Triple Crown for Hyundai IONIQ 6 at Prestigious Global Awards

What’s Happening: Hyundai Motor Company’s IONIQ 6 Electrified Streamliner has been awarded the prestigious World Car of the Year, World Electric Vehicle and World Car Design of the Year titles. The results were announced at the New York International Auto Show by the World Car Awards.

Why It Matters: This is the second consecutive year that a Hyundai vehicle has won these triple honors, underscoring the automaker’s commitment to becoming a global leader in vehicle electrification and smart mobility solutions.

Key Points:

  • A jury of 100 automotive journalists from 32 countries selected IONIQ 6 from three finalists launched in 2022.
  • The IONIQ 6 has an ultra-low drag coefficient of 0.21, making it one of the most aerodynamic and energy-efficient EVs on the market.
  • The vehicle can charge from 10 to 80 percent in just 18 minutes, thanks to its 800-V, ultra-fast charging capabilities.
  • The Electrified Streamliner has a WLTP-rated range of 614 km on a single charge.
  • IONIQ 6 features Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) technology, driver assistance systems, and advanced connectivity with over-the-air (OTA) software updates.

Bottom Line: The IONIQ 6’s multiple award wins signal Hyundai’s commitment to electrification and its aim to become the world’s leading EV maker. With plans to introduce 17 new BEV models by 2030, the company is targeting annual global BEV sales of 1.87 million units by the same year. Hyundai’s IONIQ 6 sets a high standard for future electric vehicles with its innovative design, aerodynamic efficiency, and advanced technology features.


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