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Hyundai, Kia's Eco-Friendly Car Sales Jump 36% in 2020

Write: 2021-01-17 14:14:40Update: 2021-01-17 14:16:38

Hyundai, Kia's Eco-Friendly Car Sales Jump 36% in 2020

Eco-friendly car sales of Hyundai Motor Group in the global market jumped 36 percent last year from a year earlier.

According to the auto industry on Sunday, Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors sold over 161-thousand units of eco-friendly models at home and nearly 340-thousand units oversees in 2020.

Their combined local sales marked an increase of 56 percent on-year, while overseas sales grew by 29-point-one percent from a year earlier. Overall, it marked an on-year increase of 36 percent.

Eco-friendly vehicles took up seven-point-nine percent of the total sales of the two automakers last year, up two-point-eight percentage points from a year earlier.

By type, gasoline hybrid models accounted for 52 percent of the total with about 262-thousand units, followed by electric vehicles, plug-in-hybrids and fuel cell vehicles.

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