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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

Hyundai Plans to Build a New U.S. EV Factory in Georgia, According to Sources

Hyundai Plans to Build a New U.S. EV Factory in Georgia, According to Sources

South Korean automaker Hyundai is planning to build an electric vehicle factory in Georgia, according to people familiar with the automaker’s plans. The Georgia EV factory will build vehicles for both Hyundai and Kia.

FutureCar Staff 2022-05-09 10:30 PT

Kia Confirms the All-Electric EV9 SUV is Coming in 2023

Kia Confirms the All-Electric EV9 SUV is Coming in 2023

The all-electric EV9 will also become available in Europe in 2023, but details on the vehicle are scarce.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-04-17 07:15 PT

Hyundai’s VP of Design & Chief Creative Officer Named 2022 ‘World Car Person of the Year’

Hyundai’s VP of Design & Chief Creative Officer Named 2022 ‘World Car Person of the Year’

Automaker Hyundai has released some of the most bold and radically designed vehicles over the past year, including the electric Hyundai IONIQ 5, Kia EV6 and Genesis GV60 SUV. The design of these new vehicles offers a look at what the future holds for the South Korea-based automaker. Now the person responsible for much of the futuristic design of these vehicles was named 2022 “World Car Person of the Year” by the World Car Awards jury panel.

FutureCar Staff 2022-02-23 14:45 PT

2023 Kia Niro Debuts With Sharper Design, Eco-Friendly Cabin

2023 Kia Niro Debuts With Sharper Design, Eco-Friendly Cabin

The second-gen Niro made its debut at the Seoul Mobility Show and is a much bolder subcompact SUV than the one it replaces.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-11-28 16:00 PT

Hyundai Becomes Latest Automaker to Stop Developing New Internal Combustion Powertrains

Hyundai Becomes Latest Automaker to Stop Developing New Internal Combustion Powertrains

To free up some resources to invest in electric vehicles, Hyundai will cut the number of models in its lineup that are powered by fossil fuels by 50 percent.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-06 07:00 PT

Hyundai Officially Launches the IONIQ 5 Electric Crossover With Up to 300 Miles of Range

Hyundai Officially Launches the IONIQ 5 Electric Crossover With Up to 300 Miles of Range

Hyundai Motor North America today introduced its all-new IONIQ 5, an electric crossover with a targeted driving range of 300 miles, which will make it a serious alternative to Tesla’s Model Y. In addition to its range of up to 300 miles, the IONIQ 5 will offer ultra-fast charging reaching 80% charging in about 18 minutes.

Eric Walz2021-05-24 15:00 PT

Hyundai, Kia to Build EVs in US as Part of $7.4 Billion Investment

Hyundai, Kia to Build EVs in US as Part of $7.4 Billion Investment

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Hyundai and Kia, announced plans to invest $7.4 billion into the U.S. by 2025 to produce future electric vehicles at its plant in Alabama. The investment will also go toward smart mobility solutions.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-15 07:45 PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Hints at the Company’s Self-driving Car Plans in New Interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook Hints at the Company’s Self-driving Car Plans in New Interview

During a podcast interview with journalist Kara Swisher, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company still has plans to build a vehicle capable of self-driving. Cook hinted at the company’s work in autonomous driving following recent reports about Apple’s plans to develop its own electric car.

Eric Walz2021-04-05 11:25 PT

Apple in Talks With Multiple Lidar Suppliers to Buy Sensors for its Self-driving Car

Apple in Talks With Multiple Lidar Suppliers to Buy Sensors for its Self-driving Car

Apple Inc. is reportedly in talks with multiple lidar developers to supply the perception sensors for its secretive "Apple Car" project, Bloomberg reports. Rather than develop complex hardware in-house, Apple is looking to outside vendors to supply components for its planned autonomous and electric vehicle, the people said.

Eric Walz2021-02-19 11:50 PT

Tesla, Kia Rank Highly in J.D. Power’s First EVX Ownership Study

Tesla, Kia Rank Highly in J.D. Power’s First EVX Ownership Study

The majority of early adopters claimed that they “definitely will” consider purchasing an EV in the future, while staying loyal to a brand isn’t a sure thing. J.D. Power just released its first U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study and unsurprisingly, Tesla practically owns the segment.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-24 07:30 PT

Hyundai Reveals its New Dedicated ‘E-GMP’ Platform to Support its Goal to Become a Global EV Leader

Hyundai Reveals its New Dedicated ‘E-GMP’ Platform to Support its Goal to Become a Global EV Leader

Hyundai Motor Group’s plans to introduce a total of 23 electrified models over the next several years, so the company built a dedicated EV platform to serve as the foundation for its future battery-electric vehicles. The automaker revealed its new modular Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) on Wednesday. The E-GMP represents an entirely new way of building vehicles for Hyundai.

Eric Walz2020-12-02 11:45 PT

Hyundai’s Upcoming App Allows EV Owners to Adjust Their Car’s Performance

Hyundai’s Upcoming App Allows EV Owners to Adjust Their Car’s Performance

The old days of spending hours and thousands of dollars to tune your car are long gone, as Hyundai’s new app gives owners the ability to tweak their EV’s performance with a simple swipe of a smartphone.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-28 06:00 PT

Hyundai Reveals a Unique EV Charging and Automated Parking System

Hyundai Reveals a Unique EV Charging and Automated Parking System

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation unveiled a video featuring the concept of electric vehicle wireless charging system combined with automated “Automated Valet Parking System” (AVPS).

Eric Walz2019-01-03 10:53 PT

Hyundai Announces its ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ to Accelerate Fuel Cell Vehicle Production

Hyundai Announces its ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ to Accelerate Fuel Cell Vehicle Production

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes automotive brands Hyundai and Kia, today announced its long-term roadmap called ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ plan, as the company reaffirms its commitment to accelerate the development of hydrogen fuel-cell technologies.

FutureCar Staff 2018-12-11 12:40 PT

Hyundai Investing Another $250 Million in Singapore-based Grab to Promote EVs

Hyundai Investing Another $250 Million in Singapore-based Grab to Promote EVs

Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc. (Grab), one of Southeast Asia’s largest mobile platforms, announced an agreement in which Hyundai Motor Company and Kia will invest an additional $250 million into Grab and establish a partnership to promote EV programs across Southeast Asia.

Eric Walz2018-11-07 11:42 PT

Hyundai & Kia to Offer ‘Solar Roof’ Charging on Select Vehicles

Hyundai & Kia to Offer ‘Solar Roof’ Charging on Select Vehicles

Kia Motors and Hyundai have announced plans to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. The automakers will embed electricity-generating solar panels into the roof or hood of its vehicles.

FutureCar Staff 2018-10-31 17:18 PT