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Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, PHEV and EV expected by early 2018

Hyundai Australia (HMCA) wants the new Ioniq range to storm our fledgling electrified vehicle market, eventually comprising a portfolio of regular petrol hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and fully electric (EV) derivatives by early 2018...

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Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings
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Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The new Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq and Volvo S90 have all been given five-star safety ratings by independent crash testing authority ANCAP this week. With the S90 already on sale here, the A5 and Ioniq have been awarded the top safety scores ahead of their launches Down Under, while the smaller Hyundai i20 - which is sold in New Zealand but not Australia - fell short of the full five stars, achieving only four...


2017 Hyundai Ioniq review
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq review

As one of the biggest players in the hybrid segment, Toyota has dominated with the Prius. But, Hyundai's Ioniq offers an equally green product, without the science project looks. Can it offer buyers a decent alternative?


Kia Niro to get Hyundai Ioniq electric powertrain in 2018 – report
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Kia Niro to get Hyundai Ioniq electric powertrain in 2018 – report

The Kia Niro hybrid SUV sold in the US and Europe is set to get an all-electric variant next year, according to a new report. An article by Dutch publication AutoRai, translated by Carscoops quotes the company's European CEO, Michael Cole, saying the Niro EV will use the running gear of the all-electric version of the Hyundai Ioniq...


Hyundai product onslaught to commence with Santa Fe, Veloster, Sonata and new small SUV
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Hyundai product onslaught to commence with Santa Fe, Veloster, Sonata and new small SUV

Hyundai is set to kick off a busy 18-month product onslaught with the launch of the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 in April. The new i30 is set to replace the successful GD model and will be joined this year by a significant Sonata reveal and the brand's all-new small SUV...


Hyundai Ioniq self-driving prototypes, electric scooters, powered exoskeletons debut at CES
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Hyundai Ioniq self-driving prototypes, electric scooters, powered exoskeletons debut at CES

Hyundai has brought a number of high-tech concepts to this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including a fleet of self-driving cars that will be plying the public roads around the show's many convention buildings. Self-driving Ioniq Electric The autonomous Ioniq models include Lidar sensors, which are hidden behind the front bumpers rather than mounted on the roof...


Hyundai to showcase high-tech house, wearable robot tech at CES
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Hyundai to showcase high-tech house, wearable robot tech at CES

Hyundai is set to show off some intriguing ideas at CES 2017, including a smart house and wearable robot body parts, while fully autonomous Hyundai Ioniq models will be seen on The Strip in Las Vegas. The company says it is showcasing a vision for future mobility at the tech show early in January, with a focus on "intelligent autonomous driving and advanced, hyper-connectivity solutions that will link cars to customer’s lives"...


Euro NCAP: Audi Q2, A5, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq, Peugeot 3008 score five stars for safety
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Euro NCAP: Audi Q2, A5, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq, Peugeot 3008 score five stars for safety

Euro NCAP, sister organisation to the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has released safety ratings for some of the latest models from numerous brands, including the Audi Q2, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq and Suzuki Ignis...


Hyundai Ioniq EV to boast 320km range from 2018
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Hyundai Ioniq EV to boast 320km range from 2018

The Hyundai Ioniq, fresh from its unveiling earlier this year, will be given a significant range boost in order to take on the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3. Currently, the Ioniq Electric is powered by an electric motor boasting 88kW of power and 295Nm of torque, which drives the front wheels via single-speed transmission...


Hyundai Ioniq sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats
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Hyundai Ioniq sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats

It's not a question this writer has ever thought to ask, but if you've ever wondered how quickly the new Hyundai Ioniq can tear across the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, the Korean car maker now has an answer...


Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid to get Prime position: If the Toyota Prius Prime ever comes here...
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Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid to get Prime position: If the Toyota Prius Prime ever comes here...

An Australian launch for the Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid hatch would see it priced in the space that Toyota's plug-in Prius Prime would likely occupy - if the market-leading Japanese brand ever sees fit to bring it here. Revealed earlier this year in a trio of hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and full-electric forms, the Ioniq range represents Hyundai's first true step into a market dominated by Toyota for decades...


Hyundai Ioniq to take on Toyota for Uber partnership in Europe
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Hyundai Ioniq to take on Toyota for Uber partnership in Europe

Hyundai is looking to entice Uber drivers to its Ioniq electric vehicle (EV) in an effort to take over Toyota’s hold on the ride-sharing service. In May, Toyota announced a partnership with the ride-sharing monolith, establishing a special fleet program to sell Toyota and Lexus vehicles to Uber drivers...


Hyundai Ioniq PHEV will go unchallenged in Australia with Prius Prime a no-show
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Hyundai Ioniq PHEV will go unchallenged in Australia with Prius Prime a no-show

Toyota and Hyundai have become direct rivals in the plug-in hybrid market, with today's New York motor show introduction of the Toyota Prius Prime and Hyundai Ioniq. Both companies hope to secure a larger share of the growing global segment, but what sets the two apart? Like the Toyota Prius, the Hyundai Ioniq is available in both standard hybrid and plug-in hybrid - as well as full-electric, which puts it one-up on the Prius...


Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid 'most appealing' for Australia
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Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid 'most appealing' for Australia

Hyundai Australia says its strongly considering the plug-in hybrid version of the new Ioniq for our market. The recently unveiled Hyundai Ioniq is available in three forms, a standard hybrid (such as the new Toyota Prius), a plug-in hybrid that can drive roughly 44km on electric only range, and a full-electric that can do 177km on electric charge...


2017 Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid and Electric unveiled
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid and Electric unveiled

Details and exterior images of the Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in have been revealed ahead of their debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show. The Ioniq Electric is powered by an electric motor with 88kW of power and 295Nm of torque. The motor drives the front wheels via single-speed transmission...


2017 Hyundai Ioniq PHEV: Australian launch moves to next year, plug-in now in focus
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq PHEV: Australian launch moves to next year, plug-in now in focus

An Australian launch for the new ultra-green Hyundai Ioniq has been pushed back to sometime in 2017, after having first been pencilled in for a local debut in the third quarter of this year. The change of plan, according to Hyundai Australia communications manager Bill Thomas, is due to a shift in the development and production schedule of the Ioniq’s three variants: petrol-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and full battery electric vehicle (EV)...


2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric photo and details leaked
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric photo and details leaked

Details and a front-on image of the Hyundai Ioniq Electric have been published online ahead of a possible unveiling at the Geneva motor show. Overnight, Motor1 published a front-on photo of the all-electric hatchback (above), as well as some details reportedly obtained from Hyundai. According to the website, the Ioniq Electric will be powered by an 88kW electric motor that's hooked up to a 28kWh battery...


Hyundai Ioniq revealed, Australian debut set for third quarter 2016 - UPDATE
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Hyundai Ioniq revealed, Australian debut set for third quarter 2016 - UPDATE

UPDATE: Hyundai has now completed the teaser campaign for its new Ioniq car, revealing the hybrid model's face today. The 2016 Hyundai Ioniq has now been fully revealed, with a front-end view of the new hybrid hatch joining earlier shots of its cabin and rear...


Hyundai Ioniq teased further
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Hyundai Ioniq teased further

A second set of teaser sketches for the new Hyundai Ioniq have been handed down today, just weeks after spy photos revealed all there is to see of the ultra-green car’s final styling. As those earlier shots reveal, and as these sketches hint - albeit in the usual muscular concept fashion - the Ioniq’s styling will walk the line between conventional liftback car and the “look at me, I’m a hybrid” look established by the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight...


2016 Hyundai New Cars
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2016 Hyundai New Cars

Details of the new and updated Hyundai models launching in Australia in 2016.   Hyundai Elantra - February Hyundai Elantra sports model - Q3 Hyundai Australia will launch its all-new Elantra sedan in the first quarter of 2016, giving the popular i30 hatch a new-generation sedan companion...