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Hyundai Motor Group’s Latest Exoskeleton Wearable Robot Wins Red Dot Design Award for Innovative Product

02 April, 2020
Hyundai Motor Group’s latest exoskeleton wearable robot, Vest Exoskeleton (VEX), has won the Product Design category (Innovative Product field) at the Red Dot Design Awards, the prestigious international design competition, now in its 60th year.

The all-new Genesis G80: Leading design and luxury focused technology

30 March, 2020
The all-new Genesis G80 made its digital world premiere today. It represents both the third generation of the brand’s executive sedan and a decade-plus of mid-luxury leadership from Genesis’ parent company.

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.

Sam Eaves Hits a Hole-In-One at the 101st New Zealand Open and Wins a Car for Charity

03 March, 2020
Australian golfer Sam Eaves has nailed the ultimate hole in one at the 13th hole of the New Zealand Open, thereby winning an all-electric zero-emission Hyundai Kona Electric, worth $78,000, for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.

Hyundai New Zealand’s 2020 Drive For Good Charges On

14 February, 2020
It’s hard to imagine a greater feeling than hitting a hole in one, but hitting a hole in one and winning a brand new Hyundai Kona Electric for an amazing Kiwi charity, now that’s something else! Following the continued success of Hyundai New Zealand’s Drive for Good, players at this year’s New Zealand Golf Open will again play for the chance to win a Hyundai Kona Electric, worth $78,000, for one of three Kiwi charities.

Hyundai Motor Unveils “Prophecy” Concept EV

04 March, 2020
The visionary concept clearly expresses Hyundai’s latest design philosophy, Sensuous Sportiness, expanding on the era-defining example set by last year’s “45” concept EV that stripped away complexity in favour of clean lines and minimalistic structures

Hyundai Motor to Unveil New Concept EV “Prophecy” at Geneva International Motor Show

17 February, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company will unveil its new concept EV, “Prophecy”, expressing the company’s latest design language, at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show, on March 3, 2020. The concept will remain on display until March 15.

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.

Ben Nevis Golden 1200 attracts key nationwide partners

03 February, 2020
The Ben Nevis Station Golden 1200 Hillclimb has already secured the support of several key commercial partners to help deliver New Zealand’s newest hillclimb event when it takes place on 7 and 8 March this year.

Announcement made for 2020 Rally New Zealand

21 January, 2020
Rally New Zealand will make history inside Mt Smart Stadium when it returns as part of the World Rally Championship in Auckland this September. Today Rally New Zealand organisers confirmed that Mt Smart Stadium will act as a base for the event’s service park and rally village for the fans.

Gary Cockram Hyundai now Principal Partner of the Crusaders

10 January, 2020
Long-term Crusaders sponsor, Gary Cockram Hyundai, has today announced that, with support from Hyundai New Zealand, they have extended their partnership with the Investec Super Rugby club and will feature on the front of the team’s home jerseys from the 2020 season.

Uber and Hyundai Motor announce aerial ridesharing partnership, release new full-scale Air Taxi model at CES

09 January, 2020
Uber and Hyundai Motor Company have today announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network and unveiled a new full-scale aircraft concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Hyundai Motor Presents Vision for Human-Centered Future Cities through Smart Mobility Solutions at CES 2020

20 December, 2019
Hyundai will unveil its first concept Personal Air Vehicle (PAV) as part of the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) landscape. The use of airspace is expected to alleviate road congestion and give back quality time to city commuters.

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.