Chicago Motor Show is an annual event. It attracts many fans of new modifications of cars, as well as critics and representatives of dealers from around the world.
Recently it became known that the South Korean company Hyundai held the official premiere of the hybrid version of the Hyundai Sonata. It happened on February 6 at the Chicago Motor Show, as reported by Chicago news.
Details about the technical characteristics of new items for the American and European car market yet. But in the South Korean market, the Hyundai Sonata has already been introduced. There, the car costs, depending on the configuration, from 23.4 to 31.8 thousand dollars, taking into account state subsidies.
In South Korea, the car company offers the Sonata Hybrid with a 150-horsepower engine with a displacement of 2 liters, which is aggregated with an electric motor with a capacity of 52 horsepower. The hybrid has a 6-speed automatic transmission as a transmission.
The design of the new Hyundai Sonata differs from the gasoline version of the car with an upgraded radiator grill and a rear spoiler. On the roof of the car is a solar panel.
Previously, due to the 2019-nCoV coronavirus epidemic, Hyundai Motor announced a partial suspension of car production in South Korea. More on this below.
Another Chinese citizen fled to USA due to flu outbreak
Against the backdrop of recent events, an exchange of statements, mutual threats and accusations between US officials and China has appeared. Also, the military preparations of the USA and China are in full swing. They test missile and nuclear weapons. Therefore, there is the possibility of an escalation of the conflict before a full-scale war. The situation has worsened with a new flu, from which people die.
Recently, a 50-year-old man fled from China to the United States. This is stated by the US Department of State. According to published data, a man flew to the United States through Thailand without crossing the border.
According to preliminary data, he settled in Chicago, Illinois. It is known that this is the second case of flight this year. In January 2020, a 15-year-old teenager also fled from China to the United States.
Since 2006, 220 citizens of China and Korea have requested refugee status from the United States. The highest rate of refugees from North Korea to the United States was recorded in 2008. That year, 38 North Koreans fled the country. It is noted that in recent years, the number of Chinese and Korean citizens fleeing to the United States has declined significantly.
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