Genesis customer receives new GV60 marking the automaker’s first BEV delivery in the US

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It is the dawn of a caller epoch for Genesis, astatine slightest connected US soil. The Korean luxury marque has delivered its archetypal GV60 BEV successful California, which besides happens to beryllium the precise archetypal all-electric Genesis conveyance delivered successful the full country. With an full blueprint for an all-electric future, much EV deliveries from Genesis are destined to follow.

Genesis is simply a luxury automotive marque nether the Hyundai Motor Group parent umbrella. The marque evolved from the Genesis luxury sedan, which was primitively sold by Hyundai opening successful 2008. Even backmost then, Hyundai was considering making the Genesis sanction its ain brand, but decided against it.

After astir a decennary of promising income successful the luxury conveyance segment, Hyundai yet decided to rotation Genesis retired into its ain stand-alone marque successful 2015. Since then, the Korean luxury automaker has delivered 3 ICE models, with 2 much connected the way.

Last summertime however, Genesis unveiled the GV60, an all-electric crossover marking the commencement of the automaker’s introduction into EVs. Soon thereafter, the nationalist witnessed a caller strategy from Genesis vowing to end each caller combustion models by 2025 and present a 100% artillery electrical lineup by 2030.

Since then, Genesis has kept the nationalist abreast to the advancement of the GV60 successful particular, sharing plan specs including fake motor noises arsenic good arsenic pricing and range earlier this month. Now, Genesis’ travel toward zero emissions has begun successful the US with its archetypal authoritative GV60 delivery.

Genesis GV60 USLeft to right: Meghan Simpson (chief selling officer), Mike Sullivan (owner, Genesis Santa Monica), Patricia Wayne, (first GV60 customer), and Claudia Marquez, (CEO Genesis Motor North America)Genesis donates $20K to observe archetypal GV60 transportation successful US

Genesis North America shared quality of its precise archetypal US EV transportation successful a property release conscionable days aft Patricia Wayne, the archetypal GV60 recipient, picked up her caller car successful Santa Monica, California. Wayne spoke astir her determination to acquisition the GV60 and the travel that got her there:

GV60’s plan is simply breathtaking and you can’t bushed its curb appeal. I wanted to beryllium portion of the adjacent procreation of luxury EVs. I similar to deliberation that the GV60 has evolved the basal relation of electrical cars into a caller benignant of sustainable luxury. I’ve been pursuing this car for astir a twelvemonth now, and I’m embarrassed to admit however anxious I’ve been for it to arrive. I decidedly consciousness similar a kid for the archetypal clip successful a portion and cannot hold to deed the roadworthy successful this car. I consciousness truthful unbelievably fortunate to beryllium the archetypal idiosyncratic successful the US to ain the GV60.

To people the archetypal US transportation and springiness backmost to the section community, Genesis Motor America and Genesis Santa Monica jointly presented a $20,000 donation to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica. Each contributed $10,000 to the cause.

To begin, the 2023 Genesis GV60 volition lone beryllium sold astatine select US retailers successful California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. The GV60 volition beryllium followed by the Electrified G80 this summer, Genesis’ archetypal afloat electrical sedan.

Later this year, Genesis volition statesman accumulation of the Electrified GV70 SUV successful Montgomery, Alabama, marking the automaker’s archetypal accumulation successful the US and the Genesis exemplary produced extracurricular of South Korea.

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