Hyundai Motor Group’s luxury brand Genesis has increased sales of its vehicles The electrified G80 to Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Virginia, bringing the total number of states where retailers are allowed to sell electric midsize sedans to 12.

Automotive stepped rolling is part of the brand’s plan to gradually expand its lineup of electric vehicles for consumers in the U.S., Genesis Chief Operating Officer Claudia Marquez said. She said that despite limited availability, demand for the Electrified G80 is high and that the expansion will help satisfy customers in the queue.

Genesis intends to begin phasing out internal combustion engines in 2025 to become an all-electric brand by 2030.

So far, Genesis has released two electric cars, including the Electrified G80. The GV60special electric compact crossover that went on sale this summer and is currently available available in eight states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Utah, and Washington.

A Genesis spokesperson said the four states just added for the Electrified G80 do not include the GV60.

The brand also revealed the Electrified GV70, an electric version of its popular compact crossover, this month and plans to debut it at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

The Electrified GV70 it’s the third of six electric vehicles that Genesis will launch by 2027. The electrified GV70 will be built at Hyundai’s plant in Montgomery, Alabama, starting in December. It will go on sale in the first half of 2023, but Genesis has not confirmed in which states it will be available.

An electric version of the GV70 could be the first electric vehicle from Hyundai Motor Group to qualify for at least part of the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric vehicles under the new Inflation Reduction Act. All other electric cars from the group are imported from South Korea.

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Hyundai, Genesis and Kia, previously announced a a reliable plan roll out all three brands of electric vehicles in the US and spend $5.54 billion for an electric car factory in Georgia, where it will build six new models, as well as a nearby battery factory as part of a joint venture with a partner it has not yet disclosed details about.

These electric vehicles may hit the market in the third quarter of 2024, but batteries made in the US will not be available for them until the first quarter of 2026.

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