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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.

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Luc Donckerwolke Returns As Hyundai Chief Creative Officer

Posted by on 20 Nov 2020 under Concept Cars, Hyundai, Hyundai News, Tucson

Luc Donckerwolke

Hyundai’s New Chief Creative Officer – Luc Donckerwolke

Luc Donckerwolke, the star designer behind the Hyundai Tucson and Genesis G80, among others, is back at the helm but this time in a brand new role as Chief Creative Officer (CCO). Hyundai Motor Co. created this role as part of its efforts to further bolster the automaker’s position as a global luxury brand.


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Small Is What You Want – Hyundai Grand i10

Posted by on 06 Nov 2020 under Grand i10, Hyundai Reviews

Silver Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai’s Grand i10 Is A Small Car Legend

It seems odd to call a small car ‘Grand’ – that is big, imposing and of course expensive. In this case, you should consider three factors.

Firstly, the Hyundai Grand i10 is a higher spec version of the highly popular i10 which took the market by storm not so long ago, thus Grand.


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Hyundai Builds The World’s Most Eco-friendly Concept Car

Posted by on 21 Oct 2020 under General, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Hyundai Sopabox Car Teaser

Hyundai’s Soapbox Car

Hyundai has revealed a teaser of its new concept car which they plan on launching in Europe soon. A recent silhouette of the Hyundai Soapbox car shares some design details with the 45 Concept Car which made headlines a little more than a year ago.


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The Subcompact Hyundai Venue Scores Big In Safety

Posted by on 05 Oct 2020 under Hyundai Reviews, Hyundai Vehicle Safety, Venue

Hyundai Venue 2020

2020 Hyundai’s Venue

Crossovers, smaller vehicles with the desirable attributes of an SUV, are the most sold cars in almost every market on earth. The higher ride height and more spacious interior, combined with the drivability and economy of a hatchback, appeal to drivers seeking something more, different.

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Airbags In Autonomous Cars – Hyundai’s Take On This

Posted by on 21 Sep 2020 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News

Hyundai Centre Side Airbag

Hyundai’s Centre Side Airbag

Airbag popping. The definitive signal that your journey has ended prematurely. The idea of an airbag was patented by two British dentists in 1919 – I did not ask why and neither should you. In its modern guise, it started taking shape in the ‘50s and early sixties and was first used commercially in the ‘70s.


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5 Reasons To Buy The Hyundai Tucson

Posted by on 07 Sep 2020 under Hyundai Reviews, Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai’s 2020 Tucson

Anyone looking for a quality SUV should put the 2020 Hyundai Tucson at the top of their list. Hyundai has unequivocally evolved from its earlier, almost undistinguished, budget cars to manufacturing some of the most stylish and powerful vehicles loaded with features, top of the line specifications and driver comforts.


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Size Does Matter With The New Hyundai Palisade

Posted by on 25 Aug 2020 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches, Palisade

Hyundai Palisade

Hyundai’s Palisade Might Hit SA’s Shores

Considering the competitive nature of the SUV market, introducing the Hyundai Palisade couldn’t have come at a better time. Looking back, Hyundai’s large SUV history in South Africa doesn’t make for good reading except for the Hyundai Terracan. At the time, seasoned off-roaders considered it a more cost-effective option to the Land Cruiser which is impressive in itself.


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Development of New Mobility Accelerated

Posted by on 06 Aug 2020 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News

New Mobility Dot Map

Hyundai New Mobility Development Accelerated by COVID tensions

I have seen the future and it needs work. This work will entail trying to figure out exactly what and how mobility in the future will be. Note the use of mobility as opposed to cars – that distinction at least is clear.


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The Hyundai Santa Fe Gets A Facelift

Posted by on 20 Jul 2020 under General, Hyundai, News, Santa Fe

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe Is Getting a Facelift

If you are a quiet introvert, someone who eases through life hoping not to be noticed, who settles for a little Marie biscuit rather than a steak sandwich, the Santa Fe is not for you. If you want the full buffet of life, like to laugh and go with friends, don’t mind spending a bit, the Hyundai Santa Fe is a good choice.


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Hyundai Venue Impresses With Style And Performance

Posted by on 06 Jul 2020 under Hyundai Reviews, Venue

2020 Hyundai Venue

The Impressive Hyundai Venue

The 2020 Hyundai Venue is the automaker’s latest small crossover boasting distinctive styling, impressive performance and fuel economy with a budget-friendly price tag. One of the many standouts on the new Hyundai Venue is the creative and expressive interior bolstered by exceptional cargo space for the segment. Rightly so, this subcompact SUV has been added to the Wards 10 Best Interiors list.


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