Hyundai Earns Highest Fuel Economy Gains in Industry Study by EPA

Posted on 30. Jan, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

01/11/2018, Fountain Valley, CA

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 – Hyundai achieved a automotive industry’s largest fuel potency alleviation from 2015 to 2016, according to a news expelled currently by a Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The EPA’s 2017 CO2 and Fuel Economy Trends Report, one of a automotive industry’s many famous automobile tests, dynamic Hyundai had a largest attention fuel improvement. Using 2016 indication year total newcomer automobile and light lorry data, Hyundai Motor America constructed an considerable 1.3 miles per gallon improvement; while altogether attention fuel potency alleviation was 0.1 miles per gallon, according to a report.

“Hyundai recognizes a significance of a EPA’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards to a environment, policy-makers and business and that’s because we recently announced skeleton to deliver an additional 18 eco-friendly vehicles by 2025,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “The attention of a 13,000 engineers and validation teams serve demonstrates a efforts to deliver affordable, fuel-efficient record opposite a lineup while achieving a poignant miracle for Hyundai.”

Additionally, Hyundai achieved second place altogether (up from fifth place in 2016) with a 28.8 practiced miles per gallon rating.

Key enablers are improvements and creation in powertrains including gasoline approach injection (GDI), turbocharging, hybrids, plug-in variety and pristine electric vehicles, along with increasing use of light-weight materials and a introduction of a streamlined ‘fluidic sculpture’ pattern language. Additionally, a concentration of Advanced High Strength Steel improves collision appetite government but adding weight, assisting to revoke fuel expenditure while delivering a improved pushing experience.

Hyundai’s continued concentration on sustainability and joining to producing eco-friendly vehicles is featured opposite a stream product lineup. The Sonata Hybrid/Plug-in and a Ioniq EV/Hybrid/PHEV any stress operational efficiencies. Hyundai’s Ioniq, is a world’s initial dedicated automobile with 3 electrified low- and zero-emission powertrain choices and a Hybrid chronicle boasts an EPA-estimated 58 miles per gallon (combined), creation it a many fit automobile in a U.S. marketplace but a plug.

Most recently, Hyundai announced a second-generation mass constructed fuel dungeon electric vehicle, a NEXO, a prophesy for hydrogen-powered life and featuring an synthetic intelligence-based personal cockpit that is, not cramped to travel, as it is equally useful in providing appetite to every-day home applications.

O’Brien added, “Hyundai’s fuel economy achievements opposite a far-reaching operation of automobile segments provides consumers with certainty that a attention can grasp fuel potency gains but compromising automobile appeal, value, patron compensation or performance.”

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