For Hyundai Motor Europe, 2020 has been the yr of electrification. At first of it, Hyundai Motor Group introduced its plans to extend its management on this space and provide 44 electrified fashions till 2025.
In 2020, Hyundai has renewed or improved 5 of its fashions in Europe with electrified variations, so its European vary already has a complete of 15 fashions and derivatives with some kind of those options. This provide covers all sorts of propulsion programs, from autos of Gentle hybridization to battery-powered or hydrogen gasoline cell electrical vehiclesmaking Hyundai the producer with essentially the most various vary of powertrains in the marketplace.
Additionally this yr, Hyundai has expanded its 48-volt mild hybridization expertise to a number of new fashions. Hyundai is the first producer to make this answer out there with gasoline and diesel engines, and with an clever guide transmission (iMT) or a dual-clutch transmission. These days, a complete of 4 Hyundai fashions in Europe can be found with this expertise.
A totally renewed vary
The dedication to electrification has resulted in a share of the zero emission automobile vary of greater than 13% of its gross sales in Europe. This makes Hyundai one of many main producers in market share of electrified autos and likewise in complete gross sales of zero emission autos. With nearly 60,000 items offered in 2020, the Korean agency is paving the best way for these applied sciences in Europe.
This yr additionally seven completely different fashions have been renewed or 20 if we depend all physique sorts and powertrain variations. This reveals that the final 12 months have been exceptionally profitable for the model when it comes to fleet renewal. Because of this, Hyundai now has one of many youngest ranges in Europe, since nearly all their fashions are lower than 18 months previous.
With the launch of the brand new Tucson in November, Hyundai has additionally accomplished the electrification of its SUV vary. Now, The Kona, Santa Fe and the aforementioned Tucson can be found in hybrid and plug-in hybrid variations. The Kona, as well as, can be out there as 100% electrical automobile. For its half, the Nexus is the hydrogen gasoline cell automobile second-generation model.