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Genesis concept takes gold in US design awards

SEOUL, South Korea – Beautiful, isn’t it? It’s the Genesis Essentia concept and it’s just been awarded a gold design award by the Industrial Designers Society of America IDEA is considered to be one of the world’s top three such organisations and has been around since 1980 to evaluate the best of automotive design through… Continue reading Genesis concept takes gold in US design awards

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Lamborghini design guru to head up Genesis resurgence

SEOUL, South Korea – Hyundai Motor has named Manfred Fitzgerald, 52, a former brand director at Lamborghini, as the new senior executive of its resurgent Genesis brand. He will join the company in January 2016 at Hyundai’s HQ in Seoul.. Fitzgerald, the automaker explained, will be in charge of establishing and executing strategies for the… Continue reading Lamborghini design guru to head up Genesis resurgence

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Genesis II: Hyundai in new assault on luxury auto market

Genesis brand will ‘compete with the world’s luxury car brands’ Six-model line-up from December 2015 Personalised and human-centred experiences Refined performance, athletic elegance promised Hyundai Motor has announced an all-new global luxury brand – Genesis – that will deliver ‘human-centred’ luxury through a range of new models that “feature the highest standards of performance, design… Continue reading Genesis II: Hyundai in new assault on luxury auto market

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Kia design kingpin Schreyer gets top UK award

Sturmey Award recognises Kia/Hyundai decade of change Schreyer commended for ‘clean-sheet’ Kia challenge Autocar says he transferred his philosophy to Hyundai LONDON, England – It’s been 10 years since Peter Schreyer was recruited to change Korean automaker Kia’s design strategy; to turn the brand into a design-led company. His success has been recognised with Autocar… Continue reading Kia design kingpin Schreyer gets top UK award

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Honda reveals mobility marvels at Las Vegas CES

Collaborative display offers fun mobility for the future Self-balancing bike, supersmart concept car A minicar you’ll have a helluva time trying to crash LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Honda has unveiled a ‘Co-operative Mobility Ecosystem’ concept at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – something said to connect the power of artificial intelligence, robotics and ‘big… Continue reading Honda reveals mobility marvels at Las Vegas CES

Hyundai Tucson back in showrooms
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About turn! Tucson badge back on best-seller Hyundai SUV

LES STEPHENSON The sport utility vehicle that elevated Hyundai to No.4 among South African automotive brands has been brought back with an all-new design, inside and out – the Tucson is back and so badged. Pity, then, that the purity of the name has been sullied by a supplementary ‘Nu’ badge. The Tucson, originally launched… Continue reading About turn! Tucson badge back on best-seller Hyundai SUV

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‘Big money’ Bentayga live, 4 years after concept

‘Sector-defining’ SUV designed, assembled in UK ‘Significant’ UK manufacturing investment First Bentayga to join Bentley’s Heritage Collection CREWE, England – Out at last… a Bentley sport utility (that’s a laugh!) vehicle that’s been four years in gestation at the Mother Ship in Crewe, central England, and will make all versions of the off-road Lamborghini LM… Continue reading ‘Big money’ Bentayga live, 4 years after concept