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Hyundai With Handling - 2016 Tucson Nimble, Comfortable

I'm not quite sure that the length of time I was at the steering wheel of a 2016 Hyundai Tucson last Tuesday would qualify it for the exalted status of being called a test drive. From the brand's new Jamaican headquarters on Balmoral Avenue, off Half-Way Tree Road, I got a grip of the vehicle within about 50 metres, then took it up Cargill Avenue en route to Barbican Road, over Jack's Hill, down through Cherry Gardens and back along West King's House Road to Hope Road and back to base.

Total time spent in the electronically adjusted driver's seat - forward and back, a twitch of the right fingers for an ultra-smooth adjustment to the desired height and distance from the leather-wrapped steering wheel - less than 30 minutes for the entire journey. However, the totally redesigned Tucson's most endearing quality was apparent from my less than a minute in the passenger's seat, before exchanging places with my instructor for the trip. He took the right-angled corner from Balmoral on to Ballater rather quickly, especially for an SUV.

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New Hyundai Showroom

Neville Graham Business Reporter - Gleaner Jamaica

Magna Motors, the new dealers for Hyundai in Jamaica, is adding a new showroom and offices in Kingston, now under construction at the repurposed complex owned by Bearings and Seals at 20B Old Hope Road.

The property, which Hyundai will operate from under lease, at one time was home to a petrol service station.

Magna Motors Sales and Marketing Manager Carlos 'Ricky' Geourzoung says the showroom should be ready by March.

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Hyundai starts luxury Genesis car brand

Hyundai has joined the luxury brand spinoff club pioneered by Toyota with Lexus, Nissan with Infiniti and Honda with Acura.

Hyundai unveiled its G90 premium luxury sedan for the U.S. market under its new Genesis brand at the Detroit auto show, a catch-up strategy for the once entry-level automaker amid growing demand for premium vehicles.

The start-up brand with two sedans revealed on Monday marks a maturation for the South Korea's largest automaker and a major player in the U.S. Hyundai entered the U.S. market in the 1980s somewhat shakily with a reputation for cheap prices and poor quality.

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IONIQ: A Leap Forward for Hybrid Vehicles

  • Hyundai Motor reveals technical innovations underpinning its evolved hybrid system
  • Lightweight, high-strength architecture delivers a fun, responsive drive
  • Next generation drivetrain efficiencies achieve class-leading fuel economy
  • Electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid powertrains available in a single body type, a world first

January 7, 2015 – Following its unveiling to domestic media at Hyundai Motor’s Namyang R&D Center in South Korea, details have been confirmed of the IONIQ - the next generation of hybrid vehicles.

Rag Jung, Head of Project Management Division at Hyundai Motor R&D Center said, “IONIQ embodies Hyundai Motor's new thinking and bold ambitions for the future. This world-class dedicated hybrid will be the starting point of our future mobility.”

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