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Hyundai Motor Group prioritizes Bahasa Indonesia, adds language option to new group website

Hyundai Motor Group takes its next step in showcasing the group’s future mobility plans by launching its completely revamped website. The group’s website, entitled Hyundai Motor Group Tech, is divided into 6 sections and available in 4 languages including Indonesian.Yes, you did not read wrongly, the new website is also available in Indonesian. Perhaps this is a show of Hyundai’s commitment to its ASEAN market. After all, Hyundai does have a new Indonesian plant in the works.Th

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 18, 2020

Hyundai Motor Group utamakan Bahasa Indonesia di laman sesawang baru mereka

Hyundai Motor Group baru-baru ini menambah-baik laman sesawang syarikat kumpulan itu dengan beberapa perincian terbaru untuk menayangkan pelan mobiliti masa hadapan mereka. Laman sesawang yang diberi nama Hyundai Motor Group Tech itu dibahagikan kepada 6 seksyen dan boleh dibaca dengan 4 pilihan bahasa termasuklah Bahasa Indonesia.Dengan penambahbaikan yang diberi, nampak gayanya Hyundai memberikan komitmen dalam pasaran ASEAN. Apa-apa pun, Hyundai sememangnya sedang dalam proses untuk membina k

Mersita

Mersita

Dec 21, 2020

Hyundai to build Ioniq EV plant in Singapore

Following the launch of the EV-only Ioniq brand, we now have news on that Hyundai plans to build a plant dedicated to producing electric vehicles (EV) under the brand in Singapore. According to the Straits Times, Hyundai is expecting to start construction of the Ioniq plant in Singapore by October 2020.Plans for the plant were initially set for May of this year, but construction of the 301,389 square-feet plant was delayed until October due to the coronavirus outbreak.Hyundai targets to start pr

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 17, 2020

4th Generation Hyundai Tucson teased; global debut this month

Hyundai Motor Company has revealed the first images of the upcoming all-new fourth generation 2021 Hyundai Tucson and confirmed that the SUV will be making its global debut on 15 September 2020.The new generation Hyundai Tucson will bear the company’s new Sensuous Sportiness design identity that was first introduced on the 2020 Hyundai Elantra. The Tucson’s design will have an avant-garde Parametric Dynamics design theme.We've brightened the picture for a better view!Hyundai desi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 3, 2020

41st 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show date confirmed in July

Grand Prix International Public Company Limited (GPI), organisers of the Bangkok International Motor Show, announced the new official date for the motor show. The 41st 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show will run from 15 July 2020 to 26 July 2020 at the Impact Exhibition hall.So far, the automotive brands confirmed to be participating in the show include Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, FOMM, Ford, Honda, Hyundai Truck & Bus, Isuzu, Jaguar-Land Rover, Kia, Lamborghini, Lexus, Maserati, Mazda, MG M

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 30, 2020

Hyundai establishes Ioniq as a dedicated EV brand; first new car to come by 2021

Ioniq is now a brand of its own! Hyundai Motor Company launched the Ioniq brand as a branch dedicated to electric vehicles (EV) as a response to the fast-growing market demand for eco-friendly mobility.The term “Ioniq” is no stranger to us. It was first coined as a long-term research project Hyundai will be working on to develop the company’s eco-friendly mobility sector.This resulted in the world’s first and only model that offers 3 electrified powertrain options; namely

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 11, 2020

Hyundai Sonata serba baru diacah sebelah crossover Kona, bakal tiba di Malaysia?

Dalam satu imej acah Hyundai Kona yang di muat naik oleh Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor (HSDM), ada penampakkan sebuah sedan yang menarik di belakangnya, iaitu Hyundai Sonata serba baru.Nampaknya HSDM ingin memberi saingan di dalam sedan segmen D juga!Sonata versi pandu kiri.Penampakan model Hyundai Sonata baharu pernah kami temui tahun lepas, tetapi ia milik Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) yang tidak ada kaitan dengan HSDM.Ini kerana HMC mengendalikan operasi Hyundai Training Academy di Mutiara Damansara

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Sep 4, 2020

New 2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line sport sedan teased

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra will soon be getting the N accessories treatment. Hyundai Motor Company recently released teaser renderings of how the new Hyundai Elantra N Line sedan.The renderings show that the Elantra N Line is distinguished by low and wide styling on the fascia by a cascading grille specific to the N Line cars.The sedan also sports a motorsport-inspired air intake, N Line side skirts and window accents that are finished in the signature glossy black.Hyundai has also installed large

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 8, 2020

All-new Hyundai Sonata teased alongside Kona, debut in Malaysia soon?

A recent post by Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor (HSDM) previewing the upcoming Hyundai Kona has an interesting teaser, in the form of the all-new Hyundai Sonata.Yes, HSDM has teased the all-new Hyundai Sonata, hinting that they want a share of the D-segment market. Left-hand drive model picturedWhile we did spot the all-new Hyundai Sonata some time last year, that car belongs to Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), which has nothing to do with HSDM. This is due to the fact that HMC operates the 

Eric

Eric

Sep 4, 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

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

2021 Hyundai Kona facelift teased! New sport-car like bonnet

Hyundai Motor Company is on a roll in the second half of 2020. Not only have they launched the 2020 Hyundai Sonata and unveiled the Hyundai Santa Fe facelift and Hyundai Elantra N-Line, but they have also now dropped teasers of the 2021 Hyundai Kona facelift.From what little we can see of the new B-segment SUV, the Kona will get a flatter bonnet giving it the illusion of a sports car. The Hyundai logo has also been moved onto the tip of the new clamshell bonnet, previously the logo was located o

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 26, 2020

The soon to be introduced Hyundai Custo compact MPV might be coming to Malaysia

Rendering of the upcoming Hyundai compact MPVWhen Hyundai Motor Group announced that their brand-new plant located on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia will focus on sedans, compact SUVs and compact MPVs, it got us thinking, is there a possibility we will see Hyundai offering up a compact MPV in Malaysia?At the moment, Hyundai still does not have a compact MPV to offer, the only MPV they have is the Grand Starex, which is a full-size higher end MPV. But earlier this year, spy shots of a h

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 13, 2020

Hyundai menjadikan Ioniq sebagai jenama EV yang berdedikasi, kereta baru bakal tiba 2021

Ioniq kini menjadi jenama tersendiri! Hyundai Motor Company melancarkan jenama Ioniq sebagai cabang yang didedikasikan untuk kenderaan elektrik (EV) sebagai respon terhadap permintaan pasaran yang berkembang pesat untuk mobiliti mesra alam.Ini menghasilkan satu-satunya model pertama di dunia yang menawarkan 3 pilihan enjin elektrik; iaitu hibrid, plug-in hybrid, dan kenderaan elektrik (EV). Salah satu pilihan kereta yang berjaya ke Malaysia ialah Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid. Dengan penubuhan jenama Ion

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Aug 12, 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

Hyundai Sonata 2020 serba baru dipratonton di Malaysia, penuh kelengkapan baru

Setelah menghilang dari pasaran kita selama lebih kurang dua tahun, sedan segmen D jenama Hyundai ini akhirnya akan kembali ke Malaysia. Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) baru sahaja mempratontonkan Hyundai Sonata 2020 serba baharu itu di sini.Kami pernah melihat Hyundai Sonata serba baharu ini di pusat latihan wilayah Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). Tapi, unit yang kami lihat bukanlah untuk pasaran Malaysia kerana ia adalah unit pemanduan sebelah kiri.Merujuk kepada ini, Sonata generasi DN8 belum p

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 4, 2020

All-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata previewed in Malaysia, first right-hand drive market?

After being absent from the Malaysian market for about two years, Hyundai's D-segment model is set to return to Malaysia as Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has just previewed the all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata in Malaysia.This isn’t the first time that we’ve been up close and personal with the all-new Hyundai Sonata, as we’ve seen the car before at Hyundai Motor Company’s (HMC) regional training centre. It’s worth mentioning that the unit we first saw wa

Eric

Eric

Oct 3, 2020

Hyundai Staria 2021 debut - lebih besar daripada Alphard, MPV futuristik ini boleh muat 11 orang!

Hyundai Motor Company telah mengumumkan pelancaran Hyundai Staria 2021 secara rasmi. MPV baharu ini tampil dengan rekaan futuristik dan minimalis tetapi masih boleh dimanfaatkan menjadi 7 penumpang, 9 penumpang, 11 penumpang, kenderaan pembawa kargo dan macam-macam lagi.Kesemua konfigurasi tersebut adalah hasil daripada saiz Hyundai Staria yang besar - lebih besar dalam semua dimensi berbanding Toyota Alphard. Perbandingan dimensi Hyundai Staria Toyota Alphard Panjang 5,

Haris

Haris

Apr 14, 2021

There’s an 8th-gen Hyundai Sonata in Malaysia, but you can’t buy one

No, it's not going to be launched in Malaysia Looks classier in the metal Display unit not open to the publicThe Hyundai Sonata is a familiar name to Malaysians but unfortunately, the slowing demands for D-segment sedans made local distributor Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), to discontinue this model.So, what is this eight-generation Hyundai Sonata doing on Malaysian soil? Well, it’s a display car owned by Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), which has nothing to do with HSDM. For the uninf

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 12, 2019

Hyundai bakal tutup ibu pejabat wilayah Asia Pasifik di Malaysia, pindah ke Indonesia

Tidak ramai tahu tentang perkara ini, tetapi Hyundai Motor Corporation (tiada kaitan dengan Hyundai Sime Darby Motors) mempunyai ibu pejabat rasmi di Malaysia. Terletak di Mutiara Damansara, (di sebelah pengedar Volvo Ingress Swede Automobile) adalah bangunan yang menempatkan Hyundai Training Academy (HTA). Ia juga berfungsi sebagai ibu pejabat wilayah Asia Pasifik Hyundai.Dibuka pada tahun 2015, pasukan Malaysia di pusat latihan seluas 17,965 kaki persegi dan pejabat serantau memberikan sokonga

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jan 6, 2021

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

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

5 things you didn’t know about the all-new DN8 generation 2020 Hyundai Sonata

The all-new DN8 generation 2020 Hyundai Sonata has made its return to our shores with a very eye-catching look! We’ve combed through the spec sheet and pit the car against fellow D-segment rivals, but do you know everything about the car? Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Hyundai Sonata.First-generation 1985 Hyundai Sonata Y1Sonata nameplate is 35 years oldThe Sonata nameplate can be traced all the way back to 1985. Back then Hyundai was looking to break into the executive

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 14, 2020

The Singapore-assembled Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be rear-wheel drive, and this is a sneak peak

The Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) revealed today its first dedicated E-GMP architecture for battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Short for Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the BEV-only platform will provide the basis for the next generation Hyundai and Kia BEV models.The 2019 Hyundai Concept 45 previews the Ioniq 5The first E-GMP-based model to be launched will be the Ioniq 5, due in Korea in 2021. The Ioniq has since been pulled out of the company’s namesake Hyundai brand, and will exis

Hans

Hans

Dec 2, 2020

Hyundai Ioniq digugurkan dari laman web Hyundai Malaysia?

Semakan di laman web Hyundai Malaysia mendapati bahawa Hyundai Ioniq telah digugurkan daripada barisan produk Hyundai di Malaysia. Model sedan hibrid tersebut adalah antara model yang menjadi pilihan bagi peminat kenderaan hijau di Malaysia.Pautan terus masih ada tetapi tidak disenaraikan dalam barisan produkWalaubagaimanapun, tiada sebarang maklumat mengenai pengganti model ini atau sekurang-kurangnya ia masih dalam fasa perancangan.Tidak disenaraikan pada laman utamaUntuk pasaran panduan sebel

Haris

Haris

Feb 3, 2021

Hyundai to close Asia Pacific HQ in Malaysia, moving to Indonesia

Few people know this, but Hyundai Motor Corporation (not related to Hyundai Sime Darby Motors) has an office here in Malaysia. Located in Mutiara Damansara, next to Volvo dealer Ingress Swede Automobile is a non-descript office building that houses the Hyundai Training Academy (HTA), which also doubles as Hyundai Motor’s Asia Pacific regional headquarters.Opened in 2015, the Malaysian team at the 17,965 square feet training centre cum regional office provides support, including sales and a

Hans

Hans

Jan 6, 2021

Indo-made Hyundai truck coming to Malaysia in 2023 to fight Toyota Hilux

Rendering by Kleber Silvia, KDesign AGAfter decades of sitting out on the pick-up truck market, Hyundai is planning to launch not one but two pick-up trucks for international markets.Hyundai Santa Cruz concept, not for our marketThe first will be a full-size truck aimed at the North American market, competing against the Ford F-150. This model will be based on the Santa Cruz concept. However, it is not relevant to our market.Instead, we will be getting a smaller mid-size pick-up truck, the sort

Hans

Hans

Dec 3, 2020

Hyundai trademarks Staria in Malaysia

Hyundai Hexa Space Concept shownHyundai has quite an ambitious plan to recapture the ASEAN market. It is currently in the midst of building its Indonesian plant which will be the ASEAN hub and has a few models lined up, including some that will arrive in Malaysia.Hyundai Hexa Space Concept shownOne of those models is an MPV that will be facing off against the next-gen (front-wheel drive) Toyota Avanza/Perodua Alza. However, while Hyundai hasn’t announced its name officially, we found a few

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 8, 2020

To be assembled in Singapore, RWD Hyundai Ioniq 5 makes world debut with solar roof

The Ioniq 5 has finally made its world debut! This is the first model under Hyundai’s newly formed dedicated electric vehicle (EV) brand, Ioniq, and is the first production model to be built on Hyundai’s new E-GMP architecture dedicated to underpin all Hyundai Motor Group’s (including Kia) future battery EV (BEV) models.Also read: The Singapore-assembled Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be rear-wheel driveDesigners drew inspiration from the Hyundai Pony, the company’s first productio

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 25, 2021

Hyundai Malaysia drops first Hyundai Kona teaser, coming in October

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Malaysia has just dropped a teaser of the upcoming Hyundai Kona on its Facebook page, hinting that the launch is just around the corner.The caption simply said, “A glance of the "upcoming" interior. You Drive it. You Define it.”, posted together with the interior of the Kona.Now, the Hyundai Kona has been a long time coming – the car was earmarked for Malaysia since 2017 and HSDM preview

Eric

Eric

Aug 26, 2020