The Korea Herald website reports, “Hyundai Motor‘s first all-electric car Ioniq 5 was named World Car of the Year by the World Car Awards for solidifying its position as the carmaker’s signature EV in global markets as well as for creating its unique vehicle design, the company said Thursday.”

“In the World Car Awards, the Ioniq 5 also won the title of World Electric Vehicle of the Year and World Car Design of the Year, swiping three award honors out of six categories.”

“The Ioniq 5 beat Kia’s first all-electric EV6 and the Ford Mustang Mach-E, which had also been finalists for the overall World Car of the Year award from an initial entry list of 28 vehicles.”

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