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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.

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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.

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Kia Picanto focuses on what matters to buyers

28 March 2017

When you try to say everything, in the end you say nothing - targeting the best in class everywhere does not sell cars.


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors America recalls 2017 Niro vehicles

28 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V159000 Manufacturer Kia Motors America Components Steering Potential number of units affected 135 Summary Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven...


Hyundai China sales hit by diplomatic row

27 March 2017

Hyundai Motor has suspended production at one of its Chinese factories for a week as fears grow that a diplomatic row between China and South Korea is denting sales.


Shanghai show debuts list - Aston Martin DB11 V8

27 March 2017

Another two world premieres for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 have been been added to just-auto.com's debuts list: a V8-engined Aston Martin DB11 and a new Zotye SUV.


Seoul auto show - SsangYong & Hyundai world debuts

23 March 2017

Hyundai Motor Company and SsangYong Motor will each have at least one production vehicle world premiere apiece at the Seoul motor show.


Hyundai Motor restructure rumours lift share price

21 March 2017

Hyundai Motor's share price has rallied amid talk of restructuring by the parent group.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai US recalls 2011-2015 Sonata vehicles

21 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V152000 Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America Components: Seat belts Potential number of units affected: 977,778 Summary Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai America recalls Santa Fe Sport vehicles

21 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V142000 Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America Components: Tyres Potential number of units affected: 190 Summary Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The affected vehicles have a...


Hyundai Alabama plant produces 5m engines

17 March 2017

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) has celebrated the five millionth engine to be manufactured at the Alabama assembly plant. Engine shop Team Members and HMMA leadership gathered for a luncheon to celebrate this significant achievement.


Hyundai US recalling almost 1m cars

16 March 2017

Hyundai Motor America is to recall close to 1m cars to check potentially incorrectly installed seat belts supplied by what is now the combined ZF-TRW. This appears to be a vehicle assembly issue rather than faulty components.


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors global sales down 3.6% in February 2017

10 March 2017

Kia Motors Corporation announced tits February 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 206,438 units sold. In...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai reveals FE Fuel Cell Concept at Swiss show

9 March 2017

Hyundai Motor unveils its futuristic FE Fuel Cell Concept that looks ahead to the next generation of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Having established itself as a global leader for hydrogen transportation, the company has reaffirmed its commitment to fuel cell...


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


Hyundai Motor unveils refreshed Sonata

8 March 2017

Hyundai Motor has unveiled a redesigned Sonata sedan in the hope that the new model can lift prospects in a declining segment of the Korean and US car markets


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors reveals four new models at Geneva show

8 March 2017

On 7 March at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Kia Motors unveils four new models. The new Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan makes its European premiere, alongside the all-new Kia Picanto city car, which makes its global debut. Advanced powertrain...


GENEVA - Kia chief remains bullish on Europe

7 March 2017

It doesn't seem to matter what obstacles are thrown in the path of Kia, the brand seemingly goes from strength to strength in Europe.


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors America sells 42,673 units in February

2 March 2017

Kia Motors America announced February sales of 42,673 units, led by the Optima midsize sedan with 8,892 units sold. The month also saw the best February sales performance in company history for the Forte family of compact cars, and 2,143 units of the all-new...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai US sells 53,020 units in February 2017

2 March 2017

Hyundai Motor America announced its best February ever, with sales totalling 53,020 for the month. Hyundai Division posts sales of 51,438 units "The Santa Fe and Elantra families continued their strong performances in February, up 58% and 33%,...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai's DC office gets new Government Affairs VP

23 February 2017

Hyundai Motor Company on 22 February 2017 announced that David S. Kim will join the Washington, D.C. office as vice president of Government Affairs. In this role, Kim will lead Hyundai's US government affairs program at the federal and state...


Hyundai Mobis joins Auto-ISAC

21 February 2017

Hyundai Mobis joins the global alliance for a coordinated response to cyber threats, such as hacking, in the age of connected cars and smart cars.


Toronto motor show - world debuts list

17 February 2017

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


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:...

Hyundai-Kia Group news

Kia Picanto focuses on what matters to buyers

28 March 2017

When you try to say everything, in the end you say nothing - targeting the best in class everywhe...


just-auto Plus only Kia Motors America recalls 2017 Niro vehicles

28 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V159000 Manufacturer Kia Motors America Components Steering Potential...


Hyundai China sales hit by diplomatic row

27 March 2017

Hyundai Motor has suspended production at one of its Chinese factories for a week as fears grow t...


Shanghai show debuts list - Aston Martin DB11 V8

27 March 2017

Another two world premieres for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 have been been added to just-auto.com'...


Seoul auto show - SsangYong & Hyundai world debuts

23 March 2017

Hyundai Motor Company and SsangYong Motor will each have at least one production vehicle world pr...


Hyundai Motor restructure rumours lift share price

21 March 2017

Hyundai Motor's share price has rallied amid talk of restructuring by the parent group. Re...



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