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  • Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car
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    Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car

    By 6 January 2014

    Google has announced the launch of the Open Automotive Alliance at CES 2014, with the aim of taking Android on the road. We previously reported that Audi was expected to make an Android announcement at CES 2014, but OAA goes further than that, with partners...

  • Hyundai Genesis car will be controlled by your wearables including Google Glass
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    Hyundai Genesis car will be controlled by your wearables including Google Glass

    By 3 January 2014

    Hyundai has just announced that its 2015 Genesis model will be smart, thanks to Blue Link which will allow it to be controlled using wearable gadgets, including Google Glass. Blue Link is Hyundai's cloud-based platform that mediates between the car and...

  • Hyundai and Kia vehicles to gain Android-based navigation systems by end of 2013
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    Hyundai and Kia vehicles to gain Android-based navigation systems by end of 2013

    By 23 October 2013

    Car makers Hyundai and Kia (32.8 per cent owned by the Hyundai Motor Company) will become the first to incorporate Android into their in-car navigation systems, according to South Korean media reports. The two will move away from their own in-house software,...

  • A week in reviews: 23 - 27 September
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    A week in reviews: 23 - 27 September

    By 28 September 2013

    September is rolling to a close, and we've been walking, running, riding, driving and flying all over the place in the quest for tech perfection. Fitness and non-fitness are covered in equal measure this week. We've been tracking our steps with the Withings...

  • Hyundai i40 Tourer review
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    Hyundai i40 Tourer review

    By 24 September 2013

    If you're looking for an estate car, then you're spoilt for choice. The Hyundai i40 Tourer joins a growing army of options to consider. Not only are there the large estate models, like the Passat or the A6, but in many cases shorter-wheelbase options,...

  • Driving the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell: The world's first production hydrogen fuel cell car
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    Driving the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell: The world's first production hydrogen fuel cell car

    By 18 July 2013

    "It's right here, it's right now", said Tony Whitehorn, Hyundai UK president and CEO. He wasn't quoting Fat Boy Slim, but talking about hydrogen, which Hyundai is making a serious commitment to as a future fuel for cars, as an alternative to conventional...

  • Hyundai to use Google Maps APIs in 2013 Blue Link in-car system
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    Hyundai to use Google Maps APIs in 2013 Blue Link in-car system

    By 2 January 2013

    Hyundai has partnered with Google in the US to integrate Google Maps application programming interfaces (APIs) in its Blue Link telematics platform. This will improve search functionality of its in-car system, including voice search. Other features to...

  • Hyundai Santa Fe Premium SE pictures and hands-on
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    Hyundai Santa Fe Premium SE pictures and hands-on

    By 25 September 2012

    The new Santa Fe is a new car on a new platform, Hyundai tell us, taking this four-by-four SUV beyond the facelifted 2010 model that's done surprisingly well in the UK. The SUV market has exploded in recent years, with larger platform cars coming from...

  • Hyundai Veloster Turbo SE pictures and hands-on
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    Hyundai Veloster Turbo SE pictures and hands-on

    By 21 September 2012

    The Hyundai Veloster is a strange beast. The Korean company pushes it as two cars in one: from the driver's side, it's a coupe; from the passenger side, ia hatchback. Some might argue that, rather than being a coupe, it’s a simply a strange four-door...

  • Hyundai Veloster 1.6GDi Sport DCT review
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    Hyundai Veloster 1.6GDi Sport DCT review

    By 24 August 2012

    In the words of Monty Python: now for something completely different. Well, as different as things get in the seemingly ever-samey world of cars. Because the Hyundai Veloster you see in the picture above is a unique beast. Ever had the desire for a two-door...

  • Liverpool legends John Barnes and Ian Rush talk football technology
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    Liverpool legends John Barnes and Ian Rush talk football technology

    By 23 March 2011

    To celebrate the return of the 2012 European Championship qualifiers, of which the company sponsors Sky Sport's coverage, Hyundai is releasing a free iPhone (iPod touch) app featuring its Boot Shoot campaign, launched last year. In it, players have the...

  • Sony plans 3DTV by the end of 2010
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    Sony plans 3DTV by the end of 2010

    By 2 September 2009

    Sony on Wednesday announced that it'll be selling 3D televisions across the world by the end of 2010. CEO Howard Stringer said at the IFA trade show that it won't just be televisions - Vaios, PS3s, and the company's Blu-ray players would all be made 3D...

  • The 7 sexiest watch phones
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    The 7 sexiest watch phones

    By 14 August 2009

    If there's one area of techno-gadgetry where the jury is well and truly out, it's watch phones or phone watches or watch mobiles or whatever it is that the world will finally call them once it's decided whether they're hot or not. The chances are that...

  • VIDEO: DJ makes music track from car sounds
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    VIDEO: DJ makes music track from car sounds

    By 7 August 2009

    Said to be a world’s first, DJ Krysko has created a sound track made entirely with sounds sampled from the Hyundai i30. The mechanical mashup has been created from a variety of notes and sound effects including the engine rev, car horn and samples of...

  • Hyundai to launch MB-910 mobile phone watch in UK
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    Hyundai to launch MB-910 mobile phone watch in UK

    By 9 March 2009

    Hyundai Mobile has announced it is to launch a watch phone in the UK. Likely beating LG's touch watch phone to market, Hyundai says the new GPRS tri-band wrist-based blower will go on sale late in the second quarter of 2009. The "MB-910" (compare to LG's...

  • Hyundai's "chico" phone revealed
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    Hyundai's "chico" phone revealed

    By 19 February 2009

    Hyundai, due to launch its range of phones in the UK market this year, has unveiled the MB-105 "chico" at Mobile World Congress. The calculator-esque, low-end effort is a dualband 900/1800MHz handset with a 1.2-inch monochrome display. The feature list...

  • "iPod" phone gets debut at MWC
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    "iPod" phone gets debut at MWC

    By 17 February 2009

    You like the iPod design but want a phone as well - no you don't opt for a iPhone, that would be the obvious choice. No, you want the Hyundai MB400 which, strangely, considering it isn't made by Apple gives you just that. The mid-tier phone, due to be...

  • Hyundai Dolphin phone debuts
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    Hyundai Dolphin phone debuts

    By 17 February 2009

    Can you hear the sound of the dolphins? Well that's the hope of Hyundai with the MB-490i dolphin phone announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new phone, which takes design aspiration from, you guessed it, a dolphin will feature dolphins...

  • Hyundai Mobile to launch in the UK
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    Hyundai Mobile to launch in the UK

    By 19 January 2009

    Hyundai has entered the UK's mobile phone market with the launch of Hyundai Mobile UK. Following success in Hungary, Slovenia and Germany, Hyundai Mobile, that will be based in Oxfordshire, says it aims to reach a market share of 3-5% within five years....

  • Hyundai HED-5 i-mode makes green splash in US
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    Hyundai HED-5 i-mode makes green splash in US

    By 21 November 2008

    Hyundai's concept eco car is going into production in the US. The HED-5 i-mode, which was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, appeared at the LA Motor Show with a new engine aimed at the North American market. Unlike the diesel...

  • Microsoft and Hyundai-Kia announce in-car infotainment partnership
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    Microsoft and Hyundai-Kia announce in-car infotainment partnership

    By 6 May 2008

    Microsoft and Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group (HKAG) have announced they have entered into a long-term agreement to co-develop the next generation of in-car infotainment systems. Microsoft and HKAG say they will deliver "new and innovative solutions" based...

  • Hyundai announces 46-inch full HD 3D TV
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    Hyundai announces 46-inch full HD 3D TV

    By 30 November 2007

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  • Hyundai launches W-100 mobile phone watch
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    Hyundai launches W-100 mobile phone watch

    By 15 October 2007

    From Hyundai, the W-100 is a wristwatch phone offering a 1.3-megapixel camera, a touchscreen with stylus and Bluetooth connectivity. This GSM phone is apparently available in English as well as Chinese and can be used as an MP3 player with a microSD card...

  • Hyundai debuts two new concepts
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    Hyundai debuts two new concepts

    By 4 September 2007

    With the Frankfurt Motor Show round the corner, concept season is in full swing – and Hyundai will be showing two new designs from their resident boffins. The i-Blue fuel cell electric vehicle is a hydrogen-powered, zero-emission concept developed in...

  • Special edition Santa Fe on the way
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    Special edition Santa Fe on the way

    By 1 August 2007

    A new Hyundai Santa Fe limited edition model will offer around a grand's worth of additional equipment over the usual CDX model. Diesel powered, the Hyundai Santa Fe Limited is available as either a 5 seater for £23,795 or a 7 seater for £24,895, with...