Hyundai will launch hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of its Santa Fe vehicle in the European market, possibly as early as September 2020. Inside EVs reports that the hybrid will not be released in North America. Hyundai has not released much information on the model yet beyond, but more details are expected soon. Read more.
Kia will launch a plug-in hybrid by the end of the year. The automaker made the announcement in an Earth Day video released in the last few weeks. The announcement follows the debut of Kia’s Plan S, a “’a preemptive shift’ away from being a traditional manufacturer of combustion vehicles to one focused on electric vehicles, electrified vehicles and mobility.”…
Hyundai’s 2020 Sonata hybrid will feature new “innovative battery packaging” allowing the automaker to net efficiency increases for the new model. Green Car Reports writes, “The 2020 Sonata Hybrid… [adopts] an arrangement that essentially builds the accessory battery onto the hybrid system battery. The added module is a continuation of the same form factor and intended to last the life…
Hyundai is expected to release the 2021 Elantra with a hybrid powertrain, according to a new report from Motor Biscuit. The all-new Elantra will debut with 50 mpg combined fuel economy, 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Hyundai has included a 1.6L four-cylinder engine in combination with an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery. The Elantra will also come…
2021 Elantra expected to get 50MPH with hybrid powertrain option. Read more: https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1127491_2021-hyundai-elantra-hybrid-debuts-50-mpg-or-more-promised-from-new-compact-sedan
Hyundai & Kia offering hybrid and plug-in hybrid SUVs this year.
“The U.S.-spec 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will offer a class-leading 52 mpg combined in its most efficient guise, the company announced Thursday at the unveiling of its midsizer at the Chicago Auto Show. The Blue model, which will be the most frugal variant of the new hybrid sedan, will have a maximum driving range of 686 miles.” Read more: https://www.autoblog.com/2020/02/06/hyundai-sonata-hybrid-american-spec/
Kia will offer the Sorento in hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. Read more:
Plug-in car sales up in Europe. Read more: https://insideevs.com/news/396210/2019-kia-sales-plugins-europe-28911/
“Kia has just revealed two new plug-in hybrids for its European range.” Read more: https://insideevs.com/news/393294/kia-xceed-ceed-sportswagon-phev-reveal/