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Kona Electric recognised as one of the greatest EVs on sale in TopGear Electric Awards

24 April, 2020
Kona Electric has been acknowledged as the Best Small Family Car in the inaugural TopGear Electric Awards, after it showcased it’s strengths on a 1,600 kilometre road trip across 9 European countries.

An update from Hyundai New Zealand on COVID-19

19 March, 2020
At Hyundai New Zealand we are committed to putting the health and wellbeing of our customers, our dealerships and our staff first. We are taking COVID-19 very seriously and have put several steps in place to ensure everyone stays safe.

All-new 2021 i30 Sedan makes world premiere in Hollywood

18 March, 2020
Hyundai officially launched its all-new 2021 i30 Sedan and i30 Sedan Hybrid at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood with a special event today broadcast around the world. This marks the world debut of the latest version of the popular compact sedan.

Paddon takes aim at three championship titles

05 February, 2020
Paddon’s goals form a key aspect of Hyundai New Zealand’s 2020 motorsport programme when he lines up in his Hyundai i20 AP4 to contest four rounds of the 2020 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Then it’s off to Rally Coffs Harbour in Australia for the chance to win the FIA Pacific Cup for the second consecutive year as well as take out the outright FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship title.

Burling and Tuke win gold on dramatic final day at Hyundai 49er World Champs

10 December, 2019
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been involved in a few dramatic days during their sailing careers but few as sensational as today and it just made a fifth world 49er title that much more special.

Hyundai and Kia Debut Virtual Reality (VR) Design Evaluation System

19 December, 2019
Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have debuted a new virtual reality (VR) design evaluation system at the brands’ global design headquarters. The new system, introduced to the Namyang Research and Development Center in South Korea, demonstrates a heightened focus on enhancing vehicle development processes through the implementation of VR technology.

Hyundai Reveals Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept

21 November, 2019
Hyundai today unveiled its innovative Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept at 2019 AutoMobility LA. The Vision T is the seventh in a series of Hyundai Design Center concepts expressing Hyundai’s evolving Sensuous Sportiness global design language.

Hyundai Motor Group Develops World’s First Road Active Noise Control Technology

13 November, 2019
Hyundai Motor Group today announced the development of the world’s first Road Active Noise Control (RANC) system. The first-ever system dramatically reduces noise within the cabin of a vehicle.

Hyundai to reveal Veloster “Grappler” concept vehicle at 2019 SEMA Show

17 October, 2019
Hyundai will unveil the Veloster “Grappler” concept at the 2019 SEMA show. The Grappler concept boasts increased ground clearance, combining superb approach and departure angles for confident off-roading capability, while custom front and rear brush guards were developed to ensure the Veloster Grappler is protected whenever the terrain turns unpredictable. Oversized all-terrain tires and rally-themed Method Racing® wheels yield a menacing demeanour and functional capability, while Borla® cat-back exhaust components add a visceral audible resonance.

Paddon Shatters Ashley Forest Hillclimb Record to Take Win

22 September, 2019
Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon and his Paddon Rallysport team has shattered the Ashley Forest Rallysprint record with a blistering time of 52.77 seconds in the Hyundai AP4++ to win the high-profile hillclimb event.

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.

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.

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.

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.