Kia is planning to produce BEVs and PHEVs in their future factory in the Indian Anantapur into which they are investing 1.1 billion dollars. Meanwhile, Nissan announced their plan to sell the 2nd gen Leaf next year in India as well.
The production capacity of Kia in India is planned to stand around 300,000 vehicles per year. Latest by 2021, Kia is planning to bring a fully electric vehicle to India’s market. What kind of vehicle this will be, is still unclear.
At the same time, Nissan has also announced plans for selling EVs on the Indian market as of next year.