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Tucson SUV Best-selling Hyundai Vehicle in the World Last Month

Tucson SUV Best-selling Hyundai Vehicle in the World Last Month

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co.’s Tucson small SUV was the carmaker’s best-selling vehicle on the global market last month, outpacing the Elantra compact, data showed Monday. In January, Hyundai Motor sold 51,784 Tucson crossovers, exceeding the Elantra’s 48,670, according to South Korea’s largest carmaker. The Elantra, which is sold in the [...]

Battle Between Tech Firms for “Connected Car” Dominance Set to Intensify

Battle Between Tech Firms for “Connected Car” Dominance Set to Intensify

  SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Domestic tech companies and automobile manufacturers are either releasing new systems or widening access to previously exclusive technology, with the race to establish control over the nascent “connected car” market heating up. Also referred to as futuristic vehicle information service or infotainment service, these systems entail the application [...]

Hyundai Avante Takes Fourth Spot in World’s Best-Selling Cars in 2015

Hyundai Avante Takes Fourth Spot in World’s Best-Selling Cars in 2015

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Hyundai Avante of South Korea’s top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. became the world’s fourth best-selling car out of 1,382 vehicle models sold last year, data showed Monday.  According to the data compiled by the Best Selling Cars Blog, the Hyundai Avante, sold as the Hyundai Elantra in some [...]

S. Korea’s Car Exports Down 10.8 Pct in Q1

S. Korea’s Car Exports Down 10.8 Pct in Q1

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s exports of automobiles plunged 10.8 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, data showed Wednesday, amid falling demand from emerging markets. South Korean carmakers shipped 654,494 units of vehicles abroad over the January-March period, compared with the 733,759 units posted a year earlier, the data compiled by the Korea Automobile Manufacturers’ Association [...]

Hyundai Launches All-new Avante to Target Global Customers

Hyundai Launches All-new Avante to Target Global Customers

HWASEONG, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s top automaker, launched the sale of its all-new Avante subcompact on Wednesday, aiming to appeal to global customers with upgraded safety, better fuel efficiency and driving performance. The latest edition of the Avante is the sixth generation of Hyundai Motor’s popular subcompact which debuted [...]

Hyundai’s Genesis Preferred Domestic Car for Korean University Students

Hyundai’s Genesis Preferred Domestic Car for Korean University Students

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor’s luxury sedan Genesis has been picked as the preferred Korean car by Korean university students, while Hyundai’s Avante was chosen as the best option for a first car. According to a survey conducted by Hyundai Mobis, a parts maker subsidiary of the Hyundai Motor Group, which polled 1,240 university [...]

Electric Cars for Hyundai Avante and Kia K3 to Be Available by 2016

Electric Cars for Hyundai Avante and Kia K3 to Be Available by 2016

“By 2016, Hyundai Motor will launch the Avante electric car and a hybrid model. Kia Motors will also unveil a K3 electric car by almost the same time.” “To become one of top-3 global brands, Korean automotive industry needs to step up its efforts to boost the domestic demand for the environmentally-friendly vehicles – as well as [...]