Hyundai IONIQ Electric News

  • 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

    As more and more long-range electric cars such as the Audi e-tron quattro, the long-range Nissan Leaf Plus, and the Kia Niro and Soul EVs make their way onto the market, some are starting to offer great deals. Every month, our partners at CarsDirect.com sift through all the deals offered that month to find those that represent the best long-term value for drivers. For leases, this breaks down the overall monthly costs including amortizing any "down payment" capitalized cost reduction and fees. This month, they found lease deals for as low as an effective $239 a month, as well as some deals...

  • 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
    Best deals on hybrid, plug-in, and electric cars for February 2019

    Presidents' Day Weekend typically brings deals in car showrooms. And this month is no exception. As electric-car fans wait for a slew of new models to hit the market this spring, some of the same cars that have made up recent months' best deals appear again. Two, however, are recent entrants. Our...

  • 2019 Kia Niro EV
    Hyundai and Kia EVs may just avoid "compliance car" stigma, but is that enough?

    The Kia Niro EV that we drove earlier this week is one of the year’s best new green vehicles, and a great long-range electric car. However, unless you happen to live in one of several specific states and regions, the chances that you’ll see one are quite low. Based on conversations with...

  • 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
    Hyundai unplugs its electric-car subscription plan

    Hyundai’s “Unlimited+” electric-car subscription plan, which was only offered in Southern California but originally destined for wider rollout, won’t be coming back at all on the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, the automaker confirmed last week. When the program was first...

  • 2018 Tesla Model 3
    Tesla Model 3 range-efficiency edge is a serious market strength

    Although Tesla may still sometimes be finding its way in terms of how to build cars themselves, it retains a distinct advantage over pretty much every other automaker in one respect: superb power management. Buried in the company’s third-quarter 2018 financial results—hailing a...

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
    Battery shortage interrupts Hyundai Ioniq Electric sales

    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...

  • 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

    Many times our polls deal with weighty issues—climate change, renewable energy, the effects of denying science—or survey expectations for the future. But sometimes we just do a "Pick one!" kind of poll. That's what we did last week, when we asked Twitter followers to name their favorite electric car from among four choices now on the market. DON'T MISS: In what segments will electric cars do best by 2025? Take our (new!) Twitter poll We deliberately kept Teslas off the list, for a couple of reasons. First, we wanted to keep it to affordable vehicles, and the long-promised $35,000...

  • 2018 Nissan Leaf
    Which electric car is your favorite? Take our Twitter poll

    This week's Geneva auto show has seen lots of news about new electric cars, but almost all of them come from luxury brands. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has made its debut, Aston Martin announced its Lagonda brand would be dedicated to all-electric vehicles, and so forth. That's all very nice, but what...

  • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq
    Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Hyundai Ioniq

    Hyundai is known in the auto industry as an aggressive and very capable competitor, and the world's largest makers watch it closely and take it very seriously. The company didn't introduce its first hybrid car in the U.S. until 2011 and, frankly, that year's hybrid Sonata sedan wasn't very good...

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric battery depleted
    Hyundai Ioniq Electric: what happens when battery is run down to the end?

    One owner has now run his 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric's battery down all the way to "empty" so other owners know what to expect. The Ioniq Electric is EPA-rated at 124 miles of range from the 28-kwh battery pack that powers an 88-kilowatt (118-horsepower) electric motor. The driver in the video...

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
    Hyundai Ioniqs: pitting hybrid vs electric on video

    Road trips have been a staple of automobile culture for decades, but with the rise of electric vehicles, charging infrastructure has thrown them a curve ball. Unlike gasoline-powered vehicles, which can refuel almost anywhere in a populated area, electric vehicles require a little more planning to...

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
    2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: how 'Unlimited' subscription really works

    To dig its teeth into California's crowded electric vehicle market, its Korean maker has rolled out an "Unlimited+" lease program for the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric. The plan mimics a subscription service, and adds unlimited mileage allowance, vehicle-charging reimbursement, and a cohesive...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

    When you drive into a U.S. gas station to pump gas, every pump works exactly the same way. The only choice to make is which grade of gasoline you want. If you want diesel fuel, of course, you may have to find one of the six out of 10 stations that offer it. DC fast charging for electric cars isn't nearly that simple, and it hasn't been since the start. DON'T MISS: Five electric-car questions to worry about this year It's by far easiest and most seamless for owners of Tesla electric cars, presently costing $70,000 or more. They have access to the widespread Supercharger network for road trips...

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric - frame from video road test
    2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: first drive review of 124-mile electric car

    For the first six years of electric cars, from 2011 to 2016, we've had a variety of mass-priced cars with ranges of 62 to 107 miles. This year, in 2017, we got the Chevy Bolt EV, at 238 miles. But there's a new competitor as well. This is the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai...

  • 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
    2017 VW e-Golf rated at 125 miles, tops 124-mile Hyundai Ioniq electric car

    Oh, those crafty Germans. Just a few days after the week-long media launch of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq range, Volkswagen has quietly one-upped the Ioniq Electric's 124-mile EPA-rated range. Granted, it's only beaten the South Korean electric car by 1 mile. But still. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq...