UK Watchdog Slaps Toyota and Hyundai Over False EV Ads

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has put a halt to campaigns by car manufacturers Toyota and Hyundai, accusing them of overstatement regarding the speed of electric car charging and of misrepresenting the availability of rapid-charging stations throughout the UK and Ireland. Toyota conducted a promotional campaign for its bZ4X model on its website, which […]

Hyundai to Invest $28 Billion for Ongoing EV Push

Hyundai Motor Company, in its 2023 CEO Investor Day earlier this week, shed light on its plans to expedite its transition into electrification and to become a leading provider of smart mobility solutions. The plans are based on its innovative new strategy, dubbed the ‘Hyundai Motor Way’. The ‘Hyundai Motor Way’ will be powered by […]

Hyundai Considers Tesla’s Charging Standard in North America

Hyundai Motor’s CEO announced on Tuesday that the South Korean car manufacturer is considering making its vehicles more compatible with Tesla’s charging standard in North America. Tesla’s Superchargers, which now make up about 60% of all fast chargers available in the U.S., have recently been adopted by Ford and General Motors. This charging technology is […]

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Power Loss Claims Being Investigated by NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, following over two dozen consumer complaints regarding a loss of motive power in the electric compact crossover. The NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation has received 30 complaints from U.S. vehicle owners, many of whom reported hearing a “loud […]

Hyundai’s IONIQ 6 is Now the Most Efficient EV in Canada

According to an update today from Natural Resources Canada, the 2023 Hyundai IONIQ 6 sedan is now the most ‘fuel-efficient’ electric vehicle in its class, according to information shared by the automaker and obtained by Tesla North. Based on the liter per 100 km consumption metric, the IONIQ 6 Long Range with 18-inch wheels is […]

Hyundai Surprised at Ioniq 5 Success, Says Executive

Hyundai’s head of European operations Michael Cole says the company is surprised at the success of the Ioniq 5 electric vehicle (EV), according to a report this week from Autocar. The Ioniq 5 is the first in Hyundai’s series of models based on the E-GMP powertrain architecture, with the automaker launching the Ioniq 6 sedan […]

2023 Hyundai IONIQ 6 Pricing in U.S. Starts at $41,600

Hyundai released 2023 IONIQ 6 pricing for the U.S. today, with the electric vehicle starting from $41,600 USD for its SE Standard Range trim, set to launch this summer. The vehicle looks to rival the Tesla Model 3. There are 7 total trims for the 2023 IONIQ 6, with Hyundai saying dealerships will get most […]

Hyundai to Spend $8.5 Billion for EV Expansion Plans in 2023

Hyundai plans to invest as much as 10.5 trillion won ($8.5 billion USD) in 2023 into research and development and its construction of an electric vehicle (EV) plant in Georgia, reports Bloomberg, as noted in a filing on Thursday. The news also comes after Hyundai began working on a $5.5 billion EV and battery factory […]

NVIDIA GeForce NOW Cloud Gaming Coming to Hyundai, BYD and Polestar EVs

NVIDIA announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) today its GeForce NOW cloud gaming service will be coming to cars from existing partners Hyundai Motor Group, BYD and Polestar, which are already using the company’s NVIDIA DRIVE ecosystem. “We are excited to offer our customers the best in technology, comfort, design from BYD and now the […]

Hyundai Leads Canada’s Federal EV Rebates to Date for 2022

Electric vehicle (EV) rebates are one way government bodies are trying to accelerate consumer electrification, and Canada’s rebate program has largely been dominated by Hyundai over the past few months. Hyundai is leading Canada’s federal EV rebates through the first 11 months of this year, according to data reported by Automotive News Canada. The Hyundai […]

Hyundai Breaks Ground on $5.5 Billion EV and Battery Factory in Georgia

After Hyundai announced plans to build an electric vehicle (EV) factory in the U.S. earlier this year, the automaker has officially begun working on the facility. Hyundai broke ground on its $5.54 billion EV and battery cell plant in Georgia on Tuesday, according to a report from Reuters. The investment represents the largest in Georgia’s […]

Hyundai IONIQ 5: First EV to Win Motortrend’s SUV of the Year

This year, Motortrend named the Hyundai Ioniq 5 the 2023 SUV of the Year, citing the EV’s overall design, spacious interior, value and efficiency as what makes it worthy of the title. This is the first all-electric vehicle to win in the SUV of the year category. The news comes after the Hyundai Ioniq 5 […]

Hyundai Lobbying U.S. to Ease EV Tax Credit Rule on Foreign Automakers

Hyundai and the South Korean government are lobbying the White House to loosen electric vehicle (EV) tax credit restrictions on foreign automakers, as detailed in a report from Automotive News. The recently passed $7,500 tax credit rules within the Inflation Reduction Act require EV manufacturers to build their vehicles in the U.S. in order to […]