S. Korea's Hyundai unveils first Indonesia-made all-electric car

PT Hyundai Motors Indonesia launches Hyundai IONIQ 5, the first electric car produced in Indonesia, on March 31. - Hyundai Motor Indonesia/Public Relation team

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network): South Korea's Hyundai has unveiled the first fully electric, mass-produced car assembled in Indonesia, bringing the Indonesian government closer to its goal of turning the country into a global electric vehicle (EV) player.

The IONIQ 5-model car is classified as a battery electric vehicle (BEV), meaning it is fully electric, whereas earlier models from other manufacturers are hybrid models partly or largely still powered by combustion engines.

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