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Hyundai’s Kia EV9 takes home 2024 World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle titles

Hyundai Motor Group Achieves Triple Victory at 2024 World Car Awards

Hyundai’s Kia EV9 takes home 2024 World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle titles

Hyundai Motor Group has once again demonstrated its success at the World Car Awards, with the Kia EV9 being named the 2024 World Car of the Year. The EV9 also won the title of 2024 World Electric Vehicle, while the Hyundai IONIQ 5 N was awarded the 2024 World Performance Car. These victories highlight Hyundai’s global leadership in electric vehicles and their technological excellence in their Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP).

The Kia EV9’s innovative design, spacious seven-seat interior, and competitive price point were key factors in its success at the awards. Built on E-GMP architecture, this is the first Kia model to feature fourth-generation battery technology for enhanced performance. These wins continue Hyundai’s streak of success at the World Car Awards, with previous titles such as World Car Design of the Year for IONIQ 5 and IONIQ 6. Additionally, Kia’s EV6 GT was named World Performance Car in 2023 and Telluride was awarded overall World Car of the Year title in 2020 while Soul EV was named as world urban car.

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