Dubbed the TAM, the model will be based on the Hyundai i10 and have a targeted output of more than 2,000 units by the end of 2012.

Kia has announced plans to launch a "box-style" electric vehicle later this year.

Dubbed the TAM, the model will be based on the Hyundai i10 and have a targeted output of more than 2,000 units by the end of 2012. Little else is known about it, but this leaked sketch suggests it will a five-door hatchback with unique styling.

Kia will also introduce another compact EV in first half of 2014 and Hyundai will follow up with a variant of their own in the second half of 2015.

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