2021 Hyundai Kona N

Kona will be first SUV to get high-performance Hyundai N badge

Hyundai Motor has confirmed that the next model to have the high-performance N badge will be from its Kona range. The compact model will be the first high-performance SUV from the Korean carmaker. 2-litre turbo engine, 8-speed N DCT The Kona N will be available with an 8-speed wet dual-clutch transmission, known as N DCT. […]

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Hyundai Mini EV

Hyundai Motor’s mini EV for ‘Little Big E-Motion’ project helps reduce stress for young patients

Two months ago, Hyundai Motor revealed its smallest ever model, a one-of-a-kind mini EV based on the ‘45’ concept car based on the ‘45’ EV concept that Hyundai displayed in 2019 at the Frankfurt Motorshow. While it would be a wonderful Christmas present for little ones, the Korean carmaker has offered it to the SJD […]

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All-new 7th generation Hyundai Elantra 1.6 launched with one variant only, priced from RM158,888

It’s not often that a new model arrives in Malaysia less than a year after it has its global debut. Often, the manufacturer may start with a lefthand drive model, or give priority to important markets like the domestic market or the USA. In the case of the all-new Hyundai Elantra, it’s been just 9 […]

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2021 Hyundai Elantra

All-new Hyundai Elantra to be launched in Malaysia next month

This may be the worst year ever for the auto industry (though sales in the past few months have actually been high) with the MCO forcing a shutdown of businesses and factories. Production was affected and sales too were virtually non-existent for at least one month. Nevertheless, the government’s assistance in the form of sales […]

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New Hyundai Elantra to have Smartstream engine and Intelligent Variable Transmission

There used to be just manual and automatic transmissions, easy enough to differentiate. Then things started to get more varied with the advent of the continuously-variable transmission (CVT), dual-clutch transmission (DCT), Sequential Manual Transmission and others. For motorists, it was still basically manual or automatic, of course, but manufacturers have had a greater choice in […]

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Hyundai Motor Group and NVIDIA develop advanced connected car platform for all models

Hyundai Motor Group and NVIDIA have developed the NVIDIA DRIVE ‘connected car’ platform which will be incorporated across all new models from the Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brands from 2022 onwards. The technical cooperation with NVIDIA, a well known name in the computer industry, will enable Hyundai Motor Group to develop high-performance ‘connected car’ computing […]

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All-new Hyundai Sonata and Kona launched in Malaysia

Being a righthand drive market has sometimes been a challenge for distributors as their principal may choose to focus on the lefthand drive market which offers a bigger volume globally. The additional cost of engineering a righthand drive variant may not be justified by the potential volumes so some models may not be available. Hyundai […]

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Hyundai Motor reveals its smallest ever EV

The early electric vehicles (EVs) were often small, partly because they had to be as light as possible to move on the limited electrical energy. Today, as battery and powertrain technology have advanced substantially, EVs are as big as sedans with petrol or diesel engines. For small and young customers Hyundai, it seems, is going […]

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Hyundai Motor moves up to 5th place in brand value among global automakers

Despite very challenging market conditions, Hyundai Motor Company continues to grow its global brand value and, according to Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2020 survey, the Korean carmaker’s brand value has reached US$14.3 billion. This places it fifth among global automotive brands and 36th overall. Hyundai Motor is, in fact, the only automotive company on the […]

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