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IONIQ 5 Vehicle-To-Load (V2L) function awards a 2021 Popular Science Best of What’s New Award

02 December, 2021
The IONIQ 5 Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) capability has been awarded a 2021 Popular Science Best of What’s New Award in the Automotive Category. The distinguished award is selected by a panel of expert judges and editors from Popular Science.

i20 N wins highest accolade at Top Gear awards

05 December, 2021
Hyundai Motor has taken highest honours at the Top Gear annual awards 2021, winning Car of the Year with i20 N and being named overall Manufacturer of the Year in recognition of the brand’s class leading model line-up.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 named 2022 ‘German Car of the Year’

25 November, 2021
Just half a year after its launch in the German market, Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 has been named 2022 ‘German Car of the Year’ (GCOTY). In the final round of the notable award, the fully-electric midsize CUV prevailed over its world-class competitors.

Hyundai's XCIENT Fuel Cell has landed on NZ soil

21 November, 2021
Yesterday Hyundai New Zealand unloaded the nation’s first hydrogen-powered truck, the XCIENT FCEV (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle) at the Port of Auckland.

Hyundai Motor Unveils SEVEN Concept, Segment-busting SUEV for IONIQ Brand

18 November, 2021
Hyundai Motor Company today revealed SEVEN, the new sport utility electric vehicle (SUEV) concept at AutoMobility LA. This category-bending electric SUV concept will be on display in Hyundai Motor’s booth, along with other segment-leading products such as IONIQ 5, and XCIENT Fuel Cell, at the LA Convention Center, Nov. 19-28.

IONIQ 5 is carsales Car of the Year

17 November, 2021
IONIQ 5 has been judged 2021 carsales Car of the Year (COTY), marking Hyundai’s first victory in the prestigious award’s history.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 named Green Car Journal's 2022 Green SUV of the Year™

11 November, 2021
Hyundai’s all-new IONIQ 5 has earned the prestigious honour of Green SUV of the Year™ by Green Car Journal. Selecting the Green SUV of the Year™ is a distinguished jury of automotive experts and Green Car Journal staff.

Imminent arrival of Hyundai New Zealand’s first hydrogen-powered truck

11 November, 2021
The first of Hyundai New Zealand’s five new hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric XCIENT trucks arrive at the Port of Auckland New Zealand on or about 18 November.

Hyundai Motor Teases Sneak Peek of SEVEN, All-Electric SUV Concept

04 November, 2021
Hyundai Motor Company today revealed teaser images of the sleek and spacious SEVEN, an all-electric SUV concept to be fully unveiled at AutoMobility LA later this month.

Stars align for Hyundai: All-new IONIQ 5 and Tucson awarded 5 star ANCAP safety ratings

28 October, 2021
Since Hyundai New Zealand confirmed the all-new IONIQ 5 was coming to NZ shores, the model has received overwhelming response in terms of orders and enquiries, acknowledging that this model is something exceptional.

Hyundai EV rally car wins on debut

27 October, 2021
Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon piloted his Hyundai Kona EV rally car to victory on debut for the ground-breaking electric powered car.

Hyundai Motor Group Presents Its Vision to Popularise Hydrogen by 2040 at Hydrogen Wave Forum

07 September, 2021
Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) has set out its vision for hydrogen energy and a global hydrogen society. At the Hydrogen Wave global online forum held today, the Group presented its plans to popularise hydrogen by 2040 through the introduction of new technologies and mobility solutions in transportation and other industrial sectors.

Hyundai Motor Presents Carbon Neutral Commitment at IAA Mobility 2021

06 September, 2021
Hyundai Motor Company today announced its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2045 at IAA Mobility 2021. Hyundai’s integrated strategy to achieve carbon neutrality rests on the following three pillars: clean mobility, next-generation platforms, and green energy. Hyundai is showcasing the full breadth of its electrified vehicle lineup and latest solutions to progress with positive energy at this year’s IAA taking place from September 6 to 12 in Munich, Germany.

High-performance N Range to expand with Kona N

02 September, 2021
Today, Hyundai New Zealand is excited to announce the impending arrival of the Kona N and release the model’s specifications and pricing. Kona N is not only the latest addition to Hyundai’s growing high-performance N line-up but is also the first N model with an SUV body style.

Hyundai Motor Group to unveil its future vision for Hydrogen Society at the ‘Hydrogen Wave’ global forum

27 August, 2021
- Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) has announced they will host ‘Hydrogen Wave’, a global virtual forum which represents the Group’s plans for a new 'wave’ of hydrogen-based products and technologies. The forum will also provide a revealing insight into the Group’s future vision of a sustainable hydrogen society.

2021 i30 N enhanced for maximum driving fun

13 August, 2021
Hyundai New Zealand is pleased to announce pricing and specification details for the new 2021 i30 N, which goes on sale locally this month. The 2021 i30 N builds on the success of its ground breaking predecessor, with the introduction of a new wet-type eight-speed dual-clutch transmission (N DCT) and new advanced driver assistance and safety features, providing drivers with a better experience whether they’re on road or track.

Hyundai’s Staria lands in New Zealand

10 August, 2021
Hyundai New Zealand has taken the people mover and van category into a bold new direction with the arrival of Staria and Staria Load.

Hyundai’s XCIENT Fuel Cell hitting the road in California

21 July, 2021
Hyundai Motor Company today announced its plan to deploy the company’s latest hydrogen fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks in California, for two publicly funded projects to improve the air quality in the region. The demo trucks that Hyundai will bring into the United States are developed based on XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world's first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen.

Hyundai New Zealand to upgrade its hydrogen refueller in preparation for XCIENT FCEV arrival

01 July, 2021
H2H Energy has received an order for a 350 bar containerised refuelling station from Hyundai New Zealand in preparation for the arrival of Hyundai's FCEV trucks. The companies have been working together evaluating hydrogen opportunities in New Zealand since 2016, after an introduction from H2H's long-term partner Hyundai Motor Company Australia.