Hyundai has launched the “Go Far with Zero Worries” Ioniq 5 ASEAN Tour, which sees a number of models of the electrical car (EV) embark on a 2,751-km journey to numerous nations in Southeast Asia. The tour is a results of a collaboration between the Affiliation of Singapore (AAS) and Hyundai, with the latter’s ASEAN headquarters additionally becoming a member of forces, and is aimed toward showcasing the Ioniq 5’s reliability, eco-friendliness and long-distance capabilities
Flagging off from Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Middle Singapore (HMGICS) on November 20, 2023, the convoy has since reached Malaysia and can journey for 3 days to locales corresponding to Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Batu Ferringhi.
After Malaysia, the convoy will proceed on to Thailand for 4 days, stopping by Hat Yai, Chumphon, Wat Phra Boromthat, Klai Kangwon Palace and Bangkok. From there, the convoy heads to Cambodia and can go to Angkor Wat, Bayon Temple and Banteay Srei throughout its three-day journey by way of the nation. The ultimate leg of the tour takes place at Vietnam and can conclude at Ho Chi Minh Metropolis’s Royal Palace in Vietnam on November 30.
The convoy, which incorporates three automobiles from HMGICS in addition to two from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (HMMI), will see 24 members representing Hyundai, the AAS, Hyundai membership members, local people influencers throughout ASEAN nations and key opinion leaders from Indonesia and Thailand discover over 20 iconic locations on the tour.
“Our aspiration by way of this journey is to display the reliability, eco-friendliness, and long-distance capabilities of the Ioniq 5, aiming to cut back customers’ doubts and nervousness about EVs, particularly within the area,” mentioned Youngtack Lee, president of Hyundai Motor ASEAN headquarters.
“The tour not solely marks a historic collaboration between many key stakeholders but in addition symbolises seamless connectivity and cooperation throughout borders. This journey turns into a catalyst for optimistic change and technological innovation,” the corporate wrote in its launch.
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