Hyundai confirms Ioniq 6 and Ioniq 7 launch
Hyundai has officially confirmed for the first time that the next electric vehicle models based on the E-GMP platform will be called Ioniq 6 and Ioniq 7, as recently leaked, and will be launched in 2022 and 2024 respectively. As suspected, the Ioniq 6 will be a mid-size sedan, the Ioniq 7 a large SUV.Weiterlesen
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Hyundai plans next e-GMP models by 2022 & 2024
According to a report in South Korean media, Hyundai is already planning its second electric model based on the E-GMP after the Ioniq 5 for next year. After that, there will be a one-year break followed by the third model at the beginning of 2024.Weiterlesen
Hyundai-Kia to launch one new energy vehicle a year in China
Hyundai and Kia announced a new strategy for e-mobility called ‘Rising Again, For China’. By 2030, the line-up in the People’s Republic will include 21 electrified models, including fuel cell and hybrid cars by both the Hyundai and Kia brands.Weiterlesen
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Uber drivers get special deals on Hyundai EVs
Hyundai Motor has entered into a strategic partnership with Uber in Europe. Through this cooperation, Hyundai will offer Uber drivers discounted access to its Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric models, as well as future all-electric vehicle models.Weiterlesen
Hyundai and Kia adjust EV prices in the UK
Hyundai Motor UK has reduced prices of its electric car range following changes to the government’s Plug-In Car Grant. This includes both the Kona and Ioniq EV adjusted to meet the requirements, excepting only the top-specced version as too expensive.Weiterlesen
Hyundai marks >200,000 interest expressions for Ioniq 5
Hyundai has reported a high level of interest in the 800-volt electric vehicle less than a week after the Ioniq 5 world premiere. Customers in Europe have submitted 236,000 expressions of interest for the special edition ‘Project 45’. Production is limited to 3,000 units, so it was sold out within a few hours.Weiterlesen
Hyundai strikes deal with CATL for additional battery supply
Hyundai has selected CATL as another battery cell supplier for its electric cars based on the E-GMP platform – but probably only those vehicles that will be launched after 2023. This was reported by South Korean media and Hyundai has yet to confirm the deal.Weiterlesen
Hyundai releases the Ioniq 5 to compete with the ID.4
Hyundai has just presented the Ioniq 5, its first production model based on its E-GMP platform. While the electric SUV has impressive technical data, the angular design will probably polarise.Weiterlesen
Hyundai teases the Ioniq 5
Hyundai provides an official preview of the highly anticipated Ioniq 5 and unveiled the first design elements and technologies of the electric crossover,. After the digital debut in February, it will be possible to pre-reserve the 800-volt electric vehicle before it celebrates its market launch in Europe in summer 2021.Weiterlesen
Hyundai is launching Ioniq as a fully electric subsidiary
Hyundai is making Ioniq its own sub-brand for future battery electric vehicles based on the new Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) with 800-volt technology. The first model will be the Ioniq 5 based on the Hyundai 45 concept car next year, with two further Ioniq models already announced.Weiterlesen
Hyundai Prophecy concept rumoured to replace Ioniq
According to a British media report, the Prophecy electric concept vehicle recently presented by Hyundai will go into series production and is to replace the Ioniq. The new electric limousine could come onto the market by 2021.Weiterlesen
Hyundai USA announces 2020 Ioniq pricing
Hyundai Motor America has just announced that prices for the 2020 Ioniq Electric will start at $33,045. That is a significant jump from last year’s price of $30,315 but the 2020 Ioniq Electric features a larger 38.3 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This increases the range from 124 miles to 170 miles.Weiterlesen
UK prices for Hyundai Ioniq range and Kona hybrids
Hyundai Motor UK has announced the pricing and specification changes for the new Ioniq range as well as the new Kona hybrids, which will be on sale from the 30th September.Weiterlesen
Hyundai revamping Ioniq hybrid and PHEV
The hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Hyundai Ioniq are being redesigned in regards to body and interior. Bluelink telematics services are also being introduced. The official presentation for the facelift for the all-electric Ioniq will follow at a later date.Weiterlesen
Hyundai facing battery shortage for Ioniq Electric
Hyundai has stopped taking orders for its all-electric Ioniq in Canada, as they are facing a battery shortage. Green Car Reports got the heads up on the supply problem from a reader and its looks as if the order stop could widen.Weiterlesen
Electric cars have delivery problems 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.Weiterlesen
Nikola Motor, Hyundai Ioniq.
Video tip: Jodi Lai takes this review of the Hyundai Ioniq as an occassion to bust five myths about electrified cars starting with range and availability of charging stations.
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Future of mobility, Hyundai Ioniq.
Reading tip: The consulting group KPMG asked 1,000 mangers from carmakers, suppliers and other companies related to the automotive sector about the future of mobility. 62 percent believe that electric mobility will fail, because of a lack of infrastructure, while 78 percent see fuel cell technology succeed. Only a little more than half (53%) believe, the diesel has no future.
Video tip: Tesla driver Bjørn Nyland switched wheels for a “short” test drive, taking the Hyundai Ioniq Electric for a spin around cold Norway. In his two-part video review (80 minutes in total), Nyland says the EV is almost as good as a Tesla and he was impressed with the low energy consumption – despite the freezing cold.
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Donald Trump, Hyundai Ioniq Electric.
Reading tip: Forbes writer Joann Muller took a closer look at the auto industry under a President Trump, and found that manufactures will continue to have to push electrification, if they don’t want to lose their standing in China or other parts of the world. “So Trump would be wise to jump on the climate train, which has already left the station.”
Video tip: Hyundai goes the distance, releasing a video of a driving range test of its Ioniq Electric. The EV made it 218 miles (351 km) on one charge. Only downside: he did so driving at an average speed of 50 kph.
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