United States' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into a series of deadly crashes in which airbags in Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate.
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The company 's entry into India will be the first by a foreign multinational car brand in nearly 11 years with the last such entry being Volkswagen in 2007
The company, which operates here through its wholly-owned arm Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), plans to launch an electric vehicle next year and is also gearing up for the possible comeback of its popular model Santro around Diwali this year.
Hyundai says in government documents that water can get into the antilock brake module, which can overheat and cause a fire even when the cars are turned off.
The company's new compact sedan Dzire was at second position with 18,018 units. The previous version Dzire Tour had sold 14,643 units in December 2016. MSI's premium hatchback Baleno was at the third position with sales of 14,551 units last month as against 9,486 units units a year ago, up 53.39 per cent.
"The Next Gen Verna with 1.4 L Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine is the perfect combination of performance and fuel efficiency and showcases Hyundai's commitment to providing products based on customers' aspirations," HMIL Director Sales and Marketing Rakesh Srivastava said in a statement.
From Maruti to Audi car makers and their dealers are offering plenty of discounts to get rid of their stocks before 2018 arrives with deals ranging from Rs 25,000-Rs 8.85 lakh.
The car is expected to be revealed to the world at the upcoming 2018 Auto Expo or Delhi Motor Show. The car will compete against the likes of Renault Kwid
General Motors, Ford and Volkswagen have a 5% share in domestic market but a 50% share in exports.
HMIL Director, Sales and Marketing, Rakesh Srivastava said September sales were boosted by the success of the newly launched Verna.
The automaker has also raised prices of its premium sedan Elantra ranging between Rs 50,312 and Rs 75,991.
U.S. pop singer Gwen Stefani will perform for about 10,000 people at a gala event to launch of the G70, the third sedan to carry the Genesis name but the first to be marketed exclusively under Hyundai Motor's fledgling premium brand.
The agreement may be signed sometime next year and the talks are in progress between the defence ministry and the Korean company.
The two CNG powered trims of the compact sedan are priced at 5.93 lakh and Rs 6.12 lakh, respectively.
Dzire, whose all-new avatar was launched by the car market leader in May, saw doubling of sales in August to 30,934 units, as against 15,766 units sold in the same month last year.
Tao Hung Than, who is of Chinese descent, became CEO of Beijing Hyundai Motor on Friday, replacing Chang Won-shin, a company spokesperson said, without elaborating on the reason for the change. Chang held his job for less than a year.
The manufacturing facility in Chennai will start supplying Verna to nearly all of the company's global markets from January 2018.
Toyota is now also working on longer distance, fast-charging electric vehicles
Remember how Hyundai had a plan to launch eight new models by 2020 from its Chennai plant? Well, last week the company gave the world a glimpse of the all-new next-gen Verna.
Earlier this year Hyundai India drew up an ambitious roadmap comprising eight launches by the year 2020. Today the automaker unveiled the first look of the first of those products - the all-new next-gen Verna. Hyundai India's MD YK Koo said the company plans to sell the first few models of the next-gen Verna as early as Diwali, this year.
The annualised pace of U.S. car and light truck sales in July fell to 16.73 million vehicles, down from 17.8 million vehicles a year earlier, according to Autodata Corp, which tracks industry sales.
While car market leader Maruti has seven of its models in the list, rival Hyundai Motor India has three of its models in the top ten selling list of last month.
The manufacturing facility, which is expected to create over 650 jobs, will be at the site of a $5.2 billion shipyard which Aramco and partners plan to build at Ras Al Khair on Saudi Arabia's east coast, Aramco said in a statement on Wednesday.