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If you’re reading this blog, we can only guess that you’re an existing Hyundai fan or are hoping to become one very soon, in which case, you’re in very good company. Group 1 Hyundai is part of the Group 1 family and we are happy to invite you to become part of our family.

With a great team we are one of the leading Hyundai dealerships in Gauteng and the Knysna region. Through the blog, we’re hoping to keep you updated on all the news, deals and happenings at the dealerships.

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What’s New with The Hyundai H-1?

Posted by on 17 Aug 2018 under General, H1

New Hyundai H1 Bus

The New Hyundai H1 Bus

Space. Convenience. Utility. The Hyundai H-1 bus has always been an all-around people pleaser. Whether you need some extra space to cart around your crew to sports practice, have a big family that likes to get out there and explore the world, or need room to grow your business, the H-1 is the vehicle you want in your corner. Affordable, easy to maintain, fuel-efficient – what’s not to love? And now we’ve tweaked the existing model to bring you three all-new derivatives that are poised to make Hyundai bus-ownership even more effortless.

Here’s what Hyundai H-1 enthusiasts can look forward to:


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Hyundai to Boost its Stable with Individualised Aesthetic

Posted by on 19 Jul 2018 under News

New Individualised Aesthetic Design

All Hyundai drivers are not made equal. The energetic newlyweds taking off in their Elantra have a completely different set of values than the settled 40+ professionals making their way to work in a Sonata. Which begs the question – why do these two sedans essentially share a look and feel? This very important quandary has been doing the rounds at the Hyundai Motor Co. headquarters for a while, and we’re happy to report that there are some very exciting changes in the pipeline.


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How Insects Inspire Hyundai Future Car Designs

Posted by on 19 Jul 2018 under General

Hyundai Future Design Concept Car

Hyundai Draws Inspiration from Insects

Taking inspiration from nature is not uncommon and Hyundai believes the automotive world could learn a lot from insects. Chung Eui-sun, Hyundai Motor Group’s vice chairman, is counting on insects and holograms to help them remain relevant in the ever-growing world of electric-vehicle startups, ride-sharing services and autonomous cars.


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Hyundai Creta Reimagined for New Release

Posted by on 12 Jul 2018 under Creta

2018 Hyundai Creta

2018 Hyundai Creta

If the rugged Hyundai Creta has always been one of the top performing SUVs in the Indian and Chinese markets, and has made strong inroads in our local market as well of late. If you’ve been a fan of this robust beauty up until now, it’s time to get really excited, because the well-loved Creta is about to get a mid-life facelift that is about to launch it to a whole new level.

So, what’s in the cards for the reimagined Creta? Quite a bit! Here are a few of the high notes.


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Hyundai Ionic Young Entrepreneurs Part 2: Lunch On Me

Posted by on 12 Jul 2018 under Hyundai News

Video Screenshot for Lunch On Me

Hyundai partner up with Lunch On Me

Part 2 of the young entrepreneurs’ docuseries with Hyundai Ioniq and Buzzfeed presents “How Your Leftovers Could Feed the Homeless”. The founder of Lunch On Me, LaRayia Gaston, is responsible for this incredible campaign as she inspires radical acts of kindness within the homeless community. They repurpose leftovers and deliver fresh food parcels to feed the homeless six days a week.


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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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