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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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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 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...


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...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces test results of new car models

1 December 2016

Euro NCAP on 30 November 2016 published its last round of safety ratings for 2016. The Audi Q2, Hyundai Ioniq, Ford Edge, Suzuki Ignis and the SsangYong Tivoli all underwent Euro NCAP’s rigorous safety testing and, of the five cars, two were tested under...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Korea exports 23m vehicles in four decades

28 November 2016

Hyundai Motor is celebrating 40 years of exports to international markets, following a period of significant overseas growth that has seen it become one of the fastest growing brands in the world. From South Korea's first mass-produced model to the latest...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai launches new Azera in Korea

28 November 2016

Hyundai Motor, on 22 November, 2016, launched the All-new Azera (badged as Grandeur in the Korean market), its new range-topping premium sedan, in Korea. Woong Chul Yang, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Company and head of R&D centre, said: “The...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India produces 7m cars in 18 years

24 November 2016

A top of the trim, white Creta AT, which had the distinction of creating history in the Hyundai world by being the seven millionth car, rolled off the production lines with MD, Y.K Koo and VP production, Ganesh Mani S. in the driver’s seat at Hyundai...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor America announces executive changes

18 November 2016

Hyundai Motor America, on 17 November, 2016, announced succession plans for three members of its executive team who will be retiring at the end of this year. The transitions involve: Executive vice president of customer satisfaction Frank Ferrara. In his more...


2016 LA auto show - world premieres list

17 November 2016

The following cars, light trucks and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 LA auto show.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai US selects HERE HD+Traffic service

17 November 2016

HERE, the Open Location Platform company, announced on 16 November 2016 that its HD+ Traffic service will be available in select 2017 Hyundai cars sold in the US and Canada. HERE HD+ Traffic is an innovative new distribution mechanism that offers drivers...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai/STEP to launch 60 Fuel Cell taxis in Paris

14 November 2016

Hyundai Motor will hand over 60 ix35 Fuel Cell cars to the Paris-based electric taxi start-up STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien). On 10 November 2016 a memorandum of understanding was signed at the opening of a public hydrogen fuel...


Japanese boost US SUV imports as demand shifts

11 November 2016

Japanese automakers are shuffling their US product lines and resorting to larger imports of popular models there as they scramble to meet booming demand for SUVs and trucks, a media report said.


Hyundai to establish Big Data Centre in China

11 November 2016

Hyundai Motor has announced plans to build a hub for ‘big data’ at the Guian New Area, China’s national epicentre for big data. Starting operations in June 2017, the new facility will be Hyundai Motor’s first overseas strategic hub for big data analysis, boosting the company’s development of advanced connected cars and technologies.


2016 São Paulo show - World premieres

9 November 2016

The Honda WR-V was the main world premiere at the 8 November press day of the 2016 Sao Paulo International Motor Show. It joined the Jeep Compass, which made its public debut at the event, the media preview having already taken place.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Tucson passes 1.5m zero emission miles

9 November 2016

In celebration of National Hydrogen Day, 8 October 2016, Hyundai Tucson fuel cell drivers have again surpassed an important threshold, accumulating more than 1,500,000 miles on the roads and highways of both Southern and Northern California. These fuel cell...


South Korean domestic sales fall 13% in October

3 November 2016

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers declined 13.3% year on year to 126,660 units in October, from 146,106 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


Western demand helps Czech car output grow

20 October 2016

Czech Republic car factory output almost reached 1m, a local lobby group said.


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner VCT system for Hyundai Lambda II engine

14 October 2016

BorgWarner supplies the first combination of its variable cam timing (VCT) technologies, including its patented cam torque actuated (CTA) phasers with mid-position lock and integrated centre bolt, for Hyundai’s improved Lambda II V-6 engines. The 3.0- to...

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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 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...


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 pr...


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...


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-...


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...



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