Two all-electric vehicle models made by Hyundai and Kia have won top honors at this year's German Car of the Year awards.
A jury of 20 car industry journalists rated the most important new automotive releases of the year in terms of product features, relevance and future viability.
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 beat out competitors such as the BMW iX and the Mercedes-Benz EQS to won the "New Energy" category, while the Kia EV6 electric crossover won the "Premium" category.
An overall winner will be announced next month.
And for that, the Hyundai and Kia models will be competing against the winners of the upcoming "Compact", "Luxury" and "Performance" categories.