"Hyundai’s Chief Creative Officer, Luc Donckerwolke, told Autocar UK that the company would apply an electric powertrain to the Santa Cruz. He said the company would have to wait a bit, but electrification was definitely on the cards for the truck. Donckerwolke didn’t mention a timetable but expect to see the first electrified Santa Cruz in 2023.": Electric or Hybrid "not far off" on the Hyundai Santa Cruz [Update]I can understand your POV. Where did you read they are coming out with all electric version next year?
As always, accuracy is TBD. But looks like EU first, then US. The other point is that Hyundai has stated in the past that they are driving toward having a gas and elec. of most models. I think the thing to watch is how soon the electric Tucson comes. Being the same platform, they are likely to have a power train for both. We shall see...