The official Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) range figure for the Hyundai Kona Electric has been lowered.
Due to an independent organization's failure to follow correct WLTP testing methodology, Kia has commendably stepped forward and downgraded Niro EV range.
The switch from NEDC to WLTP regulations in Europe has seen some plug-in hybrids taken off the market because their batteries are too small.
Mercedes-Benz proudly unveiled its entry in the all-electric crossover class yesterday, but now says it gave an underestimation of its expected range.
Apparently, emission results are way higher than anticipated, which means automakers will have to turn to electrifcation.