Hyundai Motor Group will invest $300 million in Indian ride-hailing platform Ola, using the country’s fast-growing market as a springboard for global new-mobility intiatives. “India is the centerpiece of Hyundai Motor Group’s strategy to gain leadership in the global mobility market,” Euisun Chung, executive vice chairman of Hyundai, said in a press release. Hyundai and Read More..
Hyundai Motor will show a “walking car” concept at next week’s CES high-tech exhibition. The futuristic study is further evidence how the Las Vegas high-tech gathering is increasingly being used to promote new and innovate mobility concepts. The Korean car group provided few details ahead of CES, but, in a teaser picture, showed a vehicle Read More..
Kia Motors will show a new technology at the CES consumer electronics exhibition that will allow a vehicle to automatically adapt its cabin to a driver’s emotional state. The Korean car brand said its real-time emotion adaptive driving (READ) technology is designed for an era when driverless cars will be the norm on the world’s Read More..
Selected Hyundai and Kia vehicles will be offered next year with solar panels on their roof or hood: the solar charging will supplement electrical power in cars with hybrid, battery-electric and internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains. Three solar charging systems have been developed. The first-generation solar roof, for hybrid models, features silicon-cell photovoltaic panels mounted Read More..
There is little doubt that, from a technical point of view, it’s no longer an illusion that cars can get around without a driver at the wheel. But technology is not the only factor that plays a roleÂ in realizing a future of self-driving cars. A recent article in the New York Times newspaper says that Read More..
Kia announced at the CES consumer electronics show that it plans to spend an initial 2 billion dlrs on advanced driver assistance systems in the next three years as it pursues a goal of fully automated driving by 2030. The Korean carmaker also said it will be grouping all its advanced driver assistance systems under Read More..
LAS VEGAS — Kia said it is ready to start introducing partially automated vehicles, but fully autonomous cars will have to wait until 2030. The Korean carmaker also said at the CES consumer electronics show that it will bundle all its advanced driver-assistance technologies under a new sub-brand, Drive Wise. ItÂ will include planned technologies such Read More..
With Volkswagen and Volvo Cars the latest autoÂ brands to join the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), the Google initiative to boost the use of Android devices in cars is making headway. But carmakers Â stressed that they will be working closely with Apple as well to make sure devices running onÂ both operating systems can be seamlessly connected. Read More..
Hyundai and Kia have adopted Windchill PLM software from US solutions provider Parametric Technology Corp (PTC), the companies said in a press statement. The Korean carmakers conducted an extensive two-year benchmark testing and selection process before deciding on Windchill. The software, which will be adopted in core r&d operations, will consolidate multiple existing systems into Read More..