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Brands related to this company: Hyundai, Kia, Genesis

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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Ford Puma

26 June 2019

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to make its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September, as will two other just-announced models: a facelifted Q7 range and the Ford Puma.


New 2020 Kia Soul earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

26 June 2019


Kia to stop production at Chinese plant on weak demand

14 June 2019

Kia Motors announced it would cease production at one of its vehicle assembly plants in China this month due to weak local demand, according to South Korean news agencies.


Kia ready for the return of diesel demand with Stonic

13 June 2019

May saw Kia setting yet another sales record in its largest European market. Surprisingly, that's not Germany, but Britain, where the brand is ahead of not only its parent, but Nissan too. The Sportage is much of the reason for the ongoing rise but another, smaller crossover is playing an ever greater role in the growth.


Hyundai steps up collaboration with Aurora Innovation

13 June 2019

Hyundai Motor said it was expanding its collaboration with US self-driving technology developer Aurora Innovation to accelerate co-development of autonomous vehicle technology.


Hyundai Motor partners with Israeli start-up MDGo

10 June 2019


Plugsurfing and Kia team for Europe EV charger network

10 June 2019

Plugsurfing and Kia Motors Netherlands are to provide a Europe-wide solution for all Kia electric vehicle drivers.


South Korean sales up slightly in May

4 June 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers increased by just 0.5% to 133,719 units in May 2019 from 133,062 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


Kia names new compact SUV

4 June 2019

Kia Motors announced Seltos as the name of its new global compact SUV due to be launched in the summer.


Hyundai sells 357,515 units globally in May 2019

4 June 2019


Kia Motors global sales slip in May

3 June 2019

Kia Motors Corporation said 239,059 units of global sales in May 2019 was a 3.4 % decrease compared to the same month last year.


Hyundai and Skolkovo Innovation Centre form mobility partnership

31 May 2019


Hyundai Motor unveils Electric Double-Decker Bus

29 May 2019

Hyundai Motor has unveiled an electric double-decker bus which is a first of its kind for Hyundai and is part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.


Hyundai develops gross weight system for LCV EVs

29 May 2019

Hyundai has unveiled a system estimating the gross vehicle weight of a light duty commercial electric vehicle.


Hands-On Tech - Kia Ceed

28 May 2019


Kia prepares for India launch later this year

22 May 2019

Kia Motors is currently making final preparations for its launch later this year in India, a country with a domestic vehicle market of over 4.3m units last year.


Hyundai continues significant investment across the US

20 May 2019


Hyundai Alabama adds head machining plant

17 May 2019

Alabama governor Kay Ivey and other elected officials joined Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama management and staff to celebrate the 'grand opening' of HMMA’s cylinder head machining plant.


Kia reveals first image of new small SUV

16 May 2019

Kia Motors has revealed the first image of its new small SUV. Due to be revealed fully in the summer, it says the new vehicle possesses the space and capabilities of a traditional SUV in a compact package.


Hyundai Motor Group develops ‘intelligent air purification system’

16 May 2019

Hyundai Motor Group says it has developed an intelligent ‘Smart Air Purification system’ that monitors interior air quality to automatically filter the air inside a car. The system works to enhance in-car air quality by introducing a new automated monitoring system, which continually checks interior air quality until it achieves an ‘Excellent’ status.


Hyundai invests in Croatian high-performance EV start-up Rimac

14 May 2019

Hyundai Motor Group has agreed to invest EUR80m in Croatian high-performance electric car manufacturer Rimac Automobili, as the South Korean carmaker looks to establish a strategic partnership with the European start-up company in the clean mobility segment.


South Korean sales up slightly in April

2 May 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers increased by 1.6% to 136,296 units in April 2019 from 134,197 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


Hyundai global sales down 5.8% in April 2019

2 May 2019


Interior design and technology – Kia Rio

30 April 2019

The Kia Rio, now in its fourth incarnation, is the Korean automaker’s best-seller with sales close to 475,000 a year. While it is overshadowed in the UK by the European-built Sportage crossover and Ceed range, it accounts for almost one-sixth of the company's sales. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside to see how it compares to its predecessor.


Hyundai develops technology to adjust EV performance using smartphones

29 April 2019

Hyundai Motor Group announced development of ‘smartphone-electric vehicle pairing based performance adjustment technology,’ which allows users to customise primary functions through a smartphone application – an industry-first innovation.


NHTSA eyeing TRW airbag control units in millions of cars

24 April 2019

A US investigation into airbags using TRW (absorbed into ZF) control units now includes millions of additional cars, according to US media reports.


Hyundai Motor names new styling chief

24 April 2019

Hyundai Motor Company said Simon Loasby, director of design in China, had been promoted to head of the Hyundai Styling Group at the design centre in South Korea.


Hyundai boosts Q1 sales and profit

24 April 2019

Hyundai Motor Company reported a 6.9% and 21% increase in sales revenue and operating profit respectively for the first quarter of 2019, "in spite of continued slowdown in global economic growth".


Hyundai names new head of Hyundai Styling Group

23 April 2019


Hyundai Motor names new global chief operating officer

23 April 2019

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Hyundai-Kia Group news

Frankfurt IAA debuts - BMW M Next and Ford Puma

26 June 2019

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to...


just-auto Plus only New Kia Soul earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

26 June 2019

The redesigned 2020 Kia Soul, a small car, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Inst...


Kia to stop production at Chinese plant

14 June 2019

Kia Motors announced it would cease production at one of its vehicle assembly plants in China thi...


Kia ready for return of diesel demand with Stonic

13 June 2019

May saw Kia setting yet another sales record in its largest European market. Surprisingly, that's...


Hyundai steps up collaboration with Aurora

13 June 2019

Hyundai Motor said it was expanding its collaboration with US self-driving technology developer A...


Plugsurfing and Kia team for Europe EV chargers

10 June 2019

Plugsurfing and Kia Motors Netherlands are to provide a Europe-wide solution for all Kia electric...



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