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Brands related to this company: Hyundai, Kia, Genesis

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Kia covers the B-segment bases with redesigned Rio

6 February 2017

Kia UK is covering all engine, fuel, transmission and trim bases with the launch of its fully redesigned Rio, the fourth generation of the B-segment 'supermini' to be sold here.


Did CES trump Detroit for future vision?

9 January 2017

As the Detroit International Auto Show opens its doors this week you could argue that the year’s most significant industry event has already taken place around 1,700 miles south west - in Las Vegas.


2018 Stinger and other future Kia models

4 January 2017

Hyundai Motor and Genesis were the the first and second of Hyundai Motor Group's divisions to be explored in a three-feature series, and now comes Kia Motors Corporation. The company has multiple future models on the horizon, including Project CK, the Stinger, a big sports hatchback which will be revealed on 9 January.


Genesis future models - a global analysis

22 December 2016

The final OEM to have its future model plans examined by just-auto.com in 2016 is HMG. Hyundai Motor was the first division to be explored in this three-feature series, and now comes Genesis. An examination of what's ahead for Kia Motors will follow.

Latest interviews


Hyundai-Kia design chief's design philosophy

18 October 2016

There is a corner of the Korean auto industry which, if not forever German, is taking on an increasingly strong Teutonic influence. just-auto catches up with Hyundai-Kia design chief Peter Schreyer and his colleagues.


Why hydrogen is coming, according to Kia

3 December 2015

"In future, all energy will come as electricity." Those words are not from some environmental activist or soundbite politician, but from a senior figure within the auto industry, which perhaps makes them all the more surprising.


Kia sets its supply strategy for market aims

29 October 2015

When Kia opens its new factory in Mexico next year it will have all the production capacity it needs for its short- and medium-term new model plans, says the company’s vice-president of overseas marketing, Soon Nam Lee.


Kia UK MD on how to raise brand pricing

23 July 2015

In the second of a two-part Q&A, Paul Philpott reveals when Kia will launch a B-crossover, how he won't rule out one day outselling Toyota, and the secret of how a cheap cars brand became one now selling GBP40,000-plus models.

Latest news


Geneva show debuts list - Hyundai i30 Wagon

17 February 2017

The i30 estate will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show, Hyundai has announced.


Toronto motor show - world debuts list

17 February 2017

There were just two world premieres at the 2017 Canadian International Auto show.


Yet another facelift for nine-year old Citroën C5

17 February 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debuts list. Astonishingly, the poor selling Citroën C5 is to be given yet another facelift.


Kia Europe shows off redesigned Picanto

16 February 2017

Kia's redesigned Picanto city car has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Geneva show in March. The new, entry level tiddler will go on sale across Europe from 1 April. It made its domestic debut, as the Morning, in January.


Hanon water-air condenser for Hyundai wins award

16 February 2017

Hanon Systems, a global supplier of automotive thermal and energy management products, has been named co-winner of the IR52 Jang Young-Shil Award with Hyundai Motor Company for its water-air cooled condenser for passenger vehicles.


Hyundai hires ex-GM researcher to lead AD centre

14 February 2017

Hyundai Motor Group has hired a leading former General Motors researcher to oversee an R&D centre dedicated to the development of fully autonomous vehicles.


2017 Chicago motor show - world debuts

10 February 2017

FCA US, Ford Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Nissan North America and Subaru of America all had vehicle world premieres at the 2017 Chicago auto show.


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors sells 190,002 units globally in January

9 February 2017

Kia Motors Corporation announced its January 2017 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 190,002 units sold. In...


South Korean domestic sales flat in January

3 February 2017

Domestic sales among South Korea's five main automakers were flat at 106,210 units in January, compared with 106,281 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country's vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India January 2017 sales rise 17.2%

3 February 2017

Hyundai Motor India the country’s leading car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered domestic sales of 42,017 units and exports of 9,817 units with cumulative sales of 51,834 units for the month of January 2017. Commenting on...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai US sales up 3.3% in January 2017

2 February 2017

Hyundai Motor America on 1 February 2017 announced its best January ever, beating last year's record by 3.3%. Sales for January were 46,507. Hyundai Division posts sales of 44,689 units in January "Coming off a strong December, consumers'...


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors America sells 35,626 units in January

2 February 2017

Kia Motors America in 1 February 2017 announced January sales of 35,626 units, led by the Optima and Soul with 7,849 and 7,792 units sold, respectively. The first month of the year also marks the first retail deliveries of the all-new Niro crossover. Rio:...


Kia UK has alternatives to under-siege diesel

31 January 2017

It’s not been a good 12 months for diesel. There was the VW emissions scandal in the US, followed by accusations against other carmakers in Europe, and now cities are planning to penalise diesel drivers.


Hyundai Motor posts 2016 sales and profit declines

25 January 2017

Hyundai Motor has posted results for 2016 that show a 2.1% annual decline in vehicle sales and net profit off 12.1% on the previous year.


Kia dealers in China seek compensation for losses

24 January 2017

Kia Motors’ Chinese dealers are demanding compensation for what they claim to be unfair business practices by the South Korean automaker’s local distributor.


Kia launches new generation Morning/Picanto

19 January 2017

Kia Motors launched a fully-revised Morning sub-compact car this week with enhanced safety features including a stronger body structure and additional safety systems.


Carmakers join 'hydrogen council' at Davos

18 January 2017

Carmakers Daimler, Hyundai, BMW, Honda and Toyota are among corporate giants - comprising energy, engineering and automotive firms - backing a new global initiative to promote hydrogen technologies.


Hyundai-Kia to boost US investment

17 January 2017

Amid criticism from president-elect Donald Trump of some vehicle manufacturers' North American manufacturing investment strategies, Hyundai-Kia is stressing that it plans high levels of investment in its US operations over the next five years.


Hyundai tops Chile car market for first time

17 January 2017

Hyundai Motor has announced that it has topped last year’s sales chart in Chile for the first time ever.


EXCLUSIVE - Kia B-SUV to be called Stonic

13 January 2017

According to a trademark filing, 'Stonic' will be the name of a new Kia model. It is believed that this will be applied to the YB-SUV due out later in 2017.


Hyundai recalls Tucson in China, South Korea

13 January 2017

Hyundai Motor is to recall 184,000 Tucson SUVs in South Korea and China from next month due to problems with the suspension system.


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor India 2016 sales up 5.2%

10 January 2017

Hyundai Motor India, country’s largest auto exporter and second largest manufacturer, on 1 January, 2017, announced that it has first time achieved sales milestone of 5,00,537 units in CY 2016 registering a growth of 5.2% . Commenting on HMIL’s...


just-auto Plus only Kia UK 2016 annual sales rise 13.8%

10 January 2017

Kia Motors (UK) set yet another new record in 2016 with sales for the year totalling 89,363 a 13.8% growth compared to 2015’s record total of 78,489. With Sportage, Picanto, cee’d, Rio and Venga continuing to lead Kia’s performance table...


just-auto Plus only Kia UK names its new sales director

10 January 2017

Kia Motors (UK) has appointed Steve Hicks to the role of sales director at the company’s head office in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. Leading a team of 73, Steve will oversee all sales channels including retail, fleet and new and used cars through the 187...


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors global 2016 sales up 3.2%

10 January 2017

Kia Motors Corporation announced on 6 January, 2017, its full-year 2016 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 3,007,976...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor UK records 4.8% rise in 2016 sales

10 January 2017

Hyundai Motor UK, on 5 January, 2017, announced that in 2016, it sold 92,510 vehicles, a year-on-year rise of 4.8% and the 8th consecutive year of growth. 2016 continued to produce growth in both the retail and fleet markets, with figures of 8.2% and 1.9%...


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor America 2016 sales up 1.75%

6 January 2017

Hyundai Motor America on 4 January 2017 announced its seventh consecutive year of record US sales of 775,005 units, an increase of 1.75%. For the month of December, sales were down 1.9%. Hyundai Division posts sales of 60,572 units in December “As...


just-auto Plus only Kia America 2016 annual sales up 3.5%

5 January 2017

Capping off an historic year that saw the Kia brand collect more third-party awards and accolades for quality and reliability than ever before, Kia Motors America (KMA), on 4 January, 2016, announced all-time best annual sales of 647,598 vehicles in 2016, up...

Hyundai-Kia Group news

Geneva show debuts list - Hyundai i30 Wagon

17 February 2017

The i30 estate will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show, Hyundai has announced. Info...


Toronto motor show - world debuts list

17 February 2017

There were just two world premieres at the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show. The AM-RB 00...


Yet another facelift for nine-year old Citroën C5

17 February 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debu...


Kia Europe shows off redesigned Picanto

16 February 2017

Kia's redesigned Picanto city car has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Geneva show...


Hanon water-air condenser for Hyundai wins award

16 February 2017

Hanon Systems, a global supplier of automotive thermal and energy management products, has been n...


Hyundai hires ex-GM researcher to lead AD centre

14 February 2017

Hyundai Motor Group has hired a leading former General Motors researcher to oversee an R&D ce...



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