Hyundai Motor Co. News

Hyundai Motor’s Electric Bus Catches Fire in South Korea

SEOUL — An electric bus manufactured by Hyundai Motor Co caught fire on Monday while in use in South Korea, a fire official said on Tuesday, months after similarfires in electric cars led to a recall to inspect batteries. No …

Kia Recalls 295,000 US Vehicles for Fire Risks

WASHINGTON — Kia Motors Corp said on Saturday it is recalling 295,000 U.S. vehicles for engine fire risks. The Korean automaker said the recall covers some 2012-2013 model year Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul, …

Hyundai Recalls 129,000 U.S. Vehicles for Engine Issue

WASHINGTON — Hyundai Motor Co is recalling 129,000 U.S. vehicles for an engine issue that can increase the risk of a fire, U.S. regulators said Friday. The recall covers some 2015-2016 Veloster, 2012 Santa Fe, 2011-2013 Sonata Hybrid, and 2016 …

Hyundai to Expand Kona EV Recall to N. America, Europe

SEOUL — Hyundai Motor Co is set to triple the number of recalled Kona electric cars over battery cell fire risks with plans to recall around 51,000 vehicles in North America, Europe, China and other markets, Yonhap news agency reported …

Hyundai Motor to Recall Kona EV in S.Korea Over Concern of Fire Risk

Hyundai Motor Co will voluntarily recall its Kona electric vehicles as a possible short circuit due to what may be faulty manufacturing of its high-voltage battery cells could pose a fire risk, South Korea’s transport ministry said on Thursday. Starting …

Vietnam-linked Hacking Group Targets Toyota, Other Companies

A Vietnam-based hacking group is learning from China’s playbook, using increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks to spy on competitors and help Vietnam catch up to global competitors, according to cybersecurity experts. In the last two years, the group, which is believed to …

Hyundai, Kia Earmark $760M To Settle Lawsuits Over Engine Fires

SEOUL — Hyundai Motor Co. and affiliate Kia Motors Corp. have earmarked 900 billion won ($758 million) to settle U.S. class action litigation and address engine-related issues in the United States and South Korea. The move marks the South Korean …