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Hi Everyone any assistance would be appreciated.
Have been driving a Ioniq bev since March last year and have been enjoying the experience - 25,000 miles clocked up.
However the range is not sufficient for me so I ordered a Kona EV early February 2020 and paid a deposit.
Originally due date was 21st April but this was pushed back to May. The Hyundai dealer in Northern Ireland is closed (along with the other ones) so I have no idea when I will be able to take delivery of the new car. I contacted Hyundai customer services on Monday which were of no help and told me to call back in 3 weeks.
I notice some of the hyundai dealers have opened on the mainland.
Can anyone advise if the ship has arrived in the UK from South Korea with the Kona EVs?
If my dealer decides to stay on furlough later than other dealers, is it possible to receive the car sooner from another dealer?
 

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Will yours be made in S Korea or their new European plant?

“Hyundai starts producing Kona Electric at Czech plant, helping triple its EVs for Europe. Hyundai announced that it will begin making the Kona Electric crossover at its manufacturing plant in the Nosovice, Czech Republic, this month (March) The plant plans to produce 30,000 units of the Kona Electric per year.
 

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Hi, my dealer said it would be coming from south korea; i mentioned would the car be coming from Czech rather than South Korea? Typically I found I knew more than the sales people selling the cars. Do you know if it did come from Czech is there a better/quicker supply?
 

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I think the Czech cars are all left hand drive; UK cars will continue to come from South Korea.
 

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Hi Everyone any assistance would be appreciated.
Have been driving a Ioniq bev since March last year and have been enjoying the experience - 25,000 miles clocked up.
However the range is not sufficient for me so I ordered a Kona EV early February 2020 and paid a deposit.
Originally due date was 21st April but this was pushed back to May. The Hyundai dealer in Northern Ireland is closed (along with the other ones) so I have no idea when I will be able to take delivery of the new car. I contacted Hyundai customer services on Monday which were of no help and told me to call back in 3 weeks.
I notice some of the hyundai dealers have opened on the mainland.
Can anyone advise if the ship has arrived in the UK from South Korea with the Kona EVs?
If my dealer decides to stay on furlough later than other dealers, is it possible to receive the car sooner from another dealer?
Hi the ship with Your car and mine arrived in tilbury last night I have been tracking it for the last 2 weeks i no it’s sad but what else is there to do in times like this should take about 2 weeks to show rooms in normal times but who no’s with this currant situation.
 

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Hi the ship with Your car and mine arrived in tilbury last night I have been tracking it for the last 2 weeks i no it’s sad but what else is there to do in times like this should take about 2 weeks to show rooms in normal times but who no’s with this currant situation.
Mine got to the dealer a week early at the end of February. Predicted first week in March, so don't be surprised if you get a call.
 

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Hi the ship with Your car and mine arrived in tilbury last night I have been tracking it for the last 2 weeks i no it’s sad but what else is there to do in times like this should take about 2 weeks to show rooms in normal times but who no’s with this currant situation.
 

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think ours was on same ship - dealer mailed this morning...expects us to get it by end of june
 

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I just ordered a new Kona Electric through the click-to-buy option on the website. The dealer doesn't seem to be answering the phone today or I'd have spoken to them directly, but that's alright. Collection booked for Friday 3rd July (though the website does say the time isn't guaranteed).
 

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Less than 3 weeks for delivery!? They really do have some stock in the UK now then...

By the way, welcome to the Ampera/Volt -> Kona Electric club - there are quite a few of us on here who've had that trip!
 
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Less than 3 weeks for delivery!? They really do have some stock in the UK now then...

By the way, welcome to the Ampera/Volt -> Kona Electric club - there are quite a few of us on here who've had that trip!
Stock is variable: Blue Premium SE 2 weeks, Grey ditto 12 weeks. When we were in for a test drive a couple of weeks ago they said there were 5 of the blue ones available, I wonder if that's cancelled orders due to the current situation or if they just shipped over a few on spec?

The move to full electric has taken me a while from the Volt in 2012 via the i3 REx but I reckon it's time to take the plunge.
 

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You'll never regret it, believe me, though the ride is nowhere near as quiet as the silent Ampera...

When I ordered my Kona, we had to wait 7 months and we thought that was good :)
 

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I agree, I don't think you will regret it. With the range the Kona gives, even in the winter, I have had no range anxiety in the year I have owned it. Done several long journeys as well, although nowhere near as many as Stageshoot. IMHO the charging infra has passed a tipping point in a positive direction. It is not perfect but it has improved dramatically in the last year.
 

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Stock is variable: Blue Premium SE 2 weeks, Grey ditto 12 weeks. When we were in for a test drive a couple of weeks ago they said there were 5 of the blue ones available, I wonder if that's cancelled orders due to the current situation or if they just shipped over a few on spec?

The move to full electric has taken me a while from the Volt in 2012 via the i3 REx but I reckon it's time to take the plunge.
I don't think you could have picked a better vehicle to go full electric with. I got mine in March, just before the lockdown. Before that I drove the Ioniq BEV and loved that too. I am now able to drive the same routes without having to stop for a top up charge.
 
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