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In-car Exercises

Posted by on 19 Feb 2018 under Car Tips

Looking to include your car into your fitness routine? There’s no need for these kinds of extremes…
Here are some exercises you can do behind the wheel

With the advent of self-driving cars creeping closer and closer, we “drivers” are having to do less and less behind the wheel. While this sounds like a brilliant thing in theory, you may be neglecting the maintenance of your base musculature. We underestimate what a morning spent in gridlock can achieve for our calves and what a bit or roadside drama can do for our rubber necks. A few simple in-car exercises can stymie the onset of the couch-/car potato devolution!


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2019 Veloster Debuts in Ant-Man 2!

Posted by on 13 Feb 2018 under Veloster

The Marvel Movie, Ant-Man & The Wasp, Will Showcase The 2019 Hyundai Veloster

The Marvel Movie, Ant-Man & The Wasp, Will Showcase The 2019 Hyundai Veloster

The highly anticipated 2019 Veloster may be a compact sports car but it is no small thing: its planned Hollywood debut in the Marvel sequel, Ant-Man & The Wasp, will showcase it beee-ing the ultimate getaway car.


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Sneak Preview Showing Off The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Posted by on 08 Feb 2018 under Santa Fe

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Exterior

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March is set to debut the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe crossover SUV. Until now, Hyundai has only released sneak previews of the redesign first seen on the Hyundai Kona but a recent sighting gave a glimpse of what’s to come. The Santa Fe is only getting bigger and bolder with each generation and it continues to impress.


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1st Ever Panorama Sunroof Airbags!

Posted by on 22 Jan 2018 under Hyundai News

Hyundai is first to develop panorama sunroof airbags!

Hyundai is first to develop panorama sunroof airbags!

Hyundai have raised the bar again. And, just to be extra safe, they’ve attached an airbag to it. That’s right! You no longer have to mind your head, Hyundai will do it for you: with the world’s first ever panorama sunroof airbag!


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Hyundai Creta vs Renault Duster: Compact SUV Title Fight

Posted by on 19 Jan 2018 under Creta

Hyundai Creta vs Renault Duster

Hyundai Creta vs Renault Duster

In 2017, Hyundai and Renault launched their contenders for the compact medium SUV segment with the Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. Hyundai joined the title fight with its new 1.6-litre diesel, while Renault introduced the Duster range and added an automatic gearbox to its 1.5-litre diesel variant. The question on everyone’s lips, however, is which one will set the benchmark. Grab a ringside seat and let’s have a look.


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Hyundai / Aurora to gain Level 4

Posted by on 19 Jan 2018 under Future Tech

Level 4 Autonomy - The Next Level

Level 4 Autonomy – The Next Level

Self-driving cars is just about all anyone can talk about these days. The conversation fairly drives itself. But this autonomous revolution seems to be chasing its tail. With constant success stories in the media and other circulars you’d have expected to see one or two of these cars on your way to work by now. Chances are, you have, and you simply did not realise. This is because no one has bothered to explain that there are levels of autonomy (that go all the way from 0 to 5). So when Hyundai says they’re partnering with autonomy guru, Aurora, to bring level 4 to market by 2021, they’re in pole-position.


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Teaser: New Hyundai Veloster Bears Its Teeth

Posted by on 16 Jan 2018 under Veloster

2019 Hyundai Veloster N

2019 Hyundai Veloster N

The upcoming, second-generation Hyundai Veloster hatchback is certainly a head turner but it’s not the rumoured hybrid supercar – at least not yet. While the finer details of Hyundai’s funky hatch seem to be a best kept secret, the center-position exhausts and diffuser-style rear bumper suggest it could be a Turbo. It may very well be the big wig model until the new 2019 Veloster N appears in the three-model lineup.


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Win and be at FIFA 2018

Posted by on 19 Dec 2017 under FIFA

Hyundai Launches the

Hyundai Launches the “Be There With Hyundai” Fan Competition

It’s not often we invite you to test drive a bus. But this is not just any bus. This bus is in Russia and it contains your favourite FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer team (and you!) on the way to the stadium. (Don’t worry you won’t actually have to drive it!) But you will have to adorn it: Be There With Hyundai are asking fans to submit team slogans. Winners will have their slogans painted on their team’s official bus AND get to see the wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round, live, in person and from the inside.


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Hyundai Blue Link Technology Connects With Smartcar

Posted by on 18 Dec 2017 under Future Tech

Hyundai Blue Link - Connecting Your Hyundai

Hyundai Blue Link – Connecting Your Hyundai

Every generation develops technological breakthroughs in the auto industry making us go faster, feel safer and now, more connected. Hyundai Blue Link Technology is a connected vehicle system using telematics to gather essential car care information such as a monthly vehicle health report and automatic crash notifications among others. Smartphones connect to Hyundai Blue Link using Bluetooth technology or a USB cable and a pre-installed Hyundai Blue Link mobile app using iOS or Android. Hyundai Blue Link is wirelessly upgradeable, so in-vehicle apps may also be upgraded.


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Just Say the Word

Posted by on 15 Dec 2017 under Future Tech

If it’s smart enough to drive itself, it’s smart enough to keep up with the conversation. Hyundai is talking about taking voice-activation to the next level. The future is here and it is changing the concept of ‘getting behind the wheel’.


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