Hyundai Motor Group has announced to have sold more than 100,000 battery-electric vehicles in the United States underpinned by its new E-GMP platform introduced locally in 2021.
Hyundai’s first E-GMP model to launch in the U.S. was the Ioniq 5 EV and it has since been followed by the Ioniq 6, the Kia EV6, and the Genesis GV60. According to reports, between December 2021 and October this year, some 101,976 BEVs using the E-GMP platform had been sold.
Among these, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has emerged as the bestseller with 51,240 units sold followed by the Kia EV6 with 36,838 units. Moving down, 9,557 examples of the Ioniq 6 have been sold, while the Genesis GV60s has found 4,161 buyers in the U.S.
According to The Korea Times, Hyundai Motor Group has sold a total of 77,772 EVs in the U.S. through October this year. This represents a 53.7% increase over the same period last year and includes sales of non-E-GMP-based models, such as the Hyundai Kona Electric, Genesis GV70 Electrified, and Genesis G80 Electrified. Hyundai itself sold 51,564 stateside in the first 10 months of the year while Kia sold 26,208 units.
The South Korean automotive giant expects to see local sales of its EVs rise during the second half of the decade. In October last year, Hyundai broke ground on a dedicated electric vehicle factory in Georgia that will have an annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles and build vehicles for the Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis brands from 2025.
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