Hyundai Motor India on December 8 announced its roadmap to drive the electric mobility revolution in the country with the expansion of its line-up to six battery electric vehicles for the Indian market by 2028. Further, the company will also introduce its dedicated BEV platform – E-GMP in India, showcasing its commitment towards smart Indian customers.
Commenting on the corporate announcement, Mr. SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “As we continue to redefine the mobility space, today we are yet again showcasing our commitment towards Indian customers with the announcement of expanding our BEV line-up to six vehicles for the Indian Market by 2028. At Hyundai, we are taking experiences Beyond Mobility and are strongly focusing on Intelligent Technology, Sustainability and Innovation. Keeping in line with this thought, we will introduce our dedicated BEV Platform – E-GMP as well as modified platforms for battery electric vehicles in India.”
Hyundai Motor Group globally showcased its E-GMP dedicated BEV platform for future electric vehicles, marking a new era for the brand. Driving the pump-to-plug revolution, Hyundai will pioneer the development of future electric vehicles with this dedicated BEV platform that comprises vehicle chassis that includes the battery, motor and power electric system. With scalable dimensions, this platform will form the backbone of different types of vehicles.
With an innovative interior packaging vehicles developed on E-GMP will feature a flat floor, slim cockpit and a flexible and spacious cabin. E-GMP has been developed on four key pillars of:
Modularity – With one platform that can facilitate many body types, feature a modularised battery system and create greater synergies with BEV component sharing.
Reliability – Featuring a low center of gravity, use of ultra-high strength steel and eight-point battery mounting, E-GMP will pave the way to highly reliable BEVs of the future.
Usability – With a flat floor and flexible seating layout as well as an innovative interior space that offers sliding console and sliding second row seats, E-GMP will usher in a new dimension of usability
Performance – Featuring a large battery capacity up to 77.4 kWh, 2WD/ 4WD capabilities, improved handling and capability to achieve a top speed of 260 km/h, E-GMP will drive in a new age of fun-to-drive electric vehicles
Catering to the diversity of the Indian market, Hyundai’s line-up of six Battery electric vehicles will cater to multiple segments including mass market and mass premium segments in India. To further delight customers, Hyundai will introduce these BEVs in different body styles including SUV body shape by 2028, thereby offering a wide range of models for customers to choose from.