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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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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How To Make A Hyundai Creta

Posted by on 01 May 2020 under Creta, General, Hyundai

2020 Hyundai Creta

How The 2020 Hyundai Creta Is Made

Start with a sheet of cookie dough. Roll it out. Take various cookie cutters and cut out circles, stars, triangles. Coat with sprinkles and bake. Now you have a tray of cookies. That is exactly how Hyundai makes Creta SUVs. Maybe with a few more steps and not with dough.

The brand new Hyundai plant in Chennai opened this year and they will be making the whole Creta there, except for two of the three engine options.


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Hyundai’s Fascinating Research Into Driving Styles

Posted by on 06 Jan 2020 under Hyundai, Hyundai News

Person Driving

Hyundai Research The Way We Drive

What is your driving style? You may think you know, but you are most likely wrong. The reason for this is that Hyundai has done the research and found there are 36 750 ways to drive. So, what is your driving style?


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Hyundai Launches a New, Europe-spec i10 in Frankfurt

Posted by on 09 Nov 2019 under Atos, Grand i10, Hyundai, New Car Launches

Hyundai Europe-spec i10

Hyundai Europe-spec i10

The i-series put Hyundai on the map, a dealer in Paarden Eiland told me a couple of years ago. The i30, -20 and of course the i10 formed a formidable series of nice-to-drive, good-to-look-at, well-priced, full-feature passenger cars. Bigger, middle and smaller.


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Vest Exoskeleton Could Revolutionise The Industry

Posted by on 27 Oct 2019 under Hyundai, Hyundai News

Hyundai Exoskeleton

Hyundai’s Vest Exoskeleton

Developments within the robotics sector have been in the headlines for some time and now, Hyundai has joined the fray with their spring-loaded Vest Exoskeleton (VEX). This wearable robot could revolutionise the automotive industry helping reduce the load for factory workers.


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Hyundai Electric Race Car Debuts At Frankfurt Motor Show

Posted by on 28 Sep 2019 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News, Veloster

Veloster N ETCR

Hyundai’s Veloster N ETCR

Every motor show is filled with creative innovations, dreams and aspirations from car manufacturers around the globe. The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show is no different as there have been many interesting projects and concepts including the new Hyundai Electric Race Car.


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Hyundai Joins IONITY, The Giant Leap For EVs

Posted by on 24 Sep 2019 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai Joining IONITY

Hyundai Buys Into IONITY

Hyundai has thrown its technological and financial weight behind IONITY in Europe. It is now a full partner in this game-changing initiative with BMW, Daimler, Ford and Porsche (Volkswagen Group).

What is IONITY? Let me demonstrate with an experience we had a few years ago.


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Hyundai & MDGo – Using AI To Help After An Accident

Posted by on 14 Aug 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai MDGo Partnership

Hyundai Partners With MDGo

Car accidents happen and they are nasty to the victims and often confusing to the responders. The lag between the accident and help arriving, the responders assessing the victims and then getting them to an emergency room can be critical.

Now imagine your car not only telling emergency services that you had an accident and where it happened but also telling them of your likely injuries and suggesting the best facility nearby to treat you.


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