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Hyundai expands car-sharing with Korean start-up

8 December 2017

Hyundai Motor is planning to expand its car-sharing activity through a deepening of its collaboration with Korean ride-share start-up Luxi.


Are three cylinders enough for the Hyundai i30?

26 June 2017

It’s been six months since series production of the new i30 started in Europe. Hyundai’s regional sales performance reflects the arrival of this fresh C segment hatchback, ACEA data showing an 8.2 per cent rise in May when the market rose by 7.6 per cent.


Did CES trump Detroit for future vision?

9 January 2017

As the Detroit International Auto Show opens its doors this week you could argue that the year’s most significant industry event has already taken place around 1,700 miles south west - in Las Vegas.


Hyundai future models [updated following sacking of HMA's CEO]

21 December 2016

The final OEM to have its future model plans examined by just-auto.com in 2016 is HMG. Hyundai Motor is the first division to be explored in this three-feature series. Examinations of what's ahead for Genesis and Kia Motors will follow.

Latest interviews


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.


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.

Latest news


Hyundai agrees truck JV in Indonesia

13 December 2017

Hyundai Motor signed a preliminary agreement with Indonesian conglomerate Artha Graha (AG) Group to establish a joint venture to assemble and supply commercial vehicles to markets across south east Asia.


DETROIT AUTO SHOW - Mercedes G-Class world debut

13 December 2017

Known world premieres for the 2018 North American International Auto Show are noted below, with the latest one, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, now added.


CES 2018 - Mercedes-Benz MBUX world debut

12 December 2017

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will host multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres. Fisker, Future Mobility Corporation, Honda, Hyundai, Rinspeed and now Mercedes-Benz have announced their debuts.


Hyundai labour union plans more strikes

11 December 2017

Hyundai Motor’s labour union is planning to stage more strikes over five consecutive days this week starting today (Monday, December 11), according to the Korea Herald.


GENEVA MOTOR SHOW - McLaren Senna public debut

11 December 2017

Cars which are said be making their global debuts at next year's Geneva motor show are named below on just-auto's latest list.


just-auto Plus only Seven Hyundai vehicles earn IIHS top safety pick rating

11 December 2017

In one of the automotive industry’s most recognised and rigorous vehicle tests, the Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport have been awarded 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ recognition. In addition, Hyundai’s Ioniq Hybrid, Elantra, Elantra GT, Sonata and...


Hyundai unions to step up strike action

8 December 2017

Hyundai Motor's labour unions are stepping up strike action follow their failure to reach an agreement with management over renumeration, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai US sells 57,211 units in November 2017

5 December 2017

Led by the best November SUV sales month and the highest monthly sales total for Tucson in company history, Hyundai Motor America today reported November sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 57,211 units, a 9% decline in comparison with the...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sales up 10% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception, registered domestic sales of 44,008 units for the month of November 2017 registering a growth of 10% over November...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai global sales down 10.4% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea's largest automaker, announced its global sales results for November 2017, recording a total of 422,940 units sold. Overseas sales decreased by 13.6% year-over-year due to drop in automobile demand in major...


South Korean domestic sales fall 3% in November

4 December 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 3.1% to 140,342 units in November from 144,814 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Hyundai selects Here real-time traffic service for 2018 models

30 November 2017

Drivers of select 2018 Hyundai models sold in North America will receive real-time traffic and navigation information powered by Here Technologies.


Hyundai India builds 5m cars

29 November 2017

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), the country's second largest car manufacturer and claimed top exporter, has built 5m cars since starting operations in 1998.


Hyundai union halts new SUV output

28 November 2017

Industrial action has stopped output of a new SUV ahead of a key market launch.


just-auto Plus only Borbet presents new F2 wheel for Hyundai i30 N

22 November 2017

Owners of the Hyundai i30 N Performance are now spoilt for choice. A decision has to be made between "brilliant silver" or the noble colour variant "graphite polished", both these Borbet F2 are perfect for this vehicle. For alternatives...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai America to launch eight new CUVs by 2020

16 November 2017

Hyundai Motor America announced its commitment to debut eight new or re-engineered crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) in the US by the year 2020 during a press conference at the Hyundai America Technical Centre. Beginning with the launch of the Kona small CUV...


Hyundai/Michelin join to develop nextgen tyres for EVs

15 November 2017

Hyundai Motor has signed a technical partnership with Michelin to equip next-generation tyres for electric and luxury vehicles. The co-operative deal links the research and development work of the two companies and will enable Hyundai Motor to strengthen its capabilities in tyre performance technology.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai launches CRADLE innovation concept

15 November 2017

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) is announcing the launch of Hyundai CRADLE, the Centre for Robotic-Augmented Design in Living Experiences. Formerly Hyundai Ventures, CRADLE will strengthen HMG’s core automotive business and expand into new and adjacent markets...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai opens new brand experience centre in Beijing

3 November 2017

Hyundai Motor has opened a new Hyundai Motorstudio brand experience centre in Beijing, China. Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing serves as a platform for the company to explore new ideas that bring together advanced technology, contemporary art and environmental...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai invests in Israeli start-ups to develop its automotive technologies

3 November 2017

Hyundai Motor has outlined plans to invest extensively in prominent Israeli start-ups to accelerate developments in advanced future automotive technologies. Moving the business toward a Fourth Industrial Revolution, a new investment office in Israel will lead...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India sells 49,588 vehicles in October 2017

3 November 2017

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception registered the domestic sales of 49,588 units for the month of October 2017. Commenting on the October sales Rakesh Srivastava,...


South Korean domestic sales fall 11% in October

2 November 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 11% to 112,729 units in October from 126,660 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai appoints new vice president of Genesis Architecture Development

31 October 2017

Hyundai Motor Company has appointed Fayez Abdul Rahman as vice president of Genesis Architecture Development as it seeks to enrich its vehicle development resources to build world-class automobiles. The platform integration specialist will lead planning for...


Hyundai invests in American Centre for Mobility's project

27 October 2017

The Hyundai America Technical Centre (HATCI) is entering into a long-term partnership with the American Centre for Mobility (ACM) to support the advancement of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technology.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai India wins major Middle East order for Next Gen Verna

27 October 2017

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception announced the receiving of record initial export order of 10,501 units for the Next Gen Verna from the Middle East market. The Next...


China and US drag Hyundai Motor profit down

26 October 2017

Hyundai Motor (excludes Kia) has said its Q3 net Co profit fell 16% to 939.2 billion won due to sharp declines to China sales amid a diplomatic row that has hit sales of most Korean products and services there.


Hyundai introduces line-up of new Smart Stream powertrains

24 October 2017

Hyundai Motor Group has outlined its future powertrain development strategy, at its International Powertrain Conference in Korea.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor America names new chief operating officer

24 October 2017

To further strengthen its executive leadership team, Hyundai Motor America named Brian Smith its chief operating officer (COO). Effective 25 October, Smith, 58, reports to Hyundai Motor America president and CEO, Kenny Lee, and will be responsible for all...


South Korean domestic sales jump 20% in September

11 October 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five mainstream automakers combined jumped by over 20% to 133,551 units in September from weak year earlier volume of 111,159 units, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor sells 400,995 units globally in September 2017

11 October 2017

Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea's largest automaker, announced its global sales results for September 2017, recording a total of 400,995 units sold. Overseas sales decreased by 1.3% year-over-year, posting 341,281 units despite a 45.8% increase in...

Hyundai news

Hyundai agrees truck JV in Indonesia

13 December 2017

Hyundai Motor signed a preliminary agreement with Indonesian conglomerate Artha Graha (AG) Group...


DETROIT AUTO SHOW - Mercedes G-Class world debut

13 December 2017

Known world premieres for the 2018 North American International Auto Show are noted below, with t...


CES 2018 - Mercedes-Benz MBUX world debut

12 December 2017

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will host multiple car, concept and automotive te...


Hyundai labour union plans more strikes

11 December 2017

Hyundai Motor's labour union is planning to stage more strikes over five consecutive days thi...


GENEVA MOTOR SHOW - McLaren Senna public debut

11 December 2017

Cars which are said be making their global debuts at next year's Geneva motor show are named belo...


just-auto Plus only Seven Hyundai vehicles earn IIHS top safety pick rating

11 December 2017

In one of the automotive industry’s most recognised and rigorous vehicle tests, the Hyundai...



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