As electric vehicles look to gain an even larger portion of the automobile market in 2021, consumers will look at a number of factors as they choose to go electric. One major specification on any EV data sheet is the estimated range i.e. the amount of miles your new vehicle can travel on a single charge. Naturally, you’re going to want the most battery for your buck. Below is a list of the current EV options for 2021 sorted by longest range.
Hyundai Stories October 15
Hyundai Stories September 6
During IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Hyundai Motor Group has shared its goal to become completely carbon neutral by 2045. This will include its global product lineup and all company operations. Furthermore, Hyundai announced an end to all combustion engine vehicles in Europe beginning in 2035.
Hyundai Stories September 2
Luxury auto brand Genesis has announced its brand vision for the next 15 years, including an end to new ICE models in 2025 and plans for a 100% zero-emission lineup by 2030. Furthermore, the company offered a closer peek of its first GV60 electric vehicle and a glimpse of its X concept coupe. Oh, we also found an Easter egg hinting at a possible entry into air transportation someday.
Hyundai Stories August 31
Hyundai Stories August 18
Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury division, has just unveiled interior and exterior images of their first entry into the electric vehicle market. The car takes form of a crossover SUV, designated the GV60.
Hyundai Stories August 4
Hyundai has announced a new all-in-one subscription service in the UK specifically dedicated to its BEVs, PHEVs, and hybrid vehicles. Named Hyundai Mocean, this new subscription service allows approved customers to have an EV delivered to them for a monthly fee that includes insurance, maintenance, road tax, and repairs. This is a business model Hyundai Motor Group has been experimenting with in other countries before trying it out in the UK.
Hyundai says its new IONIQ 5 will dominate Tesla and the rest of the market on an increasingly important metric: miles per minute of charging.
Hyundai Stories July 29
Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Indonesia to manufacture BEV batteries in the country through a new joint venture (JV). As part of the JV, Hyundai and LG will invest a total of $1.1 billion in the construction of a battery plant in Karawang, near the country’s capital of Jakarta.
Hyundai Stories May 24
As the US inches closer toward a cherished and long-desired sense of normalcy, automakers have begun to open their doors to the public and allow writers like myself to actually see EVs up close. I kick off my inaugural in-person vehicle experience of 2021 (in May), with a sneak peak of the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq 5 CUV. Below is everything you can anticipate to experience yourself when this EV hits the market.
Hyundai Stories May 13
Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) just announced plans to invest $7.4 billion in the US to produce future EVs, grow its production facilities, and develop new mobility solutions. HMG is the umbrella over both Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation and plans to invest this entire sum in the US by 2025.
Hyundai Stories April 29
A recent addition to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database has revealed a patent application from EV startup Canoo for its proprietary platform technology. The application provisionally filed in September of 2019 outlines all the components within the Canoo platform as well as an image. A more in-depth search has revealed that the Southern California-based automaker has been quite busy filing many other patents, too.
Hyundai Stories April 27
Hyundai Stories April 26
Hyundai has revealed its Heritage Series PONY concept, an electrified modern-day upgrade to South Korea’s first mass-produced vehicle. The Heritage Series PONY EV exists as part of the “Reflections in Motion” exhibition at Hyundai Motorstudio in Busan. While it is only a concept, the Heritage Series PONY pays homage to its automaker’s history, while offering people a glimpse into technologies of the future.
Hyundai released an interesting video of a real-time view of the Ioniq 5 charging to 80% state of charge in 18 minutes.
The automaker is flexing some impressive charge rates.
Hyundai Stories March 3
Hyundai Stories February 24
After some fires, Hyundai will replace batteries in all Kona, Ioniq EVs, and Elec City buses. GM owners wonder if they’ll get the same thing, while most have faith in a software fix.
Hyundai Stories February 23
Hyundai Motor Group just announced it has chosen both SK Innovation and CATL as battery suppliers for its E-GMP. The Asian battery manufacturers will provide the third batch of lithium-ion battery cells for Hyundai’s electric vehicles launching after 2023. Both CATL and SK Innovation are familiar with the process, as they have previously delivered to Hyundai’s E-GMP production in the past.
Hyundai has now officially unveiled the Ioniq 5, its first electric car in a series of next-generation EVs under its new Ioniq sub-brand.
The automaker might have hit it out of the park with this out-of-the-box EV and attractive specs.
Hyundai Stories February 19
In an effort to expedite the country’s transition toward electric vehicles, the South Korean government is lowering the prices of electric vehicles by 2025. This strategy includes implementing electric battery leases for Korean customers. This would cut their initial purchase costs by nearly half.
Hyundai Stories February 16
A press release from Hyundai USA has revealed a glimpse at its 2022 Kona Electric SUV, featuring a slight redesign. According to the automaker, these EVs will be available in the US some time this spring.
Hyundai Stories February 15
Hyundai is about to unveil the IONIQ 5, its new electric car, and it is teasing a clean interior ahead of the unveiling.
Hyundai Stories January 13
Hyundai released new images of the IONIQ 5 electric car ahead of its launch next month and makes a vague claim about its fast-charging capability.
Hyundai Stories December 23, 2020
Hyundai is preparing to launch the IONIQ 5, the first electric car under its new Ioniq electric subbrand, and it has accidentally leaked the specs.
It’s not looking bad, but it will depend on the price point.
Hyundai Stories December 11, 2020
Hyundai is teasing the launch of the IONIQ 5, the first new electric vehicle in its new all-electric sub-brand, and revealed that it will have bi-directional charging and more.
Hyundai Stories October 12, 2020
Hyundai is reportedly preparing to recall 77,000 Kona electric cars worldwide over the risk of a battery fire as the automaker is fighting with LG Chem, the battery supplier, over the cause.
Hyundai Stories August 10, 2020
Hyundai announced the launch of IONIQ as its own new electric brand and confirmed three new electric cars to populate the lineup within the next four years.
Hyundai Stories June 30, 2020
Hyundai is launching its first electric “minibus” equipped with a 128kWh battery pack for economical short trips. expand full story
Hyundai Stories June 8, 2020
Internal-combustion vehicles made by Hyundai-Kia represented 8.9% of the global market in the first quarter of 2020. But the EVs it sells were 9.9% of the global electric-vehicle market. In other words, Hyundai could be the first legacy automaker that is now more competitive on EVs than with its gas- and diesel-powered cars.
Hyundai Stories April 6, 2020
Hyundai did a digital reveal of its Prophecy EV concept last month. Now the company says the model is more than a concept. According to Hyundai, the Prophecy is a showcase of vehicle features that will be offered in the not-too-distant future.
Hyundai Stories March 15, 2020
Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Ioniq EV drivers can get some relief from the pain of Electrify America’s opaque billing practices, at least until the end of the year. But you have to sign up with a promo code through the app. And only in the US, not Canada. And your rate will almost double at the end of the year, from $0.35 to $0.69 per minute.
Hyundai Stories February 25, 2020
Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX) is an electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) partners. The company just signed a memorandum of understanding and a definitive agreement to cooperate with Spirit AeroSystems design. ASX moves closer to manufacturing what it says will be an affordable, certified eVTOL. expand full story
Hyundai Stories February 11, 2020
Hyundai kicked off 2020 by announcing an $87 billion effort to develop dedicated electric vehicles. Today the company announced that part of this EV expansion will include a collaboration with electric start-up Canoo to co-develop an architecture for compact and sub-compact EVs.
Hyundai is promising 11 new dedicated EVs by 2025. The company expects the new platform using Canoo’s skateboard architecture to simplify the EV development process and lower costs.
Hyundai Stories January 28, 2020
Hyundai gave a decent range boost to the 2020 Ioniq Electric, but the Korean automaker has now announced US prices and it comes with a higher price tag: $33,000. expand full story
Hyundai Stories January 25, 2020
Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury brand, this month officially unveiled the GV80, its first sport-utility vehicle. It will launch in South Korea powered by a 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel engine. However, Genesis said it would have three crossovers. MotorTrend reported this week that the third Genesis SUV will be an electric vehicle built next year on Hyundai’s new dedicated electric platform.
Hyundai Stories January 7, 2020
Uber and Hyundai partnered on a new electric air taxi and unveiled a new eVTOL electric aircraft with a 60-mile (100 km) range and a cruising speed up to 180 mph (290 km/h). expand full story
Hyundai Stories January 2, 2020
Hyundai executive vice chairman Euisun Chung today kicked off 2020 by announcing an expanded output of electric vehicles and other advanced technologies. He said the group — which includes the Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis brands — will invest more than $87 billion to produce 23 EVs by 2025. However, details about a possible 11 new, dedicated electric vehicles remain murky.
Hyundai Stories November 8, 2019
The new 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric has received its official EPA rating with its new battery pack: 170 miles, but it lost the efficiency crown to the Tesla Model 3. expand full story
Hyundai 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 Stories September 9, 2019
Ionity, which is emerging as the main electric car fast-charging network in Europe, has a new major member: Hyundai. expand full story
Hyundai Stories August 22, 2019
Hyundai is teasing a new 1970s-inspired electric car concept set to be unveiled at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show next month. expand full story
Hyundai 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 Stories July 11, 2019
Hyundai and Russia’s Yandex have introduced the first public prototype of their autonomous partnership, a self-driving 2020 Sonata. Yandex has released a video of the prototype going around a test track without a driver, and the Sonatas will be taking to the streets of Moscow soon.
Hyundai Stories June 25, 2019
Hyundai is reportedly developing a compact SUV on the new platform that it’s building exclusively for electric vehicles.
Hyundai Stories June 13, 2019
As a number of carmakers swap partners and make moves in the self-driving space, Hyundai Motor Group is strengthening its partnership with self-driving startup Aurora through a new investment that will be used to build a platform for the carmaker’s autonomous vehicles.
Hyundai Stories May 29, 2019
Hyundai introduced its first all-electric double-decker bus today as the company aims to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.
Hyundai Stories May 14, 2019
Hyundai and Kia have been getting more serious about electric cars lately, with the new Kona, Niro and Soul EVs coming out all as good packages at reasonable prices. But none of these are performance monsters, moreso regular, everyday, utility cars.
That all seems to change starting today, as the two companies announced an 80 million Euro ($90m) investment into Rimac Automobili, the Croatian supercar maker behind the Rimac Concept_One and upcoming Concept_Two. The intent is to collaborate on the production of two high-performance electric sportscars, one of which will debut under Hyundai’s “N” brand and the other which will use fuel cell technology.
Hyundai Stories May 2, 2019
Hyundai is three years into its IONIQ program, which includes 3 versions (hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric), and today, it unveiled a refresh version with the all-electric version getting a bigger battery pack for a significantly longer range. expand full story
Hyundai Stories April 16, 2019
Genesis revealed the “Mint” concept, a small electric car made for the city but focused on a luxury experience, today at the New York Auto Show. Genesis calls the Mint “a new vehicle typology” and says that it offers an “innovative user experience.”
There is no current plan to bring the car to production.