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Hyundai and LG to build battery plant in Indonesia

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution have announced a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Indonesia to manufacture battery cells for EVs.  Hyundai and LG will invest a total of $1.1 billion to build a jointly-owned battery cell plant in Karawang, Indonesia. Plant construction is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of… Read more »

Hyundai to test Class 8 fuel cell trucks at Port of Oakland

The nonprofit Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) has won a grant to support the deployment of 30 Hyundai XCIENT Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks in northern California. The trucks will serve the Port of Oakland. Each has a range of over 400 miles, enough to make runs from Oakland to Sacramento,… Read more »

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: First of an aggressive wave of new EVs

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 should be taken very seriously when it goes on sale this fall. It will be a new and likely very competitive entry in what will soon become a crowded field of EVs in the popular “compact crossover” segment.  It’s not the first such EV: the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model… Read more »

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric crossover, with vehicle-to-load feature, coming to the US this fall

Hyundai Motor North America has unveiled the new IONIQ 5, an electric crossover that’s headed to the US this fall. IONIQ 5 is based on Hyundai’s Electric-Global Modular Platform. Its design drew inspiration from Hyundai’s 45 EV concept, which debuted at the 2019 International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The new crossover is part of Hyundai’s… Read more »

Hyundai’s upcoming IONIQ 5 features 800 V system, bidirectional charging

Hyundai officially launched its upcoming IONIQ 5 midsize CUV at a virtual press event. The IONIQ 5 will be the first model built on Hyundai’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It’s based on the previously-unveiled Concept 45 vehicle. The IONIQ 5 will be available with two battery pack options—the Standard Range model will have a… Read more »

Hyundai unveils E-GMP EV platform

Hyundai has unveiled a new dedicated EV platform. Beginning in 2021, the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) will underpin a range of new EVs, including Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 and a 2021 Kia EV. The E-GMP’s compact new power electric (PE) system consists of a motor, EV transmission and inverter integrated into a single compact module. Hyundai… Read more »

Hyundai to expand electrified line-up to 10 models by 2022

Automakers often issue very different, even contradictory, press releases for different audiences—for us EV journalists, they play up their plans for plug-in vehicles, while for the car mags they celebrate ever-more-gigantic SUVs. Hyundai recently announced plans for 12 new or updated SUVs, and vaguely hinted that one of them might be an electrified model. This… Read more »

Hyundai announces 12 new SUVs—one of them may be an EV

Like most of the legacy automakers, Hyundai has been eagerly announcing plans to consider possibly selling some EVs in volume some time in the next decade or two, while continuing to devote the bulk of its resources to ever-larger gas-powered SUVs. In August, the company launched a new brand called Ioniq, which will, in the… Read more »

Hyundai to spin off IONIQ as an EV-only brand, and launch three new EVs by 2024

Hyundai has launched a new brand called IONIQ, which will be dedicated to battery-electric vehicles. The company plans to introduce three new IONIQ EVs over the next four years. Hyundai Motor Group (which includes the Kia and Genesis brands) aims to sell one million BEVs by 2025, representing a 10 percent share of the global… Read more »

Hyundai to deliver 50 fuel cell trucks to fleet customers in Switzerland

Even as automakers have been abandoning hydrogen fuel cells as a powertrain option for passenger cars, many believe that the technology will find its niche in the heavy-duty truck sector. Now Hyundai is moving beyond the pilot stage and beginning to deliver vehicles to customers. The company has shipped 10 units of the XCIENT Fuel… Read more »