The first Hyundai i20 drove off the showroom floor as far back as 2008. Using an entirely new platform created at Hyundai’s European technical centre, it allowed the Korean automaker to enter Europe’s competitive subcompact B segment. In the last ten years, the i20 has seen several upgrades but the best is yet to come.
According to Interbrand’s latest rankings, Hyundai Motor is among the most valued brands in the world for the fourth consecutive year. Hyundai’s global brand value has grown another 3% since 2017 to a record high of US $13.5 billion. This result successfully places Hyundai in the top 40 Best Global Brands. They are now ranked the 36th most valuable brand and all that through challenging conditions across many global markets.
Much has changed since 2001 when the first Hyundai Santa Fe appeared on the scene but not in terms of popularity. Like a fine wine, the Hyundai Santa Fe has aged incredibly well over the years and not only in looks, but also style and performance.
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.
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.
Hyundai Motor has been ranked the 35th “most valuable” brand in Interbrand’s 2017 Best Global Brands report. The top 100 brands in the world are featured in Interbrand’s report, which rates them in terms of the benefits they offer whether it be from an economic, social upliftment or customer satisfaction perspective. Various criteria along with the brands’ overall values are considered too during the analysis of the ISO-certified valuation methodology and the result is 100 of the most profitable brands on the planet.
Smartphones, home appliances and computers, most of us use them and there is a good chance that many of the ones we do own come from Korea. But what about Korean cars? Once the subject of internet meme’s and the butt of jokes, the Korean automotive industry has matured and grown to such a degree that over the past decade “made in Korea” is now used to denote the same thing as “made in Germany”. Brands such as Hyundai have not only gone global, they have changed the way that people regard Korean cars, and all new Hyundai cars and SUV’s are now known for their reliability, style, value for money, and high levels of safety.
So you’ve just turned 18 and your newly earned driver’s license is now sitting snuggly in your wallet or purse. You yearn for the freedom of the road and the ability to do what you want when you want to do it. But where do you start looking for a new car, and what do you need to look for in a car during your search? Asking your parents, friends and older siblings might get you a whole lot of conflicting advice, but the truth is (and yes we are happy to admit we are biased, as we love our Hyundai brand) we think that the used and new Hyundai vehicles on our showroom floors make the best First Cars for New Drivers. This is because they are:
Sometimes women can really a pretty bad wrap behind the wheel, in fact when it comes to all things automotive there is the assumption that they are bad drivers and that they know nothing about cars. We don’t buy into this stereotyping at Hyundai.
Yes, most women are looking for a car that is safe, reliable and economical, but that’s not all you want from a car. You want something that shouts out who you are, what you stand for and how you plan to make your mark on the world.
With Christmas literally round the corner it crunch time for present buying. You’ve got almost everyone sorted except that special man in your life. It might be your dad, your brother, hubby or your beau? You’ve been tearing your hair out trying to think of something but somehow you just can’t find that perfect present. Well, fear not! Look no further!