Holy graphics! Look what your windscreen could be showing by 2020

Holographics ‘to help enhance in-car experience’ Technology application beyond navigation system Display capable of filling your whole windscreen SEOUL, South Korea –  Hyundai Motor has announced what it calls ”a strategic investment” into Swiss deep-tech start-up WayRay AG to expedite the development of holographic augmented reality (AR) navigation system. The images show what it might…

Hyundai UK adopting client-designed service plans

Hyundai UK launch give customer the call Driving habits and use to be computed Even a new set of tyres can be included LONDON, England – Hyundai UK has launched a service plan programme that offers an alternative to the traditional fixed-price schemes. It will be based on the customer’s individual driving habits, vehicle age,…

Hyundai’s luxury H1 Bus gets a bold, fresh new look

Plenty of high-speed cruising punch Eight-seater really – nine if one must Sliding seats make extra luggage easy CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Hyundai’s popular H1 Bus has received a bold new face as part of a make-over that should elevate this market-leader as an even bigger favourite among customers in need of a competent…

2018 Hyundai i20: Having fun in the Cape mountains

Body redesign on Hyundai’s popular hatch Nearly 90 000 sold since first launch  Great small engines, play-with-me gearboxes CAPE TOWN, Western Cape – Hyundai SA has added another couple of mid-sized hatchbacks to its catalogue, the i20 (which has replaced the popular Getz ) is ”a refreshed line-up with a more modern design and the…

US survey shows Hyundai tops with buyers for nine years

Nine years on top of US popularity poll Leading 761 brands and 83 categories Survey based on 50 527 respondents FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Californina – Hyundai has been ranked first in customer loyalty in the US for the ninth consecutive year. That’s according to America’s Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index, an annual customer loyalty and…

Hyundai’s i10 mid-sizers redone for ‘fresh appeal’

Popular mid-size hatch gets revamp Model for all South African pockets One of best warranties of all brands JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Hyundai has rejuvenated its Grand i10 range in South Africa with new features and a new entry model to give the entry model fresh appeal since the basic i10 was discontinued. Stanley Anderson, Hyundai Automotive…

Hyundai leads way with long-distance autonocars

Nexo fuel-cell car in longest-yet on-road demo Level 4 autonomy for vehicles in smart cities by 2021 Commercial autonomy technology ‘by 2030’ SEOUL, South Korea – Three next-generation Hyundai fuel-cell electric vehicles have completed an autonomous 120km journey from Seoul to Pyeongchang. It was the first time Level 4 autonocars had achieved that distance though…

FIRST LOOK: Hyundai shows its upcoming Santa Fe

LONDON, England – Hyundai Motor has unveiled its first artist’s rendering of the next Santa Fe and described it in a media release sent to Carman’s Corner as ”a luxurious and striking design based on a robust, stylish and voluminous composition”. It’s also said to show off the brand’s new SUV design identity. ‘SLEEK ROOFLINE The…

Hyundai reveals ‘Smart Stream’ engine at Frankfurt ’17

Smart Stream’ tech at heart of matter Turbo engine comes with eight-speed auto Electric fine, but petrol won’t disappear yet FRANKFURT, Germany – Hyundai Motors has unveiled its next-generation drive train technology here alongside the public debut of the high-performance i30 N and the sub-compact, Kona SUV. The Korean automaker revealed the first in its…

Hyundai gets serious about driving fun with i30 N

Hyundai shifts into top gear with sporty N Rally and racing experience gave direction 200+kW, track equipment, and 250km/h JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Hyundai, once a chuckled-at brand but now recognised as one of the best in the business, has come out with a product that simply takes it to the top of the pile in…

Hyundai adds Elite kit to AWD Tucson Sport range

Hyundai adds Elite spec to its Tucson Sport Body kit, power upgrade – because they could Infotainment screen, top comfort, great handling JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Given the success of the Tucson 1.6 TGDI Executive Sport diesel with its skirts, black 19″ wheel rims and bold exhausts, Hyundai SA has awarded the top-of-the-range Tucson 1.6 TGDI…

Be a Sport! Go for Hyundai’s tricked-out Tucson

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – More than 7500 third-generation Hyundai Tucsons were sold in South Africa in 13 months since its launch here in 2016 – a 16.5% share in its segment. Now, Hyundai has never been an automaker to rest on its laurels, so perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that the local marketing people elected to take the…