Hyundai’s new aerodynamic compact hatch is offered as a pure electric car with a driving range of about 124 miles. It has more space, better efficiency and smarter electric features than the competition in its price range. The EV goes on sale in April 2017, followed by a plug-in hybrid before the end of the year.

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By Brad Berman ·
November 03, 2016

Despite Lack of Publicity, Hyundai’s New EV Goes on Sale in Weeks

After remaining very quiet, Hyundai is stating to call attention to the Ioniq, its new EV that goes on sale before the end of the year. The Ioniq deserves attention as the first ever model to be offered as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric car.

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Hyundai takes on the plug-in competition with a powerful motor, six-speed automatic transmission, and a battery pack providing about 27 miles of all-electric range. It's packaged in the attractive and comfortable Sonata mid-size sedan.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
July 10, 2013

Hyundai Likes Hydrogen, But Down on Electric Cars

Hyundai's C.E.O., John Krafcik, is quite candid about the limitations of battery vehicles and the superiority of fuel cells. But production of hydrogen cars is still a big question mark, and that means Hyundai/Kia needs plug-in cars to meet the California mandates.

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By Nick Chambers ·
January 17, 2011

Hyundai Says to Expect Electric Car Soon, Likely a Plug-in Sonata

Although Hyundai's recent strategy has been more focused on making the highest mileage non-plug-in vehicles they can, that doesn't mean electric cars are out for the brand. In fact, according to Mike O'Brien, Hyundai's Head of Product Planning, we can expect an announcement very soon regarding the introduction of Hyundai's first mass-market plug-in vehicle.

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By Brad Berman ·
September 06, 2009

Hyundai Goes Super Green at Frankfurt Auto Show

The 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show won’t start until September 17, but Korea’s Hyundai Motor Company is already establishing itself as the company with perhaps the boldest vision for a green car future. Vehicles with Hyundai and Kia badges on display in Frankfurt will include hybrid city cars, a hybrid crossover SUV concept, an all-electric city car, a plug-in hybrid, diesel vehicles with micro-hybrid stop-start technology, and mid-size lithium-battery-powered sedans running on liquid petroleum gas.

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