Hyundai is spinning out Ioniq as a model for electrical vehicles, in the identical approach that it spun out Genesis as a standalone model for luxurious vehicles. It is going to launch three new battery electrics between 2021 and 2024. [credit: Hyundai ]
Hyundai goes to market a variety of latest battery-electric vehicles beneath Ioniq branding. The Korean automaker first launched the Ioniq title in 2016 with a subcompact that is available in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and BEV flavors, however early in 2021 these vehicles might be joined by the Ioniq 5, a midsize BEV crossover primarily based on a 2019 idea referred to as 45. In 2022, Ioniq will launch the Ioniq 6, an electrical sedan primarily based on the beautiful Prophecy idea automotive from earlier this yr. Lastly, in early 2024, there might be a bigger SUV referred to as the Ioniq 7. It isn’t the primary time we have seen this technique from the automaker, which did the identical factor with the creation of Genesis as a standalone luxurious model.
“The Ioniq model will change the paradigm of EV buyer expertise. With a brand new emphasis on linked dwelling, we’ll provide electrified experiences integral to an eco-friendly life-style,” mentioned Wonhong Cho, govt vice chairman and international chief advertising and marketing officer at Hyundai Motor Firm.
Ioniq’s first three BEVs might be constructed on a brand new platform that Hyundai is creating, referred to as the Electrical International Modular Platform, or E-GMP, which it says is extremely versatile with regard to physique fashion and inside design. We will most likely anticipate these vehicles to be in-built severe quantity; Hyundai Motor Group (which additionally consists of Kia and Genesis) is aiming to promote 1 million BEVs a yr by 2025. By that very same yr it additionally plans to promote greater than half one million hydrogen gas cell EVs.
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