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New look, safety and tech: Tucson Series II

16 November, 2018
Hyundai New Zealand launched the new Tucson Series II, an impressive medium-sized SUV featuring fresh interior and exterior styling, improved safety features and advanced technological innovations.

Paddon and Marshall aim to push hard in Australia

13 November, 2018
New Zealander Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall will be pushing hard at this week’s final round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Australia, striving to end the season on a good note.

Hyundai Motor achieves top 40 best global brands position for fourth consecutive year

17 October, 2018
Hyundai Motor has been ranked among the highest valued brands in the world once again, according to the latest rankings published by global brand specialist Interbrand.

Milestone first NZ rally manufacturers’ title for Hyundai NZ

14 October, 2018
Hayden Paddon’s victory in a Hyundai i20 AP4+ car in the one-day Hyundai New Zealand Raglan Rally of the Coast on Saturday 13 October created rallying history for his major backer Hyundai New Zealand. Hyundai becomes the third-ever vehicle marque to win the New Zealand Rally Championship’s manufacturers’ title.

Paddon gunning for Raglan win for Hyundai NZ

11 October, 2018
Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon jets back from the muddy WRC tracks of Wales for this Saturday’s Hyundai NZ Raglan Rally of the Coast with a straightforward goal in mind – to win the rally and secure the New Zealand Rally Championship manufacturers’ title for Hyundai New Zealand.

Hyundai launches fourth generation of New Zealand's favourite family SUV

03 October, 2018
Like the much-loved existing model, the new generation Santa Fe is a powerful, elegant SUV with best-in-class safety features, excellent driving dynamics and exceptional roominess.

Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy bring the world’s first fleet of fuel cell electric trucks into commercial operation

26 September, 2018
Hyundai Motor Company has confirmed at the ‘IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018’ in Hanover that beginning in 2019 and over a five year period Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy will provide 1,000 heavy-duty fuel cell electric trucks and an adequate supply chain for renewable hydrogen.

Ashley Forest more unfinished business for Paddon

20 September, 2018
It’s only 1.7 kilometres of gravel road in a forest near Rangiora in North Canterbury, but the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon.

Finely-judged third for Paddon in Turkey

17 September, 2018
Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has secured his first podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship season in Turkey. With his British co-driver Seb Marshall, Paddon stuck to their plan of being consistently fast and clean to finish Rally Turkey with a strong result for Hyundai Motorsport and bring home his seventh WRC career podium finish.

Coromandel win gives Paddon fourth NZRC title

22 August, 2018
Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has wrapped up the 2018 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship title by winning the one-day, Hyundai NZ-backed Rally of Coromandel today (18 August). With Malcolm Peden in the co-driver’s seat for the second time this season, Paddon overcame turbo hose issues in his Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car to win his fourth NZRC event this year.

Coromandel unfinished business for Paddon

14 August, 2018
This Saturday’s Hyundai NZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon – it’s the one national rally he’s never won.

Hyundai launch all-new Kona Electric

08 August, 2018
Electric vehicles are undoubtedly the way of the future and Hyundai NZ is leading the charge. After the New Zealand launch of its Kona late last year, Hyundai has added an all-electric, zero-emission model to the SUV range. Thought to be something of a milestone in the EV market the all-new Kona Electric is the first compact e-SUV to launch in New Zealand.

Fine fourth for Paddon in Finland

31 July, 2018
Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall have secured a well-deserved fourth place at Rally Finland, their best ever result at this iconic World Rally Championship event, which ran 26-29 July.

Podium goals for Paddon in Finland

26 July, 2018
Fighting for a podium finish is what Hyundai Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall aim to do as the FIA World Rally Championship heads to the iconic roads of Finland this weekend.

Hyundai i30 N: Pre-production hot hatch tested

05 June, 2018
After years of design work, a world-wide testing programme and relentless fine tuning around one of the world’s most challenging racetracks, Hyundai’s first high-performance N model is set to hit New Zealand.