Rapid-fire electric vehicle roundup: Five EVs tested, none disappoint

Every year, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (yep, that’s MAMA for short) hosts its popular Spring Rally at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The annual event gives automotive journalists a chance to get seat time in a wide range of vehicles from a host of automakers. This year, nearly 20 brands brought around 70 […]

by Craig Cole
2023 Genesis GV60 priced under $60,000 with lots of standard equipment

Pricing for the 2023 Genesis GV60 has officially been announced and unsurprisingly, it slots just above its E-GMP platform mates, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6. There are only two versions available in the U.S., and both feature a dual-motor layout backed by a 77.4-kWh battery pack. The GV60 Advanced starts at $59,980 and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid to start production in the U.S. this October

Hyundai will start the production of electrified vehicles at its Montgomery, Alabama assembly line this year. The honor goes to the Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid, which will be built alongside its pure internal combustion counterpart, the smaller Tucson, Elantra sedan, and the Santa Cruz compact truck. This is part of a $300 million investment in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Genesis X Speedium Coupe revealed alongside brand’s North American EV Plans

Genesis has revealed more of its electrification plans for North America and a new concept previewing its future design. The latter is the Genesis X Speedium Coupe, an evolution of the original vehicle shown last year. Its new name pays homage to Inje Speedium, a racetrack in the city of Inje, roughly four hours from […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Dissecting Hyundai Motor Group’s electrification plans

Hyundai Motor Group’s three brands have all but revealed their electrification plans. Hyundai and Kia will have hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains on offer while Genesis will go all-in on the latter. We also know that the three latest platforms, K3, N3, and M3 are built from the ground up to accommodate all levels […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Hyundai and Genesis to introduce 17 new BEVs, accelerates electrification strategy

Hyundai Motor Group’s three brands have pretty ambitious electrification plans. However, it appears that two brands have accelerated their rollout of battery-electric vehicles. At the 2022 CEO Investor Day, Jaehoon Chang, CEO of Hyundai Motor Company, revealed the new road maps for the Hyundai and Genesis brands. In addition to strengthening the BEV lineups, Hyundai […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Genesis GV90 to round out the SUV range as the electric flagship

Hyundai Motor Group’s Genesis luxury division has been on a roll and its electrification plan is one of the most comprehensive. It has since revealed three battery-electric vehicles, the Electrified G80, Electrified GV70, and the GV60. These are just the tip of the iceberg because more are coming including all-electric versions of the GV80, G90, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Genesis Electrified GV70 arrives with up to 483 hp

The third battery-electric vehicle in Genesis’ lineup has debuted at the Auto Guangzhou 2021 and it’s doubling down on sportiness. Called the Electrified GV70, this electric crossover will slot above the smaller GV60, which made its premiere earlier this year. Unlike that vehicle, the 2022 Genesis Electrified GV70 isn’t on the Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Genesis Electrified GV70 teased ahead of Guangzhou debut

The 2021 Guangzhou auto show, which starts later this week, will be a big deal for Genesis because it will be showing its third all-electric vehicle there. This new battery-electric model is a variant of its compact luxury crossover, the GV70 and it will join the GV60 and the Electrified G80. The 2022 Genesis Electrified […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Genesis Electrified GV70 will be made in the U.S. starting next year: Report

Hyundai Motor Group has one of the most ambitious electrification offensive to date as it plans to introduce nearly two dozen battery-electric vehicles across its three brands. Its luxury division, Genesis, announced in Sept. that from 2025 onward, it will only launch EVs and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The first two have already been revealed: […]

by Stefan Ogbac