Hyundai Motor Group opens Hyundai Hydrogen World in Shanghai

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Hyundai Motor Group opened Hyundai Hydrogen World—an exhibition hall dedicated to the fuel-cell electric vehicle, related technologies and energy—at the center of the Century Square in Shanghai. —Byungho Lee, the President of Hyundai Motor Group (China) Ltd.

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Hyundai Motor introduces electric double-decker bus

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In Seoul, Hyundai Motor unveiled an electric double-decker bus—a first of its kind for Hyundai, and part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

2019 171

Hyundai Motorsport begins testing with Veloster N ETCR electric racer

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Hyundai Motorsport has completed the first on-track running with the new Veloster N ETCR, the company’s first electric race car project. Unveiled earlier this month at IAA in Frankfurt, the Veloster N ETCR is the first electric racing car to be built by Hyundai Motorsport.

2019 142

Hyundai plans to take hydrogen fuel-cell systems beyond vehicles

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Hyundai sees a lot of potential in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. ” With this week’s opening of a second plant making fuel-cell systems, in Chungju, South Korea, Hyundai. South Korea hydrogen Hyundai NexoAnd it may find success with it by looking well past cars and SUVs—to other uses that could, as the company puts it, “transcend the transportation sector.”

2018 86

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric comes better-equipped for cold snaps

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If the Hyundai Kona Electric had been more widely available in its first year, we might have called it the year’s game-changer.

2019 113

Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility and Hydrospider partner to promote green hydrogen ecosystem; Hyundai H2 Xcient fuel cell electric truck

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Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HHM), the joint venture between Hyundai Motor Company and H2 Energy, is partnering with Hydrospider, a joint venture of H2Energy, Alpiq and Linde to promote green hydrogen ecosystem in Switzerland and European countries in the upcoming future.

2019 124

Hyundai hatches an electric future with retro 45 EV concept

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Hyundai is channeling nostalgia for a past product that Americans never had with its 45 concept car revealed Tuesday at the Frankfurt auto show. The concept, according to Hyundai, evokes “emotional

2019 91

Hyundai sets lease terms for Nexo fuel-cell vehicle, makes first delivery

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Hyundai last week made the first U.S. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Nexodelivery of its Nexo fuel-cell vehicle—to a customer in Southern California. Although the customer, Todd Hochrad, picked the Nexo up from a dealership in Van Nuys, he lives in Ventura, which could place him about equidistant from hydrogen fueling stations in Thousand Oaks and Santa Barbara. The Nexo.

2019 86

Hyundai Motor Group opens CRADLE Beijing

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Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has completed its creation of a global innovation network with the establishment of Hyundai CRADLE Beijing. As the group’s open innovation and corporate venturing business, Hyundai CRADLE invests in promising global startups and creating partnerships that boost the development of prospective services, systems, and complementary research opportunities. —Peter Yang, Head of Hyundai CRADLE Beijing.

2019 75

Hyundai prices Kona Electric starting at $36,450

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Hyundai is pricing the new Kona Electric CUV in the US starting at $36,450. Kona Electric rides on an all-new CUV platform and is Hyundai’s first compact electric crossover for the US market.

2019 114

Hyundai Motor Group launches new mobility service venture in LA: MoceanLab

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Hyundai Motor Group has launched MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future. After a comprehensive thorough review, Hyundai Motor Group identified Los Angeles as the city to launch the MoceanLab.

2019 78

Battery shortage interrupts Hyundai Ioniq Electric sales

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Just when it looked like sales might take off for a variety of electric cars, a global battery shortage has put a damper on sales of models from Hyundai. We confirmed the memo with Hyundai. Hyundai Kona ElectricWe got a heads up from a Canadian reader that customer orders for the Ioniq Electric in Canada have been put on hold due to a global shortage of battery supply.

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Hyundai and Kia invest in autonomous vehicle technology company Aurora

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have invested in Aurora to accelerate development of autonomous vehicle technologies. —Youngcho Chi, President and Chief Innovation Officer at Hyundai Motor Group.

2019 102

Hyundai Motor partners with MDGo to enhance vehicle safety through AI accident analysis

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Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with MDGo , an Israeli start-up specializing in medical artificial intelligence (AI) systems, to help shape the next generation of advanced vehicle safety systems. —Youngcho Chi, President and Chief Innovation Officer at Hyundai Motor Group.

2019 141

New Hyundai Sonata based on third-generation vehicle platform

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Hyundai Motor announced that the new generation Sonata, scheduled to go on sale later this month, is based on the new third-generation vehicle platform. The third-generation platform also allows Hyundai to implement sporty and stylish design elements to the new Sonata.

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2019 Hyundai Ioniq preview

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The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq returns this year as an inexpensive alternative for green car shoppers on a budget. Its lineup has fully matured now; the Ioniq is available as an affordable hybrid, a slightly more expensive plug-in hybrid, or a fully electric model available in limited areas. We say: green, greener, or greenest—no bad pick. The most. Plug-In Hybrids Preview

2019 74

Hyundai Kona Electric explodes in Montreal garage

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The explosion of a 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric in a Montreal, Canada, garage Saturday literally blew the doors off. The owner, Piero Cosantino, told the CBC the car was not even plugged in at the time of the explosion. The report was the first in North America, and possibly the first report in the world, of a Kona Electric explosion or fire. No one. Batteries lithium batteries

2019 78

Hyundai Kona Hybrid announced for Europe, not confirmed for US

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Hyundai announced on Monday that it will introduce a new hybrid version of its Kona small SUV in Europe. The Kona Hybrid uses Hyundai's standard hybrid system with an electric motor built into the 6-speed dual-clutch

2019 87

Faster shifts could make 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid more fun

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Now Hyundai aims to remedy that with new shift logic Hybrids are known for their efficiency. And they're also often known for being not much fun to drive.

2019 96

Hyundai Ioniq electric car offered on 'Ioniq Unlimited' subscription model

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq will be the first model sold with options for hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains. In addition to this unique combination of powertrain options, Hyundai plans to offer a novel alternative to the traditional purchase or lease models on the battery-electric Ioniq. Los Angeles Auto Show Leasing plug-in cars Hyundai Ioniq Electric

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Hyundai Motorsport working on electric racer

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Hyundai Motorsport has begun work on its first electric race car in a new project that heralds a new motorsport era for the company. The car, which has been designed and built at Hyundai Motorsport’s headquarters in Alzenau, Germany, will break cover for the first time on 10 September at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt.

2019 69

Hyundai Motor accelerates hydrogen technology development through 3 strategic investments

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Hyundai Motor Company announced key investments into three hydrogen companies—Impact Coatings, H2Pro and GRZ Technologies—to strengthen its leadership position in the global hydrogen fuel cell ecosystem. The collaborations will enable Hyundai to expand its hydrogen infrastructure and enhance the efficiency of its fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) manufacturing. —Youngcho Chi, President and Chief Innovation Officer at Hyundai Motor Group.

2019 60

Hyundai concept semi shows high hopes for hydrogen fuel cells

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Hyundai says it wants to explore opportunities in the U.S. While Hyundai didn't give us much in the way of detail about its commercial concept, it did say that Neptune is a clean-sheet commercial vehicle design based on a "groundbreaking futuristic

2019 52

Hyundai to introduce 13 alternatively-fueled vehicles by 2022; includes refreshed Ioniqs, new Sonata HEV

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Hyundai said it will introduce 13 alternatively fueled vehicles by 2022, including six sedans and seven SUVs. Upcoming highlights from this eco-friendly commitment include a refreshed 2020 Ioniq Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid to be revealed later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

2019 78

2020 Hyundai Sonata will emit less with new valve-duration tech

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Hyundai last week announced that it has developed what it claims is the world’s first mass-production continuously variable valve duration (CVVD) technology.

2019 100

2017 Hyundai Ioniq preview

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debut of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq—a car that tries to cover all of the green-car bases. Previously shown in Hyundai's home market of South Korea, and at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the Ioniq has hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrain options.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: first drive review

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq isn't one car but three, with a unique choice of powertrains. Hyundai Ioniq HybridThe volume seller will be the Ioniq Hybrid, a dedicated hybrid (as is the Toyota Prius) with a 58-mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating for its base model. But you can also get it as a battery-electric car (starting in April, in California) and late this year, as a.

2017 67

Hyundai Mobis develops ultra-short-range-radar-based Rear-Autonomous Emergency Braking

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Hyundai Mobis has developed a new rear-autonomous emergency braking (R-AEB) technology that uses ultra short-range radar (USRR) for the first time. Hyundai Mobis is the first to apply radar sensors instead of ultrasound sensors in R-AEB.

2019 78

Hyundai Motor demonstrates autonomous driving tech capabilities with its first successful truck platooning trial

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Hyundai Motor Company successfully conducted the company’s first platooning of trailer trucks on the Yeoju Smart Highway replicating real-world traffic conditions. Hyundai Motor conducted the trial using two trailer-connected Xcient trucks.

2019 78

Hyundai Motor Group develops world first active shift control for hybrids

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. The new technology will premiere in the upcoming Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and eventually benefit other upcoming Hyundai and Kia hybrids.

2019 127

Hyundai, Kia team with Rimac for battery tech

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Along the way to building 44 "eco-friendly" models by 2025, Hyundai Motors, which includes Kia, announced that it will invest $80 million in Croatian EV startup Rimac.

2019 91

Hyundai Motor Group reveals new electric scooter prototype; 20 km range

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter. The latest concept features in future Hyundai Motor Group plans to enable first- and last-mile mobility through integrating the scooter with future Hyundai and Kia vehicles.

2019 111

New Hyundai Electric Car

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Apparently Hyundai has abandoned their hydrogen delusions and decided that there might be a future in electric cars, after all. This came from the GM-Volt website (thanks to Seth Leitman for tweeting it). 99 mile range on lithium ion batteries, same supplier as the Volt, but 0-60 in 15 seconds? I had a pony when I was a kid that could move faster than that;

Toyota Prius AWD-e drive, Hyundai fuel cells, CO2 fines, Audi cameras: Today's Car News

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Hyundai plans to build more fuel cells, but not necessarily for cars. climate change Hyundai NexoWe have a first chance to drive the new all-wheel-drive Prius AWD-e. Automakers face big fines for missing tight emissions targets for carbon dioxide in Europe. And our first experience driving with side-camera "mirrors" on real roads gives us pause. All this and more on Green.

2018 62

Hyundai unplugs its electric-car subscription plan

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Hyundai’s “Unlimited+” electric-car subscription plan, which was only offered in Southern California but originally destined for wider rollout, won’t be coming back at all on the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, the automaker confirmed last week.

2018 71

Hyundai EV concept for Frankfurt show to highlight new design language

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Hyundai will show a concept car “envisioning its future EV design direction” at next month’s Frankfurt auto show. Hyundai first presented ideas with the new

2019 82

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric gets more range and power, faster charging—in Europe

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The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will get a big boost in range along with more power when it goes on sale later this year in Europe. New specs released by Hyundai's European sales organization point to a significant update to the car, though when Green Car Reports reached out to Hyundai's U.S. arm, spokesman Brandon Ramirez would say only that the

2019 83

Vitesco Technologies supplying electric drive for new volume-production models of Groupe PSA and Hyundai

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Vitesco Technologies, the drivetrain business of Continental, has signed agreements with Groupe PSA and Hyundai to supply the first fully integrated electric axle drive system for various volume-production models.

2019 108

New Hyundai Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

Apparently Hyundai has abandoned their hydrogen delusions and decided that there might be a future in electric cars, after all. This came from the GM-Volt website (thanks to Seth Leitman for tweeting it). 99 mile range on lithium ion batteries, same supplier as the Volt, but 0-60 in 15 seconds? I had a pony when I was a kid that could move faster than that;

Hyundai and Kia invest in Europe's high-power fast-charging network

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Hyundai and Kia announced Monday that they are investing in Ionity, Europe's 350-kilowatt charging network. This partnership gives Hyundai the opportunity to develop vehicles with 800-volt systems. They will join BMW Group, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen/Porsche in expanding charging station availability for vehicles with 800 volt on-board systems. charging

2019 74

Hyundai Ioniq Electric: how maker plans to market 124-mile electric car

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will soon go on sale as part of a trio of Ioniq variants that also includes hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. When it arrives in dealerships, Hyundai will face the same challenge other automakers have come to know well: marketing electric cars to an uneducated and sometimes skeptical public. Marketing California Car Sharing plug-in cars Hyundai Ioniq Electric

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Hyundai, Pony.ai, Via unveil BotRide autonomous electric vehicle service; pilot in Irvine, CA

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Hyundai, in collaboration with Pony.ai Starting on 4 November, a fleet of self-driving Hyundai KONA Electric SUVs will provide a free ride-sharing service to the local community of Irvine, California. Hyundai partnered with Pony.ai Integrated Hyundai and Pony.ai

2019 78

Hyundai unveils Kona Electric SUV

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Hyundai has unveiled the Kona Electric subcompact SUV prior to its official introduction at the Geneva Motor Show ( earlier post ). The charging port is located in the vehicle’s front next to the Hyundai logo.

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