The Ioniq 5 is equipped with two-way charging that allows the car to deliver up to 3.6 kW of power, which is enough to run devices such as refrigerators or stoves.
The Ioniq 5 receives a two-way charge and comes with the optional solar panel roof
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled the Ioniq 5 electric car, which is the first model under the parent company’s new Ioniq sub-brand. The new offering is crisp and stylish, has a range of 482 km, and can power your home refrigerator, induction cooker, or even a microwave. Hyundai says it is the first major electric car maker to offer two-way charging, which means the new Ioniq 5 will not only be your mobility solution, but will also be able to power electronic devices using the battery. from the car in an emergency.
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The Ioniq 5 can deliver up to 3.6 kW of power, which is enough to run devices such as refrigerators or stoves. This is radically different from today’s electric cars which only use the battery to power the vehicle. Electric vehicles on sale, however, offer the ability to charge smartphones, laptops and other smaller electronic devices. However, this weighs on the range of the vehicle, which will also be the case with the Ioniq 5.
However, the Ioniq 5 comes with the optional solar panel which will charge the battery, ensuring that you don’t have to rely solely on an external charging source to power the electric car. According to Hyundai, the addition of the solar panel provides a range of around 1,300 km per year. This is of particular interest to buyers who wish to spend more time outdoors. The car then eliminates the need to carry a separate battery or generator to power camping equipment.
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Hyundai also claims that the Ioniq 5 is all about sustainability. That’s why the interior is made of eco-friendly PET and recycled materials. while the solar glass is mounted on the roof. The model is based on the automaker’s dedicated EV platform called the Electric-Global Modular Platform, or E-GMP. The flattened chassis allows for more spacious interiors than conventional gasoline vehicles. The platform allows electric vehicles to charge up to 80% of 10% capacity in 18 minutes using a fast charger. The vehicle is capable of charging at 800 volts and 400 volts, allowing owners to access more charging infrastructure.
Hyundai aims to sell around 7.5 lakh of the Ioniq 5. The company received more than 20,000 pre-orders in its home market in South Korea just when order books opened earlier in the year. The automaker aims to sell around 26,500 units of the EV in Korea this year. Globally, the Ioniq 5 competes with the Volkswagen ID.4 as well as the Tesla Model 3.
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