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Kia EV4: Seltos-sized small electric SUV slated for 2022 launch – report
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29th Jun 2021
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Kia EV4: Seltos-sized small electric SUV slated for 2022 launch – report

Kia is developing two new dedicated electric SUVs – the first of which will launch in 2022, sized similarly to today's Seltos and Stonic. Online publication The Korean Car Blog quotes well-placed sources indicating Kia is preparing a second electric SUV to sit below the new mid-size EV6: a small SUV of similar dimensions to the current Seltos and Stonic (plus the US-market Soul), set to wear the EV4 or EV5 nameplate. It's slated to launch "sometime" in 2022, according to the outlet.
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Mazda MX-5 to go hybrid by 2030, electric model not ruled out
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21st Jun 2021
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Mazda MX-5 to go hybrid by 2030, electric model not ruled out

Not even the purest of sports cars is exempt from the car industry's shift to electric vehicles, with Mazda confirming the iconic Mazda MX-5 sports car will be electrified by 2030 – and it's a hybrid system that appears most likely.
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Mazda confirms three electric vehicles and 10 hybrids by 2025, dedicated electric architecture
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17th Jun 2021
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Mazda confirms three electric vehicles and 10 hybrids by 2025, dedicated electric architecture

Mazda has backflipped on its hesitancy towards electrified vehicles with the announcement of a new 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030' plan that will see it launch 13 electrified vehicles – including three all-electric vehicles – by 2025.
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2021 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric SUV revealed, Australian launch under consideration
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15th Jun 2021
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2021 SsangYong Korando e-Motion electric SUV revealed, Australian launch under consideration

The 2021 SsangYong Korando e-Motion has been unveiled in South Korea and Europe, though an Australian launch has yet to be locked in. First teased in July 2020 under its codename 'E100', a sole, digitally-rendered image of SsangYong's first electric vehicle was released overnight, revealing it will pair the combustion-powered Korando's mid-size SUV body with an assortment of blue, electric-themed styling elements.
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2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric small SUV – UPDATE: First images and tech specs revealed
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9th Jun 2021
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2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric small SUV – UPDATE: First images and tech specs revealed

UPDATE, 9 June 2021: The upcoming 2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric has been shown off in pre-production guise, albeit still partially camouflaged. Underpinned by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance’s CMF-EV electric platform, the all-new car will derive power from a single 160kW motor on the front axle. Voltage will be drawn from a 60kWh battery pack, allowing for a claimed range of 450km on the WLTP cycle.
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