Hyundai for the police: especially for what concerns the fleet of electric cars.
It is clear that the advantages offered by these types of cars are convincing for law enforcement agencies across Europe thanks to the quality and versatility of these battery-powered cars.
Certainly the preferred Hyundai model at the moment is Kona Electric which is already part of the police force of Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The reason for adopting the model is fundamental: low environmental and acoustic impact and the charging time of the car which requires an hour of time to bring your battery to 80% charge.
It should be noted that Kona Electric was also the model praised by the German police, which partially replaced the much noisier Opel Astra diesel.
In Italy it is Sunday Nexo, at least in the province of Bolzano, that is employed. The hydrogen model of the Korean company offers an autonomy of 666 kilometers with one recharge and guarantees optimal performance such as the maximum speed of 179 Km / h.
Together with Hyundai IONIQ which is the first model offered in three electrified hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fully electric solutions. With a capacity increased by 36% on the latest model, it boasts a range of 311 kilometers on a single charge.
Faced with this horizon, it is easy to understand why Hyundai expects to be among the top three electric vehicle manufacturers globally by 2025 with the ambitious goal of marketing up to 670,000 battery-powered units each year.
In the United States, finally and albeit slowly, the Chevrolet Bolt Ev is used in a suburb of Washington D.C. and the Nissan Leafs in Seattle since 2015.
In Los Angeles, the law enforcement fleet is equipped with 100 BMW i3s, but unfortunately many units are stored in the garage and are not used.
Australia is an exception in 2019. In fact, he has been using the Tesla Model X from 2019 within his Victoria fleet.