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Brands related to this company: Hyundai, Kia, Genesis

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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.


Hyundai future models - a global analysis

21 December 2016

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

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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


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.


Shanghai show debuts list - Mini JCW Countryman

18 January 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been announced, this time from Mini.


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.


Geneva show debut - BMW, Jaguar & Opel premieres

17 January 2017

The Opel Crossland X and Jaguar XF estate will have their motor show debuts in Geneva, as will facelifts for all variants in the BMW 4 Series range.


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...


South Korean car market flat in 2016

4 January 2017

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers fell by 5.9%% to 164,852 units in December, from peak volumes of 175,263 units in the same month of 2015, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


Hyundai-Kia cuts costs and plugs weak line-up

3 January 2017

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor plans to step up its cost-saving measures as it looks to post its fourth consecutive year of earnings decline, according to local reports citing Reuters.


Hyundai Motor America names interim president/CEO

22 December 2016

Hyundai Motor America has announced a continuation of a reorganisation that began late this year by appointing W. Gerald (Jerry) Flannery as interim president and CEO, effective immediately. He succeeds Dave Zuchowski who will be leaving the company.


Kia marks a decade of production in Slovakia

20 December 2016

Kia Motors has marked the tenth anniversary of production in Europe, with more than 2.5m vehicles and 3.8m engines coming off production lines at the automaker's Slovakia plant in Žilina.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor accelerates development of ccOS

20 December 2016

Hyundai Motor is accelerating development of its advanced ccOS (connected car Operating System), the core platform technology for its future connected cars. The highly sophisticated software will optimise the high-speed transmission and reception of data...


China sales jump 17% in November

14 December 2016

New vehicle sales in China jumped by 16.6% to a record 2.96m units in November, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). 


just-auto Plus only Genesis Europe appoints its new chief designer

9 December 2016

Genesis, the luxury automotive brand, announced that Alexander Selipanov will join the brand as chief designer at the Global Genesis Advanced Studio, located in Europe. As a design-focused brand, Genesis has been recruiting world-renowned top designers as well...


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces 2017 Top Safety Pick winners

8 December 2016

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. Thirty-eight models...


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors global sales up 9.1% in November 2016

6 December 2016

Kia Motors Corporation announced its November 2016 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 283,660 units sold. This figure represents a 9.1%...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor America November 2016 sales up 4%

5 December 2016

Led by CUVs and Hyundai’s smallest cars, Accent and Veloster, Hyundai had its best November ever, with overall sales of 62,507, up 4% over one year ago. Hyundai Division posts sales of 61,201 units “With gas prices remaining relatively low...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sells 57,093 units in November 2016

5 December 2016

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s leading car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered domestic sales of 40,016 units and exports of 17,077 units with cumulative sales of 57,093 units for the month of November 2016. Hyundai in...


South Korean domestic sales rise 2% in November

2 December 2016

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers rose by 2.2% to 144,814 units in November, from 141,711 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only New Hyundai Ioniq wins five-star Euro NCAP rating

2 December 2016

Hyundai Motor’s all-new Ioniq received the maximum five-star safety rating from the independent vehicle assessment organisation Euro NCAP. In the test the Ioniq achieved top marks in the four categories: adult occupant, child occupant, pedestrian and...

Hyundai-Kia Group news

Kia launches new generation Morning/Picanto

19 January 2017

Kia Motors launched a fully-revised Morning sub-compact car this week with enhanced safety featur...


Carmakers join 'hydrogen council' at Davos

18 January 2017

Carmakers Daimler, Hyundai, BMW, Honda and Toyota are among corporate giants - comprising energy,...


Shanghai show debuts list - Mini JCW Countryman

18 January 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been announced, this time from Mini....


Hyundai-Kia to boost US investment

17 January 2017

Amid criticism from president-elect Donald Trump of some vehicle manufacturers' North American ma...


Geneva show debut - BMW, Jaguar & Opel premieres

17 January 2017

The Opel Crossland X and Jaguar XF estate will have their motor show debuts in Geneva, as will fa...


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 tim...



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