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Hyundai-Kia’s 80% market share worries Korea, Malaysia indifferent with Proton/Perodua

In the first two months of 2021, the Hyundai Motor Group (HMG)’s domestic cars market share in Korea, including that of Kia, reached 78.5 percent. After including imported cars, the combined market share of Hyundai and Kia in Korea stands at 65.4 percent.In 2015, when there was more competition from other domestic manufacturers like Renault-Samsung, GM Korea, and Ssangyong, HMG’s domestic car market share stood 12 percent lower, at 66.5 percent.The Korean government, along with sever

Hans

Hans

Mar 16, 2021

Proton, Perodua terlalu selesa. Hyundai-Kia mendominasi, kerajaan Korea beri sasaran, bukan ganjaran

Dalam dua bulan pertama tahun 2021, bahagian pasaran kereta domestik Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) di Korea, termasuklah bahagian pasaran Kia, mencecah 78.5 peratus. Setelah digabungkan dengan kereta impot, bahagian pasaran Hyundai dan Kia semua sekali berada pada 65.4 peratus.Pada 2015, ketika ada lebih saingan dari pengeluar kereta domestik yang lain seperti Renault-Samsung, GM Korea, dan Ssangyong, bahagian pasaran kereta domestik HMG berada pada posisi 12 peratus lebih rendah iaitu pada 66.5 per

Mersita

Mersita

Apr 1, 2021

Sales of Hyundai Sonata in Korea reach new low, Kia K5 sells 2x more, why so?

Kia K5Sales of the Hyundai Sonata, once Korea’s most popular model, has been falling to dangerously low levels. The Hyundai Motor Group’s Asan plant, which makes the Sonata, is sitting idle for one week as inventories of the slow-selling Sonata are piling up at dealers.Production will only resume on Monday, 15th of March.Hyundai ended 2020 with 48,067 units of the Sonata sold, down 26.3 percent from the year before. Covid-19 was not an issue as Korea was one of the few major automoti

Hans

Hans

Mar 12, 2021

Hyundai Elantra 2021 serba baru dilancarkan di Malaysia, harga dari RM 158,888, ADAS lengkap, CBU Korea

Seminggu selepas tayangan Hyundai Elantra 2021 serba baru yang diadakan di Malaysia, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor (HSDM) telah melancarkan sedan segmen C itu di sini. Harganya bermula dari RM 158,888 bagi varian 1.6 tunggal itu.Kini pada generasi ketujuhnya, Hyundai Elantra serba baru bersaing dengan sedan-sedan segmen C yang lain seperti Honda Civic, Mazda 3 Sedan, dan juga Toyota Corolla Altis. Hyundai Elantra serba baru kini diimpot (CBU) dari Korea.Jika dibandingkan dengan pesaingnya, Hyundai El

Mersita

Mersita

Dec 10, 2020

All-new 2021 Hyundai Elantra previewed in Malaysia - full SmartSense ADAS, CBU Korea

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor has just previewed the all-new, seventh-generation 2021 Hyundai Elantra in Malaysia. HSDM has yet to announce prices of the new model, only mentioning that it will be priced from RM 1xx,888.Bookings are opened, and those interested can place a booking fee of RM 777 for one.What do I need to know?The Hyundai Elantra is a C-segment sedan that competes against the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis, but being imported from Korea (Ulsan plant), it will inevitably be priced

Eric

Eric

Dec 3, 2020

All-new 2021 Hyundai Elantra launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 158,888, full ADAS, CBU Korea

A week after previewing the all-new 2021 Hyundai Elantra in Malaysia, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor (HSDM) has launched the new C-segment here. Introductory prices start from RM 158,888 for the sole 1.6 variant.Now in its seventh-generation, the all-new Hyundai Elantra competes against rival C-segment sedans such as the Honda Civic, Mazda 3 Sedan, and Toyota Corolla Altis. The all-new Hyundai Elantra is now imported (CBU) from Korea.Compared to its rivals, the Hyundai Elantra is priced closer to the

Eric

Eric

Dec 10, 2020

Hyundai Elantra 2021 serba baru dipratonton di Malaysia - SmartSense ADAS, CBU Korea

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor baru sahaja pratonton Hyundai Elantra 2021 generasi ketujuh serba baru di Malaysia. Setakat ini, tiada harga rasmi diumumkan dari HSDM, hanya anggaran harga dari RM 1xx,888.Tempahan sudahpun dibuka bagi sesiapa yang berminat, dengan bayaran tempahan sebanyak RM 777 untuk satu.Berbanding Hyundai Elantra generasi-AD sebelum ini yang dipasang secara tempatan (CKD) di Kulim, Kedah, model ini diimport sepenuhnya dari Ulsan, Korea.Hanya satu varian sahaja yang akan ditawarkan

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Dec 3, 2020

Hyundai Kona: SUV segmen B dari Korea bakal dilancarkan di Malaysia pada suku keempat 2020!

Dengan beberapa intipan yang sudah kelihatan baru-baru ini, Hyundai Sime-Darby Motors (HSDM) akhirnya mengesahkan bahawa pelancaran Hyundai Kona akan berlangsung pada suku ke-4 2020.Hyundai juga telah membuka tempahan untuk model ini bermula 27hb Ogos di mana-mana bilik pameran Hyundai di seluruh negara.Hyundai Kona akan didatangkan sebagai model CBU dari kilang mereka di Ulsan, Korea Selatan. SUV kompak ini akan berada di bawah model Tucson dan Santa Fe dalam barisan SUV Hyundai di Ma

Faisal

Faisal

Aug 27, 2020

Hyundai Kona 2020 dilancarkan: CBU, bermula RM 115,888 – Saingan Proton X50 dari Korea?

MInggu ini, kita menerima dua kehadiran baharu dalam kategori SUV segmen B. Salah satunya ialah Proton X50 dan satu lagi ialah Hyundai Kona. Dilancarkan sebagai model CBU, Hyundai Kona ditawarkan dengan harga yang bermula daripada RM 115,888 (harga tanpa insuran dan termasuk pengecualian cukai SST). Istimewanya, tawaran harga ini hanya diberikan dalam masa yang terhad.Namun begitu, kita tidak menerima model yang sudah dikemaskini (facelift) kerana ia belum dihasilkan untuk versi pemanduan belah

Faisal

Faisal

Oct 30, 2020

Malaysia-spec 2021 Hyundai Elantra to get 1.6L 123 PS engine and CVT, first for Korea

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is bound to reach Malaysia. A teaser was dropped by Hyundai Malaysia some time ago, and another one has been dropped to confirm that it will feature Hyundai’s new CVT-type transmission, the Hyundai IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission).The Hyundai Elantra is called the Hyundai Avante in South Korea and Singapore.Hyundai’s IVT aims to simulate the driving experience of a car with sequential gears. 8 virtual gears are incorporated to avoid the typical CVT exp

Arif

Arif

Nov 27, 2020

HSDM confirms Hyundai Kona to be CBU (Korea), launch in Q4 2020, 177 PS, ADAS

Hyundai Sime-Darby Motors (HSDM) has announced that they will launch the Hyundai Kona within the fourth quarter of the year. The model will arrive in Malaysia as a fully imported (CBU) model from Hyundai’s Ulsan plant in Korea.Earlier, HSDM has opened bookings for the Kona, whereby potential buyers can put down a RM 288 fee to book one.The Hyundai Kona will be HSDM’s first-ever B-segment SUV and will compete against the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, as well as the upcoming Proton X50.The K

Eric

Eric

Aug 27, 2020

Dulu lebih miskin dari Malaysia, bagaimana industri kereta Korea boleh lebih maju daripada kita?

Minggu lepas, kami sudah ceritakan tentang bagaimana Hyundai berkembang dari sebuah bengkel kecil sehinggalah menjadi satu jenama kereta berkelas dunia. Kali ini, kami ingin buat sambungan untuk ceritakan pula tentang bagaimana dan kenapa industri automotif Korea boleh maju dan berkembang dengan pesat seperti sekarang.Ketika Malaysia mengecap kemerdekaan 63 tahun lalu, Korea merupakan sebuah negara miskin yang amat terkesan dengan peperangan. Mereka bergantung pada sumbangan dari AS untuk 70 per

Mersita

Mersita

Nov 29, 2020

Watch out Civic, Hyundai Malaysia teases 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Malaysia has teased us with an image of the new Hyundai Elantra. Following the launch of the Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata, it seems that Hyundai Malaysia is bringing in another addition to its current line-up.Known as the Hyundai Avante in South Korea and Singapore, the new Hyundai Elantra might be coming to our shores soon.Worldwide, the Elantra/Avante is available with several drivetrain options (gasoline, hybrid, LPG) but the Malaysian version will most likely be a 1.6-litre SmartS

Arif

Arif

Nov 23, 2020

Jaga-jaga Civic, Hyundai Malaysia dah acah Hyundai Elantra 2021 baru!

Hyundai Malaysia telah memuat naik imej acah gambar Hyundai Elantra yang baru! Dengan pelancaran Hyundai Kona dan Hyundai Sonata, nampaknya Hyundai Malaysia betul-betul nak ‘fight’ kali ini.Dikenali sebagai Hyundai Avante di Korea Selatan dan Singapura, Hyundai Elantra baru ini mungkin akan hadir di Malaysia.Hyundai Elantra/Avante mempunyai opsyen trenkuasa seperti petrol, hibrid, dan LPG di pasaran antarabangsa, tetapi pasaran Malaysia mungkin akan mendapat enjin 1.6 liter SmartStre

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Nov 23, 2020

Hongqi H9 is now exported to Korea, this is not a joke

Previously, it was reported that Chinese luxury brand Hongqi will be making its way to the Japanese market though some media reports have debunked the news. The fate of the car debuting in the highly competitive Japanese market is still unclear but if Hongqi really does start exporting cars to Japan, the land of the rising sun will be the third country that Hongqi is breaking into. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createEl

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 6, 2021

Korea’s best-selling car is not the Hyundai Sonata, but something rarely exported

The Hyundai Sonata might be the representative icon of Korean cars but you might be surprised to know that Korea’s best-selling car for 2020 is not a Hyundai Sonata, or any SUV. Instead, Korea’s No.1 selling car for 2020 is the Hyundai Grandeur.Hyundai sold 145,463 units of the Grandeur in 2020, making it the No.1 selling car in Korea, ahead of second-placed Hyundai Porter truck (95,194 units) and third-placed Hyundai Elantra (87,731 units). The Kia K5 (84,550 units) and Kia Sorento

Hans

Hans

Jan 25, 2021

Diintip: MPV Hyundai Custo tanpa samaran

Sebelum ini, kami pernah melaporkan yang Hyundai ada sebuah MPV yang diberi nama Hyundai Custo yang sedang dibina di China. Tapi, laporan tersebut berkaitan dengan MPV dalam segmen kompak. Kini, gambar intipan yang jelas menunjukkan MPV tersebut di China telah muncul dan kami dapati Custo bukanlah MPV bersaiz kecil sama sekali.Sekilas pandang, Hyundai Custo tersebut tampak buruk, malah penyangkut tunda hadapannya juga terkeluar! Kami rasa ini kerana pelekat samarannya baru sahaja dicabut.Dari aw

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 25, 2020

Bermula dari bengkel kecil hingga mengalahkan Mercedes, ini kisah kecekalan Hyundai

Menurut tinjauan J.D Power IQS dari AS, kereta paling berkualiti bukannya buatan Mercedes-Benz mahupun Lexus, tapi jenama Genesis Hyundai, yang juga telah menggulingkan Lexus Toyota dari tempat teratas sejak empat tahun lalu. Di Eropah – tempat yang terkenal dengan kereta yang pengendaliannya hebat – Hyundai i30N kini lebih popular daripada BMW M135i dan ia juga dinilai pada tahap yang lebih tinggi oleh media-media automotif di sana.Kereta Hyundai bukan saja sama tarafnya dengan kere

Mersita

Mersita

Nov 22, 2020

Slow Hyundai Sonata sales causes halt in production at Korean plant

It’s not exactly the winter sonata that Hyundai wanted but production at one of Hyundai Motor’s plant in Korea will be temporary suspended for 2 weeks. According to Koreas Yonhap News Agency, production in the Asan plant will be put on pause due to poor sales of the Hyundai Sonata.Hyundai Motor Company has released a statement on 22-Dec that work in the Asan plant will be on hold from 23-Dec 2020 to 6-Jan 2021. Besides the Sonata, the Grandeur is also produced at the same plant.COVID

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 29, 2020

Hyundai Creta coming to Malaysia in 2022?

Second generation Hyundai CretaWhen Hyundai Motor Group first announced plans to build their first factory in Indonesia, many saw it as just the company expanding their business in the ASEAN region. But when Hyundai followed up with an announcement that the plant focuses on sedans, compact SUVs and compact MPVs, this has sparked speculation that the South Korean brand has plans to introduce of new models in the region as well.First generation Hyundai Creta in IndiaThat h

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 10, 2020

Spied: The fastest ever Kia Optima GT out testing in Korea

The planned release of the fastest ever 2021 Kia Optima GT was originally set for the USA only, but the car has recently been spotted testing on South Korea roads. Does this mean the Optima GT will be available worldwide?Though the 2020 Kia Optima is already on sale, the launch of this slightly modified and fastest ever version has yet to make a debut due to the coronavirus. The planned release was originally scheduled in April but has been pushed back indefinitely.Standard 2020 Kia Optima 

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 15, 2020

2021 Hyundai Elantra launch party set on 10 December 2020! You're invited

In true Movement Control Order (MCO) fashion, Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) will launch the all-new 2021 Hyundai Elantra online via their official Hyundai Facebook page on 10 December 2020 at 11 am!The announcement of the virtual launch was made via a video that plays with the seventh-generation Elantra’s new design language.The Elantra is the third model that HSDM will launch via a Facebook livestream, following the launch of the Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata back in October.HSDM has

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 8, 2020

5 mitos tentang kereta Jerman lwn. kereta Jepun/Korea

Walaupun teori ekonomi seringkali menggambarkan sifat pengguna sebagai logikal, rasional dan sering membuat pertimbangan kritikal, tabiat sebenar kita bukanlah seperti yang diwar-warkan oleh teori sebegini. Kita, sebagai pengguna, selalunya mempunyai tabiat membeli berdasarkan dakwaan atau prejudis masing-masing dan jarang sekali mementingkan logik apabila hendak membeli sesuatu. Inilah sebabnya mengapa industri pengiklanan berkembang pesat dari zaman ke zaman.“Kereta Korea tak elok.&

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 19, 2020

Spied! The Hyundai compact MPV spotted testing on the road

We previously reported the upcoming compact MPV, the Hyundai Custo, in China. Now the MPV has been spotted again, but this time testing on the streets of Korea.It looks like the new MPV will share the same brake lights as the new Tucson and Santa Fe that were spied testing earlier this year. From the front, it suggests that the MPV will also share the new Hyundai Santa Fe’s Thor hammer/ Keris DRLs.But it looks like the MPV in Korea will have roof rails while the MPV in the spy shots f

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 29, 2020

Spied: Hyundai Custo MPV sans camouflage

Previously we reported that Hyundai has an MPV named the Hyundai Custo in the works in China, but our previous reports are of an MPV in the compact segment. Now clear spy shots of the MPV in China have surfaced on the internet and we discovered that the Custo is not a small MPV at all.At first glance, the Hyundai Custo looked to be in bad shape, even the front tow hook is deployed! We suspect this could be a result of having its camouflage stickers removed.Right off the bat, you can tell that it

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 21, 2020

Hyundai Elantra vs Mazda 3 sedan - Hyundai kini lebih premium berbanding Mazda?

Hyundai ElantraMazda 3 SedanHyundai Elantra 2021 baru sahaja dilancarkan dengan harga bermula RM 1XX,888. Sedan segmen C ini dihasilkan secara CBU, meletakkan model ini lebih dekat dengan persaingan bersama Mazda 3.Mengapa bukan Honda Civic atau Toyota Corolla Altis? Hyundai Elantra diposisikan sebagai sedan yang jauh lebih premium dan bukannya populariti berbanding 2 model Jepun popular tersebut.Bandingkan harganya, Hyundai Elantra disasarkan sekitar RM 1xx, 888, sementara Mazda 3 Sedan 1.5 ber

Haris

Haris

Dec 3, 2020

Hyundai di Malaysia mempunyai ‘resale value’ yang rendah? HSDM nak ubah pemikiran anda!

Hyundai seringkali menghasilkan kereta dengan reka bentuk yang sangat menarik dan cantik. Namun begitu, terdapat banyak persepsi bahawa nilai penjualan semula Hyundai di Malaysia ini agak teruk. Tahukah anda, di peringkat global anda boleh melihat Hyundai menyusur gah di jalan raya serta mendapat penilaian kebolehpercayaan yang sangat tinggi?Rakyat Malaysia lebih suka tarikan lambang H dari Jepun berbanding jenama Korea. Jadi, betul ke tidak Hyundai yang mempunyai nilai penjualan semula yang ter

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jan 4, 2021

Hyundai Kona sudah boleh ditempah sebelum Proton X50! Harga bermula RM 115k?

Hyundai KonaSetelah sekian lama diacah dan diintip, akhirnya Hyundai Malaysia mengambil inisiatif untuk membuka tempahan Hyundai Kona bermula hari ini. Jika anda telah mendaftarkan diri untuk pra tempahan, anda berpeluang untuk menghadiri majlis pelancaran Hyundai Kona secara eksklusif!Layari laman web Hyundai di sini, isikan butiran anda dan bayar RM 288* (tertakluk kepada terma) sebagai yuran tempahan. Harganya pula bermula daripada RM 115,000 *kemaskini 1 Sept 2020.Perbandingan hargaHyun

Haris

Haris

Aug 27, 2020

South Korea ups electric car subsidies in 2021, but does not help Tesla

South Korea will increase subsidies for electric vehicles in 2021, as part of the Green New Deal initiative from July 2020. The South Korean government will also install 31,500 EV charging stations and 54 hydrogen stations nationwide in 2021.Hyundai Kona ElectricAccording to a report by Pulse, up to 19 million KRW in subsidies will be offered for those who buy an electric car this year. The budget allocated for 121,000 EVs is 1.02 trillion KRW.The subsidy favours cars below 60 million KRW. Sourc

Arif

Arif

Jan 25, 2021

Spied: Check out those stylish lights on the Hyundai Santa Fe facelift

The Hyundai Santa Fe is due for a facelift in 2021 and photos of Hyundai testing the car on the roads of Korea have surfaced. The new SUV is seen to have a set of new, sporty looking LED headlights and tail lights. According to Korean Car Blog, the Santa Fe has been completely redesigned from the ground up despite it being just a facelift cycle.The SUV still rides on the same platform as the current car, but Hyundai has done some remeasuring so the Santa Fe might have a longer wheelbas

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 7, 2020