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New 2023 Hyundai Kona EV grows to boost practicality

Crossover to be “upscaled” with new multi-powertrain platform based on learnings from Ioniq 5 and 6 The new second-generation Hyundai Kona has been “taken to the next level” through a focus on the electric version and learnings from the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Hyundai Ioniq 6. Already on sale in Korea and due to arrive in Europe this summer, the new

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IONIQ TRICKS The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is a sleek electric saloon with class-leading charge times and an impressive range

I’M guessing you’ve seen Hyundai’s pitch-side advertising at the World Cup. They’ve got animations of Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6 nudging footballs along the touchline and munching the word Hyundai as they go. Reminds me of Pac-Man. But then so do the cars. Every Ioniq model has pixel lights inspired by Eighties video games. Very cool. Now check out

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IT’S COMING OHM I travelled around Qatar in an electric car – where the chargers are free but nobody uses them

“I HAD David Beckham in the car a few weeks ago,” says our guide Manu, as we buzz past Qatar’s Lusail stadium.  “To be honest I am not a big football fan, so we talked about our families instead.” This quietly spoken IT engineer has a job for the next few weeks chaperoning the stars

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If We Want More EV Acceptance, Manufacturers Have to Think Small

If manufacturers are truly serious about widening the appeal of electric vehicles, the market could use more Nissan LEAF and Hyundai Kona electrics. Remember, our current dependence on the automobile was built on the back of everyman’s Ford Model T and not the wealthy’s Cadillac. Many of the makers committing themselves to a major shift

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Tell your friends about EVs: Study suggests automakers still aren’t getting the word out

Electric vehicles make a lot of sense for the pragmatic aspects: their ownership costs and environmental advantages. But once you’re in one, everything changes. As results from J.D. Power’s U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration Study indicate, a lot of American consumers still need to simply get a ride in an EV. The firm, in the study