The first phase of the European “Car of the Year 2012” [COTY] award has been completed with the announcement of the 35 candidates eligible to participate in the voting process. As with prior events, in order to be a nominee, the contenders had to be new vehicles available now or before the end of this year in five or more European markets, and each has to have the prospect of a minimum of 5,000 annual sales. (more…)
A surprise on the Death Valley roads, courtesy of a reader from AlVolante.it caught a new mid-size MPV developed by Hyundai. According to current models of Korean symbols, this van could be called i55 and should be officially presented at the Los Angeles AutoShow, scheduled for 18 to 27 November 2011 (or at most in Detroit in January). (more…)
Hyundai Motor Group, the umbrella company that includes Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., plans to launch a Kia-badged small electric vehicle by year end and follow with more EVs starting in 2014, the company said this week. (more…)
Update with new information, images and video.
Update with new information and photos.
Here, we presenting the 2013 Hyundai i30. The korean automaker has released the first official images of the new compact. At the launch, the i30 will be available with two petrol engines (1.4i 16v 100 CV and 1.6 GDi 140 CV) and two diesel (1.4 CRDi 90 CV and 1.6 CRDi 126 CV). We keep you informed. (more…)