08 January 2009
Hyundai Motor Company will showcase some of its newest infotainment technologies in its debut at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which opens on Jan. 8 in Las Vegas.
"We´re here to show the world a little–known side of ourselves––our world–class IT development capabilities," said Dr. Yang Woong–Chul, President of the Electronic and Eco–Technology Center. "The technologies we´re displaying at CES are eithe
23 December 2008
To help meet its goals of improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions of its vehicles, Hyundai Motor Company has completed the development of an all-new 6-speed automatic transaxle that will boost fuel economy by more than 12.2 percent.
Designed for transverse engine applications in passenger cars and SUVs, the new compact transaxle puts Hyundai into an elite class of auto manufacturers who have designed their own proprietary 6–s
09 December 2008
Hyundai’s all-new 4.6-liter Tau V8 engine, which debuted in the premium Genesis sedan this year, has been named one of the “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” for 2009 by Ward’s Auto World. This marks the first time a Hyundai engine has appeared on the prestigious “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” list.
Ward's Auto World editors tested the Tau V8 engine in Hyundai’s all-new Genesis sedan this fall and concluded, “The engine’s velvety power d
04 December 2008
anuary sales might have started early on the high street, but anyone buying a small car could well wonder what’s happened to small prices. The cost of hatchbacks has crept so far upwards that a mid-range supermini now typically costs more than five-figures.
But Hyundai i20 buyers are set to be pleasantly surprised. Despite having exceptional levels of space, quality and safety – plus dynamics which can take on and beat the best from Europe and Japan – the little Hyundai is still priced at least £1,000 low
25 November 2008
For a second year in a row, three Hyundai models earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award. The Hyundai Veracruz and Santa Fe received awards in the midsize SUV segment and the Hyundai Entourage in the minivan segment. All winning vehicles are recognized for their ability to protect passengers in front, side and rear crashes.
This marks the fourth year in a row the Entourage has received the Institute’s highest honor in the minivan category and second year in a row fo
20 November 2008
Hyundai unveiled the HED-5 “i-Mode” concept at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show today, featuring an all-new, eco-friendly powertrain making its first-ever appearance for Hyundai. The six-passenger family crossover, which debuted at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, combines visionary styling with future technologies and advanced eco-dynamics.
For its North American debut, Hyundai added a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engi
17 November 2008
For small and large businesses alike, cost-cutting is very much a focus in today’s financial climate.
But if you wish to reduce your overheads without compromise, Hyundai’s new medium panel van could be just what you need.The new iLoad goes on sale in January 2009 and will offer an incredible specification, as well as one of the best payloads in its class.
But it’s not only your cargo that the newcomer will carry in comfort, as the iLoad is also one of the most driver-focused vans on the market, th
15 November 2008
Mass production was officially launched in the first European Hyundai automotive plant – Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Czech in Nosovice, the Czech Republic. “The Hyundai plant is such a large investment and important production influence on the GDP and will amount to around 1 percent a year and trade surplus will grow by around CZK 50 billion a year after the plant switches to full capacity,” said Martin Riman, Minister of Industry and Trade
05 November 2008
In February, Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) approached Hyundai Motor America with a unique concept to introduce the all-new 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe to the aftermarket and racing enthusiasts prior to its spring 2009 on-sale date. The RMR-designed “Art of Speed” Genesis Coupe called for a vehicle with the visual impact
04 November 2008
On the occasion of the 8th Advanced Diesel Engine Technology Symposium held at the company's Namyang R&D Center, Hyundai Motor Co. today unveiled details of its newest passenger diesel powerplant, the R-Engine . With an output of 184ps and 40kg of torque, the R-Engine is ahead of the rest of the class, surpassing all German and French competitors (200ps and 44.5kg-m for the 2.2-liter).
"R proves Hyundai's diesel development capabilities really are world-class. With diesels becoming cl
23 October 2008
Hyundai Motor America and RIDES magazine are teaming up to develop a customized Hyundai Genesis for the 2008 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. The RIDES Genesis will be the ultimate in technology, style and refinement, containing the latest in technology both inside and out. As added incentive to visit the Hyundai display, 5,000 RIDES Digital Genesis iTunes cards will be distributed from the car's Wi-Fi network during the sho
13 October 2008
Hyundai Motor Co. today launched its Genesis Coupe in the Korean market at an event on Jeju Island attended by members of the Korean and international press. The logical extension of the highly acclaimed Genesis sports sedan launched earlier this year, the Genesis Coupe raises the Hyundai brand's emotional quotient to