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This year the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group will be selling as many hybrids and plug-in hybrids in the U.S. as king-of-hybrids Toyota, and what this might lead to remains to be seen. Hyundai and Kia have said their goal is to become no less than the world’s second-biggest seller of electrified vehicles by 2020, with the […]

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With the dawn of 2017, South Korea’s Hyundai Motors has begun rolling out an ambitious new mainstream line of Ioniq liftback sedans in the U.S. market that goes directly against Japan’s venerated Toyota Prius, king of the hybrids. It’s a battle for efficiency and consumer value between a well-established stalwart and a hungry and ambitious […]

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Hyundai is developing a new fuel cell for the Tucson SUV that will increase the driving the current model’s 248 miles range by 30 percent to 348 miles on a full tank of hydrogen. In the latest play in the game of one-upmanship in the nascent fuel cell market, Hyundais increased traveling distance exceeds the […]

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Hyundai’s 2017 Ioniq Hybrid doesn’t have the Toyota Prius’ flamboyant styling, but it does have an EPA-certified fuel economy rating that bests the Prius Eco, making it the most fuel efficient car sold in America without a plug. When it arrives before the end of the year, the Ioniq Hybrid will have a window sticker […]

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Hyundai plans to release its all-electric Ioniq before the end of 2016 and the brand already has plans to boost its range straight away. According to the director of Hyundai’s eco-vehicles Ahn Byung-ki, the Ioniq will be able to travel more than 200 miles by 2018. When it launches early next year, the Ioniq will […]

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Hyundai has revealed some details on its upcoming trio of electrified vehicles. According to the Korean automaker, the all-electric Ioniq will be available in the U.S. by the end of 2016, while the hybrid will join the range early next year. The plug-in hybrid will be the last to arrive, sometime by the third quarter […]

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Hyundai and Kia took another step toward ending penalties for overstating fuel economy with a $41 million settlement with 33 state attorneys general. This settlement comes four years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched an investigation over mileage claims made by Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motor Corp. The two automakers have been charged […]

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Kia’s 2017 Niro Hybrid small crossover SUV has just reached dealer showrooms, and the Korean automaker is already talking about a battery electric version. This information was revealed to the UK’s Car Dealer Magazine by Kia Motors’ chief operating officer, Tae-Hyun Oh, at the opening of a new flagship dealership in London. “We have just […]

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South Korea’s Hyundai continued to show it is serious about hydrogen fuel cell technology with the introduction of the H350 Fuel Cell Concept at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany. The H350 Fuel Cell Concept is based on the automaker’s turbocharged diesel H350 delivery van that has been on sale in Europe […]

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Major automakers are ramping up their fight and exerting pressure to delay or seek adjustments to the Obama administration’s aggressive fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission targets by 2025. In a prepared statement made public on Wednesday, Mitch Bainwol, head of the industry trade group Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, said that low gasoline prices and […]

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