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Interest in Hyundai's IONIQ 5 shows Kiwis are ready for new era of electric vehicles

05 March, 2021
Following the global unveiling of the Hyundai IONIQ 5 last week there has been significant interest here in New Zealand with pre-orders already reaching double digits.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Redefines Electric Mobility Lifestyle

04 March, 2021
Hyundai Motor Company today launched the IONIQ 5 midsize SUV during a virtual world premiere event. As the first model in Hyundai’s new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV), IONIQ 5 sets the benchmark to redefine the electric mobility lifestyle with sustainable and innovative features.

Hyundai Reveals IONIQ 5’s ‘Living Space’ and sustainable interior ahead of world premiere

15 February, 2021
Hyundai Motor Company today released new images, revealing the spacious and versatile interior of the much-anticipated IONIQ 5, which will make its virtual world premiere on 23 February, 2021.

Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility grabs ‘Watt d’Or 2021’ for advancing Swiss decarbonisation efforts

19 January, 2021
Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility and its business partners were recognised on January 7th with the “Watt d’Or 2021,” an annual accolade by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy that honours innovative energy champions in Switzerland.

Hyundai Motor teases first image of IONIQ 5

15 January, 2021
This week Hyundai Motor Company unveiled the first teaser image of the highly anticipated IONIQ 5 midsize SUV, the first model in its IONIQ dedicated EV line-up brand.

Hyundai Palisade SUV arrives in New Zealand

15 January, 2021
The all-new Palisade is rolling onto Hyundai showroom floors this month, taking its place as the largest and most spacious SUV in the Hyundai vehicle range.

Hyundai Motor Group Launches ‘HTWO’ Dedicated Fuel Cell System Brand

11 December, 2020
Hyundai Motor Group today introduced ‘HTWO’, a new brand to represent the group’s world-leading hydrogen fuel cell system. Building upon Hyundai’s 20-plus years of experience in hydrogen fuel cell technology, the brand will present hydrogen as a positive energy for humanity. HTWO stands for ‘H2’, the hydrogen molecule, whilst also representing ‘Hydrogen’ and ‘Humanity’, the two main pillars of Hyundai’s fuel cell business. The launch of the new fuel cell system brand will help facilitate Hyundai’s global fuel cell business and grow the hydrogen ecosystem.

Hyundai Motor Previews New EV Era with IONIQ 5 Teaser

11 December, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company has revealed a teaser video (https://www.youtube.com/HyundaiWorldwide) for the upcoming IONIQ 5, the first dedicated EV in the new IONIQ lineup brand launching in early 2021.

Hyundai Motorsport celebrates second consecutive WRC manufacturers’ title

07 December, 2020
Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its second consecutive FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers’ title with a double podium result in Rally Monza, the season finale. Ott Tänak finished a challenging weekend in second place with Dani Sordo in third.

PRG and Hayden Paddon reveals spectacular Hyundai EV rally car

04 November, 2020
One of the world’s first EV rally cars, based on the Hyundai Kona, has been revealed by Paddon Rallysport (PRG) at Hyundai Motors New Zealand in Auckland.

Hyundai Motor Group to lead charge into electric era with dedicated EV Platform ‘E-GMP’

03 December, 2020
Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) platform. Revealed online during an ‘E-GMP Digital Discovery’ event, the platform will serve as the core technology for Hyundai Motor Group’s next-generation BEV line-up.

Hyundai New Zealand No. 1 for Customer Satisfaction

15 December, 2020
Hyundai New Zealand has been awarded the 2020 Canstar Blue Award for Most Satisfied Customers in the New Cars category.

New Hyundai Santa Fe – the safest and most powerful yet

20 November, 2020
Hyundai’s redesigned fourth-generation Santa Fe has landed on our shores and arrives in dealer showrooms this week.

Design, technology, zero emissions: new Kona Electric comes with a series of updates

11 November, 2020
Hyundai Motor has made a series of updates to its successful all-electric small SUV, the Kona Electric. In order to make the new Kona Electric an even better product for its customers, the upgrades revolve around design, technology, and practicality.

Hyundai Motor rises to top five automotive brands in Interbrand’s 2020 Global Brand Ranking

20 October, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company continues to grow its global brand value and stature among automakers, according to Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2020. The survey shows Hyundai Motor’s global brand value up 1 percent year-on-year to $14.3 billion, ranking fifth among global automotive brands and 36th overall despite recessionary market conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Euisun Chung inaugurated as Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, opening a new chapter in history

15 October, 2020
Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) has announced that Euisun Chung, Executive Vice Chairman, was inaugurated to the position of Chairman of the Group. Chairman Mong-Koo Chung was inaugurated to the position of Honorary Chairman.

Hyundai Motor Shares Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Roadmap, Launches XCIENT Fuel Cell Truck at Digital Event

18 September, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company will host a digital premiere event for the launch of XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, at 2:00pm NZT on 14th October.

Hyundai Motor advances hydrogen strategy with export of Fuel Cell systems to Europe

18 September, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company has begun shipping its proprietary fuel cell system to Europe for use by non-automotive companies including a Swiss hydrogen solution firm, GRZ Technologies Ltd. The move reinforces Hyundai’s leadership in the development and mass production of fuel cell systems for vehicles and beyond.

New Hyundai i30 N will feature updated design and dual-clutch transmission (N DCT)

16 October, 2020
Hyundai Motor has revealed the first information about the latest generation of its best-selling hot hatch, the i30 N.

Hyundai launches dynamic new Tucson SUV

15 September, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company today launched the all-new Hyundai Tucson. The fourth-generation small SUV is a global model, with a long-wheelbase variant and a short-wheelbase variant for meeting various customer needs.