The fastest-growing automaker by brand, Hyundai Motor Company recently staged a world premiere of Sonata Plug-in Hybrid, the company’s first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), and Santa Cruz crossover truck concept at the 2015 North International Auto Show, taking place at COBO Center, Detroit.
The Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is expected to travel up to 35.4km (22 miles) on electric power and can recharge in as little as two and a half hours with a Level 2 charger. Sonata Plug-in Hybrid will be built at the Asan, South Korea plant and will go on sale in select markets later this year.
In addition, Hyundai Motor’s innovative Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept was also revealed at the show. This fresh concept reflects a completely new interpretation of truck utility for a new generation of buyers, especially Millennials, who represent the second-largest population of car buyers in the U.S.
“The Santa Cruz crossover truck concept meets the unspoken needs of a growing Millennial lifestyle we call ‘Urban Adventurers’,” said Mark Dipko, director, corporate planning, Hyundai Motor America. “This new crossover allows them all the expandable utility they need throughout their active week, from work-life professionalism, to social interests, to a whole variety of outdoor pursuits, without the typical compromises they have come to expect from the industry’s current product offerings.”
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