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, Kia invest in IONITY fast-charging JV

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Kia Motors Company and Hyundai Motor Company,affiliated automotive companies for Hyundai Motor Group, have invested in IONITY, a joint venture established in 2017 between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, and Volkswagen Group with Porsche AG. The Hyundai Motor Group will obtain equal shares in IONITY as those of founding partners. The decision to join this network will provide enhanced benefits for Kia and Hyundai’s European customers.

2019 111

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.”

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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 67

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 85

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 112

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 140

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.

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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 74

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 68

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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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 109

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

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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 70

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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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 83

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 77

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 94

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.

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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.

2017 82

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 88

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.

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Hyundai Motor Group develops wearable vest exoskeleton to alleviate burden in overhead work: VEX

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the new Vest EXoskeleton (VEX), a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers who spend long hours working in overhead environments. The development of the VEX included a pilot program in two Hyundai Motor Group plants in the US.

2019 96

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 82

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;

Hyundai Motor Group introduces industry-first smartphone-based EV performance control technology; blockchain

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed smartphone-EV pairing-based performance adjustment technology which allows users to customize primary functions through a smartphone application—an industry-first innovation. —research fellow JeongSoo Eo from Hyundai Motor Group.

2019 121

Sales of Hyundai hydrogen fuel cell Nexo pass 1K unit mark in 2019

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Business Korea reports that sales of Hyundai Motor’s Nexo hydrogen fuel cell vehicle this year reached 1,075 units on May 17, exceeding the 949 units sold for the whole of last year. This marks the first time Hyundai has sold more than 1,000 hydrogen cars annually since 2013.

2019 118

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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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 Motor Group develops first performance control for commercial EVs using weight estimation

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed a system that estimates the gross vehicle weight of a light duty commercial electric vehicle and optimizes performance accordingly. This technology is being considered by Hyundai Motor Group for use on future light duty electric commercial vehicles.

2019 120

VW ID 3 revealed, Nissan electric crossover, Hyundai and Kia fast-charge: Today’s Car News

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Hyundai and Kia are investing in very fast charging—in Europe. Nissan has reportedly shown its all-electric crossover to dealers, but it isn’t coming soon. Porsche has upped its investment in Rimac. And the first of VW’s affordable electric cars is revealed in full.

2019 67

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 63

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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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid video drive review

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It's been said that the only global carmaker Toyota is really worried about is Hyundai. This is the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: first drive.

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Hyundai delivers first 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV to US customer

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Hyundai delivered its first NEXO fuel cell SUV ( earlier post ) to Tom Hochrad of Ventura, California—the first US customer to drive off in the new NEXO, the only mass-produced fuel cell SUV for the US market, featuring a range up to 380 miles.

2018 161

Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats Prius Prime, BMW i3 on energy efficiency

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DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq electric. EPA Efficiency plug-in cars EPA Ratings MPGe Hyundai Ioniq ElectricThe 2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid's tenure as the most energy-efficient car on sale in the U.S. turned out to be short. The Toyota recently took the title of most energy-efficiency vehicle available in the U.S. away from the BMW i3, which had held it since 2014. But now there's a new kid on the block.

2016 87

Hyundai Motor Group unveils CVVD engine technology; +4% performance, +5% fuel economy, -12% emissions

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the first Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) technology to feature in future Hyundai and Kia vehicles. The innovation was revealed at Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang on Wednesday alongside the Smartstream G1.6

2019 112

Hyundai Autron and Wind River to develop next-generation autonomous driving platform

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Hyundai Autron, a Hyundai Motor Group company, and Wind River signed a partnership to develop an autonomous driving and connectivity software platform to power next-generation automobiles. Hyundai Autron is a research and development company specializing in electronic control software and automotive semiconductors. We are committed to providing proven safety and reliability to the affiliates of Hyundai Motor Group and its global customers.

2019 81

Hyundai presents Kona Electric crossover and NEXO fuel cell SUV

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Hyundai presented its new 2019 Kona Electric crossover (introduced in March at the New York Auto Show, earlier post ) and 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV (showcased at CES in January, earlier post ) to US media at a driving introduction in Los Angeles. Hyundai estimates the range to be 258 miles.

2018 110

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Global Sales Below Target, Company Admits

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The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was launched outside the U.S. Roughly two years later, though, Hyundai isn't pleased with sales of its zero-emission crossover utility vehicle. South Korea sales California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell alternative fuel vehicles Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cellin 2013 as the first fuel-cell vehicle to be offered to the broader public in significant numbers.

Hyundai NEXO FCEV and Kona electric CUV win spots in 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engines

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Hyundai has taken two out of the ten spots in the 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engine competition with the all-new 2019 NEXO FCEV fuel cell vehicle and 2019 Kona Electric CUV. —John Juriga, director, Powertrains, Hyundai America Technical Center, Hyundai Motor Group.

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Hyundai introducing 48V mild hybrid system with 1.6L diesel in Europe

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In addition to the 2.0-liter CRDi 48V diesel powertrain introduced in the New Tucson in 2018, Hyundai Motor has now combined its efficient and responsive 48V mild hybrid technology with the 100 kW/136-PS 1.6-liter CRDi diesel engine.

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