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The best and worst car brands for servicing: 2019 JD Power report

Former local favourites Ford and Holden are struggling on the sales charts, and things aren't much better at the service desk. Holden (770/1000) scored below the mass market average (788/1000) for customer service satisfaction, narrowly ahead of Jeep (769/1000), while Ford matched the industry average in a consumer satisfaction survey...

Hyundai: Another EV concept headed to Frankfurt

Hyundai has confirmed a second all-electric prototype will be presented on its stand at the Frankfurt motor show next month. The Korean brand's theme for the show will be 'Style Set Free', a vision for future electric vehicles that will allow owners to personalise their vehicles "in a way similar to how people design their homes to reflect their lifestyles" – including customising a car's interior throughout its lifecycle...

CarAdvice podcast 166: Civic Type R v i30 Fastback N!

On the podcast, this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet has been revealed, Peugeot has introduced Australia's first petrol particulate filter, why the latest Census data is bad news for young drivers, and Australian drivers have revealed their dirty habits...

Hyundai Nexo scores top marks in IIHS crash testing

The first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle to be crash tested by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has passed with flying colours, scoring a 'Top Safety Pick+' grade. Hyundai only offers the Nexo in California but voluntarily put the car up for IIHS testing, where the mid-sized SUV scored 'good' ratings in all six crashworthiness tests...

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...