Hyundai Confirms Upcoming 240-Mile Kona EV

While it’s not clear if the EV will come to the U.S., the Kona will feature several electrified options in the future. “Clean mobility is a core strategy of the Hyundai Motor Company in the future.” That’s the message from Hyundai’s top executives, speaking to members of the media at…

2 months ago by Steven Ewing 46


Hyundai To Launch Long-Range EV In 2018: Will It Compete?

The world’s fifth-largest automaker, Hyundai Motor Company, aims to release its first long-range EV in the first half of 2018. Hyundai is seeing a consistent decline in overall vehicle sales, as its May report shows a 14 percent year-over-year drop. This is despite the automaker’s recent move toward electrification with…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 29

Hyundai Boosts IONIQ Electric Production By 50%

The more than cautious introduction of the Hyundai IONIQ Electric now badly needs to be ramped up, as the demand for the 124 mile/200km EV currently well exceeds production capacity, especially after extended delays in arriving to many markets. In Hyundai’s home market of South Korea, where the IONIQ Electric has…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 19

Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Review Nets 3 Of 5 Stars

The Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in received the worst rating among the three IONIQ versions offered (conventional hybrid received four stars, while all-electric three-and-a-half star) by Autocar, netting just 3 of 5 stars. The all-electric version, reviewed eight months ago, did not impress in terms of excitement, but it was deemed a solid…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 36

Hyundai Aims To Launch 180 Mile Electric Bus In 2018

Hyundai isn’t stopping at passenger vehicles when it comes to electrification; starting next year the company will begin the commercialization of electric buses in South Korea. The unveiling of a new fully electric bus is expected later this month.  And this won’t be the company’s first attempt at this segment either. Hyundai tried…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 4

Hyundai IONIQ EV Goes Contact-Free To Fight Cancer

Features five contactless payment points people can tap to donate money to fight cancer. Hyundai has found a clever way to raise awareness in the fight against cancer by creating a one-of-a-kind Ioniq EV “Contactless Car” giving people the opportunity to donate money to the Stand Up To Cancer. Launched…

3 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 3