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Take note, Elon Musk: this company is quietly dominating the EV race

Tesla still sells far more cars, but it took firm a decade to deliver as many electric vehicles as Hyundai and Kia have managed in a few short months

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Kyle Stock | Bloomberg
Pipe down for a second Elon, the hottest things in the auto industry — the most electric electrics — now come from Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Corp.
 
Earlier this year, the South Korean carmakers rolled out two new battery-powered cars — the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and its sibling, the Kia EV6 — which promptly tore up the sales charts, passing the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt and every other electric vehicle on the market not made by Tesla. In the US this year through May, Hyundai and Kia sold 21,467 of these two machines, besting even the white-hot Ford Mustang

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First Published: Jun 25 2022 | 6:00 PM IST

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