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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.


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.


Hyundai i20 Turbo - are three cylinders enough?

9 December 2016

You could be excused for overlooking the Hyundai i20. The styling isn’t memorable, but a new three-cylinder turbo petrol engine gives this two-year old car fresh appeal in what is a crowded B-hatchback segment.


Back to school with Kia

21 October 2016

It is a long time since I darkened the door of any university, and then only for the odd social visit, so it was interesting to get a glimpse, courtesy of Kia, to Hyundai Motor Group's facility to see what overseas PR chief Michael Choo called the "more human side" of the automaker.

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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.


INTERVIEW: Dr Sae-Hoon Kim, Hyundai fuel cell R&D

5 November 2014

The Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster which followed the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011 might inadvertently provide a foot in the door for sales of hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles to take off, believes the man in charge of Hyundai-Kia's FCEV research and development, Dr Sae-Hoon Kim.


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud

28 July 2014

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


INTERVIEW: Kia UK President and CEO, Paul Philpott

11 April 2013

Kia’s UK boss tells just-auto that Kia in Europe, along with Hyundai, is contributing hugely to the European economy and that Kia is seriously eyeing a move into motorsport.

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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.


Shanghai show debuts list - Geely Emgrand X1 B-SUV

15 March 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debuts list: an additional SUV for the Geely Emgrand brand.


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 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.


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.


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.


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'...


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.


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.


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 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...


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...


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 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...

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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...


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 Po...


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

21 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V142000 Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America Components: Tyres Potenti...


Hyundai Alabama plant produces 5m engines

17 March 2017

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) has celebrated the five millionth engine to be manufac...


Hyundai US recalling almost 1m cars

16 March 2017

Hyundai Motor America is to recall close to 1m cars to check potentially incorrectly installed se...



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