Hyundai will launch a series of new battery-powered cars under the Ioniq brand. The Korean automaker first introduced the Ioniq name in 2016 with a subcompact featuring hybrid, plug-in hybrid and BEV flavors, but in early 2021 those cars will be joined by the Ioniq 5. , a BEV midsize crossover based on the 2019 concept is called 45. In 2022, the Ioniq will launch the Ioniq 6, an electric sedan based on the stunning Prophecy concept car from earlier this year. Finally, in early 2024, there will be a larger SUV called the Ioniq 7. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this strategy from the automaker, which did the same thing with the creation Genesis as an independent luxury brand.
“The Ioniq brand will change the EV customer experience paradigm, with a new emphasis on connected life,” said Wonhong Cho, executive vice president and global marketing director for Hyundai Motor. indispensable electrochemical experiences for an eco-friendly corporate lifestyle.
Ioniq’s first three BEVs will be built on a new platform that Hyundai is developing, known as the Electric Global Modular Platform, or E-GMP, which it considers very flexible in terms of style and design. interior design. We can expect these vehicles to be produced in large numbers; Hyundai Motor Corporation (which includes Kia and Genesis) is aiming to sell 1 million BEVs per year by 2025. That same year, the group also plans to sell more than half a million EV powered hydrogen fuel cells.
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