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2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.


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.


Updated Hyundai i20 heads for 250,000+ deliveries in 2018

13 September 2018

The i20 is a car which can be overlooked when considering the most important models in the global B segment. It shouldn't be. Hyundai is on course to sell around 140,000 units of this five-door hatchback in India this year and more than 100,000 in Europe.


i30 N shows Volkswagen should fear Hyundai

10 September 2018

Who would have thought even five years ago that Hyundai would be an equal to Renaultsport? The expanding N division is also now a threat to VW’s GTI models.

Latest interviews


OPTIS on simulating sensors performance in autonomous vehicles

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.


Why hydrogen is coming, according to Kia - INTERVIEW

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, head of Hyundai-Kia's FCEV research and development

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.

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Hyundai targets 500k FCEVs per year by 2030

11 December 2018

Hyundai Motor hopes to lead the global fuel cell electric vehicle market with plans to produce 500,000 hydrogen fuelled vehicles per year in South Korea by 2030, executive vice-chairman Chung Eui-sun revealed in a statement to the local press.


Hyundai talks Croatia plant - reports

6 December 2018

Hyundai Motor Company is in talks for the launch a motor vehicle production plant in Croatia, Zagreb-based media reported.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP rates nine new cars, Fiat Panda gets zero stars

6 December 2018

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of nine cars. The Audi Q3 , BMW X5, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jaguar I-Pace, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 and its partner, the Volvo S60, all achieve a maximum five-star rating. However, two FCA vehicles – Fiat’s aging Panda...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores four new models five star rating

6 December 2018

Independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has released its latest round of ratings, highlighting strong safety performance across a range of brands and vehicle types. The Ford Focus, Hyundai Santa Fe, Genesis G70 and Jaguar I-Pace have all been awarded 5...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai global sales down 4.2% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Hyundai Motor Company announced its global sales results for November 2018, recording a total of 403,381 units sold, down 4.2% from a year earlier. Overseas sales dropped by 5% year-over-year, posting 339,250 units, due to faltering demand in China. Despite...


South Korean sales flat in November, exports drop

3 December 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rose by just 0.3% to 139,862 units in November from 140,132 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Hyundai begins roll-out of new Palisade

3 December 2018

Hyundai Motor said on Friday it had received close to 3,500 orders for its newly-launched Palisade flagship SUV on the first day of pre-orders.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sales drops 0.67% in November 2018

3 December 2018

Hyundai Motor India the country’s second largest car manufacturer and number one exporter since inception registered the domestic sales of 43,709 units for the month of November 2018. Commenting on the November sales Vikas Jain, national sales head -...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai-Kia announces overseas leadership appointments

30 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have announced leadership appointments at key overseas operations to strengthen organisational agility to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment. The appointments will take effect 1 December...


Hyundai-Kia sales recover in China, struggle in US

20 November 2018

South Korea's Hyundai Motor and its domestic affiliate Kia Motors have enjoyed moderate sales rebounds in China this year after suffering sharp declines in 2017, after dealers were targeted by boycotts and protests following the Beijing government's anger at Korea's deployment of the US THAAD missile defence shield.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai and Brown University to develop future mobility solutions

19 November 2018

Hyundai Motor Company has announced a partnership with Brown University, coinciding with the launch of the ‘Hyundai Visionary Challenge’, which is part of its open innovation roadmap to lead the future mobility market and secure related...


Hyundai and Kia enter new pan-European strategic 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...


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 adoption in Southeast Asia

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 its 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.


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 technology on vehicles

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 China's 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 in New Delhi

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 in US plants

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.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India unveils all new Santro ahead of its world premiere

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 to develop AI software for AVs

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...

Hyundai news

Hyundai targets 500k FCEVs per year by 2030

11 December 2018

Hyundai Motor hopes to lead the global fuel cell electric vehicle market with plans to produce 50...


Hyundai talks Croatia plant - reports

6 December 2018

Hyundai Motor Company is in talks for the launch a motor vehicle production plant in Croatia, Zag...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP rates nine new cars, Fiat Panda gets zero stars

6 December 2018

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of nine cars. The Audi Q3 , BMW X5, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jagua...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores four new models five star rating

6 December 2018

Independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has released its latest round of ratings, highlighti...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai global sales down 4.2% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Hyundai Motor Company announced its global sales results for November 2018, recording a total of...


South Korean sales flat in November, exports drop

3 December 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rose by just 0.3% to 139,862 uni...



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