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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...

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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...


2016 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid spotted undisguised in USA
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2016 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid spotted undisguised in USA

The highly anticipated 2016 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid has been spotted completely free of disguise while filming a commercial in California. Hyundai's 'Prius fighter', the Ioniq will offer the choice of petrol-electric hybrid, petrol-plug-in-electric hybrid or full-electric powertrains within the one model line-up...


Hyundai Ioniq revealed further in new sketches
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Hyundai Ioniq revealed further in new sketches

A pair of fresh teaser sketches has shed new light on the design of the all-new Hyundai Ioniq ahead of its world premiere in South Korea next month. The first image gives us our clearest look yet at the exterior styling of Hyundai’s Prius-fighting alternative fuel vehicle, while the second provides an initial peak inside its cabin...


Hyundai Ioniq teased, Australian launch confirmed for second-half 2016
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Hyundai Ioniq teased, Australian launch confirmed for second-half 2016

A shadowy preview of the new Prius-fighting 2016 Hyundai Ioniq has been handed down today, ahead of an international unveiling due next month. This first official image is joined by confirmation that the Ioniq’s production plan will mark a world first: the availability of petrol-electric hybrid, petrol-electric plug-in hybrid and full-electric powertrain options, all in the one model range...


Hyundai Ioniq will be the name of company's Prius fighter - report
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Hyundai Ioniq will be the name of company's Prius fighter - report

Hyundai's upcoming Prius-fighter, which is expected to debut next year, will reportedly be named Ioniq. According to AutoGuide, Hyundai will christen its upcoming Prius-fighting dedicated hybrid hatch as the Ioniq. The website believes that Hyundai has registered the name with the Korean Intellectual Property Office in June of this year...


Hyundai Prius competitor spied inside and out
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Hyundai Prius competitor spied inside and out

Hyundai is preparing a dedicated hybrid vehicle to challenge the Toyota Prius, and our spies have managed to photograph it undergoing testing in Europe. Like the world's most popular hybrid, Hyundai's Prius-fighter features a Kammback body that has been aggressively profiled to reduce aerodynamic drag. The car also rides on a high-profile wheel and tyre combination...


Hyundai i-oniq concept spreads its wings
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Hyundai i-oniq concept spreads its wings

More images of the Hyundai i-oniq concept have leaked online ahead of the all-new hybrid coupe’s official premiere at this week’s Geneva motor show. The new images reveal for the first time the sleek two-door hatch’s front-hinged scissor doors, along with the prominent rear end and futuristic red cabin...