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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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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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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What The Impact Of COVID-19 Means For Hyundai Warranties

Posted by on 22 May 2020 under General, Hyundai News

Hyundai Warranty

Hyundai Extends New Vehicle Warranties Due To COVID-19

Hyundai is known for its exceptional warranties but what happens if they expire during the lockdown? As COVID-19 continues to impact the global economy, industries across the world are coming up with ways to help their loyal consumers. As part of the company’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, they have announced a Hyundai Warranty extension plan.


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Next-Gen Hyundai H1 Set To Launch In 2021

Posted by on 20 Apr 2020 under H1, Hyundai News, New Car Launches

2020 Hyundai H1

2020 Hyundai H1 Panel Van

The Hyundai H1 was first introduced in 2007 where a facelifted version entered the fray in 2018 with revised styling and a richer equipment list. All of the research and development over the last 13 years seems to have paid off with the third generation Hyundai H1 which will reportedly be market-ready by 2021.


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Better Shifting With Hyundai’s Predictive Transmission

Posted by on 08 Apr 2020 under Future Tech, Hyundai News

Hyundai Kia Predictive Shifting Concept

Hyundai & Kia Developed Predictive Transmission

In a joint effort, Hyundai and Kia have developed a new predictive transmission control system. This new automatic system takes into account traffic and topography to minimise wasteful shifts which will also help improve fuel efficiency.


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Hyundai’s New Aussie Bakkie Could Be a 6-Cylinder Diesel

Posted by on 09 Mar 2020 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches, Santa Cruz

Hyundai Emblem on Santa Cruz

Hyundai’s Australia-Bound Bakkie May Go Turbo

More news on the Hyundai bakkie story out of Australia. As previously reported, “a Ute had better be a Ute.” The new rough and tough ladder framed double-cab bakkie will have the option of a straight-six turbodiesel engine.


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Hyundai Goes Retro For Future Pony 45 EV Concept

Posted by on 02 Mar 2020 under Concept Cars, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News, Kona

Hyundai New EV Concept

Hyundai’s New Pony 45 EV Concept

The 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show revealed several amazing cars but a real standout was the all-electric Hyundai Pony 45 design concept. It’s not every day you come across a car that looks that good, especially considering they took inspiration from the 1974 Hyundai Pony concept.


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Hyundai In Partnership To Build Commercial EVs

Posted by on 25 Feb 2020 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Hyundai-Kia-Arrival Partnership

Hyundai To Build Commercial EV’s With Arrival

Electric vehicle technology is moving at a blistering pace. You can either spend heavily on developing your own, or you can invest in proven technology. The vehicle class with the most urgent demand in Europe is the electric commercial vehicle. This demand is driven by increasingly tough emissions standards there.


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