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For the past couple years we’ve heard of Hyundai’s pending “Prius Fighter,” and now that the Ioniq will go on sale in the U.S. later this year, in question is what other automakers might also feel the heat? The Ioniq – its name a merger of ion and unique – is to be three cars […]

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While news is pending for the U.S. market, Hyundai says its Korean-market Ioniq surpasses fuel economy for a 2015 Prius, while the jury is out in comparison to the new 2016 Prius. The ioniq – its name a combination of ion and unique – is to come in three varieties: a plug-in hybrid, an all-electric […]

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Pricing for the 2017 Hyundai Elantra has been announced. Entering its sixth generation, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra will start from $17,895 including destination for the entry-level SE model. Its base price is $100 less than the outgoing model and comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission. Opting for the six-speed automatic will cost $1,000 additional. […]

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Hyundai has shed some light on its next hydrogen fuel cell vehicle which is to go beyond its current converted Tucson and be based on a dedicated platform. In an interview yesterday with Autocar, Kim Sae-hoon, Hyundai and Kia’s head of hydrogen fuel cell research said something proprietary and forward looking was in store. “We […]

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Hybrid technology patent holder Paice and the affiliated Abell Foundation have settled an infringement suit with Hyundai and Kia over technology used in their hybrid Sonata and Optima. After an eight-day jury trial in October, Maryland-based Paice said its suit filed in 2012 over 2011 model year cars was ruled in its favor and it […]

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This January Hyundai will debut its new Ioniq featuring three electrified drivetrain options available in one body type. As the manufacturer fortifies its green-car lineup against competitors including the Toyota Prius and Nissan Leaf, the Ioniiq will be the first vehicle to offer an all-electric, gasoline-electric hybrid or plug-in hybrid powertrain. “Our vision for future […]

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Hyundai has captured a land speed record with its new hydrogen fuel-cell powered Tuscon. The Tucson Fuel Cell hit a top speed of 94.6 mph at the Soggy Dry Lake Bed in California, capturing the top speed record set by a production hydrogen-powered SUV. Hyundai didn’t specify if they beat a previous record, but we’d […]

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Over the next three model years, sibling automakers Hyundai and Kia are hedging their bets with seven new battery electrified models and at least one fuel cell vehicle. The strategy includes four hybrids, two plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) for the U.S. market. All seven battery utilizing cars are scheduled to […]

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Hyundai has revealed the name of its first global sub-compact SUV. The Hyundai Creta will launch in the second half of 2015, starting with India and will be a global model. While the Korean automaker didn’t share many details about its next new model, it did give details on its name, which is derived primarily […]

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Seven of the 29 hybrid vehicles offered in Canada promise lower cost of ownership than their conventionally-powered equivalent. This info came yesterday when automotive cost-of-ownership data research firm Vincentric released its Canadian Hybrid Analysis. In it, seven of 29 hybrid vehicles analyzed were identified as having a lower total cost-of-ownership than their closest all-gasoline counterparts. […]

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