Automotive Brand - Hyundai


Hyundai vehicles are sold in 193 countries through some 6,000 dealerships and show rooms worldwide. In 2012, Hyundai sold over 4.4 million vehicles worldwide. Popular models include the Sonata and Elantra mid-sized sedans.

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The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air

The less drag an automobile body generates, the less energy it needs to keep moving – a desirable goal as manufacturers eke out greater efficiencies. Read More

Auto Industry Fuel Economy Sep 26, 2018, 2:30 AM

GALLERY: All 30 traditional hybrids on sale in Canada

Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada Read More

Fuel Economy New Cars Sep 16, 2018, 2:30 AM

Hyundai concept shows new design direction

Hyundai says design language exploits 4 fundamental car design elements Read More

Future Cars Auto Shows Jul 24, 2018, 2:30 AM

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving Read More


Audi, Hyundai to partner on fuel-cell development

Two will share existing and future patents on FCEV components, technologies Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry Jun 21, 2018, 2:30 AM

10 good and 10 not so good brands in Initial Quality

J.D. Power polled 75,000 new buyers during their vehicle’s first 90 days

New vehicle quality has improved for the fourth consecutive year, and it’s at its best level ever according to the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. Read More

Auto Industry Auto Awards Jun 20, 2018, 8:00 AM

FIRST LOOK: 2019 Hyundai Veloster gets sportier

New engine and new suspension make second gen drive as good as it looks

Completely redesigned, funky little hatchback gets new chassis and new bodywork that's a little sleeker. Read More

Automotive Reviews New Cars Jun 10, 2018, 10:30 PM

Nearly 570,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

490,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles recalled for cruise control problem

568,936 vehicles were recalled in 14 actions for 30 models from 12 brands, ranging from loss of power steering to airbags and pretentioners not deploying. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Jun 4, 2018, 2:30 AM


Hyundai to offer drivers pay-by-car technology

Partnership with Xevo to adapt Xevo Market and develop Hyundai Wallet

Technology would let drivers use car’s multimedia system to pay for coffee at the drive-thru, gas at the pump or parking at pay-and-display terminals. Read More

Auto Technology Auto Industry May 24, 2018, 2:30 AM

Genesis Essentia makes public appearance at Cannes

Electric GT supercar concept had world premiere at New York auto show

Penned as a classic GT, the Essentia Concept follows many modern supercars, with a lightweight carbon-fibre monocoque and a battery-electric powertrain. Read More

Future Cars Auto Shows May 19, 2018, 2:30 AM

More than 158,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in March

Non-latching seats and loose steering wheels among the issues addressed

Total of 15 automotive recalls were issued in Canada over the month, involving 24 models from 16 marques, and affecting 158,301 vehicles in total. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

Nearly 110,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in February

Biggest recalls involved Ram pickups and Mitsubishi RVR compact SUVs

23 models from 12 marques recalled for a variety of issues ranging from fuel leaks and water drainage, to faulty shift interlocks and incorrect labels. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Mar 3, 2018, 10:30 PM


Hyundai unveils new Santa Fe, adds diesel, drops Sport

New fourth-generation midsize SUV is bigger and bolder with new features

Occasional-use third-row seat goes away on all but new diesel, with Hyundai saying it plans to introduce a new yet-unnamed larger 8-passenger, 3-row SUV. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Feb 22, 2018, 11:30 PM

Hyundai road tests autonomous driving FCEV

Three fuel-cell EVs completed Level 4 autonomous 190-km highway drive

Test vehicles were based on production Nexo, except they were fitted with additional cameras and LIDAR (LIght Detection And Radar) for autonomous driving. Read More

Autonomous Driving Green Cars Feb 4, 2018, 10:30 PM

Hyundai teases new-generation Santa Fe

All-new SUV displays sleek, simple silhouette with bold muscular cues

Sketches show new take on Hyundai’s hexagonal grille (now with cascading motif), and separate lights for turn indication, daytime running and low-light. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Jan 31, 2018, 1:15 AM

Hyundai Veloster debuts in several media

Veloster debuts in Detroit; Veloster N and Turbo in Forza Motorsport 7

Veloster and Veloster Turbo at dealers second quarter of 2018; Veloster N coming in fourth quarter; also makes film debut in Ant-Man and The Wasp. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Jan 16, 2018, 9:30 PM


Hyundai to unveil next-gen FCEV at CES

Debut coincides with partnership with autonomous technology firm Aurora

Hyundai will use the debut of the new fuel-cell crossover to unveil several new technologies, including a new Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS). Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Green Cars Jan 4, 2018, 1:30 AM

More than 235,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Hyundai Elantra tops numbers game with nearly 105,000 cars recalled

Most year-end recalls affected motorhomes and bikes, but 237,105 passenger vehicles were named in 23 recalls concerning 29 models from nine brands. Read More

Car Safety Jan 1, 2018, 9:10 PM

Hyundai adds Plug-In Hybrid to Ioniq lineup

Ioniq unique in offering three distinct powertrains on same platform

PHEV has electric range of 47 km and overall range of about 1,050 km, and economy rated at 4.5 L/100 km in hybrid mode and equivalent of 2.0 in EV mode. Read More

Green Cars New Cars Dec 24, 2017, 2:30 AM

Vaccar makes sportier Hyundai Tucson Sport for SEMA

Automotive design house enhances affordable CUV with affordable parts

Vaccar Automotive Artistry significantly improves compact Hundai Tucson Sport in all areas — design, powertrain, suspension, and interior appointments. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Oct 23, 2017, 6:30 PM


Over 120,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Total of 16 actions affect 25 models from 14 different brands

Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen all have models affected. Read More

Car Safety Oct 3, 2017, 9:35 PM

20 vehicles that show naming rhyme and reason

From people to word-blends, there is a strategy behind naming a vehicle

Car names are usually meant to convey some whimsical image in the buyer’s mind, but some are real or obscure references that play on a buyer’s thoughts. Read More

Auto Industry Aug 25, 2017, 9:45 AM

Hyundai concept explores sensory driving

Ioniq concept in Art&Technology Lab at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Conceptual artist Jonathon Keats created The Roadable Synapse to examine how art and technology can provide novel sensory experiences while driving. Read More

Auto Technology Future Cars Aug 22, 2017, 2:30 AM

20 models recalled in Canada in June

Nearly 350,000 vehicles named in recalls to address some 20 problems

Audi, BMW, Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Honda, Jaguar, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota and Volvo all require attention to some issues. Read More

Car Safety Jul 4, 2017, 10:30 PM


Hyundai's littlest SUV a tribute to Hawaii's big island

Sub-compact Kona launches in Korea first, then Europe and North America

Accent-derived sub-compact SUV will borrow engines and under-pinnings, though things will be fine-tuned to allow for Kona's different usage potential. Read More

New Cars Jun 12, 2017, 10:30 PM

Hyundai creates contactless car for charity

Ioniq electric also works as photo-booth for donors to take selfies

Car-body has embedded payment points where people tap debit or credit cards to donate to Stand Up To Cancer, with tally displayed on LED licence plates. Read More

Auto Technology Apr 28, 2017, 10:30 PM

Hyundai, Kia to recall combined 1.5 million cars

Engine debris could result in reduced oil flow, leading to engine failure

Recall affects Hyundai Santa Fe and Sonata, and Kia Optima, Sorento and Sportage, all from 2011-14 and fitted with 2.0-litre or 2.4-litre Theta 4-cyls. Read More

Car Safety Apr 7, 2017, 10:30 PM

Hyundai introduces refreshed Sonata in Korea

Mid-size sedan keeps size and mechanicals but shows off new exterior

The look is familiar (especially for those who saw the new Accent unveiled in Toronto last month), with the grille cascading down below bumper level. Read More

New Cars Mar 7, 2017, 11:30 AM


FIRST DRIVE: Hyundai Ioniq raises the hybrid/electric bar

Hyundai’s all-new Ioniq comes in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fully-electric flavours

With the Ioniq, Hyundai not only goes head-to-head with Toyota’s Prius hybrid and plug-in hybrid, it raises the stakes with a fully-electric model. Read More

New Cars Green Cars Feb 21, 2017, 7:00 AM

Hyundai debuts new models in Toronto, Chicago

New Accent makes world debut at CIAS; Elantra GT debuts in Chicago

Accent teasers show car with many cues from its bigger siblings, while new Elantra GT is lower, wider and longer with aggressive look of new Hyundais. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Feb 9, 2017, 9:30 PM

Hyundai teases more traditional Elantra GT

New i30 to have public debut Sept. 7, shown in Paris a month later

"An evolution of Hyundai design language with natural flowing lines, refined surfaces and a sculpted body."—Peter Schreyer, Hyundai design chief. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Aug 10, 2016, 4:50 PM

Buick, Hyundai, VW pace concept car awards

Buick Avista designated as Most Significant Concept Vehicle for 2016

The Avista was named top Concept Car, Hyundai Ioniq was named Production Preview Concept, and the Volkswagen Budd-e captured Concept Truck honours. Read More

Future Cars Aug 1, 2016, 5:30 PM


Hyundai Elantra stable gets a boost

New Sport edition gets power from turbocharged engine from Veloster

Hyundai created 2017 Elantra Sport in response to new Honda Civic Turbo, Dodge Dart Aero, Chevrolet Cruze and Volkswagen Jetta GLI. Read More

New Cars Jul 12, 2016, 11:00 PM

BMW sweeps automotive design awards

IDEA annually recognizes design excellence in several industries

International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) judging is based on innovation, aesthetics, and benefit to the user, client and society. Read More

Auto Awards Jul 2, 2016, 10:30 PM

Kia, Honda most attractive to families

Asian brands dominate top 10 list, with only one North American entry

Ten vehicles chosen as new car purchases blessed with style, substance and kid-friendly features, in sizes and shapes to suit all family needs. Read More

Auto Awards Jun 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

Hyundai Tucson puts a charge in car-sharing

Company to supply 50 ix35 Fuel Cell CUVs to BeeZero start-up service

BeeZero will have the 50 vehicles deployed in Munich’s city centre and different areas of the city. There is no word on expansion to other cities. Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry Jun 9, 2016, 6:45 PM


RM16 Concept sets up Hyundai N-performance

Latest in Veloster concept series that began in 2012 with the RM14

RM mandate was to develop high-performance technologies with form ultimately following function — make technology work and packaging will follow suit. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Jun 1, 2016, 11:40 PM

Why the Hyundai Elantra is Canada’s second-best-selling car

The Elantra has become a refined, high-value car with proven reliability

With the arrival of a thoroughly reworked model for 2017, the Elantra becomes an even more worthy competitor for the top sales spot. Read More

New Cars Fuel Economy Auto Industry Apr 26, 2016, 10:40 AM

Hyundai, Mazda recall vehicles over steering concerns

Sonatas, Mazda2s, CX-3s, CX-5s and CX9s affected by different issues

2011 Sonatas have faulty power steering circuit boards; 2013-16 Mazdas have front suspension mounts and steering knuckles that could come loose. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Apr 8, 2016, 11:30 PM

Hyundai electrification plans launch with Ioniq

Hybrid, Plug-In and Electric cars to share stage at Geneva show

Ioniq wears the sleek 4-door coupe profile familiar to fans of the Toyota Prius, Honda Insight and Chevrolet Volt (its three main competitors). Read More

Auto Shows Green Cars New Cars Feb 27, 2016, 9:30 PM