Genesis

Genesis
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
Everything we know about Genesis’ first electric vehicle

The entire Hyundai Motor Group has committed to going all-in on electrification. All three brands will show off their first dedicated EV model very soon. Genesis’ entry is a crossover code-named JW. Unlike parent Hyundai’s Ioniq 5, Genesis’ EV low slung, featuring coupe-like proportions wrapped in a compact package. If you’re wondering how the Genesis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/13/2021
Kia and Genesis EVs officially arriving later this year

Hyundai Motor Group has been on a roll with its three brands and that’s going to continue as electrification becomes the norm. Group chairman Eisun Chung’s New Year’s message has revealed that 2021 will mark the start of its electrified vehicle offensive. In addition to the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia and Genesis will also debut […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2021