Genesis unveils its dual electrification strategy

4 September 2021, 15:52:40

Genesis unveils its dual electrification strategyGenesis announced its vision of electrification for a sustainable future via the "Futuring Genesis" short film which you can check out below. With it, Genesis demonstrates it is setting a new direction for the brand and taking steps to create a more sustainable future for driving. The video opens with an introduction of Euisun Chung, Hyundai Motor Group Chairman, discussing Genesis' past, present, and its journey to a sustainable future.

The film also showcases the Genesis GV60, the brand's first electric vehicle based on E-GMP (Electric-Global Modular Platform), the dedicated EV platform. Images of GV60 were revealed in August and the vehicle is to be released in the second half of this year in the Korean domestic market, leading the brand's journey to electrification. North American deliveries of GV60 are expected in 2022.

The brand's new vehicles will all be purely electric starting from 2025. To drive the shift to electrification, Genesis will focus on a dual electrification strategy involving fuel cell and battery EVs. Genesis will put an effort on developing pure electric technologies such as new fuel cell systems with higher power output, and electric systems that help improve efficiency. In addition, Genesis will devote itself to building next-generation technology that draws better performance and efficiency from lithium-ion batteries.

Along with the dual electrification strategy, Genesis announced its goal to pursue a carbon-neutral brand by 2035. Genesis plans to make the bold transition to innovate its entire value chain, beginning with raw materials, vehicles, and parts and extending to all work sites and production plants. To become carbon neutral, Genesis will establish itself as a 100 percent zero-emission vehicle brand by 2030. Genesis aims to build an EV lineup consisting of eight models and expects global sales to reach 400,000 units per year.

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Specifications of some of the most interesting and anticipated EVs.

2022 KIA EV6

2022 KIA EV6 Extended Range 4WD GT

Length: 184.8 in / 4695 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 697 V

2022 KIA EV6

2022 KIA EV6 Extended Range 4WD GT-Line S

Length: 184.8 in / 4695 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Curb weight: 4530.5 lb / 2055 kg
Electric motor #1: 165 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 350 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 74 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 255 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 697 V

2022 KIA EV6

2022 KIA EV6 Extended Range 4WD GT-Line

Length: 184.8 in / 4695 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Curb weight: 4497.43 lb / 2040 kg
Electric motor #1: 165 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 350 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 74 kW @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, 255 Nm @ 4500 - 7700 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 697 V

2022 BMW iX xDrive50

2022 BMW iX xDrive50

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 195.0 in / 4953 mm
Width: 77.4 in / 1967 mm
Height: 66.8 in / 1696 mm
Curb weight: 5379.28 lb / 2440 kg
Electric motor #1: 250 kW, 400 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 200 kW, 352 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 111.5 kWh, Voltage: 330.3 V

2022 BMW i4 M50

2022 BMW i4 M50

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 188.3 in / 4783 mm
Width: 72.9 in / 1852 mm
Height: 57.0 in / 1448 mm
Curb weight: 5048.59 lb / 2290 kg
Electric motor #1: 230 kW @ 8000 - 17000 rpm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 190 kW @ 8000 - 17000 rpm, Location: Front
Battery: 83.9 kWh, Voltage: 398.5 V

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Long Range AWD

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 182.5 in / 4635 mm
Width: 74.4 in / 1890 mm
Height: 63.2 in / 1605 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 72.6 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Long Range RWD

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 182.5 in / 4635 mm
Width: 74.4 in / 1890 mm
Height: 63.2 in / 1605 mm
Electric motor: 160 kW, 350 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 72.6 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Launch Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 169.5 in / 4305 mm
Width: 69.7 in / 1770 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1616 mm
Curb weight: 3679.52 lb / 1669 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Premier

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 169.5 in / 4305 mm
Width: 69.7 in / 1770 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1616 mm
Curb weight: 3679.52 lb / 1669 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV Launch Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.2 in / 4145 mm
Width: 69.5 in / 1765 mm
Height: 63.4 in / 1611 mm
Curb weight: 3589.13 lb / 1628 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV 2LT

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.2 in / 4145 mm
Width: 69.5 in / 1765 mm
Height: 63.4 in / 1611 mm
Curb weight: 3589.13 lb / 1628 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2021 Volkswagen ID.3

2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S Tour

Doors: 5, Seats: 4
Length: 167.8 in / 4261 mm
Width: 71.2 in / 1809 mm
Height: 61.7 in / 1568 mm
Curb weight: 4263.74 lb / 1934 kg
Electric motor: 110 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 45 kWh, Voltage: 408 V

2021 Volkswagen ID.3

2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance Max

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 167.8 in / 4261 mm
Width: 71.2 in / 1809 mm
Height: 61.7 in / 1568 mm
Curb weight: 3979.34 lb / 1805 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 58 kWh, Voltage: 408 V

2021 Opel Mokka-e

2021 Opel Mokka-e Launch Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.4 in / 4151 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 60.3 in / 1532 mm
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2021 Hyundai KONA Electric

2021 Hyundai KONA Electric Ultimate 64 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 164.6 in / 4180 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 61.2 in / 1555 mm
Curb weight: 3836.04 lb / 1740 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3600 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4100.6 lb / 1860 kg
Electric motor #1: 211 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4071.94 lb / 1847 kg
Electric motor #1: 188 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 74 kWh