With its strict emission limits, the European Union leaves car manufacturers no choice but to increasingly promote fully electric cars in their offer. These were not very popular in the past, mainly due to the modest charging offer, slow charging and the not yet fully developed charging station infrastructure.
However, development is progressing rapidly and today many electric models can compete with their peers with an internal combustion engine under the hood. The infrastructure has also been developed and really fast charging is already supported.
In principle it is necessary to take an electric car as a vehicle that you mainly charge at night or at work, but occasionally there will be a situation where you also have to reach for a fast charge. Hyundai Motor Group has now introduced a new global electric chassis modular platform E-GMP – specialized for battery electric vehicles (BEV).
High performance and flexibility
From 2021, the new E-GMP chassis platform will be the building block for a slew of new electric cars from Hyundai and Kia, the first of which will be introduced in the Hyundai IONIQ 5, as well as Kia Motors Corporation’s first specialized battery-electric vehicle. the manufacturer will introduce next year.
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