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First to sell over 100 new 100% electric vehicles in a month

11 July, 2019
The team at Hyundai New Zealand is celebrating a record high of new EV sales in June, selling 105 out of 207 registered passenger 100% electric vehicles in the country. The company is the first car manufacturer to crack sales of over 100 new fully electric vehicles in a month in New Zealand.

New Zealand Golf drive forward with Hyundai New Zealand

11 July, 2019
Today New Zealand Golf has announced a new partnership with Hyundai New Zealand as they extend their commitment to grow the love of golf around the country.

Hyundai Motor Group Unveils World First CVVD Engine Technology

04 July, 2019
Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) technology to feature in future Hyundai vehicles.

Paddon ready for WRC return in Finland

03 July, 2019
New Zealand rally star Hayden Paddon returns to the top level of world rallying with the announcement that he will drive the third M-Sport Fiesta WRC car at Rally Finland in August.

Hyundai New Zealand introduce sporty i30 N-Line variant

01 July, 2019
Building on the much-loved appeal of the existing model, the sporty new i30 N-Line brings an edgier look to the i30 model range.

Paddon and Gray dominate Rally of South Canterbury

25 June, 2019
Hyundai rally driver Hayden Paddon paid credit to the Paddon Rallysport crew after he and co-driver Samantha Gray dominated the Rally of South Canterbury with twelve wins on twelve special stages.

Paddon going all out at South Canterbury

20 June, 2019
Hyundai rally driver Hayden Paddon will be going all out at this Saturday’s one-day South Canterbury Rally with Samantha Gray, another Timaru local, back in the co-driver’s seat of the Hyundai i20 AP4.

Hyundai Motor Group Develops World’s First Performance Control for Commercial EVs with Weight Estimation

04 June, 2019
Hyundai Motor Group revealed a system that estimates the gross vehicle weight of a light duty commercial electric vehicle and optimizes performance accordingly.

Paddon launches ‘Driven’ documentary series

17 May, 2019
Paddon launches ‘Driven’ documentary series Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has launched a behind-the-scenes documentary series about his New Zealand-based rally team Paddon Rallysport.

Paddon tick boxes at Whangarei Rally

17 May, 2019
Hayden Paddon has ticked off his key goals at the 3-5 May running of the International Rally of Whangarei – the outright rally win, maximum points towards the Pacific Cup component of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship, and new stage records on more than 80% of the rally’s special stages.

Paddon and Kennard dominate Otago Rally

15 April, 2019
Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have completed a near perfect two days of rallying in their Hyundai i20 AP4, winning Rally Otago outright and getting their FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship campaign off to the ideal start with maximum points.

APRC focus for Paddon and Kennard at Otago

11 April, 2019
Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, New Zealand’s most successful rally pairing, are back together for this weekend’s Rally Otago in their Hyundai i20 AP4 rally car.

Drive for Good Returns to 100th NZ Open

21 February, 2019
There are few things greater than getting a hole in one, but being able to say you got a hole in one and won a brand new Santa Fe for a great Kiwi charity, that’s in a league of its own!

Paddon Rallysport sets up new base at Highlands Motorsport Park

14 February, 2019
This year brings a new era for Paddon Rallysport as the team behind Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon embarks on fresh plans with an international focus from their new base at Highlands Motorsport Park in Central Otago, New Zealand.

Spectacular awards season for Hyundai NZ

21 December, 2018
As the season of Car of the Year (COTY) Awards comes to an end, Hyundai New Zealand celebrate another successful year.

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.