Hyundai News

HYUNDAI TRANSFORMS RETAIL CAR BUYING WITH SHOPPER ASSURANCE

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017 – In building on the brand promise to provide customers with a better experience, Hyundai introduces Shopper Assurance, an industry-first nationwide program that streamlines and modernizes the car-buying experience.

HYUNDAI JOINS FORCES WITH BISIMOTO ENGINEERING TO CREATE “HYPERECONIQ IONIQ” CONCEPT FOR 2017 SEMA SHOW

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2017 – Hyundai has combined expertise with Bisimoto Engineering to create the “HyperEconiq Ioniq” concept for the 2017 SEMA show. This innovative concept integrates the best hypermiling, economy and friction technologies to amplify the outstanding Ioniq platform beyond original equipment manufacturer limitations for outstanding efficiency gains and excellent drivability.

HYUNDAI TUCSON FUEL CELL DRIVERS ACCUMULATE MORE THAN THREE MILLION ZERO-EMISSION MILES BY NATIONAL HYDROGEN DAY

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., October 6, 2017 – In celebration of National Hydrogen Day, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers have again surpassed an important threshold, accumulating more than three million miles on the roads and highways of both Southern and Northern California. These fuel cell CUVs have emitted only clean water vapor, and by so doing, have replaced approximately 1,140 tons of CO2 emissions that would have been emitted by vehicles of similar size and capability. Hyundai has delivered more than 150 Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers since its introduction as the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle in the U.S. market in 2014.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS SEPTEMBER SALES

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America today reported September sales of Hyundai and Genesis branded vehicles of 57,007 units, a 14 percent decline compared with the company’s best all-time September in 2016. CUV sales continue to grow with both Tucson and Santa Fe up compared with a year ago and Tucson achieving a record September, up 38 percent year-over-year. The overall monthly sales decline continues to be attributed to a reduction in fleet sales that were down 37 percent from a year ago.

HYUNDAI MOTOR ANNOUNCES NEW REAR OCCUPANT ALERT REDUCING CHILD HEAT HAZARDS

Fountain Valley, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 – Hyundai Motor showcased a Rear Occupant Alert system in a video today. The system monitors the rear seats using an ultrasonic sensor that helps to detect the movements of children. The system first reminds drivers to check the rear seats when exiting the vehicle with a message on the center instrument cluster display. If the system detects movement in the rear seats after the driver leaves the vehicle it will honk the horn, flash the lights and send a Blue Link alert to the driver’s smartphone via Hyundai’s Blue Link connected car system. In addition to being forgotten in the car, tragedies have also occurred in cases where children accidentally lock themselves in a car. To prevent issues like these, the rear occupant alert technology will be adopted in future 2019 model year Hyundai vehicles.

HYUNDAI INTRODUCES ALL-NEW 2018 ACCENT AT THE ORANGE COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Anaheim, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America debuts the all-new 2018 Accent at the 2017 Orange County International Auto Show. The 2018 Accent enters its fifth generation by building on the strengths of its predecessors with Hyundai’s modern engineering prowess. The result is a car with an expressive design, a high-tech interior, a more efficient powertrain, reduced cabin noise and remarkably improved driving dynamics. The company also infused its newest subcompact car with the latest safety and convenience features. The 2018 Accent will arrive in Hyundai dealerships in the fall of 2017.

HYUNDAI TO DEBUT COMPETITION-PROVEN i30 N RACECAR FROM 24-HOURS OF NURBURGING AT 2017 SEMA SHOW

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2017 – Hyundai will present the U.S. debut of its i30 N close-to-series production racecar at the 2017 SEMA show. The i30 N racer successfully competed in the 24-hours of Nurburgring in May alongside a second i30 N team. The 24-hours of Nurburgring endurance race represents one of the most rigorous durability tests in the world, with 122 laps and more than 1,800 demanding miles on the famed Nordschleife circuit.