Posts Tagged ‘hyundai’
Published on May 14, 2013 by Joey Wang
Korean automakers Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia will recall more than 175,000 cars due to defective brake light switches, China’s consumer quality watchdog said on Monday.
Starting on Monday, Beijing Hyundai Motor Company will recall 121,835 of its IX35 models manufactured between April 9, 2010 and October 6, 2011, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) said in a statement.
Published on May 10, 2013 by Joey Wang
South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co is considering building a fourth car plant in China, its vice chairman said on Friday, as it seeks to increase production overseas to counter the effect of a firm local currency coupled with a falling yen as well as labor issues.
The comments from Hsueh Yung-hsing might a indicate change in the group’s attitude toward capacity expansion, but it is not clear whether group chairman Chung Mong-koo will approve the move because of his disciplined capacity approach, said a person familiar with the matter.
Published on April 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
This is the Hyundai Mistra, Mingtu in Chinese, a new mid-size sedan for the Chinese car market. The Mistra debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show and will hit the market later this year. The Hyundai Mistra will be made in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture.
Published on April 17, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
This is the new China-only Hyundai sedan, it will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this week. The picture of a picture, likely on a billboard close to the exhibition hall, shows a sleek and modern looking vehicle. The Chinese name of the new Hyundai is ‘Mingtu’.
Published on April 9, 2013 by Joey Wang
New spy shots of the upcoming new Hyundai sedan designed especially for the Chinese market, it will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month. The new yet-nameless car will fit between the Hyundai Elantra Langdong and the Hyundai Sonata, price will range from 140.000 yuan to 180.000 yuan. The new sedan will be made in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture.
Published on April 4, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
Here we have a very rare first generation Hyundai Equus Limousine, seen in the great city of Shanghai by reader & serial spotter Navigator 84, thank you for the pictures! The first generation Hyundai Equus was made from 1999 until 2008, the stretched Limousine arrived in 2000. The Limousine was a full 27 centimeters longer than the sedan and very luxurious inside.
Published on March 22, 2013 by Joey Wang
The very first spy shots of the facelifted Hyundai sedan, it will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and it will be launched on the China car market soon thereafter. The facelift consists of a slightly different grille, a slightly different bumper and brand new LED-lights in that bumper.
Published on March 19, 2013 by Joey Wang
China Business News (article in Chinese) has found that certain car models from a Hyundai 4S dealership in Beijing are equipped with steel fuel tanks, instead of plastic ones, the mainstay for light vehicles. A manager from the Beijing Hyundai 4S dealership confirmed that the Hyundai Tucson and Hyundai ix35 are equipped with steel fuel tanks.
Published on March 5, 2013 by Joey Wang
The good old first generation Hyundai Tucson is still in production in China. Sales are still good too so the Tucson received a small facelift for the 2013 model year. Price starts at 165.800 yuan and ends at 203.8 yuan. The facelift includes a new grille, new headlights, new rear lights, and new bumpers. All together good enough for at least another two years on the China car market.
Published on February 27, 2013 by W.E. Ning
A very extreme Hyundai Tiburon, seen in the great city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province. The vehicle is dangerously green and made even more pretty with a gigantic body kit. Most eye catching aspects are the extra body work around the rear wheel and the huge black wing. Blacked out lights and alloys are very good as well. Police sticker on the door a bit so so and calling 9-1-1 won’t get you any help in China… Earlier on we met a Tiburon in black & white!