Tesla Motors is gearing up for entry into the South Korean market, as noted by job listings for sales and engineering positions on the company’s website.
Additionally, a recruiter will be hired by Tesla to handle the task of assembling Tesla’s team in the region.
This move by Tesla comes as Hyundai readies its plug-in car offensive in with IONIQ, both in BEV and PHEV forms.
The IONIQ electric features ~110 miles/180 km of EPA range, and 100 kW CCS Combo charging (at least when it arrives in the US in a couple months. The PHEV version has a 8.9 kWh battery, but has not yet been rated for range.
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