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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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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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Hyundai Joins Uber Air To Launch eVTOL Air Taxi

Posted by on 17 Feb 2020 under Concept Cars, Future Tech, Hyundai News

Hyundai Uber Flying Taxi

Hyundai & Uber partnership’s Flying car Concept

Hyundai has unveiled its electric flying car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The South Korean automaker announced that they will be partnering with Uber to develop their eVTOL air taxi. It will be able to fly on trips of up to 100 km with a cruising speed of up to 290 km/h transporting four passengers.


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Hyundai Nexo Goes The Distance

Posted by on 10 Feb 2020 under Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News, Nexo

Hyundai Nexo

Hyundai’s Nexo is the first dedicated fuel cell electric vehicle

The hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo has broken the world distance record by travelling 778 km on a single ‘tank’. It beat the previous record by some margin as it still had another 49 km range left at the end of the journey.


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Hyundai Venue Competes In The Compact Crossover Segment

Posted by on 03 Feb 2020 under Hyundai News, Kona, Venue

Hyundai Venue

Hyundai’s Compact Crossover Venue

What is the Hyundai Venue, and more importantly, why is it? The Venue is a compact, feature-rich crossover/SUV. The reason Hyundai created the Venue? For the last ten years, drivers around the world have migrated from sedans to hatchbacks, and onto SUVs and crossovers. As in sedans, manufacturers would
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Hyundai’s Huge Investment in Electric and Hybrid

Posted by on 27 Jan 2020 under Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Hyundai Logo

Hyundai’s Planning To Invest Even More In BEV

Battery electric vehicles (BEV) are reaching new heights. Literally. In December Hyundai announced its BEV version of the popular Hyundai Kona will be the first EV to reach Mount Everest’s North Base Camp, a 700km journey with a climb to 5 800m. Why is this important? Let’s have a look at electric vehicles and try and get some perspective.


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Hyundai Unveils Strategy 2025: A Smart Mobility Roadmap

Posted by on 20 Jan 2020 under Future Tech, General, Hyundai News

Hyundai 2025 Mobility Roadmap

Hyundai’s 2025 Smart Mobility Roadmap

The Hyundai Motor Company has announced its new roadmap, Strategy 2025, with a focus on securing their position as industry leaders in smart mobility. Strategy 2025 will underpin the automaker’s core business pillars – Smart Mobility Device and Smart Mobility Service.


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Exciting New Noise Cancelling Tech from Hyundai

Posted by on 13 Jan 2020 under Future Tech, Hyundai News

Hyundai RANC

Hyundai RANC

There used to be a time when it was assumed that things were noisy out there on road – horns blaring, trucks passing in a flurry of sound, wipers, wheels on tarmac, wind whipping past, you name it; noise comes at you from everywhere when you get on the highway. Happily, forward-thinking auto manufacturers like Hyundai have made it their mission to find a way for motorists to enjoy a quieter, more comfortable ride.


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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 Enters Platooning With Self-driving Trucks

Posted by on 30 Dec 2019 under Future Tech, General, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Autonomous Truck

Hyundai’s Xcient Truck

There is a new word in the self-driving lexicon: platooning. Specifically, this refers to large freight trucks in convoy at the speed limit, each less than 17m behind the one in front. Sounds crazy? Let’s talk about it.


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A Hyundai Bakkie? Most Likely. But What Will It Be?

Posted by on 23 Dec 2019 under Concept Cars, Hyundai News

Santa Cruz Pickup Truck

Hyundai’s Santa Cruz Bakkie

In the States, they are talking about meeting the unspoken needs of urban adventurers. In Australia, they say a Ute had better be a Ute, a commercial bakkie sitting on a ladder frame. So two totally different vehicles for two totally different markets. Let’s look at these options.


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