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 |  Nov 21 2013, 2:16 PM


Hyundai has announced pricing for its Tucson Hydrogen Fuel Cell model, offering leases in California for $499 a month with fuel included for the life of the lease.

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 |  Mar 14 2013, 8:31 AM


At the 2013 Geneva Motor Show last week, Hyundai unveiled its new European-spec ix35, which gave us a preview of the 2014 Tucson once it makes it to America.

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 |  Mar 06 2013, 5:15 PM

The C-segment crossover market is a hot place for consumers, and Hyundai is right at the forefront with this, the new Hyundai Tucson.

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 |  Mar 05 2013, 8:17 AM

Hyundai has just unveiled its new ix35 model at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, giving North Americans a look into the future at the 2014  Tucson. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 11 2013, 6:15 PM

Hyundai is currently working on a facelift for its ix35 / Tucson SUV that will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year.

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 |  Apr 18 2010, 9:12 PM


Korean car manufacturers Hyundai and Kia have been making quite the buzz lately. From clever marketing campaigns to assistance programs to entice consumers into their products, both manufacturers are now staple competitors in the ever-growing automotive market.

Part of their brilliant success is developing the right partnerships with the right people. Hyundai has done a fantastic job marketing in several forms of motorsports while Kia has signed with the NBA and has targeted the younger crowd with customization as their theme (a la Scion). Both manufacturers have recently announced a partnership with turbocharger manufacturer BorgWarner. Hyundai’s ix35 and Kia’s new Sportage (debut at Geneva 2010) will be equipped with BorgWarner’s fourth generation variable-turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers. The turbo will complement the 2.0L four-cylinder diesel engine currently found in both vehicles.

There is a whole lot of technical information on BorgWarner’s VTG turbos, but we’re not here to bore you with that. Simply put BorgWarner has replaced straight turbine vanes with a patented S-shaped vane design. This helps improve thermodynamics, response and control. Both vehicles will be available in Europe in the near future. VTG turbos are best known for their debut in the current Porsche 911 Turbo.

Now if only Hyundai could get some Borg Warner VTG technology for it’s 2.0T gasoline engines – which already make as much as 274-hp on cars like the new 2011 Sonata

[Source: The Car Tech Blog]