Hyundai eyeing EV production in India
Hyundai has announced plans to begin assembling electric vehicles in India, as well as set up EV production in the nation in the long-term. The currently standing factory in Chennai will be refitted for EV production and become the new regional headquarters.
Price announced for Hyundai Kona Electric in Norway
Hyundai has announced the Norwegian prices for the fully electric Kona, which they presented at the end of February. The Koreans have decided to offer the Kona Electric in Norway only outfitted with the strongest motor (150 kW) and the largest available battery packet (64 kWh).
Hyundai to produce its own electric car batteries?
Hyundai is looking to not only develop but also make its own battery cells for electric vehicles, Korean media reports. The carmaker had started hiring researchers on battery development and production already earlier this year and plans to set up first lines in its lab. Equipment has been ordered as well.
Korea: public-private hydrogen station network
South Korea’s government and leading corporations of the country agreed to start a business with the aim to install a network of hydrogen filling stations. Hyundai as well as the state-owned Korea Gas Corporation are part of the deal set for this November.
Hyundai Nexo to be sold for 69,000 euro
Hyundai has announced the price for its second fuel cell serial production: in Germany the Hyundai Nexo will cost 69,000, and qualifies for the ecological subsidy, which lowers the price by another 4,000 euro.
Genesis debuts Essentia EV concept in NYC
The new electric car concept from the Hyundai-owned brand was introduced at the New York Auto Show. The Essentia Concept is said to be able to go from 0-100 km/h in 3 seconds, although the manufacturer has been scarce with other technical details.
Strong demand for Hyundai Nexo FCV in Korea
Hyundai has started sales of its Nexo fuel cell electric car in Korea and says it received over 1,000 orders in the first week. With Korea’s high EV subsidies, Hyundai can offer the Nexo for about 25,000 euros in its home market.
Hyundai to unveil all-electric Genesis in New York
Hyundai is advancing its luxury label Genesis to an increasingly electric brand. Visitors of the New York Motor Show that starts this week, will see a concept electric car that builds on a dedicated platform which is to inform all other Genesis models.
Hyundai rushes to electrify commercial vehicles
Hyundai wants to speed up the electrification of its commercial vehicle segment. Both the van Porter as well as the small truck Mighty will get an electric option as soon as next year with Hyundai to adapt technology from the Kona EV.
Hyundai to bring Santa FE in hybrid versions
Hyundai has put its updated SUV called Santa Fe in the spotlight at the Auto Salon and said, that there will be both a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid variant. When the electrified models will hit the shelves is as of yet unknown though.
Linde to close FCEV sharing BeeZero in Munich
Linde’s plan to promote fuel cell cars through a car sharing offer has failed. The company has announced that the BeeZero service in Munich will close on July, 1 this year. Users may rent the 50 Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell until June, 30.
Your move, Elon
On billboards for the Kona Elektro, Hyundai is directly addressing Tesla mastermind Elon Musk just as Audi did last year. It’s printed „Your turn, Elon“ in large letters.
Hyundai attracts attention with Kite concept car
At the Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai has revealed its newest concept car: the Kite. It has neither doors or windows, nor a roof, but is an all-terrain vehicle for two people, that can be quickly and easily converted into a jet ski with a single seat.
Electric cars got a delivery problem across the board
Mayor carmakers are experiencing problems to deliver their few electric car models to a fast growing customer base. In some houses, wait times are up to a year for both domestic producers and suppliers as well as importers in Germany, a new survey reveals.
Hyundai to present new concept at Geneva Motor Show
In a cooperation between the Hyundai European Design Center and the Istituto Europeo di Design the new concept vehicle, called the Kite was created. It will be debuted at the Geneva Motor Show next month and was designed by a group of students as a part of a masters thesis project.
Hyundai updates Sonata Hybrid variants
Korea’s Hyundai has put the updated hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of its Sonata on display at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2018 Sonata is made in Asan, South Korea and both hybrids are set to launch this year in the States.
Hyundai Nexo shall cost less than ix35 Fuel Cell
Nexo is the second generation of Hyundai’s fuel cell SUV and has been recently presented together with its technical specs. Now, information about the pricing is available, too. Thus, the model will be slightly less expensive than its predecessor, the ix35 Fuel Cell for 65,000 euros.
Hyundai accelerates on the electrification trail
The Korean carmaker says it wants to invest 17.6 bn euros over the next five years to advance technologies such as electric and autonomous vehicles as well as artificial intelligence. In total, Hyundai wants to employ 45,000 more workers by 2023.
Hyundai is cooking a supercar – possibly hybrid
Hyundai wants to build a high performance sports car that will be electrified strongly, if not fully. Speaking at the CES in Vegas, executives placed the new model under the luxury label Genesis, which is to become increasingly electric from 2019.
Hyundai presents next-gen fuel cell SUV called Nexo
In the spotlights of the CES, Hyundai has taken the wraps off its second-generation fuel cell SUV and revealed that it is going to be called Nexo. The carmaker also published further tech specs, thus the model’s range will be 500 miles (800 km) according to NEFZ.