Hyundai Maps Out a Future of Multiple Long-Range EVs, Full Line of Hybrids

Driven by regulations, the future of passenger vehicles is increasingly going to be dependent more on battery cells and electric motors and less on fuel tanks and spark plugs. Hyundai hasn’t been at the forefront with electrification technology, but the company has taken a pragmatic and bifurcated approach—developing a full slate of hybrid and plug-in-hybrid […]

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport: Cheap Speed, Tested in Depth

A familiar sport-compact formula is in play with the Hyundai Elantra Sport: it’s an Elantra sedan gussied up with extra power, a stiffer suspension, and sportier looks. An energetic turbocharged inline-four engine mates with either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Combine that with eager handling and you have a fun little […]

Hyundai Reveals Next Hydrogen Fuel-Cell SUV, New EV Platform

Hyundai is not finished with hydrogen. The automaker has just shown a preview of an all-new fuel-cell-powered SUV that can swallow the bulky high-pressure tanks alongside battery-electric and gasoline-electric hybrid powertrains. The next fuel-cell-powered Hyundai—its name to be revealed in January at the CES technology show—will replace the few dozen Tucson fuel-cell vehicles currently whispering […]

Hot Hatch N-vy: Our Clearest Look Yet at the All-New Hyundai Veloster N

The Hyundai Veloster is taking the 2018 model year off as the three-door hatchback prepares for its first redesign since debuting more than half a decade ago. When it returns, it will sport all-new bodywork, ride on a chassis shared with the Elantra GT, and offer a hotted-up N variant to take on the likes […]

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Tested: A Low-Key EV

In his 1962 book Diffusion of Innovations, Everett M. Rodgers defined five groups of individuals responsible for the adoption and market penetration of a new idea or technology: the innovators, the early adopters, the early majority, the late majority, and the laggards. And like any market-based technology, the electric vehicle’s success depends on each of […]

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe in Depth: An Oasis in a Style-Starved Desert

Those looking for a stylish alternative to less flavorful three-row crossovers may take solace in the Santa Fe. Its elegant styling is handsome, certainly, but it comes with compromises to both cargo-hauling abilities and third-row passenger space. A refined V-6 engine provides towing muscle, but acceleration and fuel economy lag behind most rivals. Rich with […]