In spite of all the troubles that Hyundai has been through these days, it still has time to find some good into everything.
We have discovered on Facebook an application which is entitled ” Help Make August the Hyundai National Fuel Efficiency Month.
According to Hyundai there will be 31 days during which drivers can learn about managing their MPG. A safe driving, respecting the limit, the style of driving, the lighter weight or the tire inflation might turn out to be very useful tips to those who want to spend less on fuel.
You can visit their page and sign a supporting petition here!
Hyundai Heating Up Competition for Fuel Efficiency
On Tuesday Korean carmaker Hyundai stated, again, that improving fuel efficiency is a key objective driving its business. The company announced that at the end of each month it will publically release the fleet average fuel economy for the vehicles sold that month.
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One of the best Korean brands, Daewoo, has returned with a spectacular creation. Like a Phoenix bird, rising from its own ashes, Daewoo Nubira 2011 is back to surprise and impress everyone.
You can choose from a 1.6 or a 1.8 l engine that will drive you home safe and reduce your fuel consumption (7l/100km). Having a sleek design, perfect both for a handsome bachelor and for a big family, this Nubira is fully equipped with multiple safety features (four-channel ABS, electronic traction control) that will protect its passengers every step of the way.
All in all, this Nubira is perfect for those who want to receive quality at a decent price!
With a price range from $ 21,845 to $ 30,845, Hyundai Santa Fe was introduced for the first time in 2001. The first model had lumpy styling, heavy engines that’s why competitors like Ford Escape, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 were more appreciated.
Six years later a new Santa Fe was launched by Hyundai manufacturer. This time the transformation was stunning. The large SUV offers fresh looks, a cool interior, excellent build quality and two powerful engines with a modern transmission.
The first major freshening of the Santa Fe was launched in 2010 when the vehicle received a new 2.4-liter inline-four and a better fuel economy. The interior, exterior, and wheels also were refreshed.
For the 2011 model only minor changes took place. Last year’s new engines, the 2.4-liter four and 3.5-liter six, return. Also carrying over are the new wheels, front fascia, and new interior. The only changes: the GLS Premium Package is no longer available and several color options have been updated.
The Santa Fe is a modern-looking, attractive crossover that received a minor refresh last year, with new wheels, grille, front bumper and taillights. New shades of silver, white, red, gray, and brown are new for 2011.
Last year’s Santa Fe upgrades carry over: a touch-screen navigation system with rear-view camera and XM Traffic are available, leather and cloth seats have been refined, Bluetooth and steering wheel audio controls are standard on all three models.
Since 2004, Hyundai has supplied about 3,000 hybrid versions of its Gets and Accent small cars to government fleets as part of a testing program. The automaker cites a lack of local tax benefits for purchasing hybrids as a barrier to its hybrid development program, a think that Hyundai isn’t agree with. Wth the electric Sonata debuting in L.A. International Auto Show in November 2008, Hyundai released it in the U.S. market in 2010, featuring lithium ion battery technology.
Hyundai started to produce hybrid electric vehicle two years ago and wants to use more lithium polymers batteries instead of lithium-ion. Hybrid Blue Drive is one of the models using lithium polymer. The Avante was the first vehicle produced from the Hybrid Blue Drive series. Other examples are Santa Fe Hybrid, the Elantra, the Hyundai 920 and the Sonata Hybrid who reached the U market a year ago.
In South Korea Hyundai began producing thr Elantra LPI Hybrid in July 2009.
The Elantra LPI (Liquefied Petroleum Injected) is the world’s first hybrid electric vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine built to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) a a fuel.
At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai unveiled the i-flow, a concept car using a variant of the BLUE-WILL hybrid system. The i-flow Concept uses a 1.7-liter twin-turbo diesel engine along with electric batteries to achieve fuel economy of 3 litres per 100 kilometres.
A production car based on the i-flow’s design is one of the newest models produced by Hyundai.
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