Tag: Hyundai

Two Hyundais for the Liqui Moly Team Engstler

Two Hyundais for the Liqui Moly Team Engstler

16th August 2018 |

One of the most experienced racing teams in touring cars expands its fleet: Alongside the traditional VW Golf TCR, the Liqui Moly Team Engstler now also has two Hyundai i30 N TCR. The oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly welcomes this development as the main sponsor. "It is also an expression of our close cooperation with the car manufacturers," says marketing director Peter Baumann.

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UK now biggest EU market for Korean car brands – SMMT

UK now biggest EU market for Korean car brands – SMMT

5th July 2018 |

The growing strength of the automotive relationship between the UK and South Korea has been highlighted today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) during its trade mission to the country.

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Michelin supporting Hyundai tyre development programme

16th November 2017 |

Under a cooperative deal signed with Hyundai Motor, Michelin will work together to develop a new all-season tyre for electric vehicles, and will also collaborate in the development of a bespoke tyre for a successor model to the Genesis G80 saloon. Representatives from Hyundai Motor recently visited Michelin’s research and development centre in Clermont-Ferrand, France, to sign a technical partnership agreement.

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Pirelli produces bespoke P Zero tyre for new Hyundai i30 N

6th October 2017 |

Pirelli has engineered a tailor-made version of its P Zero tyre for the new Hyundai i30 N in size 235/35 R19. The new OE-tyre is produced at Pirelli’s Settimo Torinese, Italy factory. To identify the P Zero specially made for the i30 N, the sidewall includes an `HN` mark.

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Hankook Tyre UK extends courtesy car scheme

28th September 2017 |

Hankook Tyre UK has extended its courtesy car scheme with the introduction of a larger fleet of branded Hyundai i10s offered to a selection of supportive dealers across its UK retail network. The scheme, set up in 2015, is designed to incentivise supportive dealers with 25 new 67-plate Hankook-liveried Hyundai i10s. The car was selected for its low running costs, and has been supplied to a selection of retailers around the UK over a two-and-a-half-year period as a courtesy car.

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More car manufacturers introduce scrappage schemes

13th September 2017 |

Hyundai, Volkswagen UK and Toyota have all now announced scrappage schemes with discounts off various models, following on from Ford’s recent announcement and that of Vauxhall earlier in the year. Hyundai’s scheme offers between £1,500 and £5,000 on trade-ins across its model range and will run from now until the end of the year. It will apply to all petrol and diesel cars with Euro 1-4 engines registered before 31 December 2009.

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Korean OEMs switching to European tyre brands

10th July 2017 |

Sales of imported tyres in Korea increased by more than 40 per cent in the January to April period when compared with 2016 figures, according to the Korea Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA). If this pace continues, imported tyres will set a record high this year. According to KOTMA, this is largely due to Hyundai Motor and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors introducing imported tyres on their models, media said.

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Autosupplies to support Tuffnells’ Mad Max-themed charity rally entry

Autosupplies to support Tuffnells’ Mad Max-themed charity rally entry

19th May 2016 |

Chesterfield-based motor factor, Autosupplies, has announced it will again be supporting Tuffnells Parcels Express, who is driving in a Mad Max themed car to raise money for Bluebell Wood children’s hospice, in the Fireball Rally across Europe.

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£2 million government fund to promote roll-out of hydrogen-fuelled fleet vehicles

10th May 2016 |

The government has launched a £2 million fund to encourage more businesses to switch to hydrogen-fuelled vehicles. The Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Fleet Support Scheme will allow local authorities, health trusts, police forces, fire brigades and private companies to bid for funding to add hydrogen-powered vehicles to their fleets. Bids for the FCEV Fleet Support Scheme must be submitted by Monday 4 July 2016. Successful bidders will be informed later this year.

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Hyundai plans ‘self-repairing’ car

26th April 2016 |

Hyundai Motor Group has outlined plans to bring connected cars to reality and is currently working on technology that, it claims, will “remotely diagnose and fix vehicle issues before they become apparent.”

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Kumho shows ‘futuristic’ all-terrain concept tyre for Hyundai’s Carlino compact SUV

Kumho shows ‘futuristic’ all-terrain concept tyre for Hyundai’s Carlino compact SUV

1st March 2016 |

Kumho has designed a “futuristic” all-terrain tyre for the innovative Hyundai Carlino compact SUV unveiled at Auto Expo 2016 in Delhi. The tyre, designed in collaboration with the South Korean car manufacturer, has been engineered to adapt to all manner of surfaces while maintaining optimum grip. With strong on- and off-road performance, the Kumho-shod Carlino […]

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95% of diesel cars are breaking emissions limits – Which?

20th January 2016 |

VW has borne the brunt of criticism for its admitted use of defeat devices in order to manipulate test results. However, the latest research from Which? found that many other manufacturers are breaking emission limits too.

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Solid Auto UK adds to filter range

Solid Auto UK adds to filter range

19th October 2015 |

Solid Auto UK has added a number of new air, oil and fuel filters to its expanding filters range for Japanese and Korean vehicles. In total, nine new filters have been launched covering 54 vehicle applications.

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Hankook courtesy car scheme for UK retail network

Hankook courtesy car scheme for UK retail network

27th August 2015 |

Hankook has launched a new courtesy car scheme across its UK retail network. Dual-branded Hyundai i10s have been given to a selection of retailers across the UK to be used as a courtesy car over a two year period. Hankook says the vehicles will effectively advertise its network members’ services when out on the road in the local area.

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Hyundai i20 privateer wins Italian rally on Pirelli tyres

Hyundai i20 privateer wins Italian rally on Pirelli tyres

20th April 2015 |

The very first Hyundai i20 WRC to be run by a private team has won for the first time with Pirelli. Former World Rally Championship competitor Corrado Fontana, co-driven by Gio Agnese, won the Rallye Elba in Italy, the first round of the International Rally Challenge (which is Italy’s main championship for World Rally Cars).

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