Hyundai Motor Group has offered battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. since the middle of the last decade.
Using shared platforms with gasoline-powered siblings, Hyundai and Kia EVs have been popular for their relative normality compared with the quirky designs of rivals such as the Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf. But the Hyundai and Kia electrics have been mostly available in a limited number of U.S. states until recently.
Kia Soul EV: In 2014, Kia introduced an all-electric version of its subcompact Soul hatchback in limited U.S. states with 105 miles of range. The EV runabout was expected to make a return for the 2020 model year but was delayed because of supply issues.