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AGL launches an electric car subscription service

Australian energy company AGL has partnered with car subscription service Carbar and electric car charging provider Jet Charge to launch an all-electric car subscription service for consumers looking to dip a toe in the world of EVs (electric vehicles)...

2021 Hyundai Kona and Kona N Line revealed, Australian plans confirmed

The 2021 Hyundai Kona has been unveiled, and with it comes a sporty new N Line variant. Until the hero Kona N debuts, the N Line will stand in as the flagship of the petrol-powered Kona range. The updated Kona gets more tech and styling options, along with a new grille, new bumper designs and refreshed lights, giving the small SUV a sharper look...

2021 Hyundai Kona facelift, Kona N Line teased

It's already the second best-selling model in its segment, but the 2021 Hyundai Kona looks set to debut an important facelift that could improve its standing with buyers. The new look comes as no surprise, however, with recent spy footage of the anticipated Kona N hero offering a clear look at what we can expect...

More Australian buyers keen on electric cars, but doubts remain - survey

More Australian buyers than ever before would consider an electric vehicle as their next car purchase, according to a new survey from the nation's peak electric vehicle body. As part of its annual State of Electric Vehicles report, the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) worked with insurers NRMA, RACV and RAA to survey 2902 Australian consumers and found 56 per cent would consider an electric car as their next vehicle, up on 53 per cent in 2019...

2021 Hyundai Kona N coming soon, Australia likely - UPDATE: Spied on video at the Nurburgring

UPDATE: The 2021 Hyundai Kona N has been spied testing at the Nurburgring, wearing all the anticipated performance upgrades – and a clearly facelifted front-end look that will undoubtedly make its way to the wider Kona line-up in the months ahead...

2021 Hyundai Kona Night Edition launches in the US, Australia to 'study' its performance

Hyundai has released a blacked-out 'Night Edition' of its popular Kona crossover SUV in the United States, with the brand's Australian arm revealing it's considering similar special editions locally. The limited-run model lands in US showrooms from September 2020 and brings mostly aesthetic updates, with Hyundai jumping on the bandwagon of manufacturers offering top-selling models with sportier, all-black trim packs...

Hyundai Kona electric car clocks up 100,000 sales globally

The Hyundai Kona electric compact SUV has passed 100,000 sales globally, two years after it arrived in showrooms. The pure-electric car clocked up exactly 103,719 sales as of June 30, 2020 – as is on its way to the first 1000 deliveries in Australia – according to figures supplied by Hyundai...

2020 Hyundai Kona price and specs: small SUV gets a price bump

Hyundai's small SUV, the Kona, has had a price rise, with all variants except the entry-level Go seeing a bump of around $260-$650 each. "There was a 1 per cent increase across the range – excluding Kona Go," a Hyundai spokesperson confirmed to CarAdvice. There were no specification changes in line with the price hike...

Electric cars in Australia: Every model available (and some nearly here)

As Australian sales of electric cars continue to rise and industry bodies urge the Federal Government to make charging infrastructure a national priority, it appears EVs (electric vehicles) have progressed beyond buzzword status to present-day reality...

CarAdvice Podcast: CX-30 v Kona, and Honda rules out leaving Oz

On the podcast this week is Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens. In car news, Honda rules out leaving Australia, but may reduce its dealer network or appoint an independent distributor. Also, Toyota's hybrid cars are breaking Australian sales records, pricing revealed for the Mazda MX-30, and the 2021 Hyundai Elantra has been teased...

How do you charge an electric car at home?

Electric cars and all of their many acronyms have been buzzwords for some time now, but for the vast majority who don’t own or have never driven one, they remain a somewhat mystifying modern marvel. Sure, price and misconceptions around electric vehicle range figures are definitely affecting electric vehicle (EV) popularity, but for many buyers it’s more that the logistics of charging them are one big question mark...