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Report: Hyundai’s working on a new 3.3L twin-turbocharged V6

The Korean Car Blog was able to get an information slip on what appears to be a new 3.3L twin-turbocharged V6, currently under development by Korea’s greatest, Hyundai. The slip consists of what looks like a screenshot of a dyno machine, which reads out the information “LambdaII 3.3L Twin-turbo,” “V6 gasoline,” and some power figures […]

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Hyundai releases images of the new Tucson, to be revealed at Geneva

Hyundai decided to let some images slip onto the Internet of their new Tucson crossover. Dubbed the ix35 in Europe, where it’s equally as much of a common seller as the Tucson is here in the US, the new compact crossover finally takes lots of design cues from its larger brother, the handsome Santa Fe. […]

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Hyundai teases new 2016 Tucson ahead of Geneva

Hyundai is working to reveal a new Tucson in the near future at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show and recently, the brand just teased the new model, which appears to take after the current Santa Fe’s handsome design. Not much is known about the new Tucson, but it’ll be sold as the ix35 in markets […]

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Report: Hyundai downplays entry-level sports car

Hyundai’s been planning big for the future to continue their recent success over the past decade with hints of moving upmarket, while expanding their lineup to cover all the bases. One of these bases for the future was the entry-level sports car market, which saw a revitalization recently with some models like the Scion FR-S. […]

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Report: An updated Hyundai Veloster Turbo surfaces in Korea

Hyundai revealed a newly updated Veloster Turbo in Korea recently featuring some subtle exterior tweaks and a new seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. While this may be for the Korean Domestic Market, it’s not unreasonable to expect these same changes for our version of the Veloster Turbo. Some of the changes include revised headlights, an updated grille, […]

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Report: Hyundai scores, scoops up former BMW M chief to build performance brand

Some big news hails in from Seoul as Reuters via AutomotiveNews reports Hyundai Motor Corp. just scooped up the former chief engineer for BMW’s M Performance brand, Albert Biermann, in order to form a performance branch of their own. No matter what way you look at it, Hyundai just picked up some big guns for its arsenal, […]

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Hyundai confirms to be revealing new infotainment system plus ApplePlay integration at CES

Hyundai will be showing up at the CES next year to reveal their new infotainment system, which also is one of the first to integrate ApplePlay in new cars. The system comes with a fancy new seven-inch touchscreen display and has been optimizes to be paired in all sorts of ways with the latest smartphones. It […]

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The 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced

It’s that time of year and the 2015 North American International Car Show in Detroit takes place next year and with the NAIAS is the announcement of the annual North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year. As a result, the the finalists for this year’s award were announced by the North American Car/Truck of […]

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Report: Hyundai’s marketing chief resigns from position

It appears the recent pressure against Hyundai has incurred a change of staff at the Korean automaker as the brand’s marketing chief, Steve Shannon, stepped down after joining the team in 2011. According to AutomotiveNews, Shannon’s resignation takes effect immediately. He is no stranger to the automotive world however, after working in Detroit for the past […]

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Report: Hyundai and Kia want to boost fuel economy by 25 percent

Hyundai and Kia are looking to redeem themselves after an issue with overstating fuel economy ratings for many of their recent models. In a new report from Reuters, Hyundai and Kia want to boost their fuel economy across the fleet by about 25 percent by 2020. They look to accomplish this from more advanced powertrains, less […]

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