Hyundai Mobis aims to muscle into the electric vehicle market

Hyundai Mobis

As Tesla Inc speeds up the shift to electric vehicles, Hyundai Motor’s long term suppliers have increasingly turned to “outsiders” for parts – but now the South Korean automaker’s own supply company, Mobis, is getting into the game. Hyundai Mobis is in talks with two global automakers to provide electrified parts, its executive told Reuters, […]

Kia Motors to expand diversification of global mobility services

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Kia Motors has announced plans to expand its partnerships with worldwide mobility companies to meet the needs of a diverse range of consumers. Kia’s President and CEO Ho Sung Song shared the company’s plan for global mobility during his visit to the company’s Sohari plant in Korea to observe launch preparations for the new fourth-generation […]

Hyundai Motor and Aptiv name self-driving joint venture Motional

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Hyundai Motor and auto supplier Aptiv PLC have named their self-driving joint venture Motional, the companies stated on Tuesday. Established a year ago, the $4-billion venture is developing a wholly automated system that it hopes to start selling in 2022 to robotaxi companies and fleet operators, Chief Executive Karl Iagnemma informed in an interview. “In […]

Hyundai Ioniq Electric has been named best electric family car

Hyundai Ioniq

The Japanese automaker Hyundai’s Ioniq Electric has been named the best Electric Family Car on sale in the first What Car? Electric Car Awards. The judges praised Ioniq Electric for providing a better package ‘than any other rival’ – whether that’s its electric range, its value for cash, its equipment, or its technology. Ioniq Electric introduced […]

U.S. auto sales recovery continues as Toyota posts lowest decline this year

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U.S. new vehicle sales in July continued to show indications of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, as Toyota Motor on Monday published its lowest sales reduction since the coronavirus crisis damaged the sector in mid-March. The Japanese automaker informed that its sales in July fell 19% versus the same month in 2019, to 169,484 units. […]

Hyundai develops air conditioning technologies to enhance air quality

Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Motor on Monday said that it has developed three technologies to manage the air quality in vehicles. These three technologies are After Blow, Multi-Air Mode, and Fine Dust Indicator, as the automaker states. The ‘After Blow’ keeps evaporator dry to suppress mold growth, ‘Multi-Air Mode’ disperses air to decrease direct air contact, while the ‘Fine Dust […]

Hyundai shares increased nearly eight percent after ‘green new deal’

Hyundai Ioniq

Shares of Hyundai Motor increased by almost 8% on Wednesday, a day after South Korea announced a “green new deal” to spur the use of environmental friendly vehicles. Other auto shares gained ground, with sister automaker Kia Motors increasing 4.1% and auto parts supplier Hyundai Mobis increasing 3.3%. Recently, Hyundai Motor Group leader Euisun Chung […]

Hyundai reveals new insights on design of the Vision T concept car

Hyundai Vision T concept car

Hyundai Motor has released a new walkaround video about Vision T, first revealed at the Los Angeles International Auto Show in 2019. In the video, Head of Hyundai Design SangYup Lee describes the main characteristics of the concept car’s design: dynamic architecture, sharp edges and straight lines, and geometric design features referred to as “parametric […]