Hyundai Kona Electric
Just when it looked like sales might take off for a variety of electric cars, a global battery shortage has put a damper on sales of models from Hyundai. We got a heads up from a Canadian reader that customer orders for the Ioniq Electric in Canada have been put on hold due to a global shortage of battery supply. We confirmed the memo with Hyundai Canada. In a memo entitled "18My Ioniq EV Short-Term Production Shortage," which the reader provided to GCR, Hyundai Canada informed dealers that: "Due to a temporary global battery supply shortage, the sold order entry system for 18MY Ioniq EV will...
Kona Electric, Bolt EV, Niro, C-HR aren't crossovers, despite what makers say
It happened again. At this week's New York auto show media days, a manufacturer rolled out yet another vehicle that it calls a "crossover" despite that vehicle having neither the ground clearance nor the all-wheel drive to qualify as a light truck. The car in question was the 2019 Hyundai Kona...John Voelcker