Ioniq - a new brand of hybrid and electric vehicles from Hyundai
In the spring, automaker Hyundai spoke about the imminent release of new electric vehicles based on existing prototypes. Recently, the South Korean company has allocated the Ioniq brand as a separate division, within which models will be produced on the modular E-GMP platform. The company has ambitious plans: it plans to sell 1 million electric cars by 2025.
The electric vehicle market is attracting more and more large companies. Recently, South Korean automaker Hyundai announced the creation of the Ioniq electric car brand. Hyundai says the brand's mission is to build state-of-the-art, fast-charging, roomy and battery-powered vehicles that combine technology, service, and design. An aggressive sales strategy is envisaged, which should ensure the shipment of 1 million electric cars by 2025. This will help bring the South Korean company to a leading market position.
All cars of the Ioniq brand are based on the Electric Global Modular Platform, the main features of which are a long-range and fast charging. The new concept is built around the slogan "smart living space": adjustable seats, wireless connectivity, and many unique features. Already in 2021, the Ioniq 5 crossover is expected to be released. It will be based on the 45 EV concept presented at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show. Then in 2022, the Ioniq 6 sedan will be released based on the Hyundai Prophecy EV. The Ioniq 7 SUV will not appear until early 2024.