Customers will be able to access the complimentary charging by utilizing the Electrify America mobile app to locate a station and start a charging session.
“We know EV interest and sales are expanding, nationwide and more people are adding chargers to their homes every day,” said Olabisi Boyle, Vice President, Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America. “Our Kona and Ioniq EV owners are getting additional peace of mind when heading out on longer trips with prepaid access to Electrify America’s national fast-charging network. Electrify America’s DC fast chargers more than meet the Kona and Ioniq’s higher power charging capabilities.”
Drivers can use their smartphone to take advantage of the offer.Photo courtesy of Hyundai Motor America
Electrify America has more than 2,400 ultra-fast chargers across the country. Stations are located along major routes and in metro areas, strategically placed near shopping, banking and dining amenities. Each station has between three and ten individual DC fast chargers to accommodate multiple vehicles charging at one time. The chargers are capable of providing charging speeds of up to 350 kilowatts.
“Hyundai Kona and Ioniq Electric model owners can count on our ultra-fast charging network to provide convenient and reliable charging where and when they need it,” said Wayne Killen, director of automotive and fleet business development at Electrify America. “With more than 500 charging stations in the U.S., Electrify America’s network gives EV owners range confidence traveling across town or across the country. Kona and Ioniq owners gain access to our fast-charging network which was rated Number One by umlaut Inc. in Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine in its 2020 “Best-in-Test” award.”
The 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric has a 258-mile all-electric range. It comes with a 7.2-kilowatt on-board charger. Using a 100-kilowatt DC fast charger, the car’s 64 kilowatt-hour battery can reach an 80 percent charge in as little as 54 minutes.
The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq Electric offers 170 miles of all-electric range.Photo courtesy of Hyundai Motor America
Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq Electric has a 170-mile all-electric range. It has a 38.3-kilowatt-hour battery pack and also comes with a 7.2-kilowatt on-board charger. It too can charge to 80 percent in 54 minutes.