Hyundai plans to introduce at least 12 battery-electric models by 2025, according to its updated "Strategy 2025" roadmap, which has now been unveiled. Hyundai will also rely on the new 800-volt E-GMP platform, which will first be used in the Ioniq 5 in 2021.
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Hyundai will also offer its Tucson compact SUV as a plug-in hybrid from spring 2021 and has now given the first details, making the part-time electric vehicle the most powerful variant in the new Hyundai Tucson's engine range with a system output of 195 kW and up to 350 Nm of torque.
After Hyundai gave a first preview of its smallest e-car to date in October, the Korean manufacturer now shows in a touching video what the mini-electric car for children is really capable of thanks to its EAVC technology (Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control) - in use at a children's hospital in Barcelona. hyundai.news
Which new electric cars will be launched in 2021? In the price range between 30,000 and 50,000 euros, the choice is growing. In addition to the compacts, an armada of heavyweight E-SUVs is rolling towards us. Christoph M. Schwarzer looks for us at the electric offerings of the new year!
Hyundai is apparently considering ending sales of its Kona Electric in the South Korean market after two recent recalls of the electric model, but sales of the Kona Electric in Europe are expected to continue.
South Korea's first hydrogen-powered garbage truck started operation in Changwon a few days ago. The 5-ton truck with fuel cell will initially be tested for one year as part of a project of the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy with Hyundai Motor and the Korea Automotive Technology Institute.
Hyundai has delivered an official preview of the highly anticipated Ioniq 5, unveiling the first design elements and technologies of the electric CUV. Following the digital world premiere in February, pre-bookings will be available for the 800-volt electric vehicle before it launches in Germany in summer 2021.
Apple could pick South Korean automaker Hyundai as a partner to develop its rumored self-driving electric car, a statement from the South Koreans suggests, but Hyundai has since become more wishy-washy.
Hyundai Wia has developed a thermal management system for electric cars that is designed to improve their range and charging capability. The mechanical engineering company, which is part of the Hyundai Group, plans to bring the solution to production maturity by 2023, after which it will be used in e-cars based on the E-GMP platform.
Because the expansion of the Ionity fast-charging network is progressing too slowly, the owners are said to be discussing attracting private equity capital for Ionity, according to a media report. Financial circles are talking about at least 500 million euros in fresh money.
Hyundai has announced prices for the refreshed Kona Electric and Kona Hybrid in Germany. The new Kona Electric is available with a 100 kW engine and 39.2 kWh battery at list prices starting at €35,650, the 150 kW variant with a 64 kWh battery from €41,850 - both before incentives. The Kona Hybrid starts at €26,900.
South Korea plans to install 3,000 new fast-charging stations for e-cars by the end of this year. So far, there are 9,805 fast-charging stations in the country, according to figures from the Ministry of Finance. High-power chargers will also be promoted this year.
Apple is planning to invest around three billion euros in the production of electric vehicles as part of a collaboration with South Korean carmaker Kia, according to a media report. Rumours that Apple could cooperate with the Hyundai Group were already circulating in January.
The Center of Automotive Management (CAM) has analyzed the innovative strength of 32 automakers based on 291 innovations in the field of electromobility. The top innovator in the technology field of battery-electric vehicles remains Tesla by a clear margin.
In Baden-Württemberg, electric cars will soon be even easier to test-drive, with the state traffic watchdog launching a campaign under the slogan "We explain, you drive!", in the course of which 36 electric cars will be available for extensive familiarisation, comparison and expert discussion.
UK electric car subscription service Onto is adding another 275 electric cars to its fleet by March, having already ordered 1,100 Renault Zoe and 300 each of PSA's Peugeot e-208 and DS 3 Crossback E-Tense last year.
According to the current Green NCAP procedure, 49 models with different drive types and body styles were tested. In the overall result, the first three places went to all-electric models - the Hyundai Kona Elektro, Renault Zoe and VW ID.3.
Hyundai has reported high interest in the 800-volt electric vehicle less than a week after the world premiere of the Ioniq 5, saying it has already received 236,000 expressions of interest from potential customers in Europe for the model, and that the special "Project 45" edition, limited to 3,000 units, was sold out within hours.
As announced, Hyundai is now offering the Santa Fe in Germany for the first time as a plug-in hybrid. The Koreans are also revealing further technical data on the Santa Fe plug-in hybrid, which will be available at German dealers from the end of March.
Vitesco Technologies has received an important order for its 800-volt components. For the first time, Continental's powertrain division is supplying 800-volt inverters with silicon carbide technology in significant quantities to Hyundai.
The Hyundai Motor Group is setting up its own charging network with HPC stations in its South Korean home country. Hyundai plans to install 120 Plug&Charge-capable HPC columns, each with up to 350 kW charging power, at 20 locations this year under the new E-Pit label.
Hyundai Motor Germany is extending the vehicle warranty of a total of eight years without mileage limit already granted for the Kona electric and Ioniq electric models to the new 800-volt Ioniq 5 electric vehicle presented at the end of February.
Hyundai Motor officially unveils its new Staria van range, which will be launched in Germany in the second half of 2021. The Hyundai Staria will initially launch with internal combustion engines, with "more environmentally friendly powertrains" to follow in the coming years.
Hyundai Motor has entered into a strategic partnership with Uber in Europe, through which Hyundai will offer Uber drivers discounted access to its Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric models, as well as future all-electric vehicle models.
Hyundai and Kia have unveiled their strategic plan for the Chinese market, according to which a total of 21 electrified models from both brands are planned by 2030, with the first two E-GMP electric vehicles, the Ioniq 5 and EV6, set to hit the Chinese market in 2022.
Hyundai's luxury Genesis brand is showing its first all-battery electric model at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Genesis Electrified G80 is the electric variant of the popular G80 luxury sedan and will be offered exclusively with all-wheel drive.
The Hyundai Pony marked the beginning of the Korean automotive industry more than 45 years ago and provided inspiration for the e-concept car 45, which has now become the all-electric production model Ioniq 5. Now Hyundai is exhibiting a modern reconstruction of the Pony with electric drive - unfortunately only as a one-off. insideevs.de, hyundai.news
Hyundai has opened the configurator for the Ioniq 5 in Germany, which means that the prices for the other drive variants are now also known. For example, the rear-wheel drive version with a large battery is slightly cheaper than the all-wheel drive variant with the 58 kWh battery.
Hyundai and We Drive Solar, together with other partners, are planning to test electric car sharing in combination with bidirectional charging on a large scale in Utrecht, the Netherlands, starting this summer. The new Ioniq 5 will also be used.
According to a South Korean media report, Hyundai is already planning its second electric model based on the E-GMP after the Ioniq 5 for next year, after which there will be a one-year break: the third model of the "Electric Global Modular Platform" will then follow in early 2024.
The Pure ETCR electric touring car series will officially become an FIA World Cup from its second season and will then be called the FIA eTouring Car World Cup. The 2021 season, which starts in June, will still be held under the old name.
Hyundai's luxury Genesis brand has announced details of its European debut this year. The official sales launch for Germany, Switzerland and the UK is scheduled for the summer - initially with combustion models, but with three pure electric models to follow from the end of 2021.
Hyundai Motor Group has announced plans to produce electric cars for its Hyundai and Kia brands in the U.S. starting next year, part of a total investment of $7.4 billion by 2025 in the group's business in the United States.
Hyundai will soon begin deliveries of the Ioniq 5, which was unveiled in February, in Norway. Several hundred examples of the 800-volt electric car have already been shipped there. Specifically, it's the special "Project 45" model.
Hyundai has officially confirmed for the first time that the next e-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. The Ioniq 6 is a mid-size sedan as suspected, while the Ioniq 7 is a large SUV.
Hyundai Motor Group, with its Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brands, is looking to reduce the number of internal combustion models in its lineup to free up resources for investment in electric cars, according to a media report. Around half of the models are apparently being questioned.
Hyundai will soon rebuild its plant in Asan, South Korea, for future production of the all-electric Ioniq 6, according to a local media report. The plant already produces the Sonata and Granduer internal combustion sedans.
That the Ioniq 5 is a very competitive electric car on paper has been clear since its unveiling in February. In a first drive, the E-GMP model can convince with its drive - but also shows weaknesses in other areas.
Coca-Cola European Partners Deutschland GmbH has received the first Kona electric cars from Hyundai, and the South Korean carmaker is now to deliver up to 200 more electric vehicles to Coca-Cola every year.
Hyundai is working on a performance variant of its 800-volt Ioniq 5 electric car, according to a media report. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N is expected to get similar power to the 430 kW top model EV6 GT from group sister Kia and could be on the market from 2022.
Hyundai plans to double its fuel cell vehicle lineup from the current three to six within two years, according to a South Korean media report. Currently, Hyundai offers the Nexo car model, the Elec City Fuel Cell bus and the Xcient truck with fuel cells.
Hyundai is also bringing its XCIENT fuel cell truck to the U.S., specifically California, with two government-funded projects that will initially see two units of the XCIENT deployed starting in August of this year and an additional 30 units starting in the second quarter of 2023 - with technical modifications.
Norway registered 6,731 new electric passenger cars in July, with e-cars accounting for 64.0 percent of new passenger car registrations last month. Norway's most successful model across all powertrain types in July was the Ford Mustang Mach-E, with 898 new registrations.
Hyundai's luxury Genesis brand has released the first photos of the GV60's exterior and interior design. The Genesis GV60 is the brand's second electric model after the Electrified G80 and the first based on the group's E-GMP platform.
Hyundai has decided to delay the production launch of the Ioniq 6 by two to three months to May or June 2022, according to a media report from South Korea. The reason given is that the design will be revised once again and the Ioniq 6 will get a larger battery.
Hyundai's Genesis brand has unveiled new plans to electrify its entire vehicle lineup, with all new models to be purely electric from 2025, and the last internal combustion engine to be sold by 2030 at the latest.
Norway registered 11,811 new electric cars in August, with e-cars accounting for 71.9 percent of new car registrations last month. Norway's most successful model across all powertrain types in August was the Tesla Model Y, with 1,308 new registrations.
At the IAA Mobility 2021, Hyundai Motor Company announced its voluntary commitment to become climate-neutral by 2045, with no internal combustion vehicles to be sold in Europe from 2035 and in the remaining key global markets from 2040.
The faulty LG battery cells that led to recalls for General Motors and Hyundai electric cars came from at least two of the battery maker's Asian plants, specifically in South Korea and China, according to the latest findings. reuters.com
As the first major auto show since the Corona pandemic began, the IAA Mobility is once again giving manufacturers the opportunity to display their latest models in one place. With an eye on increasingly electrified corporate fleets, we took a look around Munich and, unsurprisingly, found what we were looking for.
Hyundai's luxury brand Genesis has revealed details of the technology and equipment of the planned GV60 - its first electric model based on the group's E-GMP platform. The 800-volt electric car will be launched in three variants and will boast a number of technological refinements.
Cupra driver Matthias Ekström has secured the drivers' title in the inaugural season of the Pure ETCR electric touring car series after five race weekends. Cupra also emerged victorious in the manufacturers' classification.
Hyundai has recalled about 15,000 examples of its hydrogen-powered Nexo to replace them since August due to faulty fuel cell stacks, according to a Korean media report. Recently, the manufacturer informed Nexo owners that it has decided to implement an out-of-warranty compensation program for affected vehicles. koreabizwire.com
Hyundai Mobis, an automotive supplier that is part of the Hyundai Motor Group, has unveiled an E-Corner module that integrates steering, braking, suspension and electric drive systems into one wheel, and is expected to serve as the base technology for a future platform that is expected to be released in 2023.
Two electric models were also rated in the latest EuroNCAP crash tests: both the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the Hyundai Ioniq 5 scored a full five stars overall.
Hyundai is already planning an upgrade for its Ioniq 5 electric model, which was launched just a few months ago, according to a South Korean media report, and it will be offered from early 2022, apparently focusing on the larger of the two battery options.
800 volts of battery voltage, V2L output and 1.6 tonnes of towing capacity: the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is aimed at the tech-savvy who need a lot of space. This target group can be happy with the car, but should also be aware of some of the details in the drive, charging and assistance systems - and not break the important price barrier for company car taxation.
Following Hyundai Motor Group's announcement in May that it will begin manufacturing electric cars in the U.S. in 2022, more details are now available: the first electric model the group will produce in Alabama will be the Genesis GV70 EV, starting in early 2022. Meanwhile, Hyundai has released a first teaser image of its Seven concept car.
Hyundai has unveiled the Seven battery-electric SUV concept vehicle at AutoMobility in Los Angeles, giving the Korean manufacturer a preview of its big Ioniq 7 e-SUV, but the production model isn't due to launch until 2024, so the Seven isn't yet a near-production study.
Hyundai's luxury Genesis brand has unveiled an all-electric version of its GV70 SUV model. The Electrified GV70 is Genesis' third BEV model, following the Electrified G80 and GV60, and will be available exclusively with all-wheel drive.
Ionity is receiving a €700 million investment from its current shareholders and new partner Blackrocks Global Renewable Power Platform, which will be used to massively expand its HPC network in Europe - to around 1,000 sites by 2025.
Hyundai has to recall 2,679 examples of the all-electric Ioniq EV in the U.S. The reason is an electronics bug in the CAN bus system that can put the car into a "fail-safe" mode.