The EVs Are Coming; The EVs Are Coming! The Hyundai Family Announces Future EV Plans

The Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Genesis GV60 are just the beginning of the EV models for the Hyundai Motor Group. Between now and 2030, each model lineup for these three brands will expand to give us a total of 31 electric vehicles. This is an aggressive approach to the global shift away from internal combustion engines to a world where EVs become more common than they are today.

Incredible predicted sales growth for the EV market

America isn’t the only place where government leaders put an EV plan in place; this is becoming more of the norm. According to Car and Driver, Hyundai targets global EV sales of 1.9 million models annually by 2030. Their projections tell us this could be as much as 7 percent of the market share.

Kia also has an aggressive goal in mind. Their target is 1.2 million EV models by 2030. They expect 80 percent of sales from Korea, China, Europe, and North America. This number should represent up to 45 percent of the overall Kia sales in these areas of the world.

By 2025, we won’t see any new Genesis vehicles that use a gasoline engine. All models will offer an impressive EV platform to take this luxury brand into the future.

 Genesis will be a hotbed for future alternative fuel development

White 2023 Genesis GV60 posed
2023 Genesis GV60 | Genesis

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Not only will all Genesis models starting in 2025 ride on EV platforms, but this brand is where we will see other developments. The Genesis brand will develop hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, according to Autoweek. We’ve seen other FCV models from Hyundai, and this change for the Genesis brand marks the first time we will see a luxury brand using hydrogen.

The complete lineup change for Genesis gives us six new EVs starting in 2025. Genesis will phase out gasoline models over the next eight years. By 2030, everything you see from The Genesis brand will use either an EV platform or one of the new Hydrogen fuel-cell systems.

Hyundai brings 11 new EVs to the market

Gray 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 next to a hill
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 | Hyundai

By 2030, the new Hyundai EV models should round out the lineup exceptionally well. The new models offered include three sedans, six SUVs, and a light commercial vehicle. Not all of these models will make it to the United States, but most should. Hyundai also announced “one new type model,” which remains a mystery for this brand.

By 2023, the new Ioniq 6 sedan will arrive at dealerships, using many of the qualities found in the Prophecy concept. The following year, the Ioniq 7 will reach showrooms as an SUV riding on the EV platform developed by Hyundai.

A more aggressive approach for Kia

A white 2022 Kia EV6 is parked.
A white 2022 Kia EV6 is parked | Kia

The Kia brand is poised to release two EVs per year to bring us a total of 14 electric vehicles by 2027. Using the success of the Hyundai Santa Cruz, two of the new Kia EVs will be pickup trucks. One of these models is a dedicated mode for specific markets, which is code for “it’s not going to America,” mostly due to the current population of pickups we already enjoy.

Later this year, the new Kia EV9 will launch as an entry-level model. This new EV will be the first Kia equipped with AutoMode, a new autonomous driving system. By 2026, this feature will be available on all new Kia models.

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