Hyundai Ioniq 5 ASEAN Tour concludes in Vietnam – 3,197 km travelled; complete price per EV was simply RM537

Hyundai Ioniq 5 ASEAN Tour concludes in Vietnam – 3,197 km travelled; total cost per EV was just RM537

After 11 days and travelling 3,197 km throughout 5 Southeast Asian nations, Hyundai’s “Go Far with Zero Worries” Ioniq 5 ASEAN Tour got here to its profitable conclusion in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, Vietnam, on November 30, 2023.

The tour served to showcase the Ioniq 5’s reliability, eco-friendliness and long-distance capabilities, with the corporate stating that complete distance coated was really 446 km greater than initially calculated.

It added that the overall price was solely USD116 (RM537) per automotive when it comes to charging for your entire journey, which makes the electrical automobile (EV) roughly two instances extra price environment friendly when in comparison with an inner combustion engine (ICE) automobile.

“Hyundai is fuelled by an unwavering dedication to innovation and shaping the way forward for mobility – a dedication that reverberates in each motion we take,” mentioned Youngtack Lee, president of Hyundai Motor ASEAN HQ.

“Our dedication to creating electrical autos extra accessible because the definitive clear mobility resolution of tomorrow has taken a large leap ahead. Witnessing the super success and pleasure generated by the Ioniq 5 ASEAN Tour, we’re propelled to accentuate our complete innovation aimed toward fortifying the EV infrastructure and ecosystem throughout the area. The journey could have concluded, however the electrical pleasure has simply begun,” he added.

5 items of the Ioniq 5, together with two manufactured in Indonesia and three in Singapore, have been a part of the convoy that began its journey in Singapore earlier than progressing to Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and eventually, Thailand. They have been joined by members representing Hyundai, the Affiliation of Singapore (AAS), area people influencers and key opinion leaders.

“Being a part of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 ASEAN tour has exceeded all my expectations! I’m satisfied that electrical autos, significantly the IONIQ 5, are the way forward for transportation. This transformative tour removes my nervousness on EVs capabilities, conclusively proving that EVs not solely cowl lengthy distances however achieve this with such fashion, consolation and reliability,” mentioned Nithi Thuamprathom, an influencer who joined the tour from Hat Yai, Thailand.

“As the primary proud proprietor of the Ioniq 5 in Indonesia, my electrical automobile journey shattered the nervousness about metropolis limits. This tour not solely confirmed that past city boundaries, we skilled zero worries and unmatched comfort throughout long-distance drives with the Ioniq 5 crossing borders of various nations, nevertheless it additionally erased anxieties about discovering charging stations. We arrived at our locations rejuvenated, waking as much as a totally charged automobile the following morning,” commented Fitra Eri, an influencer and automotive knowledgeable from Indonesia.

“Even through the difficult stretch from Cambodia to Vietnam, the place charging stations are restricted, the Ioniq 5 showcased a formidable vary, boasting round 50% battery life remaining. This journey emphatically validates the tour’s slogan, ‘Go Far with Zero Worries,’ underscoring the pivotal function of electrical autos in shaping the way forward for transportation. Importantly, it alerts that the ASEAN area is prepared for future electrification,” he added.

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