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Kia and Hyundai to add solar roof panels to electric, hybrid and ICE vehicles

Kia and Hyundai plan to introduce solar roof charging technology on selected vehicles, including legacy ICE vehicles. Yes, you read that correctly. Solar panels will be incorporated into the roofs or hoods of vehicles, and Hyundai Motor Group claims this will increase fuel efficiency and/or range. The first generation of this technology, which is to… Read more »

Hyundai invests in solid-state battery materials specialist Ionic Materials

Hyundai’s venture capital division, Cradle, is investing in Massachusetts-based battery materials developer Ionic Materials. Ionic says its patented solid polymer material enables solid-state batteries that are inherently safe, high in energy density and operational at room temperature. The special properties of Ionic’s polymer electrolyte also support lithium-ion cells with little to no cobalt in their cathodes…. Read more »

Hyundai launches Ioniq with three distinct powertrain choices: EV, PHEV and hybrid

In the short history of the modern EV industry, it’s been common for automakers to launch plug-in cars under a new brand or model – particularly those companies who are serious about selling EVs at scale. Or, at least the ones that want to appear serious about selling a lot of EVs. Even though Hyundai… Read more »

Hyundai announces pricing for Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq EV

Hyundai’s new Ioniq offers three ways to go electric – it’s available in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric versions. The Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid both feature a 1.6-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gas engine that delivers 104 hp and 109 ft-lb of torque, along with a six-speed double-clutch transmission. The Hybrid sports a 32 kW… Read more »

Hyundai EV, with 110-mile range and 100 kW charging, to arrive in the US this year

[Updated: 3/28/16 to include fast charging information.]  The Hyundai Ioniq, the first vehicle from a major automaker to be offered in three electrified versions, is on its way. The Ioniq Electric will begin deliveries in South Korea in June, and is expected to arrive on American shores later this year, after the Ioniq Hybrid. The… Read more »

Hyundai Ioniq – in hybrid, PHEV and EV versions – debuts in Geneva

The Hyundai Ioniq, which made its debut at this week’s Geneva Motor Show, is a historic vehicle – the first from a major automaker to be offered in three versions, all of them electrified: the Ioniq Hybrid, Ioniq Plug-In and Ioniq Electric. The first to hit showrooms will be the Ioniq Hybrid, featuring a 1.6-liter… Read more »

Hyundai joins the plug-in club with the 2016 Sonata PHEV

Around the world, automakers are facing ever-tightening emissions regulations, and they understand very well that improving the efficiency of their internal-combustion engines isn’t going to be enough to bring them into compliance. Each OEM has crafted its own strategy to reduce the average emissions of its fleet. Hyundai has opted for an “all-in strategy,” developing… Read more »