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Friday, October 05, 2018

The Devil's in the Details

There's a dearth of information about the vehicle I'm hoping to drive away from the dealership in mid-April. A Hyundai Kona EV is a sweet, little, front-wheel drive, compact-SUV capable of 415 kilometers on a single charge.

I've been promised that one will be produced with my name on it, as my Canadian deposit was accepted during July. More accurately, I've been told, they'll assign a VIN to me during the manufacturing process. They should make mine around the end of the year.

Kona EV Owner's Manual

A lot of things can be uncovered for those with the patience and Internet skills to look. For example, by clicking on the thumbnail above, you will see a copy of the Hyundai EV owner's manual which is safe in my Dropbox. Hyundai remains rather tightlipped about the production numbers of the new, well-received vehicle. It's pretty obvious they cannot keep up with the demand shown in foreign markets.

I feel rather safe as I've left the original plus an additional hefty deposit. We won't be back from winter in SE Asia until April 2019. So, if things slip a bit, I should still be sitting pretty in the spring. I feel like I've had a tiny head start with my Kona EV because I've been able to read the manual. That is a bit more useful than the official Hyundai websites.


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