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    Official: Hyundai delivers first hydrogen fuel cell iX35 in Copenhagen
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    It's a European kind of debut for the hydrogen-powered Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell (which will be known as the Tuscon Fuel Cell when it arrives in the US). Hyundai showed off the first production ix35 in Geneva earlier this year and this week delivered 15 of the H2 SUVs to the City of Copehagen. The ...

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    Official: Hyundai's 50-acre rooftop solar-panel system will be South Korea's largest
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    Hyundai's green-cred future's so bright, its factory roof's gotta wear shades. The South Korean automaker will install that country's largest solar-panel system when it deploys about 40,000 solar voltaic panels on the roof of its Asan plant later this year. The system will cover about 2.2 ...

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    Official: Hyundai unveils E4U, an EV with eggs, at Seoul Motor Show
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    "Goo Goo GaJoob," indeed. Those inscrutable Beatles lyrics from I Am The Walrus about eggmen and a million other things might just apply to the latest stab at the electromobility market by Hyundai. The South Korean automaker recently unveiled its, yes, egg-shaped, one-seat electric vehicle at the ...

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    Official: DOE's H2USA plan could indicate revived push for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
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    The Obama administration has reportedly shifted gears on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Government funding for H2 vehicles was cut in 2009, but the US Department of Energy will soon be launching a project called H2USA in support of hydrogen-powered cars, Automotive News reports. H2USA (a reference ...

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    Report: Hyundai willing to settle MPG cases, offering lump sum payout to buyers
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    There has been a lot of fallout from the overstated fuel economy figures that both Hyundai and Kia have admitted to. The two companies are handing out lots of cash to affected customers in the form of debit cards, and the EPA might change the way it works with automakers on fuel economy labels. ...

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    Official: First production Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell Vehicle prepped for Geneva
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    It's at least 57 days late, but Hyundai will be bringing the first ix35 Fuel Cell production vehicle to Geneva next week. The SUV, rolled off the line in Ulsan, Korea today, even though Hyundai promised that the ix35 would start production by the end of 2012. Still, this is most concrete sign yet ...

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    Report: Hyundai, Kia owners accept fuel economy apologies, love their debit cards
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    Hyundai and Kia may have gotten lots of bad press for inflated fuel economy ratings, but the on-the-ground reality isn't all that bad. Automotive News says that dealers have been pleased at how the parent companies have handled the November scandal and the reimbursement programs are making ...

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    Report: Federal green car fleet buys more Hyundai hybrids as overall number goes down
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    The Obama administration made a big deal about how it had a long-term plan to green up the federal vehicle fleet back in early 2011. Even with that big target, the overall number of hybrids is going down. And, after spending time buying fuel-efficient US cars, the Obama administration has been ...

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    Fuel economy follies: Cheatin' or mistaken?
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    Automotive journalists have been hearing a consistent message from Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia: their attributes top the competition. Over the last few years, they have claimed superiority for most of their products in nearly every measure that matters, from power and torque to interior and ...

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    Official: Hyundai US chief maintains 2015 goal for production fuel-cell vehicle
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    Hyundai remains on track to reach its goal of producing what it says will be the world's first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), which will be a version of the Tucson crossover, by 2015, Hyundai Motor North America CEO John Krafcik told reporters at the Los Angeles Auto ...

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    Report: Hyundai fuel cell chief says EV makers jumped the gun
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    Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) spew water vapor. FCEV enthusiasts are likely hoping that the head of fuel-cell research at Hyundai isn't just spewing hot air. Hyundai's Lim Tae-won said electric-vehicle makers like Nissan started mass-producing models such as the Leaf too early and are ...

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    Official: Hyundai HB20 a Brazil-exclusive flex-fuel car, coming in October
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    The Brazilian Hyundai subsidiary has launched a Brazil-only flex-fuel model called the HB20. It will be manufactured at its new plant in Piracicaba, Brazil, which starts production September 20 ahead of an early October sales launch. Hyundai decided to bring its first Brazil-exclusive car to ...

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    Official: Hyundai Elantra subject of class-action lawsuit for 'misleading 40 MPG' ads
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    'Your mileage may vary.' We're all used to seeing those words at the end of any advertisement that mentions fuel mileage, and we all know what it means: Not all drivers will get exactly the same mileage, and oftentimes what you get will be lower than what it says on the car's window ...

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    Report: New-car fuel economy average falls for two straight months
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    Are old habits dying hard? U.S. fleetwide fuel-economy figures from last month suggest that some buyers are going back to relative gas guzzlers. New-car miles-per-gallon averages for May fell for the second straight month, according to TrueCar. New U.S. cars got a combined 23.2 miles per gallon ...

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    Official: Hyundai petitions for August to be 'Fuel Efficiency Month'
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    Those looking to spend some of the warmest months of the year firing muscle cars down straight ribbons of hot asphalt, beware: Hyundai wants August to be "Fuel Efficiency Month." The South Korean automaker's campaign debuted today to coincide with World Environmental Day celebrations in New ...

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    No new infrastructure required: Hydrogen Hyundais drive across Europe
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    It's getting easier and easier to ignore gas stations. Over in Europe, the H2 refueling infrastructure is apparently robust enough to allow a pair of hydrogen-powered Hyundai iX35 (Tuscon) FCEVs to drive from Oslo, Norway to Monte Carlo, Monaco. Almost, anyway. Yes, the 1,404-mile, ...

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    Official: Hyundai will make 'limited' number of fuel-cell vehicles this year, 'thousands' by 2014
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    Hyundai has confirmed that it will make a "limited" number of hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) this year for testing purposes, with a goal of making as many as 10,000 FCEVs annually by 2015. The South Korean automaker is testing an FCEV based on the Tucson crossover which will be part ...

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    Report: Revamped Hyundai Sonata due in 2014
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    So a new Sonata isn't as exciting as a new Chevrolet Corvette, but given the enthusiasm the current Hyundai midsize sedan has generated around these parts, musing about what might be coming down the pipeline is worth at least a few minutes. Hyundai's Korean CEO Kim Choon-ho has told Reuters that ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai to petition NHTSA over 2011-2012 Sonata Hybrid seatbelt recall
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a safety recall of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, but this campaign comes with a twist. NHTSA announced on its website that Sonata Hybrid models produced between December 2, 2010 and March 7, 2012 are being recalled due to a seatbelt ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Hyundai i20 boasts sleek style, top-notch efficiency
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    Hyundai has unveiled what it calls the most environmentally friendly, conventional-engined vehicle sold on the planet – the all-new i20. We called the first i20 "one sharply dressed econo car," and this new model gets a family-familiar hexagonal grille and swept-back, cat-eye headlights ...

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