Monthly Archives: November 2005

Is This The New Hyundai Amica?

According to a press release on Hyundai India’s website, the company has exported 850 Santro Xing’s which will be rebranded as the new Amica. A statement on the website by HMI president, Mr BVR Subbu says: “Though this is HMI’s … Continue reading

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Land Owners Oppose Hyundai Car Plant

While Korean car giant Hyundai are on a global mission to become one of the world’s biggest car makers, four land owners, including a farmer, are putting the skids on a £69 million car plant proposal around the industrial town … Continue reading

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End Of Strikes Boost Korean Output

Car production rose 22.8 percent in October from the previous month after strikes at Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia ended after two weeks. Hyundai, South Korea’s largest automaker, estimates a two-week strike by unionized workers that began on Aug. … Continue reading

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Kia Rio : Give It Time

I was reading an interesting article from the sunday herald and the writer talks about how the Kia Rio doesn’t get a look in on the latest European Car Of The Year 2006 Awards. This year’s award went to the … Continue reading

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New Santa Fe Launched

Hyundai launched their all new Santa Fe in Korea today and it looks a beauty. Looking slightly different to the spy shots seen over the previous months, though still a big improvement on the previous model. 150mm longer, 55mm wider … Continue reading

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Is Kia ED Cerato Replacement?

Recent spy shots have emerged showing an all new Kia – code named ED (European Design) out on road test. Rumours are abound that this Kia spotted on the streets of Germany, is the replacement for the Kia Cerato, a … Continue reading

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Kia Sportage Climbs To The Top

Kia Press ReleaseSource Kia UK The new Kia Sportage launched in January 2005 takes Kia back to the top of the compact SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) class that it helped to establish with the original model more than 10 years … Continue reading

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Mazda Upgrade 3 In Japan

Mazda Press ReleaseSource Mazda Motor Corp Two new upgrades to the Mazda Axela, also known as the 3 in Europe, were announced today. The Mazda Axela (four-door) and Mazda Axela Sport (hatchback) both get a system known as ‘autolight’ which … Continue reading

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Hyundai Getz Review

Although the smallest car in the Hyundai range, the Getz has certainly grown up a lot since the first models appeared in Oct 2002. Sporting a neater front grille and wrap around headlamps, this supermini has a cleaner and sportier … Continue reading

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New Mazda MX5 On Sale At Dealerships Now

Mazda Press ReleaseSource Mazda UK11 November 2005 The all-new Mazda MX-5 range offers customers a five-strong model line‑up with a choice of three powertrains (1.8i or 2.0i with 5-speed gearbox, 2.0i with 6-speed gearbox), and three equipment levels (Standard, Option … Continue reading

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