the car here at home.

The will create a lot of interest political parties and government as the governments Transport Strategy states that New Zealand become one of the first countries in the to widely use electric vehicles.

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“Officials from the Ministry for the Ministry for Economic Development and the of Transport have all been supportive of Hyundai’s move” Eustace.

“They see this as a way to get the car strategy underway. As a country we are of technology which makes us on other countries and we are a long way off having mass production cars available here.”

The electric Getz has a top speed of with a range of 120km on a charge with a fast extending the range for a day’s to approximately 200km. This it a fantastic vehicle for running town being small, to park and of course having no emissions.

The first car has already sold and delivery will be in

The project is in collaboration with Ross Blade who developed the retro-fit electric car. He be setting up a production facility around a projected sales of 200 plus vehicles per annum.

details of the electric Getz be released over the coming

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