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Hyundai i30 N review

Hyundai i30 N review

There’s a real buzz surrounding the new i30 N – the first car from Hyundai’s new ‘N’ performance sub-brand – but is it just hype or can it mix it with established hot hatch rivals? What is it? Based on the underrated i30 hatchback, the i30 N is front-wheel drive …

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Hyundai showcases first autonomous hydrogen cars

NEXO Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Showcase

South Korean car giant Hyundai has successfully tested what it claims are the world’s first self-driving hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. A fleet of next generation Hyundai FCEVs completed a self-driven, high-speed, 118-mile test drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang. Until now, autonomous driving has only been demonstrated on selected sections …

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Honda tops servicing satisfaction survey

Car servicing satisfaction

Japanese and Korean car brands dominate the servicing satisfaction rankings for both newer and older cars, with Honda taking the No 1 spot, according to a new survey. The research by What Car? shows Honda enjoying an overall satisfaction rate of 91.2%, while fellow Japanese brands Lexus, Subaru and Toyota …

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Hyundai offers glimpse of a hydrogen future

Hyundai Motor's Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV

Hyundai has given a sneak preview of its next generation fuel cell vehicle, well ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch in early 2018. The near-production-ready version of the yet-to-be-named model was exhibited at a special preview event held in Seoul. FCEVs (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles) are zero-emission vehicles, emitting …

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Hyundai expedition celebrates Shackleton centenary

Hyundai Santa Fe conquers the Antarctic driven by Great Grandson of Sir Ernest Shackleton

A near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Hyundai Santa Fe has become the first passenger vehicle to be driven across the continent of Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again. The SUV was driven by Patrick Bergel, the great-grandson of legendary polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton. The journey was timed to …

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Hyundai celebrates first ‘Click To Buy’ handovers

Hyundai Click To Buy customer

The first customers to have bought via Hyundai’s innovative Click To Buy website are now in possession of their new cars. In an industry first, www.hyundai.co.uk/clicktobuy was launched on January 6. allowing customers nationwide to purchase a new car completely online, offering a no-haggle, fixed-price experience. Hyundai claims it’s “simple, …

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Revealed: UK’s angry women drivers

Angry woman driver

Women drivers are angrier than men, claims new research. A study of 1,000 UK drivers for Hyundai Motor UK revealed that women are, on average, 12% angrier than men when they’re behind the wheel. In an experiment conducted by Patrick Fagan, a behavioural psychologist at Goldsmiths University, London, drivers were …

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What Car? Car of the Year 2016 – winners

What Car Awards

The Volkswagen Group cleaned up at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016, despite being engulfed by the diesel emissions scandal. Top prize went to the Audi A4 3.0 TDI 218 Sport, while the Group (which consists of VW, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley and Bugatti) was victorious in nine of the …

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Top 20 cars: Frankfurt Motor Show

Frankfurt Motor Show 2015

It’s been tough, but we’ve finally drawn up our list of favourite cars and concepts from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. What do you think? Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Honda Project 2&4 concept Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept Citroen Cactus M Concept Bentley Bentayga Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport Concept …

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Hyundai Genesis review

Hyundai Genesis

Eyebrows were raised when Hyundai announced it was launching the Hyundai Genesis in the UK. Not just because the car is more of a statement than a serious contender in the executive sector, but the price tag – a cool £48,005. Already on sale in America, the Genesis is being …

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