Hyundai Launches First Car with Solar Roof Charging System

Hyundai Motor is launching its first car with a solar roof charging system. This groundbreaking eco-friendly technology will provide vehicles with additional electrical power, as well as increasing fuel efficiency and driving range. Hyundai Motor’s solar roof charging system makes its debut on the New Sonata Hybrid. The system supports …

What the Industry of Automakers Needs to do to Keep Moving Forward

Every few years, the Union of Concerned Scientists takes a look at the auto industry’s emission reduction progress as part of our Automaker Rankings series of reports. This year’s analysis, based on model year (MY) 2017 vehicles, shows that the industry has once again reached the lowest levels yet in …

Hyundai Plans World’s Largest Grid Storage Battery In Korea

Elon Musk set the world on its ear in 2017 when he promised Tesla could build and install a 129 megawatt-hour grid storage battery in South Australia in 100 days or less. The kicker? If Tesla failed to meet the deadline, the battery would be free. In fact, Tesla beat …

Hyundai Signals Electric Future with Promise of EV with 500km Range

South Korean automaker Hyundai plans to develop an electric vehicle with a 500km range within the next five years as part of its drive to become a leader in green transport. The firm, which is best known in the green transport space for its focus on hydrogen vehicles, said yesterday …

Hyundai Reportedly Working on Next-Gen Solid-State Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Major car companies like Hyundai have toyed with both hydrogen and electricity for clean fuel sources, but now it seems the Seoul, South Korea-based manufacturer may be taking a major step towards improving technology for their electric cars with solid-state batteries. An April 5 report from The Korea Herald says …