20th January 2020

Weekly Brief: Hyundai and Kia Gamble on Multi-Model EV Platform

EV start-up Arrival came out of stealth mode with a bang last week. The UK company announced a cash infusion of $112M from South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


16th January 2020

Toyota Eyes-Up EV Air-Taxi Potential

Toyota is looking into EV aviation possibilities that could see it enter the futuristic air-taxi market already explored by Uber, Hyundai and Citroën. It has entered into a collaboration...


15th January 2020

Kia Attempts to Grab VW’s EV Limelight

Kia is attempting to hang on Volkswagen’s EV coat-tails by announcing an electrification strategy that will see it launch 11 new BEVs launched by 2025. While that is more...


9th January 2020

Hyundai Takes Vehicle Position Accuracy From Feet to Inches

Hyundai says it has designed a more accurate vehicle positioning system, boasting that it will take accuracy from multiple feet to fractions of an inch. The Korean automaker claims...


7th January 2020

Hyundai Unveils Air-Taxi Concept

Hyundai has teamed up with Uber to develop an air-taxi concept for its vision of the future smart city. Unveiling the concept at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the...


20th December 2019

Hyundai Presents Smart City Vision at CES

Hyundai will present its vision of life in the future smart city at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. Central to its vision is the personal air vehicle (PAV) and...


18th December 2019

Hyundai-Kia Demo VR Car Production Capability

Brand partners Hyundai and Kia have demonstrated the first virtual reality (VR) design evaluation system that could transform the way future cars are built. The new system, introduced to...


4th December 2019

Sky’s the Limit as Hyundai Spells Out Mobility Strategy

Hyundai plans to take to the air by offering a wide range of mobility solutions including personal aircraft. An executive announcement from its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, has...


28th November 2019

Dumb Londoners Don’t Understand Electric Vehicles

Almost a third of Londoners are less knowledgeable than their country-dwelling cousins about electric vehicles. This comes as research reveals 29% of those living in London wouldn’t feel safe...


14th November 2019

Dynamic Grille to Cool Hyundai’s Concept Powertrain

Active grilles are nothing new except Hyundai’s Vision PHEV concept uses its version differently to existing systems. Instead of opening and closing grille apertures to just improve aerodynamics at...


12th November 2019

Hyundai Claims Truck Platooning Success

Hyundai claims it has successfully operated truck platooning on a Korean government “test-bed” highway to prove its autonomous driving technology. Its trucks platooned on a 4.8-mile stretch of the...


11th November 2019

Hyundai Claims Breakthrough to Enhance In-Car UX

Hyundai is claiming its road-noise cancelling technology can halve in-car sound and could pave the way to a “near silent” user experience, seen as vital ahead of full autonomous...