Samsung and Hyundai invest in solid state battery firm

Solid Power has secured a total of $20m in financing to build a new factory

Hyundai and Audi team up on hydrogen car technology

The companies will be able to access each other’s intellectual property and share technology

Hyundai steers towards hydrogen in low carbon line-up

Hyundai has announced the first car in its upcoming line of next generation hydrogen vehicles will be an SUV. The company says the car, which currently remains unnamed, features its fourth-generation of fuel cell technology, prioritising system efficiency, performance, durability and tank storage density. The car, which is Hyundai’s second commercially produced hydrogen model, will […]

Hyundai hypes new hydrogen technology

Hyundai has unveiled the next generation of its hydrogen fuel cell technology at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. Its futuristic Future Eco (FE) Fuel Cell concept car aims to set a standard for the next stage of hydrogen vehicles, a sector the South Korean car manufacturer has already made a significant impact upon. Hyundai’s ‘ix35’ fuel cell vehicle became the world’s first mass […]

Kia unveils $10.2bn ‘green car roadmap’

Kia has announced it will develop “a greatly increased range” of environmental friendly vehicles. The South Korean firm has designed a five-year ‘green car roadmap’ which includes a target to become the lowest emissions of its kind in the car market by 2020. The car manufacturer aims to increase its green car models to 11 during […]

Hyundai, Kia to pay record Clean Air Act fine

Hyundai and Kia Motors have agreed to pay a record penalty for understating greenhouse gas emissions from nearly 1.2 million of their cars and trucks. They will pay a $100 million (£62.5m) fine – the largest in the US Clean Air Act history – and forfeit 4.75 million greenhouse gas emission credits, estimated to be […]

US university and major car maker to improve fuel efficiency

A major car maker is joining forces with the University of Michigan to improve fuel efficiency in cars. Professors and students are teaming up with engineers at the Hyundai-Kia America Technical Centre Inc. (HACTI) to increase fuel economy using what they call a “Dual Pre-Chamber lean-burn combustion system”. The work will focus on optimising the […]

Hyundai to open new renewable hydrogen fuelling station

Fuel cell electric car drivers in California will soon have access to a new 100% renewable hydrogen fuelling station operated by Hyundai. It will be located at the Korean automaker’s existing hydrogen energy generation and fuelling station in Chino, which was built in 2005 to support Hyundai’s fuel cell vehicle fleet. Hydrogen fuel cells use […]

Hyundai’s factory to be powered by solar

Car manufacturer Hyundai Motor has announced plans to install a solar power plant in one of its South Korean factories. Reports claim around 40,000 solar panels will be installed on the rooftops of four buildings of its Asan factory – covering 68% of the total rooftop area – in the South Chungcheong Province. The new […]