Hyundai Kona Electric car supply running low in Europe
Hyundai exhibits problems to deliver the Kona Electric as the configurator is currently out of order in Germany due to the change over to the new model year. In other countries, orders are still possible but in places like the UK or Norway, the allocation is sold out.
Swiss police adds 13 Hyundai Kona to fleet
The cantonal police of St. Gallen is relying on the all-electric Hyundai Kona. Five of the BEVs are to be added to the fleet as patrol cars, and eight will serve as civilian cars. Over the next one and a half years, another 15 electric cars will follow.
Hyundai considers car sharing service
Hyundai is considering introducing its own car sharing business for its electric cars. For the use of an EV in a Hyundai fleet, users would pay tariffs according to the distance travelled, time in use, or energy consumption.
Belgian buyers club for electric cars in Flanders
The Flemish government is now organising a group purchase with extensive discounts to promote the use of electric cars in said region of Belgium. Interested parties have a choice of Nissan Leaf, Renault Zoe, Hyundai Kona Electric and Peugeot iOn, all offered online.
Kia & Hyundai must adjust range of their Europe EVs
Both Kia and Hyundai had to correct the WLTP range of their all-electric cars in Europe following faulty test results of an external testing organisation. The Kia E-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric thus both “lose” about 30 km each in the new rating.
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).
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.