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Hyundai plans to introduce the era of “Car to Life” connectivity. The Korean automaker has announced a roadmap for connected car development and will collaborate with leading global IT and networking companies to develop its “Hyper-connected and Intelligent Car” concept. Hyundai wants to go beyond just connecting cars to other cars, the office and to […]

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Hyundai-Kia is expanding its electrified vehicle portfolio, planning to have at least 26 hybrids, plug-in hybrids, fully electric and hydrogen fuel cell powered cars by 2020. If the Korean automaker can accomplish this feat, it will make them the second largest producer of electrified cars behind Toyota. We can expect at least 12 hybrids, six […]

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When released later this year, Hyundai’s Ioniq Electric could offer about the same low-100-mile range as a present-generation Nissan Leaf and half that of the 2017 Chevy Bolt. Reports now circulating that Hyundai’s newest EV will get 155 miles range may not notice that “155” (250 km) is not a U.S. EPA number, and the […]

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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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