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Hyundai, Kia sell over 1 lakh EVs using electric-only platform in US in 2 yrs

Hyundai, Kia sell over 1 lakh EVs using electric-only platform in US in 2 yrs
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Seoul: South Korea’s leading carmaker Hyundai Motor and its sister Kia saw the combined sales of their electric vehicles using their electric-only dedicated platform top 100,000 in the United States in the past two years.

A total of 101,976 Hyundai and Kia cars using the electric global modular platform (E-GMP), exclusively designed for EVs, were sold stateside from December 2021 to October 2023, according to the companies, reports Yonhap news agency.

The two companies have put the four E-GMP-based models of Kia’s EV6 and Hyundai’s Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6 and Genesis GV60 on sale in the U.S. since the Ioniq 5, the first model developed on the E-GMP, made its North American debut in December 2021.

Over the period, the electric compact crossover SUV Ioniq 5 was the bestselling model with a cumulative 51,420 units sold, followed by the EV6 with 36,838, Ioniq 6 with 9,557 and Genesis GV60 with 4,161.

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