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Hyundai Motorsport reveals the Veloster N ETCR

11 September, 2019
Hyundai Motorsport has today revealed the Veloster N ETCR, its first-ever electric race car, at the International Motor Show (IAA) media day in Frankfurt.

Hyundai Motor unveils 45 EV Concept to define future through heritage

11 September, 2019
Hyundai Motor Company unveils 45, an electric vehicle concept, at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2019 in Frankfurt today.

Hyundai Motor’s Leftover Materials Re:Styled by Zero + Maria Cornejo

02 September, 2019
Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with ready-to-wear fashion brand Zero + Maria Cornejo to host Re:Style, an exclusive cultural event showcasing a creative upcycling collaboration between the automotive and fashion industries. The event will take place on September 6, the opening night of the 2020 S/S New York Fashion Week, at the trendy Public Kitchen restaurant in New York

Hyundai New Zealand's EV Technical Training Programme Recognised by Mito

02 September, 2019
Qualified Automotive Technicians across New Zealand can now upskill with a new qualification approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) that focuses on the safe inspection, servicing and repair of Electric Vehicles (EVs). MITO, the industry-training organisation for the automotive sector, has worked together with industry representatives to develop the qualification, the New Zealand Certificate in Electric Vehicle Automotive Engineering (Level 5).

Hyundai Motor Group Showcases Future Mobility Vision at Hyundai Hydrogen World in China

27 August, 2019
Hyundai Motor Group announced today the opening of the Hyundai Hydrogen World -- an exhibition hall dedicated to the fuel-cell electric vehicle, related technologies and energy -- and illuminated the way forward for the world’s sustainable mobility

Mission accomplished with Paddon’s Pacific Cup win

26 August, 2019
Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has won the FIA Pacific Rally Cup – part of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) – at the Eureka Rush Rally in Victoria, Australia on 26 August.

The Paddon Rallysport Group Hyundai EV Rally Car Project

20 August, 2019
Early in 2018, Hayden Paddon spent some time thinking about what he wanted to do with Paddon Rallysport Group (PRG) as a team. What was the team’s future? It would always involve rallying, but would the focus be domestic or international?

Hyundai Motor’s Sonata Hybrid makes global debut

23 July, 2019
Hyundai Motor launched Sonata Hybrid equipped with world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) technology and solar roof system.

Kona Electric sweeps automotive category at 2019 Good Design Awards

22 July, 2019
The Hyundai Kona Electric has earned top honours at the 2019 Good Design Awards, securing the overall award in the Automotive and Transport product category.

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.