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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.


Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.

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.

Latest news


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...


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.


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 2018

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...


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 Hyundai Accent and 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,...


just-auto Plus only IIHS scores new Hyundai Santa Fe and 2019 Accent

21 September 2018

The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe, a midsize SUV, earns the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when equipped with good-rated LED headlights. The 2019 Santa Fe, like the discontinued Santa Fe Sport, has two rows of...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy join to commercialise fuel cell electric trucks

20 September 2018

Hyundai Motor Company affirmed at the ‘IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018’ in Hanover that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy (H2E). Beginning in 2019 and over a five year period Hyundai Motor...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai announce strategic investment in Swiss start-up WayRay

19 September 2018

Hyundai Motor Company announced a new strategic investment into Swiss deep-tech start-up WayRay AG to expedite the development of holographic augmented reality (AR) navigation system for future vehicles, aiming to implement it to its mass-produced vehicles as...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor appoints new head of space innovation

17 September 2018

Hyundai Motor announced Cornelia Schneider’s appointment as vice president and head of Space Innovation, joining the company on 17 September. A renowned brand expert with over 20 years of experience in the industry, Cornelia Schneider will be in charge...


Hyundai plans fuel-cell truck for 2019

14 September 2018

Hyundai Motor has presented a first look at a render image of a new truck with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain which is set to be launched in 2019.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai presents first look of new fuel cell electric truck ahead of IAA

14 September 2018

Hyundai Motor presented a first look at a render image of a new truck with fuel cell powertrain which is set to be launched in 2019. After the ix35 Fuel Cell and the Nexo, Hyundai presents yet another milestone for its leadership in fuel cell technology with...


Hyundai Cradle invests in Seattle based mobility provider Migo

11 September 2018

Hyundai Cradle, Hyundai Motor Company's corporate venturing and open innovation business, says it has invested in Migo, a leading privately held Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) company based in Seattle that has developed an 'on-demand ride discovery application'.


Hyundai set to start Philppines assembly 

10 September 2018

Hyundai Motor's Philippine importer and distributor, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc (HARI), said it plans to spend PHP5bn (US$93m) over the next five years to set up local assembly operations in the country, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai presents KONA electric at Global Mobility Summit in New Delhi

10 September 2018

Hyundai Motor Company strengthened its commitment to delivering ‘Shared’, ‘Connected’ and ‘Zero Emission Mobility’ at the Global Mobility Summit in New Delhi. As a technology and innovation driven brand, Hyundai is committed...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sales up 3.4% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and largest exporter since inception registered a sales of 61,912 units for the month of August 2018. Commenting on the August sales Mr Jain, national sales head - Hyundai Motor India...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor global sales up 9.2% in August 2018

4 September 2018

Hyundai Motor Company, announced its global sales results for August 2018, recording a total of 384,443 units sold. Overseas sales increased by 9.5% year-over-year, posting 325,861 units, largely due to sales recovery in China and strong demand in emerging...


Hyundai-Kia ponders exports to SE Asia from China

3 September 2018

Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors are considering exporting cars from China to south east Asia as they struggle with overcapacity in the world's largest vehicle market, according to South Korean reports.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Autron and Wind River to develop secure software platform for AVs

28 August 2018

Wind River, a leader in delivering IoT software for safety-critical domains including automotive, announced collaboration plans with Hyundai Autron to develop a software framework for safe, automated and autonomous driving leveraging intellectual property from...


Hyundai companies' self-drive truck does a 40km port route successfully

23 August 2018

Hyundai Motor Company has completed South Korea's first domestic highway journey with an autonomously navigated semi-trailer truck - appropriately covering a route used by group logistics specialist Glovis.


Hyundai completes first Level 3 Korea autonomous truck test

22 August 2018

Hyundai has completed South Korea's first domestic highway journey with an autonomously navigated semi-trailer truck.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor and Revv to launch car sharing services in India

20 August 2018

Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s largest automaker, announced a partnership with Revv, India's fastest growing self-drive car sharing company to develop an innovative car sharing service and conduct creative marketing activities in India. The...


Hyundai India unveils sketch of AH2 family car

16 August 2018

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest exporter, has unveiled the first design sketch of its Hatchback known as AH2.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor Brazil rolls out its millionth car

15 August 2018

Hyundai Motor is celebrating a milestone achievement of one million vehicles manufactured and sold in Brazil, less than six years after it started local production in September 2012. This sets a new record for the Brazilian automotive industry, having taken...


Hyundai reveals next-gen Separated Sound Zone technology

13 August 2018

Hyundai Motor Company has revealed for the first time, its next-generation Separated Sound Zone (SSZ) technology that allows each passenger of a vehicle to experience an audio stream tailored to their individual needs, including music, hands-free phone calls, and vehicle alerts, whilst maintaining a headphone-free social space where passengers can converse freely.


Hyundai unveils 'N' brand principles at Nürburgring

10 August 2018

Hyundai Motor Company’s Thomas Schemera and Albert Biermann have unveiled the ‘N’ brand philosophy and vision at the Nürburgring in Germany, highlighting the company’s goal to create 'high performance vehicles that adhere to high standards of excellence, while giving drivers vehicles that are as fun-to-drive as they are practical'.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India exports up 31% in July 2018

3 August 2018

Hyundai Motor India the country’s second largest car manufacturer and largest exporter since inception registered cumulative sales of 59,590 units for the month of July 2018. Commenting on the July sales Mr Y K Koo, MD and CEO - Hyundai Motor India...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India modernises manufacturing plant for next 20 years

30 July 2018

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest car exporter since inception announced that its Sriperumbudur based manufacturing plant is Future Ready to meet the safety and emission norms well in advance before...


Hyundai Motor profit down 37% in H1 2018

27 July 2018

Hyundai Motor has posted a first half decline of 37.1% to operating profit as it was hit by a strong Korean currency and higher costs.

Hyundai news

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...


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, a...


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 ve...


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...


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...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor global sales down 6.6% in September 2018

2 October 2018

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



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