The new-and-improved Nissan Leaf is slated to arrive in Australia this August and has been open for preorders since March. With a competitive $50k pricetag and a 9-year pedigree, many Aussies are asking what the latest Leaf will bring to the table — and why we’ve had to wait so long to get it.
Electric vehicles are frequently framed as an all-or-nothing replacement of combustion, but that doesn’t need to be the case. Hybrids have been on the roads for decades now, and plug-in variants are a happy middle ground for many electric converts that aren’t quite ready to choose between the pump and the plug.
Many Aussies were excited to hear that the much-anticipated Kona EV has been officially priced by Hyundai, coming in at $59,990 before on roads for the base model. There’s a long-held sentiment that we’re paying too much for electric vehicles, so this week on the JET Charge blog we take a look at the the real underlying value of the current crop of EVs.
The JET Charge team spends some time with the new Hyundai Ioniq EV. We look at specs, features, and pricing for Australia’s latest and most affordable electric vehicle.