New Delhi, November 10: Hyundai Motor India on Thursday said it will bring its global platform for battery electric vehicles to the country with the upcoming Ioniq 5, which is slated to debut at the Auto Expo in January next year.

The Ioniq 5 will be the company’s first model in the country based on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). “With the introduction of E-GMP in India, we will be able to provide customers with advanced battery electric vehicles built on a modular, scalable and versatile platform,” Hyundai Motor India director and CEO Unsoo Kim said in a statement. ASUS Launches Zenbook Foldable Laptop in India; Check out the price and amazing features here.

Conceptualized and built for the future transformation of electric mobility, E-GMP will usher in a new league of electric vehicles for new customers in India, he added. Currently, the automaker sells one electric model in the domestic market – the Kona Electric. Last year, the South Korean car company announced plans to invest around Rs 4,000 crore to operate six electric vehicles in India by 2028. DigiLocker can now be used to store digital medical records and link them to Ayushmann Bharat Health Account.

Over the next few years, the company plans to launch a range of models based on its existing range, as well as completely new vehicles based on its global “E-GMP” platform. The company’s lineup of six battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will cater to multiple segments including the mass market and mass premium segments in India. The company’s E-GMP platform has the ability to use a large-capacity battery up to 77.4 kWh. It also offers two-wheel drive (2WD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) options, improved handling and the ability to reach a top speed of 260 km/h.

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