Yonhap News Agency reports, “Kia Motors Corp. said Tuesday its all-electric EV6 sedan has been named the 2022 European Car of the Year (ECOTY), marking the first time for a South Korean automobile brand to clinch the award.”

SEOUL, March 1 (Yonhap) — Kia Motors Corp. said Tuesday its all-electric EV6 sedan has been named the 2022 European Car of the Year (ECOTY), marking the first time for a South Korean automobile brand to clinch the award.

“In a ceremony held in Geneva on Monday (local time), the Kia EV6 received the prestigious ECOTY award, outranking six models — Hyundai IONIQ 5, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Skoda Enyaq iV, Cupra Born, Renault Megane E-Tech and Peugeot 308. Hyundai Motor Co.’s all-electric IONIQ 5 clinched third place.”

“The EV6 was voted No. 1 by a 61-strong jury consisting of highly respected motoring journalists from 23 European countries, the company said.”

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