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LA show world debuts - BMW M340i xDrive

13 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. A new variant for the G20 BMW 3 Series sedan range is the latest of these to be added to just-auto's preview list.


2019 Detroit auto show: world premieres list

30 October 2018

Manufacturers have begun to drip feed the first details of concepts and production models which will be world debuts at the North American International Auto Show. The first round-up of what has been confirmed is below, with the list to be constantly updated over the coming weeks.


Kia overtakes Hyundai in EU thanks to Sportage

25 October 2018

WLTP changes made for a strange September, with Opel-Vauxhall Europe's number one ahead of BMW, Mercedes and Ford with Volkswagen plunging to fifth. Of all the brands in the top ten, Kia, in ninth place ahead of Hyundai, was the only one to post higher sales. That wasn't due to a fluke month either, it was thanks to multiple new models and a freshened Sportage in particular.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.

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GENEVA INTERVIEW - Kia Europe's Michael Cole

6 March 2018

Kia Motors Europe is cautiously optimistic that it can break through the 500,000 sales barrier this year with numbers already running 6% ahead of last year which ended with 472,000 sales.


OPTIS on simulating sensor performance in AVs

30 January 2018

At the 2018 CES in Las Vegas just-auto's Calum MacRae caught up with Gilles Gallée business development director at OPTIS. OPTIS is a company that specialises in virtual reality simulations of sensors and this expertise is being used in the automotive sector as autonomous vehicles are being readied for development.


Chief designer for Kia Motors Europe on the Optima

3 April 2017

The arrival of Kia’s fourth-generation Optima as an estate in the UK last year – along with a plug-in hybrid version - gave the Korean automaker two new opportunities to expand its business in Europe. Continuing just-auto/QUBE's review of interior design and technology trends, we borrowed an Optima Sportswagon to take a closer look and got the inside story from Gregory Guillaume, Kia Motors’ chief designer for Europe.


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.

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Hyundai/Kia enter new partnership with Vodafone

14 November 2018

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have entered a new pan-European strategic partnership with Vodafone to provide customers with fully-connected in-car infotainment and connected car service.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sells 52,001 units in October 2018

13 November 2018

Hyundai Motor India the country’s second largest car manufacturer and number one exporter since inception registered the highest ever domestic sales of 52,001 units and cumulative sales of 65,020 units for the month of October 2018. Commenting on the...


Hyundai hails hydrogen as central to clean energy

12 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Executive Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun has said that 'hydrogen has a place as a central pillar to the clean energy transition'. He was speaking at clean mobility forum in Singapore last week, the company said Sunday.


Wabco inks Hyundai medium trucks supply deal

8 November 2018

Wabco Holdings said it had entered a long-term agreement with Hyundai Motor to supply medium duty trucks with electronic braking systems (EBS), anti-lock braking systems (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC) and electronically controlled air suspension (ECAS) systems as well as air processing units (APU).


Hyundai-Kia to invest another US$250m in Grab

7 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings, which claims to be southeast Asia's leading O2O (online to offline) mobile platform, announced an agreement under which Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation will invest an additional US$250m into Grab and establish a partnership to pilot EV programs in the region.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor and Grab to improve EV programmes

7 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings (Grab), Southeast Asia’s leading O2O (online to offline) mobile platform, announced an agreement under which Hyundai Motor Company (“Hyundai”) and Kia Motors Corporation (“Kia”) will invest an...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor opens new Cradle office in Israel

6 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Company has officially launched its Hyundai Cradle Tel Aviv office in Israel while announcing a number of strategic investments in Israeli start-ups. Cradle Tel Aviv is the second Cradle office worldwide in addition to the US-based Cradle Silicon...


South Korean sales rebound 24% in October

5 November 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rebounded by over 24% to 139,557 units in October from 112,332 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Hyundai Genesis sales pass 200,000 in October

5 November 2018

Hyundai Motor’s premium car brand, Genesis, passed the 200,000 cumulative global sales mark in October, according to local reports citing industry data.


just-auto Plus only Global NCAP announces four new crash test results

5 November 2018

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association (AA) South Africa launched the second round of #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results with the welcome support of the FIA Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The four models tested show a wide range of safety...


Hyundai-Kia makes leadership changes

2 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have announced key leadership appointments to drive global product strategy, design and R&D innovation as well as sales in the Russia and CIS region, effective 1 November 2018.


Hyundai Motor global sales up 0.9% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Company announced its global sales results for October 2018, recording a total of 408,160 units sold, up 0.9% from a year earlier.


Hyundai Motor to introduce solar charging tech

31 October 2018

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have announced plans to introduce solar charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal combustion, hybrid and battery electric vehicles with additional electrical power, increasing fuel efficiency and range.


Hyundai and BTIRDI join over Hydrogen Energy Fund

31 October 2018

Hyundai Motor has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing-Tsinghua Industrial R&D Institute (BTIRDI) to jointly establish a ‘Hydrogen Energy Fund’.


Hyundai Motor profit plunges 67.4% in Q3 2018

26 October 2018

Hyundai Motor announced business results for the third quarter of 2018, reporting KRW24.4tn (US$21.351bn) in sales, which represents a one percent increase from the same period last year. Global sales decreased by 0.5% year-over-year to 1.12m units.


just-auto Plus only New Hyundai Nexo wins five-star Euro NCAP rating

25 October 2018

Hyundai Motor has received the maximum five-star safety rating from the Euro New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP), the independent vehicle assessment organisation, for the all-new Nexo. Hyundai’s second generation fuel cell electric vehicle demonstrated...


just-auto Plus only New Hyundai Santro makes its world premiere

24 October 2018

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter since inception, launched the much-awaited and legendary - ‘the all new Santro’ - India’s favourite family car. With modern stylish tall boy...


Hyundai steps up new product launches in China

23 October 2018

Hyundai Motor's main joint venture in China, Beijing Hyundai Motor, is stepping up its new model launches to help offset slowing demand in the world's largest new vehicle market, according to local reports citing a company official.


Hyundai Motor Group testing wearable exoskeleton

22 October 2018

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), together with affiliate Kia Motors, said it was innovating with robotics technology through development of the Hyundai Vest Exoskeleton (H-VEX) wearable industrial robots.


Hyundai partners with French firms on hydrogen

17 October 2018

As part of its hydrogen push, Hyundai Motor has signed a memorandum with French energy firms to expand the sale of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India unveils all new Santro

10 October 2018

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter since inception, unveiled ‘The all new Santro’ - India’s favourite family car. The world premiere of the all new Santro will be held on 23...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Cradle invests in Perceptive Automata

10 October 2018

Hyundai Cradle, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, announced it is investing in Perceptive Automata to develop artificial intelligence software for self-driving cars and automated systems. Perceptive Automata, a...


just-auto Plus only IIHS scores 2018 Kia Rio top safety pick+ rating

8 October 2018

The 2018 Kia Rio, a minicar, earns the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when equipped with front crash prevention and newly available good-rated headlights. To qualify for the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award, a vehicle must...


South Korean sales fall 18% in September

3 October 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by over 17.5% to 110,130 vehicles in September from 133,551 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Paris - Kia goes to Hollywood for eNiro promoter

2 October 2018

Kia's star of the Paris show came all the way from Hollywood - although not literally.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor India sales up 1% in September 2018

2 October 2018

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter since inception registered domestic sales of 47,781 units and exports of 14,976 with cumulative sales of 62,757 units for the month of September...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor global sales down 6.6% in September

2 October 2018

Hyundai Motor Company announced its global sales results for September 2018, recording a total of 384,833 units sold, down 6.6% from a year earlier. Overseas sales dropped by 5.7% year-over-year, posting 332,339 units, due to reduced production exports from...


Kia global sales slide 6.4% in September

1 October 2018

Kia Motors said its September 2018 global sales fell 6.4% year on year to 233,708 units.


Hyundai to supply fuel-cell trucks to Swiss market

21 September 2018

Hyundai Motor, in cooperation with H2 Energy, is to provide 1,000 hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks to the Swiss commercial vehicle market, beginning 2019 through to 2023.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for Accent/Ford Ka

21 September 2018

The fifth round of results for the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, was released with a poor result for the Hyundai Accent and an improvement for the Ford Ka’s side impact protection. The Hyundai Accent,...

Hyundai-Kia Group news

Hyundai/Kia enter new partnership with Vodafone

14 November 2018

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have entered a new pan-European strategic partnership with Vodafone...


LA show world debuts - BMW M340i xDrive

13 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. A new v...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sells 52,001 units in October 2018

13 November 2018

Hyundai Motor India the country’s second largest car manufacturer and number one exporter s...


Hyundai hails hydrogen as central to clean energy

12 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Executive Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun has said that 'hydrogen has a place as a...


Wabco inks Hyundai medium trucks supply deal

8 November 2018

Wabco Holdings said it had entered a long-term agreement with Hyundai Motor to supply medium duty...


Hyundai-Kia to invest another US$250m in Grab

7 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings, which claims to be southeast Asia's leading O2O (onlin...



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