Electric Vehicles

Hyundai will launch 6 BEVs by 2028 in India, dedicated BEV Platform – E-GMP

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Hyundai has announced that the brand will be launching 6 electric vehicles in the Indian market. The brand has now shared the company’s roadmap for the electric mobility revolution in India. Hyundai India revealed that the line-up of the 6 BEVs will hit the Indian market by the year 2028. In addition to this, the South Korean automotive giant also revealed that it will employ its state-of-the-art E-GMP platform dedicated to electric vehicles in India. With the launch, of the Kona, Hyundai has been on the front foot in terms of electric mobility since 2019. In just under a decade, the brand will act as a fulcrum for the adoption of electric mobility at scale in India.

E-GMP (Electric Globul Modular Platform)

The E-GMP platform has been created for the development of electric vehicles of the future. The dedicated battery electric vehicle platform comprises of vehicle chassis that includes the battery, motor and power electric system. The E-GMP features scalable dimensions, and the brand boasts that it will be the backbone of different types of vehicles. Thanks to this the electric vehicle platform will start a new pump-to-plug revolution.

Key Pillars of E-GMP

Hyundai has revealed that the E-GMP has been developed on four key pillars – Modularity, Reliability, Usability and Performance. The brand has revealed that the E-GMP can facilitate many body types and modularized battery systems that allow component sharing. The E-GMP also comes with Ultra High Strength Steel and 8-point battery mounting making it highly reliable for BEVs.

The platform also features a flat floor and flexible seating layout with a sliding console and sliding 2nd-row seats. The electric platform also comes with a large battery capacity of up to 77.4 kWh. The brand offers two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive capabilities. The E-GMP also offers improved handling and capability to achieve a top speed of 260 kmph.

Electric Mobility Ecosystem in India

Hyundai has revealed that the brand will launch the 6 BEVs in India including multiple segments including the Mass market and Mass Premium
segments. The brand will also launch SUV body shape BEV by 2028. Hyundai will also help develop a BEV infrastructure in India by localising synergies in the country. Hyundai will also develop a Home Charging, Public Charging station, Charging Facility at HMIL Dealer Network and Peace of Mind with 24 X 7 roadside assistance.

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