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2020 Hyundai Kona Hybrid priced from $40,100 in the UK

Hyundai Motor UK has announced pricing and specifications for the new 2020 Kona Hybrid, with the electrified crossover to start from £22,495 ($40,109) when it hits dealers next month. The company says the new variant is a demonstration of its "commitment to lowering vehicle emissions", with the Kona Hybrid emitting just 99g/km of CO2 (claimed) while sipping 5...

2020 Hyundai i10 sketched - UPDATE

Hyundai Motor Europe has released a first look at its all-new i10 micro hatchback, ahead of its official reveal at the Frankfurt motor show in September. UPDATE, 8/8/19: Hyundai Australia has told CarAdvice the new-gen i10 is "under review" for our market. Stay tuned for more updates when the vehicle debuts in Frankfurt next month...

Hyundai working on electric race car

Hyundai Motorsport has confirmed it has "begun work" on an electric race car that "will herald a new motorsport era for the company". Designed and built at the racing division's headquarters in Alzenau, Germany, the EV race car is scheduled to be revealed at Hyundai's media day at the Frankfurt motor show in September...

2020 Hyundai i30 plug-in spied

Photographers have snapped images of the facelifted Hyundai i30 in Europe, and it appears updated hatchback range could be headlined by the availability of plug-in hybrid power. Despite the heavy camouflage we can see the revised i30 will get a new grille and rejigged headlights with fresh LED daytime-running lights, along with changes to the bumper and new intakes...

2013 Hyundai Veloster recalled

Hyundai has recalled the 2013 Veloster over concerns about the ECU software. According to the company, the software installed on the ECU could cause premature ignition and make the engine stall. The issue also creates a risk of fire. If the engine stalls at high speed there's an increased risk of crash or a fire, putting drivers and other road users in danger...

Hyundai USA to make rear-seat reminder standard from 2022

Hyundai will fit 'rear occupant alerts' as standard across its North American range from 2022 onwards, as it looks to cut the number of kids left in hot cars. The announcement was made on National Heatstroke Awareness Day in the USA, and follows a similar move from Nissan...

Hyundai investigating Kona Electric explosion

Hyundai is investigating why a parked Kona Electric exploded while in a Canadian garage. The pure-electric SUV was sitting unplugged in the garage when its owner noticed clouds of dark smoke coming from the garage. The five-month old Kona Electric then exploded – blowing the garage door off in the progress, and damaging the neighbouring property...

2019 Hyundai Kona recalled

Hyundai Australia has extended its recall for turbocharged versions of the Kona crossover, adding 1115 MY19-plated vehicles to a brake recall first issued in January. "During assembly the vehicles may not have had the front brake tube fitted correctly," Hyundai says in the recall notice. "The tube may come in contact with the exhaust system and the braking performance could be compromised...

2020 Hyundai Veloster here August/September - UPDATE

The new-generation Hyundai Veloster has had its launch timing changed once again, with its arrival brought forward to late in the third quarter of 2019. UPDATE, 24/7/19: Hyundai Australia has confirmed all local versions of the Veloster will get the more dynamic suspension specification as standard (McPherson front, multi-link rear), unlike the previous generation and other models in the company's Australian stable...

Electric cars cheaper to run, but high prices still a problem: Study

Electric vehicles are cheaper to run than petrol or diesel cars, but their sticker prices are still too high for buyers to properly reap the benefits, according to a new study from the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ). Although electricity is cheaper than petrol or diesel on a per-kilometre basis, depreciation and the steep purchase price of pure-electric vehicles mean they're still pricier to own over five years...

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid revealed, 'under review' for Oz

The new-generation Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been revealed, featuring the company's new Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission. Power comes from a new 2.0-litre GDi four-cylinder petrol engine from Hyundai's 'Smartstream' family of efficient powertrains, mated to a six-speed hybrid-specific automatic transmission...