South Korean prosecutors raid Hyundai’s office in recall investigation

All new Hyundai Santa Fe

South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday raided the office of Hyundai Motor’s quality division located in southern Seoul as part of an investigation into how the automaker and affiliate Kia Motors managed vehicle recalls over engine defects, Chosun Biz reported. In 2017, South Korean civic group YMCA submitted a complaint with prosecutors accusing the automakers delayed […]

Hyundai observes Russia auto market growth slowing in next year

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South Korea-based automaker Hyundai Motor expects growth in the Russian auto market to reduce significantly in 2019, the head of its Russian branch said on Monday. Automakers have warned Russia’s strategy to raise value added tax in next year would hit vehicle sales, which have recently just started to recover from four years of stagnation. […]

Hyundai hopes Palisade large SUV to spearhead sales recovery in U.S.

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Hyundai Motor on Tuesday started South Korean sales of its Palisade large sport utility vehicle (SUV), a model it hopes would spearhead a sales recovery in the United States when released in its major overseas market next year. Consumer preferences have shifted swiftly to SUVs in recent times, impacting Hyundai with its sedan-heavy line-up. The […]

Hyundai is setting a new benchmark with fourth-generation Santa Fe

All new Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai is “setting a new benchmark” in the SUV segment with the release of the all-new fourth-generation Santa Fe, as per a statement yesterday. With this, the company is providing customers outstanding design, innovative technology and the recent safety features, while maintaining the popular model’s reputation for excellent value. Starting with the launch of its […]