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Korean automakers showcase strategic vehicles in Frankfurt

Korean automakers showcase strategic vehicles in Frankfurt

Posted September. 13, 2017 08:11,   

Updated September. 13, 2017 08:55

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have unveiled their strategic vehicles exclusively for the European market at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

At the exhibition center located in downtown Frankfurt, Hyundai Motor is showcasing the high-performance i30N series, such as the i30 Fastback, the i30 5 Door and the i30 Wagon.

Hyundai Motor has chosen its new SUV "Kona" as the main exhibition model for this year’s event. Aiming at attracting European customers of high-performance models, the Korean automaker will launch the Kona in the European market starting from mid-October.

While unveiling the full Ioniq model line-up, which includes an all-electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric, the company has vowed to expand its fleet of eco-friendly vehicles from the current seven types to 15 by 2020.

Kia Motors has introduced its new concept car "Proceed Concept” to the world in the auto event. A three-door hatchback, which is exclusively for the European market, the Proceed Concept has enhanced the practicality with its expanded trunk space.

Do-Young Kwak now@donga.com