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2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport review

Hyundai once owned the warm-sedan segment. Now, it has some competition. How does it plan to defend its turf?

Genesis Australia boss Peter Evans steps down months before brand launch

The launch of the Genesis brand in Australia has experienced another setback, losing its general manager Peter Evans just months before introducing Hyundai’s luxury division locally. The departure of the industry veteran – a former high ranking executive at Toyota, Lexus and Ford – comes after Genesis confirmed its launch had been pushed back yet again...

2020 Hyundai Venue city SUV unveiled: Australian launch due this year

Hyundai will fill another niche in the booming SUV market with a high-riding hatchback designed to challenge the likes of the Mazda CX-3, one of the top sellers in the class. The Hyundai Venue, unveiled at the New York auto show overnight, is tipped to start from less than $20,000 when it arrives in local showrooms in the second half of 2019...

Hyundai Tucson Style Pack launches from $29,150

Hyundai Australia has announced a new Style Pack for the mid-sized Tucson SUV, which rolls out in showrooms this month. Essentially an accessories package, the Style Pack adds $1000 to the price of the entry-level Tucson Go, though Hyundai claims it contains over $3300 of extra value...

2020 Hyundai Venue sketched

Hyundai has offered an early look at the final design of its upcoming Venue compact crossover, ahead of its full reveal at the New York motor show on April 17. Following the leaked images of a pre-production car last week, the sketches show a fairly muscular take on the new model, which clearly draws design inspiration from the larger Santa Fe and Palisade...

Hyundai, Kia collaborating on EV platform

Hyundai and Kia are working on a new electric car platform, set to underpin a range of small and medium-class cars when it launches in 2021. A report from Auto Express reveals the "platform dedicated to electric vehicles is about two years away", according to company insiders...

How long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? How does an EV charge? Plus our EV glossary

Electric vehicles, or EVs, are coming. With recent government policy announcements honing in on a 'green' future, there's some misinformation about charging an EV and how long they actually take to charge. While this isn't a deep dive or a technical analysis, we've aimed to break down how charging works (in very basic terms) and how long you would expect each of the EVs on the market in Australia to charge...

US authorities investigate Hyundai and Kia non-crash fires

The US National Highway Transport Safety Agency (NHTSA) has opened formal investigations into almost three million vehicles sold by Hyundai and Kia in the USA. The vehicles being investigated are the Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fe, and Kia Optima and Sorento from the 2011 to 2014 model years. Also being investigated is the 2010 to 2015 model year Kia Soul...

2020 Hyundai Venue leaked

Leaked images of the upcoming Hyundai Venue crossover have surfaced online this week, ahead of the new model's official reveal on April 17 at the New York motor show. First posted by several outlets from India, and republished by Carscoops, the images show what appears to be production-ready prototypes with their camouflage lifted up, revealing the Venue's key styling features...

Hyundai i40 discontinued in Australia

Hyundai Australia has confirmed the ageing i40 sedan and wagon have been dropped from the local line-up, with the next-generation Sonata to be the brand's standalone mid-sized offering when it arrives later this year. Currently, the brand offers the i40 and Sonata concurrently in the medium segment, with the i40 available in both sedan and wagon forms while the Sonata is sedan-only...

Hyundai Australia lacks direct Accent light car successor

Hyundai Australia is at risk of entering 2020 without a cut-price light car once stock of the massively popular $15,990 drive-away Accent hatch runs out before the end of this year. The ‘current’ Accent sold in Australia is actually now out of production, but Hyundai ordered a sufficient final-run supply from Korea to keep its dealers stocked for the time being...