KONA Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Grab Begins Hyundai Kona EV-based Ride-hailing Service

Grab Begins Hyundai Kona EV-based Ride-hailing Service

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korean’s largest carmaker by sales, said Wednesday that Singapore-based Grab began using its Kona Electric for its ride-hailing service this month. In November, Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. jointly invested US$250 million in the Southeast Asian company for a business partnership in [...]

Automakers Poised to Wage War over Small SUVs

Automakers Poised to Wage War over Small SUVs

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Automakers in South Korea are expected to vie fiercely for a bigger slice of the market for subcompact sport utility vehicles (SUVs) following Hyundai Motor Co.’s entry into the fast-growing segment, analysts said Wednesday. In an extravagant rollout in Seoul, South Korea’s leading automaker Hyundai unveiled its first subcompact [...]

Hyundai Motor Plans to Adopt Active Safety Technology in Compact Cars

Hyundai Motor Plans to Adopt Active Safety Technology in Compact Cars

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor is planning to include active safety technology in all of its compact car models, a company official said yesterday. Speaking at a global autonomous driving conference held yesterday, Lee Jin-woo, the head of Hyundai Motor’s Intelligent Safety Technology Center revealed the company’s all-out efforts to [...]