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Hyundai introduces seven-year warranty as a limited offer

Hyundai has introduced a seven-year warranty across most of its model range – up from the industry-first five-year coverage it introduced 20 years ago. However, according to a confidential dealer bulletin obtained by CarAdvice, the factory-backed extended warranty only applies to certain Hyundai vehicles ordered and delivered from the beginning of October through to the end of December 2019 – with “no exceptions”...

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Hyundai i30 Fastback N to take on WTAC

Hyundai will enter a modified i30 Fastback N in the 2019 World Time Attack Challenge (WTAC), as it looks to develop a range of performance-oriented parts for its road-going range. Competing in Clubsprint class, the modified Fastback will go head-to-head with other 'lightly-modified' road cars. The project has been headed up by Hyundai Australia, with backing from head office...

Hyundai forms Urban Air Mobility Division

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a… Hyundai. Well, there aren't any flying Hyundais yet. But the Korean automaker has established an Urban Air Mobility Division, appointing aeronautics engineer Dr. Jaiwon Shin as the head. While other automakers are thinking laterally about the future of transportation, looking at ride-sharing services and autonomous vehicles, Hyundai is thinking vertically...

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2020 Hyundai Tucson facelift revealed for China

Beijing Hyundai has revealed a China-specific version of the Tucson SUV, which gets unique styling and features compared to the global version offered in markets like Australia. The Korean-Chinese joint venture is pitching the vehicle as a "fourth generation" model, though it appears the '2020' Tucson for China is merely a reskinned version of the car currently on sale...

Hyundai: We can't compete with Toyota hybrids

Hyundai Australia says it can't compete with 'hybrid king' Toyota, and as such won't be looking into bringing series hybrid versions of cars like the Kona and Sonata. Speaking at the local launch for the all-new Venue crossover, Hyundai's local boss, J.W...

Hyundai heir: 'Still a long way to go' for autonomous cars

Chung Eui-sun, executive vice president of Hyundai, who has assumed day-to-day running of the company from his father, sounded a cautious note after announcing a joint venture for developing autonomous vehicle technology. The new development firm will be owned 50/50 by Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv, with the South Korean firm contributing US$1...

Hyundai developing central armrest airbag

Your next Hyundai or Kia could feature a new type of side-impact protection, with the Hyundai Motor Group revealing a front armrest-mounted side impact airbag. The new airbag is designed to stop head injuries caused by front passengers colliding with each other, or hard objects in the cabin...

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Hyundai Venue: 4-star ANCAP rating expected

Hyundai Australia has indicated it is "not expecting a five-star ANCAP rating" for its all-new 2020 Venue crossover, when the independent crash-testing firm conducts an anticipated full local test in the coming months...