Hyundai Australia has generated some excitement for electric vehicle consumers after announcing on its Twitter account late Tuesday that the Kona EV would be released in Australia in November, only to change its mind and delete the tweet when approached by The Driven on Wednesday.
The Kona EV is among the most anticipated of the new wave of EV models expected to arrive in Australian shores over the next six to 12 months, joining the imminent release of Hyundai’s Ioniq range – plug in, plug in hybrid and full electric model.
Our interest was piqued by the following Twitter exchange between a potential EV customer and the Australian office on Tuesday afternoon.
#KonaEV is missing from your Australia line-up, @HyundaiAus. Some of us who’ve already registered for the IONIQ are also keen to test/buy the Kona #EV whenever it gets here,” tweeted Paris Lord.
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