Speaking at the launch of the new-generation Hyundai Kona, Sang Yup Lee, Head of Hyundai Design, said the new model deliberately uses physical buttons and dials for many of the controls, specifically air-conditioning and the sound system. Lee said this is because the move to digital screens is often more dangerous, as it often requires multiple steps and means drivers have to take their eyes off the road to see where they need to press.
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The Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. They own and operate Hyundai Motor Company, Ioniq, Genesis Motor, and Kia. (Source » Wikipedia)
Electrify America announced an agreement with Hyundai to provide owners of the all-electric Hyundai IONIQ 6 with two years of unlimited 30-minute complimentary charging sessions from the date of purchase at Electrify America’s network of DC fast chargers.
The IONIQ 6 can charge from 10 percent to 80 percent in as little as 18 minutes with its Ultrafast 800-Volt Multi-Charging system, has an EPA estimated driving range of up to 361 miles and goes on sale spring 2023.
“We are excited for a third collaboration with Hyundai to offer customers hyper-fast charging experiences to EV owners,” said Rob Barrosa, vice president of technology, Electrify America. “We look forward to helping advance the electric vehicle revolution with leading automakers such as Hyundai and their latest IONIQ 6 model.”
Electrify America will continue its collaboration with Hyundai to support Kona Electric, IONIQ 5 and now IONIQ 6, giving drivers access to speeds of up to 350kW for capable vehicles.
“Our investment in the 800V eGMP platform that enables DC fast charging aligned with customer research that our customers expect fast charging (10-80% in 18 mins) and high AER (361 miles),” said Olabisi Boyle, vice president, product planning and mobility strategy, Hyundai Motor North America. “Our customer’s experience is further enhanced by our extended partnership with EA that provides complimentary access to the fastest charging network.”
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Andrea and Zach review the 2023 Genesis Electrified GV70 review, their new favourite EV SUV [Updated]
This is a Motormouth couple car review of the all-new Electrified Genesis GV70 compact SUV. The GV70 has a 77.4 kWh battery with 383 km / 283 miles of range. It has 429 horsepower, 516 lb-ft of torque and with boost mode you get a power bump to 483 horsepower and standard AWD.
The GV70 is available in one trim in Canada which comes fully loaded for CDN$84,150. In the US, two trim levels are offered, Advanced starting at USD$65,850, and Prestige at USD$72,650.
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Hyundai Auto Canada announced details and pricing for its much anticipated Ioniq 6 fully-electric sedan.
All trims sold across Canada starting this Spring, will come with a Long Range 77.4-kWh battery and customers will be able to select from either a rear motor only layout, or for all-wheel drive.
The Ioniq 6 Preferred RWD Long Range has a MSRP of CDN$54,999 and a Natural Resources Canada (NRC)-estimated range of 581 kilometres (361 miles).
Dual motor AWD models have a starting MSRP of CDN$57,999 and have up to 509 kilometres (316 miles) of range.
Long, extended road trips in electric vehicles will soon be common, and not the exception.
Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is showing that electric vehicles are at least as safe as conventional ones with total injury claims happen less frequently for electric vehicles.
Here is a list of the safest electric cars with the best crash test ratings for 2022 and 2023.
- 2023 Volkswagen ID.4
- 2023 Tesla Model Y
- 2023 Subaru Solterra
- 2023 Audi E-Tron
- 2023 Kia EV6
- 2023 Tesla Model 3
- 2023 Genesis GV60
- 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5
- 2023 Genesis G80
- 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) bills itself as an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries and property damage from motor vehicle crashes through research and evaluation and through education of consumers, policymakers and safety professionals.
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Hyundai expects the all-electric Kona EV model to make up 60 percent of sales of the entire Kona family, which also includes ICE and hybrid models.