As a number of carmakers swap partners and make moves in the self-driving space, Hyundai Motor Group is strengthening its partnership with self-driving startup Aurora through a new investment that will be used to build a platform for the carmaker’s autonomous vehicles.
Hyundai Stories June 13
Hyundai Stories May 29
Hyundai introduced its first all-electric double-decker bus today as the company aims to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.
Hyundai Stories May 14
Hyundai and Kia have been getting more serious about electric cars lately, with the new Kona, Niro and Soul EVs coming out all as good packages at reasonable prices. But none of these are performance monsters, moreso regular, everyday, utility cars.
That all seems to change starting today, as the two companies announced an 80 million Euro ($90m) investment into Rimac Automobili, the Croatian supercar maker behind the Rimac Concept_One and upcoming Concept_Two. The intent is to collaborate on the production of two high-performance electric sportscars, one of which will debut under Hyundai’s “N” brand and the other which will use fuel cell technology.
Hyundai Stories May 2
Hyundai is three years into its IONIQ program, which includes 3 versions (hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric), and today, it unveiled a refresh version with the all-electric version getting a bigger battery pack for a significantly longer range. expand full story
Hyundai Stories April 16
Genesis revealed the “Mint” concept, a small electric car made for the city but focused on a luxury experience, today at the New York Auto Show. Genesis calls the Mint “a new vehicle typology” and says that it offers an “innovative user experience.”
There is no current plan to bring the car to production.
Hyundai Stories March 19
Hyundai and Kia have invested $300 million in Ola, Uber’s main rival in India. The companies plan on building electric cars specifically for the Indian market.
Hyundai Stories February 28
Hyundai already has a few electric cars in its stable, but the company announced that an electric model built on its own dedicated EV platform will make its debut in 2020.
Hyundai Stories January 28
Hyundai already announced the base price of the Kona EV, its new all-electric version of the Kona crossover, in the US last year at $36,450 before incentives. But it has now released all the prices based on the different trims. expand full story
Hyundai Stories January 3
Some automakers believe that there’s a convenience problem with charging electric vehicles and they think wireless charging might be the solution.
In that trend, Hyundai and Kia are unveiling today a new electric vehicle wireless charging system with autonomous parking. expand full story