If the i30 is to be launched in India, it will pose as the roomiest offering in their hatch lineup.
Last month, Hyundai sold a total of 16,234 units of Creta, Venue, Tucson and Kona Electric, while in comparison M&M sold 16,003 utility vehicles.
The Elantra seems to have received a major overhaul, with a new front-end design.
The company said it has already delivered 18,000 cars since the launch.
The car was spotted with a fresh fascia along with aesthetic changes.
The Korean car’s cousin, the Kia Seltos is set to be launched in India on August 22.
One of the biggest challenges that the automobile industry faces is making electric vehicles more attractive for personal use from the point of cost.
The EV features a cascading front grille with an intricate pattern, flanked by split headlights on either side.
Internationally, the Kona receives a 64 kWh lithium-ion battery pack combined with a 150 kW motor, which is capable of delivering close to 557 km on a single charge
The company sold a total of 60,722 units in the same month last year, HMIL said in a statement.
Though the car was not revealed in its entirety, its spy shots suggest that the basic design of the car is unchanged.
The Hyundai Venue competes with Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and Tata Nexon
The company, which is a part of the Hyundai Motor Group, plans to launch four new models, including its upcoming SUV Seltos, in the next two years in India but said the low-cost EV would be a separate project.
M Saraswathy gets in conversation with Standford Masters to find out more about the South Korean car manufacturer.
Aurora said in a blog post that Hyundai and Kia's investment is part of a series B financing round, which has now raised more than $600 million.
The move comes as auto sector sales plummeted 19 percent till February this year alone and may be seen as targeted toward millennial customers. There is potential for growth as the segment is only 1 percent of the market as of now.
The comments have come amid reports that the Indian government plans to make it mandatory for taxi aggregators to have 40 percent of their vehicles to be EVs by 2026.
The automaker, which is present in India through a wholly-owned subsidiary, is in the process of conducting a market research in order to identify which new models could be introduced in the country.
The car was identifiable by its shoulder line, along with its distinguished size.
Kona will have no direct competitor in the electric segment as of now, but from a compact SUV standpoint, will go up against the likes of the Jeep Compass and Honda CR-V.
The Hyundai will have 13 variants on offer, one of the highest in the segment
Venue comes with three engine options -- 1 litre turbo and 1.2 litre petrol powertrains besides 1.4 litre diesel engine -- and sits below the Creta in terms of price and positioning.
While it clinched the title of being India's first connected SUV, it will face fierce competition in its segment. Among its rivals are the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Creta.
The car in testing seemed to have a raspy exhaust note, which suggests a bigger engine.
Although the waiting period differs from city to city, the duration of 12 weeks is the highest in its segment.