IONIQ 5 opens up new electric future for Hyundai

Hyundai Motor Company has launched the IONIQ 5 midsize CUV. As the first model in Hyundai’s new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV), and says the IONIQ 5 “sets the benchmark to redefine the electric mobility lifestyle with sustainable and innovative features”.

Hyundai i10 N-Line 1.0 T-GDi

With car makers focusing ever more carefully on costs, the viability of offering city cars comes into question. While some have exited the market altogether, others have rationalised their ranges. In the past, buyers often had a choice of performance-led pint-sized pocket rockets, but that sub-segment has all but dried up, except Volkswagen’s up! GTI. […]

Hyundai joins IONITY charging network

Hyundai Motor Group has joined IONITY, Europe’s leading high-power charging network, as a strategic partner and shareholder. Hyundai Motor Group – including Kia and Hyundai brands – says that through its participation in this joint venture, it will drive the expansion of the high-power charging network along Europe’s highways, promoting the further adoption of zero-emission mobility.

Police Scotland goes electric with Hyundai

Hyundai Motor UK has won an initial contract to supply about 180 Kona Electric 64kWh vehicles to Police Scotland. The agreement supports Police Scotland’s ambition to establish the first blue light, ultra-low emission vehicle fleet in the UK while making a significant contribution towards the Scottish Government’s legally binding target to cut greenhouse gases to net-zero by 2045.

Bright Spark

Hyundai has made a lot of the running in green cars in the last few years. It has been catching up with Toyota in hybrids, and Nissan and Renault in electrics, and in some areas, it has been nosing ahead. One of those areas is efficiency, with Hyundai apparently being capable of squeezing more miles […]

First glimpse of the new Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Motor has revealed the first images of its all-new Tucson. New design highlights include the latest evolution of Hyundai’s signature headlamp architecture called ‘Parametric Hidden Lights’ and a dual cockpit layout that offers “personalised space intuitively optimized for a high-tech user experience”.

Hyundai launches Ioniq as standalone EV brand

Hyundai Motor Company today announced the launch of its new Ioniq brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles. Under the Ioniq brand, Hyundai will offer “customer centric EV experiences centered on connected lifestyle solutions in line with Hyundai’s vision of ‘Progress for Humanity’”.

Hyundai reveals first glimpse of the next Santa Fe

Hyundai Motor has released a first glimpse of the new Santa Fe, the latest generation of the company’s longest-running flagship SUV. The teaser image reveals several new design features, including the combined front grille and daytime running light (DRL), as part of the new Integrated Architecture. Hyundai says “the wide grille gives the new Santa Fe a bold character, while the geometric pattern on the grille adds a stereoscopic aspect. The new T-shaped DRL complete the rugged character and make the new Santa Fe recognizable even from a distance”.

Hyundai to unveil Prophecy electric concept at Geneva

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 with Hyundai’s “Sensuous Sportiness” design philosophy, the new concept “embodies a beautiful silhouette accentuated by graceful curves flowing over broad rear flanks that provide excellent aerodynamics”. The boat-tail line created by the rear quarter panels is complemented by the integrated spoiler and pixel lamp taillights.