India’s top car manufacturers list for FY 2013/14 unsurprisingly sees Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motor India at top two respectively, and dramatic change in rest 3 positions which is also not a surprise. The list includes Mahindra, Tata and Honda, by overall sales volume in fiscal 2013-14. The next two are Toyota and Ford.
2015 Hyundai Sonata features Apple CarPlay functionality, an enhanced way to use iPhone in the car through features that ensure one stays focused on the road. Hyundai’s Audio Video Navigation (AVN) systems make for an intuitive interface and advanced feature set. The 8″ touchscreen has been used to integrate CarPlay.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) reports over 100,000 enquiries, and 11,000 bookings in 30 days of it’s new sedan launch, Xcent. There’s high interest among young families in metros and Tier II cities.
Hyundai Motor Company is expected to unveil a sub compact SUV codenamed ix25, at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show later this month. Spy shots of this all new ix25 were taken during test run in China recently, and the spy photographer has somehow managed to catch the interiors on roll, giving us an idea over what to expect from the new Hyundai compact SUV.
Hyundai Motor’s support for future design talent has headed to the ongoing 2014 Milan Design Week (8-13 April). Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) is exhibiting its PassoCorto compact (4100 mm) car, which weighs just 840 kgs and is designed by IED students and commissioned by Hyundai.
Hyundai Hope On Wheels, Hyundai Motor America’s pediatric cancer nonprofit organization has announced a $2 million research grant award to fund the Children’s Oncology Group’s (COG) Project:EveryChild.
A new generation of Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan made its global debut recently. Now it is revealed that Hyundai is considering an Indian launch as well. If the CBU does hit Indian showrooms, it will be in limited numbers only. The flagship sedan will carry a price tag of about Rs. 45 lakhs.
Compact sedans constitute a major share of mid-size saloon sales in India and the 2014 Auto Expo hinted us that the scenario is gonna get bigger and better. With Hyundai Xcent untethered and Tata Zest, Ford Figo Sedan awaiting to be unleashed, the battle between sub 4 metre sedans will continue to grow tighter.