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World’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck, XCIENT Fuel Cell, heads to Europe for commercial use

06 July, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company today shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, to Switzerland.

Hyundai New Zealand confirms all-new Hyundai Palisade SUV

30 June, 2020
Hyundai New Zealand today announces that the all-new premium three-row Palisade SUV will reach New Zealand shores by the end of the year.

Hyundai’s Venue Named to Wards 10 Best Interiors List

25 June, 2020
The Hyundai Venue was named a 2020 Wards 10 Best Interiors winner in the US recently for its creative and expressive interior design.

Hyundai donation supports St John Ambulance in Taranaki

11 June, 2020
Thanks to the donation of a new Hyundai Santa Fe to St John Taranaki, the local ambulance fleet has been updated.

Recycling More Heat: Hyundai Turn Up EV Efficiency with New Heat Pump Technology

09 June, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company have today revealed new details of their innovative heat pump system, deployed in Hyundai’s global electric vehicle (EV) line-up to maximise their all-electric driving range in low temperatures.

Hyundai Motor unveils design of new Santa Fe SUV, the ultimate family adventure vehicle

03 June, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company today unveiled the design of its upcoming new Santa Fe, showcasing charismatic styling and value-added features that make the SUV the ultimate family adventure vehicle.

A History of Hyundai and Fuel Cell Technology

19 May, 2020
Hyundai Motor began development of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) technology over 20 years ago, with the establishment of a dedicated research team in 1998

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.

Hyundai New Zealand helps mobilise the Student Volunteer Army

11 April, 2020
This week the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) has received the first of many vehicles from Hyundai New Zealand and its dealer network. These vehicles will help SVA volunteers deliver groceries to elderly, healthcare workers and the medically vulnerable who cannot leave their home during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Hyundai reveals further details of “Prophecy” Concept EV

07 April, 2020
Hyundai Motor has revealed more details of its Prophecy Concept EV. In a new walk-around video, Hyundai Motor Group’s Chief Design Officer Luc Donckerwolke explains some of the key features inside and outside the vehicle.

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.