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Genesis Electrified GV70 to Launch in 2022

This year marked the start of Genesis’ battery-electric vehicle offensive when it launched the Electrified G80 at the 2021 Shanghai auto show. The brand will continue launching more EVs through 2022 because two more are scheduled for debut: the GV70 EV and the GV60. Genesis will show the GV60 first, which is marked as CUV […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/7/2021
Genesis Electrified G80, the brand’s first dedicated EV, will eventually make it to North America

The first battery-electric vehicle from Genesis has arrived and it’s the G80 sedan. Called the Electrified G80, you can distinguish it from its gas-powered siblings via the reworked lower front fascia, lack of exhaust outlets, and closed grille, which also houses the car’s charging port. The all-electric G80 also gets 19-inch wheels as standard. Recycled […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/18/2021
Genesis teases G80e electric ahead of Shanghai reveal

Genesis is about to show its first battery-electric vehicle at the 2021 Shanghai auto show and it looks like it’ll be a variant of an existing model. The brand released a teaser on Instagram giving us a glimpse of the front end. Based on the grille design, pattern, and headlights, this may be the long-rumored […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/14/2021
Genesis X Concept is a near production ready all-electric grand tourer

Genesis has unveiled the X Concept, showing off the next evolution of the brand’s design language. This all-electric coupe follows the New York, GV80, Essentia, and Mint concepts, all of which previewed where Genesis was headed in terms of looks. The X previews what Genesis’ battery-electric models could look like. You won’t mistake the Genesis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2021
Genesis teases new electric sports coupe in YouTube video

Genesis dropped a quick 16-second teaser of what appears to be a svelte all-electric sports coupe. This could be hinting at the production version of the Essentia concept from a couple of years ago. Based on what the short video shows, this vehicle appears to be a two-door, four-seat coupe. A lot of Genesis’ current […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
Will the Genesis Essentia, the halo sports coupe from the brand, be an EV?

Back in 2018, Genesis showed off the stunningly gorgeous Essentia Concept at that year’s New York Auto Show. The car gathered a lot of attention and it gave us a glimpse of the luxury brand’s then-future design language, which has since appeared in the G80, GV80, G70, GV70, and the upcoming GV60. Many wondered, though, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/4/2021
18 new or updated EVs coming to market in 2021

The year 2021 will be a major one for battery-electric vehicles. Automakers will start releasing their opening salvo of dedicated EVs, signaling the continued move toward electrification across both mainstream and luxury segments. Most of these vehicles are rated for over 200 miles of range or are expected to go longer than that on a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/2/2021
Genesis to name dedicated EV the GV60: Report

Out of the first three cars to ride on Hyundai Motor Group’s new E-GMP platform, we only know the name of one: the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5. Now, a new report appears to have revealed the name of a second vehicle. According to Asia Times, an outlet from South Korea, Genesis will name its dedicated […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/2/2021
Genesis patents reveal EV variants for nearly the entire lineup

Last week, we reported that Genesis will release all-electric variants of most vehicles in the current lineup alongside the dedicated EV code-named JW1. Well, it appears that has been confirmed with trademark filings in Korea found by a poster on GV Forums. The naming layout, which we originally noted will add an “e” in front […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/1/2021
Genesis’ electrified lineup to grow beyond dedicated crossover

Hyundai Motor Group’s commitment to electrification is extensive. Between the three brands under its umbrella, it will introduce 23 electric vehicles by 2025. This year, Genesis will introduce its dedicated battery electric vehicle, a crossover code-named JW1. The car’s design will be inspired by the Mint Concept, which debuted at the 2019 New York Auto […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021