Hyundai to replace i10 city car with two EVs in 2024

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By: Shahzad Arsi Date: August 13, 2022

Hyundai is working on two small electric vehicles to replace the current i10 city hatchback in 2024.

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These new models will be smaller and cheaper than the existing i10 and will serve as a stepping stone for Hyundai's larger electric vehicles.

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The Korean automaker is planning to release a direct replacement for the i10 in terms of body style and a more SUV-inspired crossover-type vehicles based on the same underpinnings.

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The two models are expected to debut in mid-2023 and late-2024, according to the shared underpinnings.

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According to Autoblog, the electric vehicles will be successors to the Hyundai i10, which is positioned in the city car segment (A-Segment).

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The new Volkswagen models are expected to be as good or better than the upcoming Skoda and Cupra sibling models.

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The company is planning to develop a new dedicated electric vehicle platform for lower-cost vehicles,

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in order to compete with other manufacturers who are releasing similar models soon.

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The new mini-electric vehicles will probably not make it to North America, though they will most likely be only sold in Europe and a few other markets.

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According to Hofmann, Hyundai plans to launch eleven new electric cars in Europe by 2030.

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