Owned by the Hyundai Motor group, Hyundai and Kia accepted that they had over stated the mileage for 900,000 vehicles which were sold in United States in previous two years.
The sales of Hyundai Motor Co fell for the first time in over three years in August owing to partial strikes at South Korean factories that hit the domestic sales hard. Workers in their first walkout in four years came as the second costliest strike for the South Korean automaker.
In relation to the air bag issue, in accordance with U. S. safety regulations, Hyundai Motor Co is calling back some Santa Fe SUV's and Sonata sedans for separate air bags. The number of Santa Fe SUV's being recalled that were manufactured from April 2006 through July 7, 2008 are 228,797, because of the possibility of the air bag in the front passenger seat not deploying in a crash.
Carmaker Hyundai has confirmed that its all-new three-door coupe "the Veloster" will hit UK roads in February 2012, with a price tag ranging between £17,995 and £21,745.
The Hyundai Veloster comes in two main trim levels- the Veloster and the Veloster Sport. Both trim levels feature a 1.6-litre four-cylinder GDI petrol engine.
Korean car maker Hyundai has joined forces with car parts supplier ARK Performance to produce a special "tuner" version of its Veloster 3-door coupe.
The rally-inspired version of Veloster will be unveiled during the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) event.
Renowned automaker Hyundai Motors confirmed that its new i40 saloons will hit UK showrooms in January 2012 with starting price tag of £17,395.
The all new i40 saloon will be available in three trim levels: Active, Style and Premium; with a choice of three engines: two 1.7 diesels and a 1.6 petrol.