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BorgWarner to Supply its Integrated Drive Module to Hyundai for a New EV That Will Enter Production in 2024

BorgWarner to Supply its Integrated Drive Module to Hyundai for a New EV That Will Enter Production in 2024

Automotive component supplier BorgWarner has secured a second major supply deal with Hyundai Motor Co for an integrated drive module (“IDM146”) that will power a new electric vehicle that will enter production in 2024. The IDM optimizes weight, cost and size for electric vehicles. It integrates the transmission and high voltage hairpin (HVH) electric motor and power electronics into a single compact unit.

Eric Walz2022-08-11 09:00 PT

Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts

Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts

In addition to showcasing two new electrified concepts, Hyundai also confirmed that it will be coming out with the IONIQ 5 N in 2023.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-07-17 07:15 PT

Hyundai to Launch Autonomous Ride-Hailing Service in South Korea

Hyundai to Launch Autonomous Ride-Hailing Service in South Korea

Passengers will be able to get a ride in one of the brand’s self-driving IONIQ 5 electric cars with its RoboRide service.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-06-12 18:00 PT

Hyundai Motor Group is Investing $10 Billion in Advanced Mobility Technologies in the U.S. by 2025

Hyundai Motor Group is Investing $10 Billion in Advanced Mobility Technologies in the U.S. by 2025

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) is committing billions of dollars to become one of the world’s biggest suppliers of electric vehicles. Now the automaker announced a new plan to invest $10 billion in the U.S. by 2025 to accelerate what it calls “innovation and mobility electrification”.

Eric Walz2022-05-23 14:25 PT

Motional, Via Launch Complimentary Robotaxi Shuttle in Las Vegas

Motional, Via Launch Complimentary Robotaxi Shuttle in Las Vegas

The autonomous shuttle service will have a safety driver in the front seat and operate on routes that include pre-determined pickup and drop-off locations.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-02-26 13:00 PT

Kia Ranks First Out of 32 Automotive Brands in the 2022 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Kia Ranks First Out of 32 Automotive Brands in the 2022 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

South Korean automaker Kia took the coveted top spot in the JD. Power’s annual vehicle dependability study. The first place spot in the Upper Mid Size SUV category was awarded to the Kia Sorento, which is built in the U.S. at the automaker’s factory in West Point, Georgia. Being recognized by J.D. Power for vehicle dependability serves as an important marketing tool for automakers and it can help boost sales of particular models.

FutureCar Staff 2022-02-10 14:30 PT

Aptiv to Acquire Wind River for $4.3 Billion in its Push into the Automotive Software Space

Aptiv to Acquire Wind River for $4.3 Billion in its Push into the Automotive Software Space

​Automotive technology developer Aptiv announced its acquiring software company Wind River as part of its expansion in the automotive software space. The acquisition of Wind River will position Aptiv as a key player in the automotive software market, which is expected to grow rapidly over the next decade. Aptiv purchased Wind River from private equity firm TPG Capital, for $4.3 billion in cash.

Eric Walz2022-01-11 11:15 PT

Motional and Lyft Choose Las Vegas for 2023 Robotaxi Launch

Motional and Lyft Choose Las Vegas for 2023 Robotaxi Launch

The joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai has announced plans to launch its first autonomous robotaxi service in Las Vegas in 2023.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-11-13 16:00 PT

Hyundai Reportedly Delaying Ioniq 6 to Increase Battery Size

Hyundai Reportedly Delaying Ioniq 6 to Increase Battery Size

The electric vehicle was supposed to come out in spring 2022, but Hyundai has moved the date back to make some last-minute upgrades.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-22 07:30 PT

Silicon Valley Startup Sonatus to Partner with Hyundai on the Development of Software Defined Vehicles

Silicon Valley Startup Sonatus to Partner with Hyundai on the Development of Software Defined Vehicles

Hyundai Motor Group on Wednesday announced a new partnership with Silicon Valley-based software developer Sonatus. The two companies will work to develop software defined vehicles for Hyundai and its brands Kia and Genesis. With this new partnership, Sonatus is bringing its expertise to Hyundai to transition away from legacy vehicle architectures and transform its vehicle development with electrical/electronic (E/E) architecture capabilities.

Eric Walz2021-08-11 12:00 PT

Kia to Introduce a Full-Size Electric SUV Based on the Upcoming IONIQ 7 From Hyundai

Kia to Introduce a Full-Size Electric SUV Based on the Upcoming IONIQ 7 From Hyundai

Automaker Kia is getting ready to take its all-electric vehicle portfolio to the next level with a new full-size electric SUV, according to industry reports coming out of South Korea.

Manish Kharinta2021-07-06 08:00 PT

Automaker Hyundai Completes its Acquisition of Robotics Firm Boston Dynamics

Automaker Hyundai Completes its Acquisition of Robotics Firm Boston Dynamics

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Corp announced it completed its acquisition of robotics company Boston Dynamics. Hyundai acquired the controlling interest of the company from Japan’s Softbank Group Corp. The company is known for its advanced mobile robots that can walk, jump and perform tasks like humans.

Eric Walz2021-06-21 10:30 PT

Kia Unveils its EV6 Electric Crossover, a Serious Competitor to Tesla’s Model Y

Kia Unveils its EV6 Electric Crossover, a Serious Competitor to Tesla’s Model Y

​Kia unveiled the production version of its new EV6 crossover at a live streamed media event in Times Square in New York City on Tuesday night. The EV6 is the first purely electric vehicle from South Korean automaker Kia. The launch of the new EV6 SUV is part of Kia’s ‘Plan S’ strategy that will include 11 all-new electrified models globally by 2026.

FutureCar Staff 2021-05-19 11:30 PT

Motional & Derq to Partner on Technology That Provides a ‘Birds Eye View’ to Self-driving Vehicles at Busy Intersections for Safer Navigation

Motional & Derq to Partner on Technology That Provides a ‘Birds Eye View’ to Self-driving Vehicles at Busy Intersections for Safer Navigation

Hyundai's Autonomous driving joint venture Motional announced a new partnership with Derq Inc, a technology company that’s using AI-powered vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology to deliver an unobstructed, 360-degree bird’s eye view of the environment. Derq’s technology uses cameras that are installed above busy intersections to collect data. The cameras are connected to Derq’s AI-powered perception systems and RSUs, which then transmits the data to Motional’s autonomous vehicles in real time.

Eric Walz2021-04-20 13:00 PT

In Case You Missed it: The 2021 Kia Niro PHEV Gets New Features & Pricing

In Case You Missed it: The 2021 Kia Niro PHEV Gets New Features & Pricing

Hyundai Motor's sister company Kia Motors announced an update to its all-new Niro plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which will be offered as a 2021 model in North America. The new Niro PHEV is getting several updates along with a range of new features.

Manish Kharinta2021-03-17 18:00 PT

Kia Reveals the Sleek EV6 Crossover, its First Battery-Powered Vehicle

Kia Reveals the Sleek EV6 Crossover, its First Battery-Powered Vehicle

​On Monday, automaker Kia revealed the first official images of the upcoming EV6 crossover, the company's first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere later this month. The EV6 is based on Kia’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) and marks Kia’s shifting focus towards electrification of its model lineup.

FutureCar Staff 2021-03-15 15:45 PT

2022 IONIQ 5 Kicks Off Hyundai’s Major EV Push

2022 IONIQ 5 Kicks Off Hyundai’s Major EV Push

The all-new IONIQ 5 is based on the Hyundai 45 concept and is the first vehicle from the new IONIQ sub-brand, leading the way forward for the automaker’s 23 EVs that are coming in the future.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-02-27 07:10 PT

With the Apple Car Project in Limbo, Kia Shares an Updated Roadmap of its Future EV Plans

With the Apple Car Project in Limbo, Kia Shares an Updated Roadmap of its Future EV Plans

At Kia’s 2021 CEO Investor Day virtual event in Seoul, President and CEO of Kia Corporation Ho Sung Song, provided an update to the automaker’s new “Plan S” strategy for its future business, which included its mid to long-term roadmap. The renewed ‘Plan S’ strategy includes three core pillars, advancing electric vehicle (EV) transition, strengthening its purpose-built vehicle (PBV) business and expanding future mobility services.

Eric Walz2021-02-10 15:45 PT

Automaker Kia is Said to Be Reviewing Plans to Build EVs with Multiple Firms, Hinting at Ongoing Talks with Tech Giant Apple

Automaker Kia is Said to Be Reviewing Plans to Build EVs with Multiple Firms, Hinting at Ongoing Talks with Tech Giant Apple

South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp. is reportedly reviewing plans from multiple foreign firms to work together on building self-driving electric cars, Reuters reported on Wednesday. In addition, Kia’s parent, Hyundai Motor Group, has decided that its Kia brand would be in charge of any proposed cooperation with Apple on electric cars, the sources said.

FutureCar Staff 2021-01-20 16:00 PT

China to Reduce Tariffs on Imported Hydrogen Fuel Cell Components to Boost Development of the Technology

China to Reduce Tariffs on Imported Hydrogen Fuel Cell Components to Boost Development of the Technology

China will lower tariffs on fuel cell-related components imported to the country in 2021 to promote development of the technology. The tariffs on imported fuel cell-related compressors, circulating pump and carbon electrodes will be cut to 5%, 2% and 5% respectively, from the current tariffs of 7%, 7% and 10%, according to a document the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council issued this month.

FutureCar Staff 2020-12-28 15:15 PT

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