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Hyundai Takes The Lead On Road Safety Training For Women

Posted by on 21 Jun 2018 under Hyundai News

Hyundai Motor Company and its authorized dealers in Saudi Arabia have announced the success of their road safety campaign for women. The “Safeway with Hyundai” initiative aims at educating female college students about road safety.

Hyundai wants to promote a culture of traffic and road safety especially in this new era where women are allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia. Focusing on female university students seemed the obvious choice and has exceeded expectations.


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Tucson Diesel Mild Hybrid Flouts EU Ban

Posted by on 11 Jun 2018 under Tucson

Hyundai's New Tucson offers 48-Volt Diesel Mild Hybrid Powertrain

Hyundai’s New Tucson offers 48-Volt Diesel Mild Hybrid Powertrain

Earlier this year the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig granted Germany the right to ban diesel cars from their major cities. This comes in the wake of rising concern over pollution levels, specifically nitrogen oxide (NO2). This unprecedented court decision has diesel motorists in other parts of the EU eyeing their vehicles askance. In fact, the diesel-car market share in Britain alone has dropped from 45% to 33% in just these few short months.


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Hyundai Young Entrepreneurs Part 1: Blue Latitudes

Posted by on 08 Jun 2018 under Hyundai

Growing New Life From Artificial Reefs | Hyundai Young Entrepreneurs | Blue Latitudes

Growing New Life From Artificial Reefs | Hyundai Young Entrepreneurs | Blue Latitudes

Part 1 of the young entrepreneurs’ docuseries with Hyundai and Buzzfeed presents “Growing New Life From Artificial Reefs”. Co-founders of Blue Latitude, and best friends, Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan are responsible for this inspiring movement. Their mission is to find areas of the world’s oceans that deserve to be protected but don’t always get the recognition that coral reefs do.


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Hyundai Ioniq Young Entrepreneurs Series

Posted by on 07 Jun 2018 under IONIQ

Qualities that reflect the Hyundai brand values are innovation, sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship. As a socially responsible company, Hyundai has always been committed to making things better. It’s at the heart of everything they do.


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Kona Hailed by ASG as Segment Leader

Posted by on 28 May 2018 under Kona

Hyundai Kona - Segment Leader

Hyundai Kona – Segment Leader

In perhaps one of the most comprehensive and data-driven assessments on the planet, the Hyundai Kona has been singled out for Best Economic Performance and Best 5 All-round Performance in its segment by industry oracle: ASG.


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Another Bold Concept from Hyundai

Posted by on 24 May 2018 under Concept Cars

Hyundai's Bold Design Concept

Hyundai’s Bold Design Concept

Hyundai has another dauntless design concept up its sleeves to spring from the LeFil Rouge conceptualization which premiered at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

Hyundai is not one to deviate from coming up with brighter, bolder and more enthralling concepts. It is a brand that values and uses each vehicle to delve into a possible design direction.


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The All-new i20

Posted by on 15 May 2018 under i20

The All-new Hyundai i20

The All-new Hyundai i20

The all new Hyundai i20 is a redefinition of the form and features that have so captured our imaginations and loyalty. By gently resculpting the body (and vigorously reworking the features) Hyundai are out to boost the speed of the i20’s ascent. This purposeful evolution of what Hyundai’s Andreas-Christoph Hofmann authoritatively calls one of their “DNA models” will ensure the i20 a place on the top of the food chain.


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The High-Tech Hyundai Nexo: A Hydrogen-fueled Flagship

Posted by on 15 May 2018 under Nexo

Many people agree that fossil fuels could someday run dry and that hydrogen-fueled cars, like the Hyundai Nexo, will play an important part. Fuel cell cars ultimately have two major advantages over EV’s; they can drive further and refuel considerably faster.


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6 Toys to Come Standard

Posted by on 16 Apr 2018 under Hyundai

Hyundai Standard Equipment

Hyundai Standard Equipment

It used to be that picking the model you wanted was only half the battle. You would then proceed to agonize over all the tasty extras your wallet demanded you give up, juggling the things you really wanted and really needed against the things you could really afford. With advanced technology becoming more affordable by the minute, this juggling act may soon be a thing of the past. Read on to see six extras (previously reserved for luxury models) which are increasing prevalent in standard packages.


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Head-up: Here’s How It Works

Posted by on 16 Apr 2018 under Future Tech

Head-Up Display (HUD)

Head-Up Display (HUD)

Have you test driven a new Kona? Then you probably want to know how that awesomely cool MacGyver-thingy displays your car’s stats right on the windscreen. Well, the MacGyver-thingy is called a Head-Up Display (HUD for short) and if you’ve heard the term before, probably it was in connection with a fighter jet. That’s right. The HUD has been adapted for your Hyundai from a vehicle capable of Mach 3 (that’s three times the speed of sound)*.


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