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Hyundai rolls out DIY smartphone integration update

Hyundai rolls out DIY smartphone integration update

If you've been waiting to connect your iPhone or Android phone to your car, you won't need to wait for a newer, hi-tech model if you happen to already own a 2015, 2016 or 2017 Hyundai. The car maker is rolling out a software update that already adds that bridge to connect your existing car with your smartphone without undergoing any hardware upgrade. But best of all, Hyundai is allowing owners to download install the update themselves for absolutely no cost at all, provided they have the necessary authenticated numbers, of course.

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This is how Hyundai is breaking into Android Auto

This is how Hyundai is breaking into Android Auto

Android Auto may be all about burying the car company's infotainment system under a familiar Android UI from your phone, but Hyundai is showing off a new, more seamless integration. Demonstrated for the first time at Google I/O 2016 today, the system relies an on upcoming version of Android Auto that allows automakers to insert their own custom cards into the interface.

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Hyundai unveils robot exoskeleton that gives you super-strength

Hyundai unveils robot exoskeleton that gives you super-strength

Hyundai has unveiled a very cool robot exoskeleton that reminds more than a little of the suits worn in the Tom Cruise flick "Edge of Tomorrow". Hyundai says that its wearable robot prototype is sort of like an Iron Man suit and allows the wearer to lift hundreds of kilograms. The automaker sees the exoskeleton as being useful in factories, the military, and in physical rehabilitation in the future.

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173,000 Hyundai Sonatas recalled over power steering issue

173,000 Hyundai Sonatas recalled over power steering issue

If you own a Hyundai Sonata, then you'll want to listen up. Today, the company announced a recall on roughly 173,000 Sonatas, due to an issue with the power steering. If left unchecked the power steering can go out, which would make the car significantly harder to steer. The company advises that this could potentially lead to accidents, due to the increased difficulty caused by only having manual steering.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq offer 3 eco-friendly, efficient, hi-tech options

2017 Hyundai Ioniq offer 3 eco-friendly, efficient, hi-tech options

This year, Hyundai isn't content with showing off just one new key car model. No, in fact, it has three. At the 2016 New York Auto Show, the car maker is unveiling its new Ioniq line, which is composed of three models, the Ioniq Hybrid, the Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid, and the Ioniq Electric. All three, though with subtle differences inside and out, are united by a common thread. The Ioniq represents Hyundai's latest and greatest attempt at offering drivers an eco-friendly vehicle that doesn't sacrifice efficiency and technology.

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Adds Safety, Style at Chicago Auto Show

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Adds Safety, Style at Chicago Auto Show

The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe has been unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show, and while it's been four years since the current generation of this crossover was last redesigned the refreshed version of the people mover doesn't make any dramatic changes to its affordable character. Instead, the focus has been on boosting the list of features available with the mid-size (Santa Fe) and compact (Santa Fe Sport) crossovers, as well as massaging the sheet metal just enough to keep customers interested.

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What you need to know about hydrogen fuel-cell cars

What you need to know about hydrogen fuel-cell cars

When it comes to selling a green vision, hydrogen power has an advantage: a glass of pure water the only thing spilling from your tailpipe. Despite that, fuel-cell based cars have been slow to reach the market, but your options in the US are set to double - to, admittedly, two models - by the end of the year.

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Hyundai Santa Cruz truck close to production says US exec

Hyundai Santa Cruz truck close to production says US exec

Back in January of 2015 at the Detroit Auto Show Hyundai made a splash with a cool truck concept that was somewhat like a modern El Camino. That concept was called the Santa Cruz. Fast-forward a year and at the Detroit auto show this year Hyundai USA head Dave Zuchowski stopped just short of confirming that the truck will go into production.

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Apple CarPlay is finally coming to the Hyundai Sonata

Apple CarPlay is finally coming to the Hyundai Sonata

They say that good things come to those who wait. Last year automaker Hyundai promised that they would be making Apple CarPlay available to owners of their Sonata. Well, a year and a half later, they're finally ready to start making good on that promise.

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Hyundai Ioniq to be offered with trio of electrified powertrains

Hyundai Ioniq to be offered with trio of electrified powertrains

Hyundai has announced a new alternative fuel vehicle that is set to premiere in January 2016 starting in Korea and then rolling out to the Geneva and New York auto shows. The car is a compact vehicle that will be offered with three different electric and electric hybrid powertrains. There will be versions of the Ioniq fitted with a full electric powertrain, plug-in gas/electric hybrid, and gas/electric hybrid powertrains.

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Kia lands license to test autonomous cars on Nevada roads

Kia lands license to test autonomous cars on Nevada roads

Many major automakers are already testing autonomous cars on public roads around the country, and some tech firms are as well. Google operates one of the biggest fleets of autonomous cars and they have been testing for years on public roads. Kia has announced that it has now been granted permission to test its own autonomous cars in Nevada.

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2017 Genesis G90 specs show optional 420hp V8

2017 Genesis G90 specs show optional 420hp V8

The first time we talked about the new luxury car from Hyundai called the Genesis G90 was when there were only renderings of the car to look at. The Genesis G90 is the first in a line of all new luxury cars that will no longer carry the Hyundai name. Hyundai is going for something along the lines of what Lexus did for Toyota with the new Genesis line.

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