It beat the old record by just over 15 meters
The Hyundai Kona has claimed the title of the world's highest-driven electric vehicle, after the crossover made its way up to Tibet's Sawula Pass-an altitude of approximately 5,731 meters-on January 8, 2020.With that height, the
Battle of the Korean subcompact SUVs
One of the more recent segments to grow rapidly in the Philippines is that of the subcompact SUV. Today, the spotlight is on three of the latest Korean B-segment crossovers available on the market. All variants featured are priced below P1.
Half of the chassis work has been completed
An 800hp Hyundai Kona is the kind of crossover we can get on board with. And thanks to World Rally driver Hayden Paddon, it's happening next year. Time for the latest update in our build series on an electric rally car
Hyundai’s entry-level crossover brings the drama
With the launch of the new Tucson crossover in 2015, Hyundai had plans to extend its crossover range to cover the new but quickly growing subcompact crossover segment, as a means to attract new buyers to the brand. The i20 Cross, based
WRC driver Hayden Paddon talks us through the process
A few months ago, we brought you news of an electric Hyundai rally car with 800hp potential. Well, rather excitingly, the build process has begun, and we'll be able to give you exclusive updates of its progress.The orchestrator behind the
The good and the bad
I was really excited for this test drive. Ever since Hyundai Asia Resources (HARI) announced the upcoming availability of the Hyundai Kona's electric version at the Manila International Auto Show in April 2019, I had been excited to try out this
The future’s looking electric
The recently concluded 2019 Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit (PEVS) has been an eventful showcase. Thanks to all the companies that participated, we got a good look at what the future of the automotive industry may look like.As many of you probably
Another month, another promo
We're right smack in the middle of 'wedding month' in the Philippines, and a new car is one of the most common firsts among newlyweds. If you've recently tied the knot-congratulations, by the way-or know anyone who has,
A look at the future
For its display at this year's Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), Hyundai Philippines has elected to show us what (hopefully) lies ahead in our motoring future. Among its key showcases for 2019 are full electric versions of the Ioniq hatchback and
Planning to buy Korean?
Planning to drive in 2019 behind the wheel of a brand-new ride? If your answer yes, you might want to consider buying Korean, because Hyundai Philippines is making it very tempting to choose one of its vehicles this month.Hyundai Asia
A subcompact-crossover shootout
The crossover craze seems to be going strong well into 2019. In this fight, we have two relative newcomers to the market: The facelifted Ford EcoSport, which is the refreshed version of the American brand's Philippine bestseller, and the Hyundai Kona,
A positive spike for the Korean brand
The local distributor of South Korean carmaker Hyundai has experienced a spike in sales over the past month. With new cars like the Kona and in-demand utility vehicles like the H-100, the brand is showing some good numbers and doesn'
Which crossover is the better deal?
Since its Philippine arrival late last year, the Suzuki Vitara has established itself as one of the market's most promising value-for-money offerings, thanks to its modern styling, reliable performance, and decent equipment list.The Hyundai Kona is a relatively
Thanks to new headlights
You wouldn't think that new headlights would amount to a great deal in terms of vehicle safety, but they were apparently enough to net the Hyundai Kona a good overal safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The
The all-new Kona is a sales driver
Hyundai Asia Resources, the official distributor of Hyundai in the Philippines, sent us a press release the other day sharing news about the 'Kona moment' that it had recently. The brand experienced its best performing month in 2018. July sales amounted to
Are you eyeing any of them?
So far, 2018 has been a hell of a year for the local auto scene. Car after car, launch after launch--it just seems like there's no end to the number of new arrivals. And it isn't just limited to
An 'Iron Man Edition' Kona was unveiled at Comic Con
Anyone who went to the cinema over the past month to watch Ant Man and the Wasp would have noticed that Hyundai vehicles played a prominent role all throughout the film. The Kona, in particular, stood out during one of the movie'
Do you like how they look?
Earlier this year, Hyundai Philippines revealed the Kona at the Manila International Auto Show. A new Korean crossover is always a big deal, especially when it competes directly with the likes of the Nissan Juke, Honda HR-V, and Mazda CX-3.
The new Veloster, Ioniq, Santa Fe and Kona are there
Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) is going all out at this year's Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). The Korean carmaker's official Philippine distributor has brought in not one, not two, but four brand-new vehicles to the local market: the
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