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The 2018 Hyundai Ioniq is deserving of its recent award. U.S. World News & Report has just granted it the "2018 Best Hybrid Car" title. An EPA-estimated 58 mpg combined city/highway driving paired with a base price of $22,200 give it an advantage above its Toyota rivals. The Toyota Camry Hybrid ...
April 18, 2018--Hyundai has teamed up with Verisk Telematics to provide insurers with data, reported Forbes, which called the partnership a potential for reducing the ... The partnership--the Verisk Data Exchange--between Hyundai and Verisk collects and analyzes vast sums of data to extrapolate trends.

News outlets reported Tuesday that Hyundai Power Transformers USA Inc. will begin the expansion of its Montgomery facility in July, which is expected to create 86 jobs. Company officials said in a statement that the expansion will increase production of its power transformers by more than 60 percent.
Hyundai Motor America and Verisk, a data analytics provider, are partnering to bring usage-based insurance programs to Hyundai customers. As a hub for connected vehicle and smart home data, the Verisk Data Exchange is an insurance industry Internet of Things (IoT) platform helping personal ...
Law360 (April 16, 2018, 10:34 PM EDT) -- Automakers Hyundai and Kia were hit with a putative class action in Illinois federal court on Monday alleging their cars were ... The suit follows final approval of an $8.59 million settlement in a class action over similar allegations against only Hyundai in California in January.
The 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid stands tall as the most everyday car in this test. Far from a slight or a compliment served cold, we mean that as an enthusiastic endorsement. From a practical plug-in-hybrid point of view, the gasoline/electric PHEV version of the Ioniq got fan notes from every driver ...

After surge of investment, a Montgomery power transformer plant has announced a $33 million expansion plant and plans to hire 86 more workers. Hyundai Power Transformers opened its Alabama plant in 2011 and currently employs 300 people, with an annual production rate of 80 units of ...
YONGIN, South Korea -- Hyundai Mobis Co. may be Hyundai Motor Co.'s biggest auto parts supplier, but that didn't help it win early inroads with Hyundai in a critical field. Rival South Korean supplier Mando Corp. beat Mobis in supplying the automaker with a driver-assistance system that bundles ...
Hyundai this week unveiled its upcoming long-range all-electric crossover at the New York International Auto Show. Since last fall it was known that the battery-powered version of its Kona small SUV would go on sale in late 2018. However, the Korean automaker in New York confirmed that it will carry a 64 ...
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Authorities are asking for the public's help to locate a missing 78-year-old woman in Chesterfield County Saturday. Sgt. K. Rollins with Chesterfield Police said Carolyn Barnes was last seen at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Barnes is driving a 2015 red Hyundai sedan with Virginia ...
OGDEN, Utah — Ogden's Westland Hyundai is now Young Hyundai after Young Automotive Group acquired the dealership, the company announced Friday. The dealership officially began operating as Young Hyundai Friday, and the acquisition marks the 22nd franchise for Young Automotive Group.
First revealed at the 2018 Geneva Auto Show, the next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe arrived in the U.S. to show itself off in New York. Entering its fourth generation, the 2019 Santa Fe is completely new from the ground up with new powertrains, a new design, and a new platform. Gone is the old “Santa Fe ...
... SUV will battle the Bolt later this year. The fully-electric version of the compact SUV will boast range to rival the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 when it arrives in the US later this year. 1:38 / March 29, 2018. Transcript. Transcription not available for Hyundai's 250-mile Kona Electric SUV will battle the Bolt later this year.
The company on Wednesday unveiled a redesigned Santa Fe that's expected to anchor Hyundai's push to better cater to the SUV-hungry U.S. market. And it will be assembled entirely in Montgomery. The sprawling plant was made to build sedans and churned out its two most popular models — the Sonata ...
The all-new 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe made its debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, with news that it will eventually come as a plug-in hybrid. Unfortunately, at intial launch, the Santa Fe will only be offered with a selection of ICE powertrains. However, Hyundai made it clear that the 2019 model is paving ...

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Hyundai Motor <005380.KS> fell as much as 4.8 percent on Monday after a U.S. regulator said it had opened a probe into why some air bags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia <000270.KS> vehicles following crashes. The probe came after four people were reportedly killed ...
DETROIT — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made by the ...
The NHTSA is opening a probe into why some air bags failed to deploy in Hyundai (OTCPK:HYMLF) and Kia (OTCPK:KIMTF) vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six injured. The agency is specifically reviewing 425,000 2012-2013 Kia Forte and 2011 Hyundai ...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating mechanical issues that may affect 425,000 cars after airbags failed to inflate in six separate head-on car crashes, leading to four fatalities. All of the accidents involved either 2011 Hyundai Sonatas or 2012-2013 Kia Fortes, ...
Hyundai revealed its Kona Electric small SUV at the Geneva Motor Show in early March, but at that time, the Korean automaker refused to confirm the model for North American distribution. Now, at a launch event for the Kona's gas-powered sibling, Roadshow has learned that the pure-electric model will ...
With the Geneva Motor Show opening its doors to media members on March 6, we're now getting even more information as to what companies have planned in the next coming days. Hyundai in particular has teased something unexpected – a new concept car. While we don't get much in the way of details, ...
What It Is: Hyundai's as yet unnamed three-row, eight-seat SUV, caught testing in snow. The latest model to emerge from the automaker's developing SUV product strategy, it's poised to become the largest SUV in the Hyundai lineup, above the current three-row Santa Fe. Hyundai is going after a wide swath of market here, ...
Hyundai is pulling no punches when it comes to building its performance credentials. First, it lured Albert Biermann away from BMW and turned him loose on the i30 and Veloster; now it hired another ex-M alumnus, Thomas Schemera, to run its high-performance vehicle and motorsport division. It's always ...
“Roundabouts have sharper turns and require both lane changing and avoiding traffic accidents simultaneously,” says Hyundai research engineer Byoungkwang Kim. They can be prim and orderly, or lawless and confusing. More than intersections governed by traffic lights or even stop signs, they require a ...
Although Hyundai is introducing the Kona Electric SUV in Europe first, it is expected to be available in markets outside Europe. Hyundai hasn't made any announcements regarding pricing, though, for Europe or elsewhere. Prices for the gasoline-powered Kona start at about $21,000 in the United States.
But Hyundai stands apart, saying fuel cells will be a much better match. Its reason: The computers needed for fully autonomous cars — as previewed by the Nexo prototypes on trial at the Winter Olympics here — eat up huge amounts of electricity. Hyundai wagers that pure EVs, with their relatively small ...
Two major recalls were announced this weekend, with Hyundai and Toyota calling back approximately 110,000 trucks and SUVs in the United States. According to the Associated Press, Toyota's recall includes some 64,900 examples of the 2018 Sequoia SUV and 2018 Tundra pickup. In the affected ...
To hear the carmaker's people tell it, the 2018 Hyundai Kona has its name long before the company even knew what this tiny crossover would look like. The name of the administrative zone on the Big Island of Hawaii brings to mind all sorts of positive associations: balmy ocean breezes, lush tropical flora, ...
South Korea's Hyundai Motor will pay higher raw material costs due to Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium, a senior South Korean government official said last week. "Higher tariffs will increase costs of Hyundai and Kia, putting them at a disadvantage compared with their rivals in the United States," the ...
We recently reported on Jaguar and Mercedes sharing similar information about their winter test programs for their upcoming electric vehicles and now it's Hyundai's turn. They brought the vehicle to the Hyundai Mobis Proving Ground in Sweden where they tested in temperatures as low as -35°C.
Genesis, the luxury brand started by Hyundai just over two years ago, is the highest-rated brand in Consumer Reports' 2018 ranking of auto brands. This is the first year Genesis is eligible to be ranked by Consumer Reports. "Genesis has luxury cars that not only have good reliability, but they are also ...
Small economy cars do not get much love nowadays, and it's rare when one gets much hype—tell a friend or family member that you just bought a Fit, Fiesta, or Versa, and see what kind of reaction you get. Today's subcompact sedans—which include the Nissan Versa, the Ford Fiesta, the Toyota Yaris iA, ...
Like most new-car dealers, Hyundai franchisees have been clamoring for more crossover SUVs. Seemingly no matter the size, price or class, American customers can't get enough soft-roading in their lives. The problem has been more acute with Hyundai than with most brands, however, which is why its ...
While BMW has a long distinguished motorsport history, Hyundai is better known in North America for cheap econoboxes like the Accent and SUVs like the Santa Fe. Yet Hyundai has competed in the World Rally Championship on and off for years, most recently with the i20, a model not available in the U.S. ...
Hyundai Merchant Marine is starting its own Asia-Europe service in April. Hyundai Merchant Marine will step back into the Asia-Europe trade it exited last year with the April launch of a service that will deploy the smallest ships on the route, 10 Panamax vessels of 4,700 TEU. A spokesperson for HMM said ...
Hyundai's futuristic-looking fuel-cell-powered Nexo SUV made its worldwide debut at CES in January, and Roadshow editor Antuan Goodwin even scored the chance to get behind the wheel, driving a prototype from Los Angeles to Las Vegas ahead of the show. Now, visitors to the Winter Olympics in ...
Hyundai has teamed up with students from the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Turin, Italy for a creative project to be showcased at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The result of the partnership is the Hyundai Kite concept, which is described as a lightweight buggy with an electric powertrain.
At the start of this decade, Hyundai began selling its sixth-generation Sonata that turned out to be a huge hit in the United States. That 2011 model was the first Sonata I'd characterize as a good car, compared to its ancestors that worked their way up the descriptor ladder from "truly awful" to "good for the ...
Today, Hyundai is making it perfectly clear to its U.S. dealers that they play a pivotal role as the South Korean automaker goes national with its Shopper Assurance online initiative. “Dealers are core and central to Shopper Assurance,” Dean Evans, Hyundai Motor America's chief marketing officer, says at ...
Mercedes-AMG has given us our best look yet at its upcoming standalone sedan, which will go by the name GT Coupe. It makes its debut in a couple of weeks at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Also in Geneva will be the Hyundai Kite concept. Hyundai didn't actually design the car, however.
The Hyundai Veloster has always been one of the most peculiar-looking vehicles on the market. For the 2019 model year, Hyundai overhauled the design, integrating it more into the rest of its lineup while keeping the model's personality intact. But the question is: Did Hyundai go overboard in either one of ...
When my wife and I first got our Ioniq Electric car in June— just weeks after it officially launched in Canada as Hyundai's first flagship all-electric vehicle— we were overall very happy with the experience. Charging took a little longer than expected using our 120V outlet at home, but otherwise there weren't ...
We like to think that we're pretty well informed when it comes to the happenings in the automotive world, but to be honest, we were caught off-guard when Hyundai dropped the Veloster N on everybody at the Detroit Auto Show. The N has an incredible spec sheet, and from the moment we saw it, we had to ...
Styling is the decisive factor in many—perhaps even most—vehicle purchases, particularly among coupes and sedans. Which makes Hyundai's conservative 2015 redesign of its Sonata family sedan all the more mystifying. Hyundai called the new look “more mature.” We assessed it at the time, kindly, as “less dramatic.”.
London-based architecture practice Asif Khan have unveiled their latest project, a super-black pavilion entirely coated in Vantablack VBx2 at the PyeongChang Winter Olym-pics 2018 in South Korea. The building's exterior is illuminated by a field of stars that appear to float in mid-air. Hyundai Motor has ...
MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) regarding the development and production of MAN B&W ME-LGIP dual-fuel engines. Upon completion, HHI-EMD will be able to deliver liquefied petroleum gas ...
New cars are special. Baked into that new car smell is a feeling of excitement. Why else would we pay thousands of dollars more for something that loses 10 percent of its value the first time we use it? Compared with the redesigned Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, the refreshed Hyundai Sonata fails to ...
Over the last year, Hyundai has been talking about launching all-electric SUVs in 2018 and now the company started teasing an all-electric Kona SUV to be unveiled in Geneva this ... Hyundai claims that it will be “the first all-electric compact SUV available to everyone, coming to the market in summer 2018.


 

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