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Geneva motor show world debuts - Kia MQ4 Sorento

17 February 2020

Official images of the Kia Sorento and Pagani Imola are the latest additions to just-auto's list of Geneva Salon world premieres.


Coronavirus gets worse - the week

7 February 2020

The coronavirus, for which we can apparently thank a 'live' food market in the Chinese city of Wuhan, clearly was on your minds this week, unsurprising as we have a large readership toiling daily in the automotive supply chain and component industry. Takeaway: it ain't good and it's going to get worse before it gets better as, despite a massive effort by health authorities - and drug companies - worldwide, it continues to spread.


2020 India Auto Expo - the world debuts

5 February 2020

The following vehicles were world premieres at the New Delhi Auto Expo.


AutoGuangzhou 2019 - the world debuts

22 November 2019

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which took place on 22 November at the media preview of AutoGuangzhou 2019.

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 Motor to unveil new concept EV "Prophecy" at Geneva International Motor Show

14 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Company will unveil its new concept EV, "Prophecy", expressing the company's latest design language, at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show, on March 3, 2020. The concept will remain on display until March 15. In line...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor Group, Canoo to co-develop all-electric platform for future electric vehicles

13 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo announced today that Hyundai has engaged Canoo to jointly develop an electric vehicle (EV) platform based on Canoo’s proprietary skateboard design for upcoming Hyundai and Kia models. As part of the collaboration, Canoo...


Hyundai buys a California skateboard to underpin new EVs

12 February 2020

Hyundai Motor has contracted Canoo to jointly develop an electric vehicle (EV) platform based on Canoo's proprietary skateboard design for upcoming Hyundai and Kia models.


Hyundai-Kia resumes production in South Korea

12 February 2020

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors on Tuesday said they have restarted production at their domestic plants after component shortages began to ease.


Hyundai expands US hydrogen activity

11 February 2020

Hyundai Motor is expanding its partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and its support of the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program.


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily due to the coronavirus, media reports on Monday ( February) said.


Hyundai chairman to be inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

6 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Group chairman Mong-Koo Chung will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, the industry's top honour, in, as the Americans put it, "the class of 2020".


Faurecia secures Hyundai trucks hydrogen storage contract

6 February 2020

Faurecia has won a contract for hydrogen storage systems for Hyundai trucks.


Hyundai to shut down South Korean plants this week

5 February 2020

Hyundai Motor said it would suspend production gradually at all seven of its assembly plants in South Korea this week due to a shortage of components from Chinese suppliers, according to local reports citing a company statement.


South Korean automakers suspend production due to coronavirus

4 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Group has suspended production on a number of assembly lines in South Korea due to component shortages from some of its Chinese suppliers following last month's coronavirus outbreak, according to local reports.


South Korean sales plunge 15% in January

4 February 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers plunged by over 15% to 99,602 units in January 2020 from 117,464 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor America reports January 2020 sales

4 February 2020

Hyundai Motor America reported total January sales of 42,744 units, a 5% increase in comparison with January 2019. The January sales result is the 16th time in the last 18 months that Hyundai has had increasing overall vehicle sales. Additionally,...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor reports January 2020 global sales

4 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Company today announced January global sales of 304,076 units, a 3.6 percent drop from a year earlier. Highlights: January sales totaled 304,076 units, down 3.6% y/y Sales in Korea declined 21% y/y to 47,591 units on fewer working days...


Hyundai to make hydrogen-powered CVs in China

27 January 2020

Hyundai Motor confirmed plans to produce hydrogen powered commercial vehicles at one of its Chinese plants to help lift its EV sales in the country.


just-auto Plus only Analog Devices collaborates with Hyundai Motor to launch industry’s first all-digital road noise cancellation system

23 January 2020

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced a strategic collaboration with Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) where Hyundai plans to launch the automotive industry’s first all-digital road noise cancellation system leveraging ADI’s Automotive Audio Bus...


Hyundai Motor boosts Q4 and 2019 full year profits

22 January 2020

Hyundai Motor said fourth quarter sales revenue rose to KRW27.87 trillion compared with KRW25.23 trillion a year earlier as strengthened product mix with increased SUV sales offset the decline in sales volume.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor Group executive vice chairman identifies key steps to accelerate transition to hydrogen society

21 January 2020

Hyundai Motor Group Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Hydrogen Council Co-chair Euisun Chung has identified three key steps to accelerate the transition to a hydrogen society during the Hydrogen Council’s third annual CEO Meeting in Paris, France. EVC...


Hyundai, Kia invest in Arrival to co-develop electric commercial vehicles

16 January 2020

Hyundai-Kia has announced a strategic investment of EUR100m (USD110m) in a new partnership with Arrival, a UK-based electric vehicle startup.


Hyundai launches Genesis GV80 flagship SUV

15 January 2020

Hyundai Motor launched its fourth Genesis brand model in South Korea this week, the GV80 full-size SUV, fitted with three rows of seats and a three litre diesel engine. The other Genesis models include the G70, G80 and G90 passenger cars.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor takes human-centered mobility vision to new heights at CES 2020

14 January 2020

Hyundai Motor Company demonstrated its future mobility vision at the recent CES 2020 exhibition (Jan. 7 - 10), showing three innovative solutions focused on meeting transportation demands in growing cities. The driving force behind the interactive and...


Hyundai Alabama registers production gain in 2019

3 January 2020

Hyundai’s Alabama auto assembly plant produced 336,000 vehicles in 2019, the company announced today, a total output that rose about 4 percent over the previous year.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor Group announces 2020 as starting point for market leadership commitment

3 January 2020

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) today held its 2020 New Year ceremony at its headquarters in Seoul, outlining its innovation priorities and strategic direction to engineer sustainable growth as a “game changer” in diverse...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor reports December 2019 global sales

3 January 2020

Hyundai Motor Company today announced December global sales of 396,569 units, a 3.9 percent decline from a year earlier. Korea Sales Sales at Hyundai’s home market grew 2.3 percent year on year, totaling 66,335 units. The new Grandeur, also called...


Hyundai and Kia debut virtual reality (VR) design evaluation system

23 December 2019

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have debuted a new virtual reality (VR) design evaluation system at the brands’ global design headquarters.


just-auto Plus only Megan Gillam named director of product line management at Hyundai Motor America

20 December 2019

Hyundai Motor America has appointed Megan Gillam as the director of product line management, a new position reporting to Hyundai Motor America COO Brian Smith. Gillam will act as the company’s chief vehicle advocate in the U.S., leading and directing...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Canada announces fourth consecutive month of record sales, reports best-ever November results

6 December 2019

Hyundai Canada today announced its best November sales results to date, marking the brand's fourth consecutive months of record sales. In total, 10,582 units were sold in November, a 5.1% increase compared to the same month in 2018. So far in 2019,...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor America reports November 2019 sales

5 December 2019

Hyundai Motor America reported total November sales of 60,601 units, a 6% increase in comparison with November 2018. The month was highlighted by another record-breaking performance from Hyundai’s SUV lineup and the initial sales of the...


Hyundai launches its US$51bn Strategy 2025 roadmap

4 December 2019

Hyundai Motor announced plans to invest KRW61 trillion (US$51bn) over the next six years to strengthen its car making operations and also to develop its smart mobility solutions business.


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor reports November 2019 global sales

2 December 2019

Hyundai Motor Company today announced November global sales of 392,247 units, a 2.8 percent decline from a year earlier. Korea Sales Sales at Hyundai’s home market slid 1.5 percent year on year, totaling 63,160 units. The new Grandeur, also called...


Hyundai to build new group HQ in Seoul

27 November 2019

Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to complete construction of a new global headquarters in Seoul by 2026 after it was awarded planning permission from the Seoul metropolitan government.

Hyundai news

Geneva motor show world debuts - Kia MQ4 Sorento

17 February 2020

Official images of the Kia Sorento and Pagani Imola are the latest additions to just-auto's list...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor to unveil new concept EV "Prophecy" at Geneva International Motor Show

14 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Company will unveil its new concept EV, "Prophecy", expressing the compan...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor Group, Canoo to co-develop all-electric platform for future electric vehicles

13 February 2020

Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo announced today that Hyundai has engaged Canoo to jointly develop a...


Hyundai buys a California skateboard to underpin new EVs

12 February 2020

Hyundai Motor has contracted Canoo to jointly develop an electric vehicle (EV) platform based on...


Hyundai-Kia resumes production in South Korea

12 February 2020

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors on Tuesday said they have restarted production at their domestic pla...


Hyundai expands US hydrogen activity

11 February 2020

Hyundai Motor is expanding its partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and its support...



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