NEWS INDEX: Hyundai
Hyundai Tucson update earns 5 stars
11th January, 2016
The rating applies to all Tucson variants built from 17th November 2015
in South Korea and 16th December 2015 in the Czech Republic when several safety-related improvements were introduced.
The 2015 model Tucson’s built prior to these dates either have a 4 star ANCAP rating (2.0 litre GDi variant) or are
Hyundai IONIQ announced
8th December, 2015
Electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid powertrains available in a
single body type, a world first; The IONIQ breaks hybrid stereotype by delivering entertaining drive alongside
class-leading fuel economy and appealing design; Global reveal set for January 2016 in Korea; Launch in
Australia during H2 2016 .....
Hyundai Launches New Global Luxury Brand - ‘Genesis’
4th November, 2015
Hyundai Motor has announced an all-new global luxury brand –
Genesis – that will deliver ‘human-cantered’ luxury through a range of new models that feature the highest
standards of performance, design and innovation .....
Hyundai Santa Fe: SR added to line-up
10th September, 2015
New Santa Fe range flagship delivers purposeful looks and even greater
poise; Sports bodykit includes front spoiler, side skirts and race-style rear diffuser; 19-inch OZ Racing wheels and
performance Michelin tyres; Brembo brakes; Australian-tuned dynamics; Sub-$60,000* price* tag .....
Hyundai Accent updated
23rd August, 2015
Revised Accent range replaces outgoing Hyundai i20; Entry-level
Accent Active now features 1.4-litre Kappa engine, six-speed manual or new state-of-the-art CVT with sequential
manual mode; Accent SR continues with 1.6-litre Gamma engine, six-speed manual or automatic and sporty
Australian-tuned ride and handling; Accent offers affordable fun, impressive fuel economy, 5-Star ANCAP safety and
comprehensive equipment levels; Accent range now starts at $14,990* .....
Hyundai's new Elantra for 2016
20th August, 2015
Designers of the all-new Elantra identified a series of innovative
design aspects that give the car an unrivalled status and unique presence. Clever use of active character lines evoke a
dynamic, stylish and confident appearance .....
Hyundai “Vision G” Concept Coupe
12th August, 2015
The concept was described as Hyundai’s inspiration for its family of future
premium products that promise luxury, performance and style with the value and responsibility that is the foundation of
Hyundai’s brand .....
Hyundai Tucson released
10th August, 2015
All-new Tucson brings modern design and capability to the Medium SUV
Segment; Highly competitive pricing starting from $27,990*; New ActiveX model joins the line-up; Stylish new looks,
comprehensive equipment levels; Benchmark levels of NVH, overall refinement, sophistication and user-friendliness;
Cutting-edge new technology includes Autonomous Emergency Braking and Apple CarPlay support; Exhaustive local
suspension and steering tuning for world-class dynamics .....
Hyundai i30 Tourer Series II arrives
22nd June, 2015
Wagon version of i30 Series II brings significant upgrades; 7-speed
double-clutch transmission (DCT) now standard across two-tier range; Rear-view camera now standard on both model variants;
New-look 16-inch machined-face alloy wheels; New 5-inch touchscreen audio system on i30 Series II Tourer variant includes
Pandora™ internet radio capability .....
Hyundai Tucson prices announced
17th July, 2015
All-new Tucson brings modern design and capability to the Medium SUV
Segment; Highly competitive pricing and features across a four-tier range, starting from $27,990*; New ActiveX model
joins the line-up; Athletic new looks, comprehensive equipment levels; Benchmark levels of NVH, overall refinement,
sophistication and user-friendliness; Cutting-edge new technology includes Autonomous Emergency Braking; Exhaustive
local suspension and steering tuning .....
Hyundai i40 Series II released
5th July, 2015
New technology features; 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) matched
to more potent and economical diesel engine; New grille, projector-beam headlights, tail-lights and LED fog-lights;
Rear-view camera and 4.3-inch touchscreen now standard; Ride, handling and steering tuned for Australian conditions;
Available in two trim levels - Active and Premium .....
Hyundai Veloster Series II released
22nd May, 2015
New sub-$30K Veloster SR Turbo variant; Hyundai-developed 7-speed
double-clutch transmission; Further refinements made to locally tuned ride, handling and steering; New 18-inch alloy wheels
in two styles with wider 225/40 tyres; SR Turbo brings exclusive new Blue Sprinter matt-blue paint, blue-accented sports
seats and trim highlights; New sports type instrument cluster on SR Turbo variants; Flex Steer, ventilated and heated seats
on SR Turbo+ .....
Thirty years of Hyundai Sonata
19th May, 2015
Sonata made its debut in 1985 in Korea, playing a pivotal role in the
brand’s growth and reputation. With more than 7.3 million Sonata models sold since its introduction, Sonata has become a
mid-sized sedan enjoyed by customers around the world .....
Hyundai i30 Series II released
27th April, 2015
New look, more features and more appeal; Bold new hexagonal grille
more closely aligns i30 Series II styling with all-new Genesis and Sonata; Interior upgrades include availability of
internet radio and ventilated front seats; Rear-view camera now standard across the range; New seven-speed dual-clutch
transmission matched to upgraded 1.6 CRDi diesel engine with 300Nm; Free-revving Nu 1.8 MPI and 2.0 GDi engines now
Euro 5 compliant; Local-tuned suspension and steering for Australian conditions and driving styles; 5-star ANCAP safety .....
Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell in Australia
6th April, 2015
World-leading ix35 zero-emissions Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) runs
on hydrogen, burns no fuel and emits nothing but water vapour from its exhaust – range and refuelling time similar to that
of a normal petrol-powered car; The next generation of Hyundai’s FCEV is targeted for introduction by 2018 .....
Hyundai Sonata released
24th February, 2015
Stiffer, stronger body structure enhances vehicle dynamics,
driveability and safety; Locally tuned suspension and steering further sharpen dynamics; Comprehensive active and
passive safety systems; Big-car roominess in a medium-sized car; 138kW 2.4-litre and 180kW turbocharged 2.0-litre
four-cylinder petrol engines; Extensive list of new convenience and intuitive technologies including heated and
ventilated front seats, and auto-opening Smart Boot; All-new Sonata range priced from MLP* $29,990* to $41,990* .....
Hyundai Tucson: new generation revealed
18th February, 2015
Bold and athletic exterior provides unique SUV appearance; Refined
interior combines elegance with ergonomics; Generous cabin space thanks to efficient packaging; Convenience and
connectivity features are tailored to customer needs; Comprehensive active and passive safety technologies;
arrives in Australia Q3 2015 .....
Hyundai Santa Cruz Concept
14th January, 2015
Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept remains, at this stage, a show car only - no
plans have been announced for its design and production. However, the market opportunities for a Hyundai utility vehicle
globally are very real, not least in Australia .....
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Europe's new Hyundai i30 Hyundai
15th December, 2014
New i30 receives new 'family face' with hexagonal grille;
Upgraded engine line-up and new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission; New Kappa 1.4-litre engine for increased
efficiency; Stand-out, high-value features including Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Bi-Xenon headlamps and
enhanced Smart Parking Assist System (SPAS) .....
Hyundai i20 coupe revealed
11th December, 2014
For the first time, Hyundai has made a three-door B-segment car that
is significantly differentiated from the five door model. Its dynamic exterior and striking interior design are
intended to attract young consumers and extend the appeal of the new Hyundai i20 in Europe .....
Hyundai Genesis release imminent
11th November, 2014
Luxury sedan from Hyundai arrives in mid-November; Genesis features
premium design with quality and luxury; Comprehensive equipment list includes Hyundai-first technology, benchmark
safety features and class-leading standard equipment; Exemplary body strength contributes to superb ride and handling;
Exceptionally low NVH and active and passive safety features; Five-star ANCAP Safety Rating - highest safety score in
ANCAP history; 3.8-litre GDi V6 with 232kW/397Nm with 8-speed automatic; 6.5-second 0-100km/h; 5 Year/75,000km
inclusive servicing plan; Prices start at $60,000* .....
And the #1 safety score winner is ..... Hyundai Genesis
23rd October, 2014
‘Overall’ score of 36.88 points out of 37 is a record in 21-year ANCAP
testing history .....
Hyundai Santa Fe SR due early 2015
17th October, 2014
2015 Santa Fe line-up will include a sporty SR version of the
popular SUV, which joins the Veloster SR Turbo, i30 SR and Accent SR in the Hyundai range. Featuring an eye-catching
sports body kit, Brembo brakes, H&R performance springs, matt-black Oz Racing wheels and Michelin Latitude Tour
high-performance tyres, the Santa Fe SR is the ideal ‘range topper’ for Hyundai’s sporting SR sub-brand .....
Hyundai Santa Fe updated
17th September, 2014
New technology, safety and convenience features on some models include:
Smart Parking Assist System (SPAS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Hands-free Smart Tailgate, Ventilated front seats,
Panoramic sunroof with ‘ignition off’ function, Daytime Running Lights, Same seven-seater practicality, five-star safety,
benchmark drivetrains and locally-tuned suspension .....
Hyundai Elantra Series II
6th April, 2014
Hyundai’s ‘big small car’ gets a major make-over; Suspension set-up and
newly introduced driver-selectable Flex Steer system calibrated in Australia for Australian conditions; Substantial upgrade
brings significant exterior, interior and mechanical improvements .....
Hyundai's new Sonata partly revealed
4th March, 2014
All-new Sonata becomes more competitive through innovation in
fundamentals, design and improved safety; here in H2 2015 .....
Hyundai Genesis sedan confirmed for Australia
19th January, 2014
Here in July; High-tech rear-drive four-door; Genesis sedan will feature
Hyundai's highest levels of quality, technology and dynamic ability .....
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Hyundai ix35 Series II released
1st November, 2013
The ix35 Series II model range benefits from the introduction of two new
petrol engines with direct injection; the Nu 2.0-litre GDI and Theta 2.4-litre GDI, while the current R-series 2.0-litre
CRDi diesel engine is carried over .....
Hyundai to introduce all-wheel drive passenger cars
17th October, 2013
All-wheel drive system will be made available for the first time
on the all-new Genesis, the second generation of Hyundai’s first premium rear-wheel drive sedan .....
Hyundai Elantra update on the way
26th August, 2013
Facelifted Elantra to come with refreshed design and upgraded
features; 1.6 diesel engine with ISG (Idle Stop & Go) system added to line-up .....
Hyundai releases sporty i30 SR
20th August, 2013
SR is the first i30 in the world to be fitted with Hyundai’s 2.0
litre direct injection petrol engine; i30 SR has unique suspension tune; i30 SR features sports-oriented
enhancements inside and out .....
Hyundai Veloster Street Limited Edition
16th August, 2013
Unique to the Australian market; Exclusive sonic silver metallic exterior
paint and red leather interior upholstery; Priced from $24,990* (MLP*) .....
Hyundai introduce i30 3-door
16th July, 2013
Hyundai has added a new model to the i30 line-up with a ‘Special
Edition’ i30 3-door hatchback, further extending the broad appeal of its Euro-style small car range .....
Hyundai test facility at Nurburgring
4th June, 2013
The purpose-built facility will be a permanent base for the company,
providing a dedicated resource for evaluating its vehicles on what is widely recognised as the most challenging track
in the world .....
Advanced safety technologies added to Hyundai i40 Premium
3rd April, 2013
Both Smart Parking Assist and Lane Departure Warning & Assist are
now standard features, bring cutting-edge technologies to Hyundai’s flagship passenger car .....
Hyundai HND-9 points way to upcoming Genesis coupe
31st March, 2013
Equipped with 3.3 litre turbo GDi engine matched to an 8-speed automatic
transmission, HND-9 delivers a maximum output of 270 kW, while its exterior design exudes a befitting image of the
powerful performance .....
Hyundai HND-9 coupe concept preview
21st March, 2013
Hyundai has chosen the Seoul Motor Show as the venue to show the concept
car that will form the basis for the upcoming Hyundai Genesis coupe .....
Hyundai expand ix35 line-up with 2.0 diesel SE
20th March, 2013
The 2.0L R-series CRDi turbo engine is one of the most powerful diesel
engines in its class with 135kW @ 4,000 rpm while delivering 392Nm @ 1,800-2,500 rpm, providing sporty acceleration and
agility with combined fuel economy rating of just 7.5 L/100km .....
Hyundai i30 Tourer released
7th March, 2013
The Hyundai i30 Tourer will be available in two trim levels, Active
and Elite, with a choice of petrol or diesel powertrains - the 1.6-litre Gamma GDi petrol engine, achieving 99kW @
6,300 rpm and 163Nm @ 4,850 rpm, or the 1.6-litre U-II CRDi diesel engine, achieving 94kW @ 4,000 rpm and 260Nm @
1,900-2,750 rpm .....
Hyundai replacing i45 with i40
3rd February, 2013
Recent specification upgrades have enriched the value equation for
the i40 range and it now offers a plethora of standard features across the model line-up .....
Hyundai add European-sourced ix35 to line-up
22nd January, 2013
As the first model Hyundai Motor Company Australia has sourced from
Europe, the ix35 SE provides a raft of convenience, comfort, and style elements previously unavailable in the
Active model .....
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Coming soon: Hyundai i30 wagon
21st November, 2012
Following the successful introduction of the new generation i30 hatch
earlier this year, Hyundai will launch the i30 Tourer in early 2013. It will be priced from $22,990* .....
Hyundai's new Santa Fe released
11th November, 2012
The new Hyundai Santa Fe demonstrates the company’s cutting-edge
capability to combine bold design, state-of-the–art safety technology, impressive fuel economy and confident performance
with feature packed specification .....
Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo
5th November, 2012
The Veloster SR Turbo adds some spice to the affordable sports car market.
Powered by an all-new 1.6-litre four-cylinder twin-scroll Turbo engine, the Veloster SR Turbo delivers 46% more peak power
(150 kW) and 60% more maximum torque (265 Nm) than the 1.6-litre engine found in the Veloster and Veloster+ models .....
Hyundai update iLoad and iMax diesel models
22nd October, 2012
Whether its moving people or pallets, these frugal new powertrain
combinations further enhance Hyundai’s versatile, practical and stylish iLoad and iMax model line-ups .....
Hyundai ix35 updated
7th October, 2012
Hyundai has introduced an updated ix35 line-up spearheaded by
the introduction of the ix35 Elite 2WD petrol automatic model to complement the ix35 Active 2WD entry model .....
Hyundai introduces "Capped Price" servicing
3rd September, 2012
Hyundai customers will pay a maximum of $189 per annual service on i20
and Accent petrol models, while the popular i30 and Elantra ranges will be a maximum of $219 per annual service for
petrol models over the first 3 years of ownership at participating dealers .....
Hyundai i40 sedan released
27th July, 2012
The new i40 sedan delivers a high level of specifications offering
modern design, surprising interior space and an abundance of comfort and safety features .....
Five star safety rating for Hyundai i30 hatch
13th July, 2012
The new generation Hyundai i30 four-door hatch has been awarded the
maximum five-star ANCAP safety rating .....
Hyundai offer 3 Years’ free mapping
4th July, 2012, 2012
Owners of new generation i30 and i40 sedan models will receive free
annual updates during the first three years of ownership .....
Hyundai's new i30 released
14th June, 2012
The new-generation Hyundai i30 hatchback is priced from $20,990* .....
Hyundai Santa Fe ‘Trail’ introduced
16th April, 2012
As well a high levels of performance and efficiency, the seven-seat Santa
Fe ‘Trail’ benefits from a raft of new features including new entertainment and safety equipment .....
Hyundai i30 Trophy returns
6th April, 2012
Hyundai will offer a 2012 i30 Trophy hatch, following the sale of more
than 3,700 units of the original version after first being introduced in 2010 .....
Hyundai Santa Fe for 2013
13th March, 2012
The all-new Hyundai Santa Fe will arrive in Australia before the
end of the year .....
Hyundai i30 wagon revealed
24th February, 2012
The wagon’s overall length is increased by 185 mm over its five-door
'sibling' to 4,485 mm, making it one of the most accommodating vehicles in the small segment, and 10 mm longer than
the original i30 wagon .....
Hyundai Elantra coupe debuts in USA
10th February, 2012
The new Hyundai Elantra coupe will compete against two slightly smaller
coupes in North America, namely the Honda Civic coupe and the Kia Cerato (Forte) Koup coupe. .....
Hyundai Veloster arriving locally
3rd February, 2012
The Veloster’s commanding exterior is echoed with a powerful and poised
interior environment. Inside, the centre stack fascia and controls resemble a sport bike fuel tank with air vents
inspired by motorcycle tailpipes and a floor console mirroring the seat of a bike .....
Hyundai Hexa Space Concept
10th January, 2012
The vehicle features eight slim, hexagonally shaped seats that fit together
like puzzle pieces, maximising internal space while minimising vehicle width .....
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Hyundai Sante Fe updated for 2012
30th November, 2011
In addition to a suite of design focused enhancements, the Santa Fe now
offers Down-Hill Brake Control (DBC) on all versions except the entry SLX manual. DBC assists the driver maintain
vehicle control on steep downhill descents .....
Hyundai powers up new Genesis Coupe
16th November, 2011
Although the face-lifted Genesis Coupe will not be sold in
Australia, Hyundai Motor Company Australia has confirmed that the next all-new generation of Genesis Coupe will be
introduced locally .....
Hyundai Motor Group announces two new engines
25th October, 2011
Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled two innovative engines at the
company’s annual powertrain conference held in Korea. The Gamma 1.6 T-GDI engine and Euro6 R-2.0 diesel engine
represent the latest innovations .....
Hyundai i40 Tourer arrives
2nd October, 2011
Equipped with a high level of standard safety features across the
range, including Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), nine airbags, LED daytime
running lights and Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) .....
Hyundai i30 to be revealed next week
8th September, 2011
Hyundai expects the next-generation i30 to build on the
remarkable success of the current model – the company’s first car launched with the ‘i’ prefix, introducing a
new nomenclature for Hyundai’s European designed vehicles and heralding a new era for Hyundai .....
Hyundai's new i30 for 2012
10th August, 2011
The all-new i30 was designed and engineered at the Hyundai
Motor Europe Technical Centre in Germany and represents the next evolution of the unique form language,
‘fluidic sculpture’ – the company’s distinctive design format .....
Hyundai Accent arrives
27th July, 2011
All-new Accent will be available with a 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine
featuring continuous variable valve timing (CVVT), with the choice of five-speed manual or four-speed automatic
transmissions. Three trim levels will be available across the range - Active, Elite and Premium .....
Hyundai Elantra: more details
28th June, 2011
Although the all-new Hyundai Elantra competes in the small segment,
it offers interior space and amenities comparable with many larger sedans, generating authority and distinction
with a sporty and dynamic presence .....
Hyundai Elantra arriving
14th June, 2011
Designed at Hyundai's North American Design Centre in Irvine
California, Elantra exemplifies Hyundai’s ‘Fluidic Sculpture’ design philosophy. Making the illusion of constant
motion, flowing lines with a strong undercut feature .....
Hyundai expand i45 line-up
11th May, 2011
Following the success of its i45 mid-size sedan, Hyundai is
introducing a new engine to the range. The i45 2.0-litre engine is available in ‘Active’ model and becomes the
new i45 range entry point, offering impressive levels of style plus 5-star ANCAP rated safety .....
Hyundai i40 to debut this week
10th May, 2011
The i40 sedan boasts a purely European identity having been
designed and engineered at Hyundai’s European R&D headquarters in Russelsheim, Germany .....
Hyundai iMax and iLoad updated
17th April, 2011
Equipped with an array of active and passive safety enhancements and
standard features, both models across the range now come with Bluetooth™ Connectivity and full iPod Integration,
while the Hyundai iMax range also sees the introduction of Electronic Stability Control .....
Four new Hyundai models for 2011
22nd March, 2011
In announcing additional new products for the Australian
market, Korea's Hyundai Motor Company has confirmed four new models are to be released locally later this year .....
Hyundai i40 for Australia
21st February, 2011
Hyundai Motor Company Australia has indicated that the all-new
i40 is under consideration for an Australian release .....
Hyundai's new V8
15th February, 2011
Five litres, eight cylinders, 320 kW: it could be the latest high
performance powerplant from a German prestige car manufacturer. But it’s not. It’s actually the latest
technological showcase from the world’s fastest growing volume brand – Hyundai .....
Hyundai Veloster here in a year
12th January, 2011
The 2012 Veloster delivers innovation to the compact coupe segment
with a unique third door for easy rear-seat access, new 1.6-litre direct-injected four-cylinder engine matched to
Hyundai’s first dual-clutch transmission .....
Hyundai Curb Concept vehicle
11th January, 2011
The inspiration for Curb came from the need to evolve Hyundai’s “Fluidic
Sculpture” design language for younger buyers. Hyundai designers wanted to make a vehicle loaded with technology that
was at home in an urban environment with potholes and densely packed entertainment venues on the streets (such as
cinema, cafe and restaurant strips) .....
Hyundai HCD-12 Curb Concept
7th January, 2011
Another design concept to be shown at the 2011 Detroit Motor show is the
Hyundai HCD-12 Curb .....
6th January, 2011
The Hyundai Veloster will debut next week at America's Detroit Motor
2010: a bumper year of sales
6th January, 2011
“This is an exceptional outcome and is the second highest
result on record and only the third time ever that the market exceeded more than one million sales,” FCAI
Chief Executive Andrew McKellar said .....
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27th December, 2010
The new Verna will be offered with a choice of two
state-of-the-art Gamma petrol engines. The 1.4-litre model will deliver a peak power output of 78.7 kW and a
maximum torque of 135.4 Nm, while the 1.6-litre model will produce 90.4 kW of peak power and maximum torque of
155 Nm .....
Hyundai i40 for Europe
24th December, 2010
The all-new i40 will also become Hyundai’s most innovative
model on sale in Europe, combining the four elements which have become core Hyundai values: practicality,
performance, efficiency, and styling .....
Hyundai expand ix35 line-up
13th December, 2010
Already available in the mid-trim ix35 Elite AWD model, the new
2.4-litre petrol Highlander expands the current line-up in the Hyundai 5-star ANCAP safety rated ix35 range.
The rapid success of ix35 has seen it move to third best selling compact SUV in Australia in November .....
Hyundai at SEMA
4th November, 2010
The DUB Edition Hyundai Equus will debut at the 2010 Specialty
Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas this week. Featuring modifications to the exterior,
interior and audio .....
Hyundai updates four models
11th October, 2010
As part of its focus on continuous improvement, Hyundai has
announced a raft of specification enhancements to four of its volume models in the range .....
Hyundai Unveils Its First Electric Car
14th September, 2010
Pure electric vehicles only operate with a battery and electric
motor, with the battery’s lifespan and storage capacity determining the vehicle’s performance. Hyundai has chosen
to use LiPoly batteries over traditional nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) versions .....
Hyundai ix20: new for 2011
2nd September, 2010
Designed and developed at Hyundai’s European R&D centre in
Rüsselsheim, Germany, the ix20 is the second European car, following the ix35, to adopt Hyundai’s new ‘fluidic
sculpture’ design language. The name ix20 reflects the new model’s crossover-like versatility .....
Hyundai i30 ‘Trophy’ Special Edition
13th August, 2010
Building on the i30’s success in Australian showrooms, Hyundai is
further enhancing the model’s appeal and value by adding a special edition ‘Trophy’ model to the line-up .....
Hyundai i20 arriving next week
15th July, 2010
Designed at Hyundai’s European Design Studio at Russelsheim in
Germany, the latest model in the i-series line-up offers comfort, economy and efficiency in a compact vehicle
designed to get people going places .....
Hyundai announces updated Grandeur
7th June, 2010
The new Grandeur takes on a more commanding road presence with a new
radiator grille design and black-bezel headlights. The refined black-mesh lower air dam is housed between the new
front fog lamps completing the front bumper changes .....
Hyundai Getz On With The Job
6th June, 2010
Hyundai’s Getz continues to retain a strong sales base, ranking
first in the light car segment with a sales result of 1,957 units last month .....
Hyundai release the i45
23rd May, 2010
Assertive and sleek, the Hyundai i45 reflects a sophisticated
approach to mid-sized sedan design by combining advanced powertrain technology with practical and luxurious
features to provide an exceptional ownership experience .....
Hyundai sales up 62%
6th May, 2010
The sales result of 6,725 units was also Hyundai’s second best April
sales result since the brand started selling cars in Australia in 1986 .....
Another new Hyundai coming
4th May, 2010
For the first time, Hyundai Motor Company has matched a GDI
engine and a six-speed automatic transmission in a compact sedan, not only boosting power output, but
importantly improving fuel economy while lowering emissions .....
Hyundai i30 gains 1.6 litre engine choice
29th April, 2010
Hyundai Motor Company Australia has added a 1.6 litre petrol
engine to its i30 line-up. Already setting benchmarks for the small car category with its European design and
class leading specification, price and safety; i30 now offers even more choice for economy-minded drivers .....
Did some-one say "call me a taxi"
26th April, 2010
British Hyundai taxi owner drives from England to Spain to rescue
stranded holiday-makers and clocks up a £4,600 fare .....
Hyundai i30 hits 500,000 mark
20th April, 2010
If all the i30 models sold so far were lined up bumper to
bumper, they would cover the driving distance between Adelaide and Brisbane .....
Hyundai i30 Best Selling Small Car in March
9th April, 2010
Hyundai’s i30 range has continued to win 'fans', leading its segment
for the first time in March with a sales result of 3,678 units and a 16.4% segment share .....
Hyundai i45 Hybrid and Turbo Versions revealed
7th April, 2010
Part of Hyundai’s global eco-friendly strategy ‘Blue Drive’,
Sonata's full parallel hybrid drive system can operate via electric motor, through its advanced petrol engine
or a combination of the two depending on driving conditions and driver demands .....
Hyundai fixes its 'i' on the future
8th March, 2010
The Hyundai i-flow's dynamic, elegant lines not only portray a futuristic
silhouette, but also contribute to exceptional aerodynamics .....
Hyundai now #3 in Australia
7th March, 2010
In a total market that has increased +17% (February YTD 2010 v.
February YTD 2009), Hyundai Motor Company Australia has achieved an overall increase in sales of +73.6% .....
Hyundai i-flow concept
22nd February, 2010
The name i-flow reflects the exceptionally aerodynamic shape and flowing lines
of the concept car's eye-catching styling, and retains the 'i' prefix of Hyundai's newly established nomenclature .....
Hyundai i45 coming soon
19th February, 2010
Hyundai Motor Company Australia will launch the new i45, an
all-new mid-sized sedan, in the 2nd quarter of 2010 .....
Hyundai's new ix35 compact SUV
14th February, 2010
Inspired by the concept of an urban nomad, new ix35 is a sleek
crossover with athletic proportions, featuring advanced weight-saving technology, eco-efficient powertrains,
class-leading safety equipment, and outstanding value for money .....
All-new Hyundai sedan
15th January, 2010
Due for Australian release in 2010, the all-new mid-sized sedan is
setting record sales in its home market of South Korea .....
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Hyundai opens plant in Czech Republic
5th October, 2009
With mass production started in November last year, Hyundai Motor
Manufacturing Czech (HMMC), a fully-owned subsidiary of Seoul-based Hyundai Motor Company, has a current capacity to
build 200,000 vehicles annually .....
Hyundai caught stretching it
1st October, 2009
With the comfort of passengers at the forefront of its design
principle, the Equus Limousine, as it is named in Korea, offers passengers unparalleled levels of interior
Hyundai eyes new mid-size sedan
22nd September, 2009
The car will be released in Australia in coming months, and
expectations are high that it may shake up the sedan segment with its daring new design .....
Hyundai Set to Launch All-New Mid-Size Sedan
17th September, 2009
Hyundai Motor Company is preparing to unveil its all-new
mid-sized sedan, codenamed YF, in the Korean domestic market .....
Hyundai to Expand i20 Production
16th September, 2009
In response to growing customer demand, Hyundai is expanding
its production plant in Turkey, primarily to build the i20, designed in Europe for European customers .....
Hyundai Launches ix35 Compact SUV in Korea
30th August, 2009
The ix35 is launched with either a 2.0 litre all-new Diesel R
engine or 2.0 litre Theta-II petrol engine and is fitted with Hyundai’s all-new six-speed automatic transmission.
The diesel engine achieves 6.5 litres per 100 km fuel economy with maximum power output of 137 kW .....
Hyundai ix35 to succeed Tuscon
21st August, 2009
The ix35 represents a major step forward for Hyundai. It is the
first Hyundai SUV to be conceived and engineered in Europe, at the company’s Frankfurt-based design and
technical centres .....
Hyundai Moves Up to Australia's No.4
6th August, 2009
In a total market that has contracted by 15.3% (July YTD 2009 vs.
July YTD 2008), Hyundai remains the only top ten brand to increase sales .....
Hyundai iLoad/iMax carries 4 stars
19th July, 2009
Now iMax and iLoad owners have even more of a reason for giving
themselves a pat on the back for having made the right choice. In recent ANCAP tests, both vehicles (from March
2009-build onwards) scored a four-star occupant safety rating .....
Hyundai To Launch Elantra LPI Hybrid
18th June, 2009
The Hyundai Elantra LPI Hybrid will be launched as the Hyundai Avante in
South Korea next month. This model is not intended for an Australian release .....
Hyundai Achieves Record Sales in May
15th June, 2009
In a market that was down 19.2% (May YTD 2009 v. May YTD 2008), Hyundai
was the only top ten brand that posted a sales increase both for the month of May and the first five months of 2009 .....
The Frankness of EuroNCAP
24th December, 2006
Claes Tingvall, Euro NCAP Chairman, said "Manufacturers like
Hyundai and Kia are now a long way behind the front-runners and it is high time that they realise that such poor
results are unacceptable." .....
Kia Reaffirms Australian Ambitions
26th April, 2006
Australian Kia dealers have expressed their concerns about the
dodgy payments scandal which has embroiled the Hyundai Group in South Korea .....
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