Grab, Uber’s rival in Southeast Asia, pulls in strategic investment from Hyundai

Grab, Uber’s closest rival in Southeast Asia, continues to slowly release information about its newest funding round after it revealed it has netted a strategic investment from Hyundai. To recap

CTRL+T podcast: As long as it tastes like chicken, folds my clothes for cheap and doesn’t run me over

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Volkswagen and Hyundai both plan to deploy self-driving taxis by 2021

On Thursday, automakers Hyundai and Volkswagen both announced a new partnership with Aurora, the autonomous driving startup with a killer pedigree and good momentum early on – but they also both rev

Volkswagen and Hyundai team up with Aurora on self-driving

Aurora, the startup founded by Google self-driving car program alum Chris Urmson, has signed up two high-profile automaker partners despite its relative youth – both Volkswagen and Hyundai are plann

Kia and Hyundai cars will include AI assistants starting in 2019

Vehicles made by Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia will include built-in virtual assistants with AI-powered smarts beginning in 2019 (via Engadget). The plan to build smart assistants into vehicles wil

Hyundai to use HD maps to field self-driving cars at 2018 Winter Olympics

Hyundai is working with the South Korean government to use the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as a demonstration event for the automakers self-driving tech. The conditions will be challenging, howev

Kakao is putting speech recognition tech into cars from Hyundai and Kia

Less than a month after announcing plans to spin out its transportation and mobility business, Korean tech firm Kakao has inked deals to put hands-free systems inside cars from Korea’s second la

Hyundai launching its semi self-driving features earlier than planned

The race to bring self-driving features to market is stepping up in a big way, now that GM’s Super Cruise is set to arrive in the Cadillac CT6 later this year, and Audi has announced it’ll

Samsung now approved to test self-driving cars on South Korean roads

Samsung is working on self-driving cars -- which shouldn't surprise you if you know the company's history and wide range of interests. What's new, however, is that Samsung is the latest company to rec

Tech War: Prius Prime vs. Hyundai Ioniq

By a lucky coincidence, I had a chance to drive both the 2017 Prius Prime and the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq in the same week. The Prius lineup and the Ioniq lineup are competing for the same buyers, so there

Taking a ride in Hyundai’s driverless car at CES 2017

Hyundai’s driverless Ioniq pulls up smoothly up to pick up me and TC’s Rebecca Friedman – though a driver is actually in the cockpit at this point, controlling the vehicle, so its per

Hyundai links up with Google Assistant for car voice commands

Hyundai will team with Google to make its cars voice-operable to a limited degree via Assistant, the search giant’s virtual helper. Hyundai is showing off this tech at CES this year, which allow

Hyundai’s future mobility plans include wearable robotic assistants

Hyundai has revealed some details around how it’s exploring autonomous driving, and the carmaker is also looking at other aspects of personal mobility, via robotics. This is not unique to Hyunda

Hyundai’s self-driving system aims at affordability

Automaker Hyundai wants you to know that it’s also embracing the race to autonomous driving — but it’s also hoping to do so in a way that differs from the approaches of most automake

Hyundai partners with WaiveCar for free, ad-supported EV car sharing

Every automaker seems to be partnering up for car sharing, and Hyundai is no exception. The carmaker is teaming up with WaiveCar, a startup offering ad-supported car sharing with a pilot program curre

Amazon’s Prime Now service starts delivering test drives from Hyundai

Amazon’s same-day delivery service Prime Now, which is today available in more than a couple of dozen U.S. metros, is experimenting with another type of service that goes beyond traditional purc

Hyundai looks to increase collaboration with Google

The self-driving car market is set to get very big, very fast, on the back of efforts by the likes of Ford, GM and other major car makers. Hyundai is not a company often included in the list of OEMs a

Auto manufacturers need stable startup partners

TU-Automotive, which analyzes the future of the connected, autonomous car, recently hosted a webinar focused on the relationship between automotive manufacturers and startups. SK Kim, venture capitali

Chevrolet To Offer CarPlay And Android Auto In 14 Models Starting This Summer

It's about time. Chevy is going to start offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across its vehicle line. The rollout will start in a few weeks and eventually hit 14 Chevy models. Apple and Google

Google Maps And Places Are Coming To Hyundai’s And Kia’s Telematics Platforms

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