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Moon to Ride Genesis G80 EV After Leaving Office

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SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire)President Moon Jae-in will ride an electric vehicle (EV) after he leaves office.

According to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety’s tender notice for the purchase (lease) of a vehicle for the use of the soon-to-be former president that was posted on the Public Procurement Service’s Government e-Procurement System, Moon will ride Hyundai Motor Co.’s electrified Genesis G80 sedan for 48 months after leaving public life.

The monthly lease will cost 2.12 million won (US$1,743) or 102 million won in total over four years.

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This will be the first EV gift to a retired president.

“Former presidents were provided with top-of-the-line domestically produced sedans when they left office. Moon, however, chose an EV in consideration of the environmental benefits.” a ministry official said.

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