Hyundai Motor India today kicked off a drive of the Kona Electric to the base camp of Mt. Everest. The trip will cover 435 miles and reach an altitude of 17,000 feet. The Kona EV is the first electric car to reach this height at Mt. Everest. But the drive takes place against a backdrop of nearly non-existent EV sales in the world’s fourth-largest automotive market.
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories December 16, 2019
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories October 2, 2019
In this post, we review the portable EV charging cords that come standard with the following electric vehicles sold in North America: Tesla (all models), the Audi e-tron, the Nissan Leaf, the Jaguar I-Pace, the Porsche Taycan, the Chevy Bolt, the BMW i3, and Hyundai (all BEVs). This review is pretty wild; the specs (usefulness) of OEM standard charging cords are all over the place. Some car makers gave a ton of thought to this while others clearly gave none. That’s concerning, because “electricity is everywhere” is a major argument in favor of EV ownership, but that’s only meaningful if you can usefully tap the grid.
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories July 27, 2019
Firefighters in Montreal believe that a Hyundai Kona EV, the all-electric version of the Kona, exploded and caused a garage fire in Île-Bizard on Friday. expand full story
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories May 28, 2019
Electric vehicles all have an incredible efficiency advantage of fossil fuel vehicles, but now that more all-electric vehicles are hitting the road, we are also starting to see great efficiency differences between EV models.
Tesla is showing its dominance on that front in a new extensive test at high speed against the Hyundai Kona EV and Audi e-tron. expand full story
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories January 28, 2019
Hyundai already announced the base price of the Kona EV, its new all-electric version of the Kona crossover, in the US last year at $36,450 before incentives. But it has now released all the prices based on the different trims. expand full story
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories December 14, 2018
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories November 21, 2018
Hyundai’s Kona Electric is highly anticipated in many markets as a rare, relatively affordable long-range electric vehicle.
Availability is still low, but now Hyundai has started ramping up production. expand full story
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories August 20, 2018
Hyundai has done it again as it delivers an undoubtedly hyper-efficient all-electric vehicle.
The Kona Electric gets an official EPA range of 258 miles and efficiency of 120 MPGe. expand full story
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories August 8, 2018
The first boatload of Hyundai Kona Electric has arrived in Norway to be the first vehicles to be delivered to customers outside of South Korea.
The relatively affordable long-range EV is already making waves in the popular market for electric vehicles. expand full story
Hyundai Kona Electric Stories July 20, 2018
Hyundai is coming out with one of only a few new all-electric vehicles in the entire auto industry this year: the Kona Electric.
Now the Korean automaker has produced its first important batch of Kona Electric CUVs and started exporting the vehicle. expand full story