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Hyundai’s Genesis Brand Tops Consumer Reports Luxury Carmaker Ranking

Hyundai’s Genesis Brand Tops Consumer Reports Luxury Carmaker Ranking

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co.’s premium Genesis marque topped Consumer Reports’ 2018 ranking for luxury auto brands, the company said Friday. The Genesis took the No. 1 spot in the U.S. magazine’s ranking scale followed by German rivals Audi and BMW, a Hyundai Motor spokesman said. He said Genesis vehicles exceeded [...]

Hyundai to Open ‘Genesis Gangnam’ Exhibition Hall to Promote Genesis Models

Hyundai to Open ‘Genesis Gangnam’ Exhibition Hall to Promote Genesis Models

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, said Thursday it will open an exhibition hall in Seoul to promote its sub-brand Genesis models. In the two-story Genesis Gangnam exhibition hall, which is set to open Saturday in the affluent Gangnam district in southern Seoul, visitors will be [...]

Hyundai to Launch New Fuel-cell Electric SUV Next Year

Hyundai to Launch New Fuel-cell Electric SUV Next Year

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it will launch an all-new fuel-cell electric SUV in South Korea early next year as part of its broader plan to diversify its lineup with more environment friendly vehicles. The country’s biggest carmaker by sales introduced its first fuel-cell electric car based on the [...]

Hyundai’s Recent Recall Prompted by Whistleblower

Hyundai’s Recent Recall Prompted by Whistleblower

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor’s recent decision to recall around 170,000 cars of five different models in its motherland due to manufacturing defects found in its Theta 2 engine was prompted by an insider, recent reports have revealed. A great level of attention is being paid to whistleblower [...]

Hyundai Motor Ordered to Recall 68,000 Genesis, Equus Sedans for Faulty Canisters

Hyundai Motor Ordered to Recall 68,000 Genesis, Equus Sedans for Faulty Canisters

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., the country’s top automaker, was ordered to recall some 68,000 units of its Genesis and Equus large sedans for faulty fuel vapor canisters, the transportation ministry said Tuesday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said the affected vehicles were produced in 2011. “We informed Hyundai [...]