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Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.


The Week That Was - August replenishes batteries

5 August 2016

August's dog days are well and truly on us up here in the Northern hemisphere and in the soporific heat of a British summer – well OK – it's warmish – industry tends to take a well-earned break and recharge the batteries ready for an autumn which will rapidly see the Paris Motor Show loom large.


ANALYSIS - Hyundai bets big on Genesis

29 March 2016

Hyundai has just added a limousine at the top of its Genesis line-up, and revealed a concept preview of a BMW 3 Series sized sedan. Between those two sits the Genesis Sedan, soon to gain a new name and other changes.


New Tucson helps Hyundai to outsell GM Holden

11 March 2016

How often do we hear of GM being humbled by Hyundai? That’s what’s been happening in Australia in recent weeks, as the Korean brand has overtaken Holden to claim third position. Much of the reason is the new Tucson.

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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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just-auto Plus only Hyundai unveils H350 fuel cell concept at IAA

23 September 2016

Providing a glimpse into the future of the LCV, Hyundai Motor’s H350 fuel cell concept shows the suitability of the company’s pioneering fuel cell powertrain for commercial application at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover. The...


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Paris motor show. The GTC4Lusso T retains the four-wheel steering system of the existing V12-engined car but is powered by a 449kW/610CV 3,855cc turbocharged V8 and has rear-wheel drive.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai reveals US pricing for 2017 Sonata PHEV

14 September 2016

The 2017 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) offers a class-leading estimated 27 miles of all-electric range and can recharge in less than three hours with a level-two charger. It offers the best of both worlds by providing the power delivery...


Hyundai to focus on hydrogen fuel cell technology

13 September 2016

Hyundai Motor announced plans to launch a taxi and car sharing service in South Korea with vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells, according to local reports.


2016 CHENGDU SHOW - world premieres

7 September 2016

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at CDMS 2016, the 19th Chengdu motor show.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai opens its third Motorstudio in South Korea

7 September 2016

On 9 September 2016, Hyundai Motor will open its third ‘Motorstudio’ brand experience space in the city of Hanam, 30km east of Seoul, South Korea. Following the theme of Motorstudios in Seoul and Moscow, the giant 442 square metre space in Hanam...


South Korean domestic sales fall 11% in August

5 September 2016

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers declined by 10.6% to 107,677 units in August, from 120,400 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 America sells 72,015 units in August 2016

5 September 2016

Riding the wave of hot CUV sales, Hyundai Motor America delivered its best August ever with sales up fractionally over one year ago while the company’s luxury division kicked off sales of its new Genesis G80 mid-luxury sedan. Hyundai Division posts...


just-auto Plus only IIHS LATCH hardware evaluation shows improvement

2 September 2016

Buckling precious cargo into a late-model vehicle has gotten a bit easier in the past year, the institute's LATCH ease-of-use ratings show. IIHS launched its ratings of child seat installation hardware in vehicles in June 2015. Out of 102 vehicles rated...


Hyundai workers reject wage deal, more talks soon

31 August 2016

Hyundai Motor employees in South Korea have rejected a tentative wage agreement reached between management and their union in a move business newswire Bloomberg said may affect the automaker’s efforts to reverse 10 consecutive quarters of profit decline.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India launches sixth generation Elantra

25 August 2016

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, on 23 August 2016, launched the All New 6th Generation Elantra, which redefines prestige in its class. All round excellence and great...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai US recalls Elantra to fix brake pedals

22 August 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V574000 Component(s): Service brakes, hydraulic Potential number of units affected: 64,500 units  Summary: Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain model 2013 Elantra vehicles manufactured 1 December 2012, to 30 April...


BW expands transmissions business with Hyundai

15 August 2016

BorgWarner has announced that it supplies clutch modules for Hyundai’s 8-speed automatic front-wheel drive transmission.


just-auto Plus only Strattec posts sales of US$108.3m in Q4 2016

12 August 2016

Strattec Security Corporation on 11 August 2016, reported operating results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended 3 July 2016. Fourth quarter Net sales for the fourth quarter ended 3 July 2016 were US$108.3m, compared to net sales of $98.4m for the...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Translead recalls over parking brakes issu

12 August 2016

Summary Hyundai Translead (HT) is recalling certain model year 2004-2016 dry van, reefer van, chassis, and container trailers manufactured 4 January, 2004, to 4 March, 2016. These trailers are equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves which may...


Hyundai shows tease pics of new Hyundai i30

11 August 2016

Hyundai has shown teaser pics of the next generation Hyundai i30 ahead of the model’s world premiere next month.


OEMs to beware "cultural imperialism" in China

10 August 2016

Overseas companies should be wary of establishing "cultural imperialism" in China says one prominent ex-auto CEO, as the drive to consolidating the plethora of automotive OEMs in the country looks to gather momentum.


China NEVs can go global - ex-Hyundai India chief

10 August 2016

Former India Hyundai president, BVR Subbu, says China has real export potential with its burgeoning expertise in the field of new energy vehicles [NEVs].


BorgWarner supplies Hyundai VTG turbochargers

9 August 2016

BorgWarner says it is providing its latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology for a wide range of Euro 6 diesel engines used for Hyundai and Kia models worldwide.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai America July 2016 sales up 5.6%

9 August 2016

Hyundai Motor America, on 2 August, 2016, reported sales of 75,003 for the month of July, up 5.6% over a year ago and the company’s best July ever. “The strong performance of the Tucson and refreshed Santa Fe Sport and Santa Fe led us to our...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Santa Fe earns IIHS top safety ratings

5 August 2016

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe qualifies for the top award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety following improvements made to boost protection in a small overlap front crash. The midsize SUV also has a new, optional front crash prevention system that...


South Korean domestic sales fall 11% in July

4 August 2016

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers declined 10.6% to 121,144 units in July, from 135,516 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


Hyundai gambles on Russia with Creta production

3 August 2016

Hyundai Motor Rus has begun building a second model at its St Petersburg plant. Following an upgrade which cost the equivalent of US$100m, Hyundai has now added production of the Creta crossover to the facility which formerly built only the Solaris small car.


Hyundai Motor sees H1 profit and sales volume drop

26 July 2016

Hyundai Motor has announced that first half sales volume and operating profit declined from the same period last year due to lower exports as well as weak currencies and economic recession in emerging markets.


BW supplies Hyundai group hybrids' EGR valve

21 July 2016

BorgWarner has announced it is supplying compact EGR valves for the Hyundai-Kia 1.6-litre GDI Kappa petrol engines used in the recently launched Hyundai Ioniq sedan and Kia Niro crossover SUV vehicle ranges.


Hyundai's Genesis G90 outsells German luxury cars

20 July 2016

To the astonishment of some, Hyundai Motor Group's high priced Genesis G90 is outselling many similarly sized luxury cars worldwide. This includes the Porsche Panamera, Audi A8/S8, Jaguar XJ and Maserati Quattroporte.


Chinese Hyundai dealers want stock compensation

18 July 2016

Hyundai Motor dealers in China are seeking compensation from the South Korean automaker, claiming their businesses have been affected by the company’s failure to offer sufficient product.


Turbocharging I3s a growing trend in Brazil

15 July 2016

Turbo charging a one-litre, three-cylinder engine is a growing trend here in Brazil.


South Korean domestic sales jump 29% in June

4 July 2016

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers jumped by 28.7% to 161,061 units in June, from 125,173 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


Hyundai developing EVs for Genesis brand - report

29 June 2016

Hyundai plans to release plug-in versions of its future Genesis models, the Korean company has told the media in its home market.

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Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automob...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai unveils H350 fuel cell concept at IAA

23 September 2016

Providing a glimpse into the future of the LCV, Hyundai Motor’s H350 fuel cell concept show...


Paris show world debuts list - Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

22 September 2016

Ferrari will reveal an additional version of the four-wheel drive, four-seat GTC4Lusso at the Par...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai reveals US pricing for 2017 Sonata PHEV

14 September 2016

The 2017 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) offers a class-leading estimated 2...


Hyundai to focus on hydrogen fuel cell technology

13 September 2016

Hyundai Motor announced plans to launch a taxi and car sharing service in South Korea with vehicl...


2016 CHENGDU SHOW - world premieres

7 September 2016

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at CDMS 2016, the 19th Chengdu m...



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