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2019 Hyundai i30 N Fastback spied

The upcoming Hyundai i30 N Fastback has been spied on the roads of Europe, ahead of an anticipated reveal later this year. It's no secret the Korean manufacturer wants to expand its performance N line-up, and the four-door coupe version of the i30 looks like the next candidate...

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Hyundai confirms voluntary ACCC program to improve customer service
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Hyundai confirms voluntary ACCC program to improve customer service

Hyundai Australia has engaged in a voluntary undertaking with the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), as it attempts to more closely adhere with Australian Consumer Law when dealing with customer complaints. The move comes as part of the ACCC's wider investigation into customer service in the automotive industry, which has already seen Holden accept and initiate changes to the way it deals with wronged customers...


Industry body created to support hydrogen expansion in Australia
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Industry body created to support hydrogen expansion in Australia

Hydrogen Mobility Australia (HMA) has been founded, aimed at advocating for the burgeoning local hydrogen industry. It's made up of automakers, energy companies and infrastructure providers including Toyota Australia, Hyundai Australia, BP Australia and Caltex Australia...


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe revealed - UPDATE
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe revealed - UPDATE

Update (7/2/18): Hyundai has officially revealed images of the new Santa Fe with new details about the upcoming SUV. See bottom of article for details. The next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe has been leaked on a Korean website, ahead of an expected reveal on February 7. Posted on Daum, an exterior photo shows the all-new SUV with its Kona-inspired face, while an interior snap previews the overhauled cabin...


2018 Super Bowl LII car ads: Watch them all here
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2018 Super Bowl LII car ads: Watch them all here

Sometimes, advertisements are the only thing keeping us engaged in the Super Bowl. Thankfully, the on-field entertainment was up to scratch in yesterday's Philadelphia Eagles win. In this writer's opinion, yesterday's crop of automotive ads were a bit, well, flat. One piece will be remembered for being a bit tone deaf, and for using words deeply out of context...


2018 Hyundai Veloster N walkaround: video
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2018 Hyundai Veloster N walkaround: video

The new 2018 Hyundai Veloster made its global debut last week in Detroit, after months of spy photos and a short series of teaser images. As expected, the new Veloster will be offered in three main grades: 110kW/179Nm base models, 150kW/265Nm SR Turbo variants, and the top-shelf 205kW Veloster N hero model...


2018 Hyundai Veloster N and Veloster range unveiled
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2018 Hyundai Veloster N and Veloster range unveiled

See the full article here. The 2018 Hyundai Veloster has been revealed this week at the 2018 Detroit motor show, headlined by the Veloster N hot hatch. Four variants of the small coupe-come-hatchback have been revealed, the standard Veloster, the Veloster Turbo, the Veloster R-Spec and the Veloster N – all occupying a different spot on the potency scale...


2018/19 Hyundai Tucson spied again
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2018/19 Hyundai Tucson spied again

The facelifted Hyundai Tucson has been spied again this week during cold-weather testing in Europe. Differing slightly from the prototype spotted a week ago, this vehicle wears different alloy wheels, and the limited visibility of the snowy landscape means we get a better look at the Korean SUV's revised lighting setups...


2018 Hyundai Kona Active review
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2018 Hyundai Kona Active review

While the base Hyundai Kona is a competitive offering in the small SUV segment, you can't help but draw comparisons to the related i30 hatch.

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$24,500 - $36,000

Volkswagen and Hyundai exchange blows over hot hatch mastery
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Volkswagen and Hyundai exchange blows over hot hatch mastery

Incumbent hot hatch leader Volkswagen, and aggressive new kid on the block Hyundai, appear unwilling to merely let their cars do the talking, after engaging in a thoroughly entertaining sparring session over the imminent i30 N. Coinciding fittingly with the Australian Open tennis grand slam, Volkswagen Australia managing director this week used the release of the new entry Golf GTI Original variant to not-so-subtly backhand his rival from Korea...


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe due mid-2018, price rise likely
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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe due mid-2018, price rise likely

Hyundai is set to bring in an all-new Santa Fe later this year, and the company admits that it won’t be able to keep its prices quite as sharp as the current model. In 2017, Hyundai sold 7974 Santa Fe SUVs in our market, up from 7834 the year before...


Genesis to offer best-in-class ‘customer experience and service model’
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Genesis to offer best-in-class ‘customer experience and service model’

The upcoming launch of the Genesis luxury brand will bring some new and innovative ideas to the segment to help entice buyers away from the traditional European manufacturers and Lexus in favour of the South Korean brand, with best-in-class customer experience...


Hyundai i30 N might offer racetrack warranty
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Hyundai i30 N might offer racetrack warranty

Hyundai is investigating the potential for warranty of its performance cars on the race track in the lead-up to the launch for the i30 N. As it stands, plenty of manufacturer warranties sit in a grey area for what is and what isn’t covered for their vehicles that find themselves out on a race track...


Hyundai i30 sales ‘not as strong’ as expected, Go variant to help
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Hyundai i30 sales ‘not as strong’ as expected, Go variant to help

Hyundai Australia says it’s not happy with the sales of its i30 hatch, despite the vehicle claiming the prize of fifth most popular car for 2017. With the small car market remaining fiercely competitive, and sales of the entire segment down in general (in favour of SUVs), the i30 finished 2017 23...


Hyundai i30 N “more suitable” for racetracks and “more fun” than Golf GTI
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Hyundai i30 N “more suitable” for racetracks and “more fun” than Golf GTI

The boss of Hyundai's N division says that the upcoming i30 N is better suited to regular track days and is more fun to drive than its direct rival, the Volkswagen Golf GTI. Responding to questions from the Australian media at the Detroit motor show today, head of Hyundai N and former head of BMW’s M division, Albert Biermann, said the whole idea of going out with the brand’s first N model was to produce something more track focused and more fun to drive, rather than the softer approach offered by its German rival...


Hyundai ute set for 2021, unlikely for Kia
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Hyundai ute set for 2021, unlikely for Kia

Hyundai is progressing with its internal design and engineering of its upcoming Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger competitor as it seeks to enter the heavily-contested, but very popular ute market in 2021. Speaking to the media at the Detroit motor show this week, Hyundai Australia’s head of public relations, Bill Thomas, said that while the ute is not 100 per cent confirmed yet, it's being well received by those that can give it the green light...


Genesis set for Oz launch in April-May
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Genesis set for Oz launch in April-May

The latest luxury vehicle manufacturer to enter the Australian market will be Hyundai-owned Genesis, which will have its full brand launch alongside two models around April or May this year. Hyundai has been testing the water with its ‘Genesis’ sedan, but will now use that as a platform to launch the full line-up of Genesis-branded vehicles before the middle of the year...


Hyundai N Sport packs for i30, Kona, Veloster and Tucson coming
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Hyundai N Sport packs for i30, Kona, Veloster and Tucson coming

Hyundai will follow Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz’s lead in creating sport model packs that can be optioned on standard variants to give a more focused appearance and feel. The Hyundai N Sport packages, as they will be most likely known, will offer an AMG-Line, S-line or M Sport-style enhancements that will see equipped vehicles upgraded with sportier suspension, retuned steering and visual enhancements...


2018 Hyundai Veloster & Veloster N unveiled
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2018 Hyundai Veloster & Veloster N unveiled

The 2018 Hyundai Veloster has been revealed this week at the 2018 Detroit motor show, headlined by the Veloster N hot hatch. Four variants of the small coupe-come-hatchback have been revealed, the standard Veloster, the Veloster Turbo, the Veloster R-Spec and the Veloster N – all occupying a different spot on the potency scale...


Hyundai Veloster sales remain ‘design-driven’
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Hyundai Veloster sales remain ‘design-driven’

Hyundai believes the second-generation Veloster will continue to attract style-conscious female buyers, adding incremental sales to the existing i30 range. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Detroit motor show this week, Hyundai Australia general manager of public communications, Bill Thomas, said the new Veloster has carried over its similarly unique styling to a new generation, and should appeal to existing owners...