What new Hybrid, Plugin Hybrid, and All-Electric Vehicles Are Planned to be Released in 2022?

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Increasing awareness on environmental issues and renewable energy makes more and more people switch to electric-powered vehicles. In response, more automakers are adding more electric cars to their lineups. Everyone is working on electric vehicles, from well-established manufacturers to new names like Byton and Canoo. 

Here is a list of electric vehicles that will be available soon.

Audi A6 e-Tron (Expected: 2022)

The Audi spokesperson announced in July 2021 that they scheduled the release of the A6 e-Tron concept in 2022. It will use two electric motors with a combined output of 469 horsepower and have an 800-volt charging capability which could have as much as 400 miles of range on a single charge.

The German automotive company says the A6 will charge its 100kWh battery from five to 80% in less than 25 minutes using a 270-kW fast charger.

The price of the e-Tron is likely to range from $80,000 to $100,000.

Bollinger B1 and B2 (Expected: 2022)

Bollinger Motors is about to release two utilitarian-looking high-end vehicles. The B1 SUV and the B2 pickup will cost $125,000 each. Both cars will start reaching customers in 2021, but in January 2022, the auto company from Michigan announced a production delay. Both SUV and truck expect to offer 614 horsepower, 668 pound-feet of torque, and a 4.5-second zero-to-6o-mph time. The Bollinger B1’s 120.0-kWh battery pack provides up to 200 miles of range. 

Byton M-Byte Concept (Expected: 2022)

Byton’s M-Byte, originally called the Concept, was first seen at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The expected base price for M-Byte in the US is $45,000. It features 48-inch, high-resolution display, front rotating seats, and interactions including touch and gesture control, driver’s face recognition, and voice command. 

The 272-hp rear-wheel-drive model has two options for battery packs, the 72.0-kWh battery and 95kWh pack. The smaller battery pack can provide up to 224 miles of range, and the larger battery is good for up to 286 miles. The car can be charged from an empty battery to 80% in about 35 minutes using a 150-kW fast DC charger.

Canoo Lifestyle Vehicle (Expected: Late 2022)

Canoo is an American manufacturer of electric vehicles. The company announced to start selling its Multi-Purpose Delivery Vehicle (MPDV) product in 2022 with a base price of $34,750.

The startup company claims that this battery-electric minivan will have a range of 250 miles and 300 horsepower. 

The pod-shaped vans would be available in four styles. The Delivery trim, priced US$34,750, would offer two seats and a cargo capacity of 1464 lbs. (664 kg). The Base trim is a five-seater van, while the Premium trim would offer seven seats with two additional seats mounted longitudinally on the rear doors, a glass roof, a front street view window for a base price of $49,950. The LV also features 17 speaker audio systems, ambient lighting, and an ultraviolet air purifying system. The Adventure trim has an additional exclusive paint color, a tow hitch, and a roof rack.

Fisker Ocean (Expected: Late 2022)

An American electric car startup Fisker debuted its Ocean SUV at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week.

The stylish 300-mile range electric SUV with a solar roof costs $37,499 (£34,990 in the UK). The production of Ocean will begin in the fourth quarter of 2022. 

Ford F-150 Lightning (Expected: 2022)

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning truck is 100% Electric and equipped with intelligent features with Ford Power-up software updates. Another feature is the Ford Intelligent Backup Power that allows the car to provide power to your home for up to three days if the battery is fully charged and even up to 10 days if power is regulated. It has two battery packs available, with an EPA-estimated goal of 230 miles for rear-drive trucks and 300 miles for dual-motor all-wheel-drive models. The Lightning’s starting price is $39,974.

Genesis GV60 (Expected: 2022)

The Genesis GV60 is a luxurious car and the first EV model with the most dynamic design, representing Genesis’ electrification. 

It is a high-performance electric vehicle with a smooth crossover utility vehicle (CUV) design. Its interior design is spacious, comfortable, and unique. GV60’s most compelling design element is the Crystal Sphere. It also uses a new battery charging technology with a multi-input charging system, V2L, and plug and charge for convenient and stress-free charging using simple payment technology.

The GV60 will offer a range of powertrain configurations with between 225 and 429 horsepower, with the most potent AWD version could get to 60 mph in 4.0 seconds. There is still no price announced, but it will be in the US market in 2022. 

Hyundai Ioniq 5 (Expected: Early 2022)

Hyundai Ioniq 5 is an all-wheel-drive EV. The new electric sub-brand features an innovative movable seat that can slide back up to 140mm.

The interiors are eco-processed leather, textiles from sustainable fibers, and crushed used PET plastic bottles.

Ioniq 5 can is super-fast charging with a 350-kW charger, and it can charge from ten percent to 80% in just 18 minutes. The Ioniq 5’s rear-drive single motor produces 225 horsepower, while the all-wheel-drive dual-motor version delivers 320 horsepower.

Kia EV6 (Expected: 2022)

The Kia EV6 is the first Kia electric vehicle introduced in August 2021. The EV6 rides on the same Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) as the Hyundai Ioniq 5. Kia will also use sustainable materials for the car’s interior. The South Korean vehicle also features an augmented reality head-up display, remote-controlled parking, and auto lane changing. EV6 will offer versions ranging between 167 and 576 horsepower with a range of up to 300 miles. Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions will be provided, with the option of either a 58.0 or a 77.4-kWh battery pack.

Lexus RZ (Expected: 2022)

The Lexus RZ will be the first all-electric SUV from Lexus, and it will share the E-TNGA platform with partners Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Solterra. It is said to be offered in the US market by the end of 2022. The Japanese luxury vehicle company plans to sell only electric cars by 2030. 

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