5th October 2020

AVs’ Captive Audience Presents Infotainment Challenge

The future of automotive transportation will be defined by two domains: the driving function and the in-car user experience. As the driving function becomes more automated and autonomous, the...


22nd September 2020

Kia Launches Dealer-Based Mobility Solution in Europe

Kia has joined the automakers’ assault on the personal mobility market by launching its KiaMobility solution in Europe. This dealer-led car user service allows consumers to rent vehicles from...


21st September 2020

Cyber-Security Hardware at Risk of Being Ignored

Automotive cyber-security hardware remains a relatively small market and a missing piece in the vehicle protection. According to a forecast by security chip provider Infineon, cyber hacks might cost...

By Roma Nazarov


4th September 2020

India’s Young Drivers Plug into Connected Cars

The automotive industry in India is on the edge of evolution with a high level of new innovations. Connected car technologies such as heads-up displays, smart infotainment and telematics...

By Simmi Sinha


2nd September 2020

Tested: Kia Rio 1.0 T-GDi GT-Line Accelerating Tech and Tradition

It’s a sign of the times for the automotive industry when the ‘highlights’ of a modern car are usually to be found inside the cabin rather than under the...


31st August 2020

Weekly Brief: Automakers Must Stop Marketing ‘Dangerous’ Automated Tech

A Tesla driver traveling westbound on US Highway 64 in Nash County, North Carolina, slammed his Model S into a sheriff’s car last week. The force of the impact...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


20th July 2020

Kia Creates EV Mobility Start-Up

Kia is planning a major assault on the mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) market with the creation of a start-up company offering customized mobility solutions. The automaker has founded Purple M in...


20th February 2020

Diesel Powertrain Remains for Kia Sorento

While news that the new fourth generation Kia Sorento will boast a self-charging hybrid powertrain option is less than surprising, its diesel sibling will raise a few eyebrows. The...


12th February 2020

Hyundai Joins Move to Skateboard BEV Platform

Hyundai is joining a lengthening line of automakers looking to skateboard technology to push forward its BEV future plans. The carmaker has engaged Canoo to jointly develop a platform...


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


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...


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...