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HYUNDAI IONIQ WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2016 RED DOT DESIGN AWARD

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HYUNDAI IONIQ WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2016 RED DOT DESIGN AWARD

Hyundai Motor has once again received international acclaim in the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards. The groundbreaking new IONIQ model has been recognized for its outstanding design in the coveted Vehicle category, becoming the sixth Hyundai car to receive a Red Dot title in the last three years.

The award acknowledges the future-orientated design of the newest addition to Hyundai Motor’s car line-up. IONIQ is Hyundai Motor’s first dedicated eco-friendly model and is an important milestone in its sustainability strategy, with this latest award bringing further global recognition for its forward-looking design philosophy.

Hyundai Motor was recognized by Red Dot jury for presenting an evolutionary design, through a refined, sophisticated form, and for its application of new eco-friendly materials. IONIQ presents new possibilities for Hyundai Motor’s future mobility styling, with its purified shape led by aerodynamics, and its refined, clean lines and surfaces enhancing its coupe-like silhouette.

The 2016 award follows on from three Red Dot Design Awards received in 2015, with the New Generation i20 Coupe, New Generation i20 Five-door and All-new Sonata recognized for outstanding design. This followed accolades in 2014 for All-new Genesis and New Generation i10. The All-new Sonata and Genesis received further recognition for design, winning the 2014 Good Design Award, while the New Generation i20 won the iF Design Award 2015 for its distinctive and sophisticated B-segment styling.

Drawing on a jury of 38 experts from 25 countries - all high profile designers, professors and journalists - the Red Dot Design Award is recognized globally as one of the most sought-after marks for quality design. The 2016 contest attracted 5,214 entries from 57 countries, making the Red Dot Award the largest and most international product competition in the world.

KIA STONIC: AN EYE-CATCHING AND CONFIDENT COMPACT CROSSOVER

KIA STONIC: AN EYE-CATCHING AND CONFIDENT COMPACT CROSS...

Posted on: 23rd Jun 2017

The all-new Kia Stonic is an eye-catching and confident compact crossover, and is set to become an important conquest model for Kia in one of Europe's newest and fastest-growing vehicle segments. The B-SUV segment currently accounts for 1.1 million new car sales in Europe each year - around seven per cent of the market - and is forecast to exp...

HYUNDAI MOTOR SCOOPS HEAVYWEIGHT AWARD FOR

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Posted on: 23rd Jun 2017

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NEW INSIGNIA SPORTS TOURER

NEW INSIGNIA SPORTS TOURER

Posted on: 23rd Jun 2017

Vauxhall's all new Insignia Sports Tourer is on sale now priced from £18,685 on-the-road. It is based on a completely new vehicle architecture, and its revised proportions result in more luggage capacity that has increased to 1,665 litres, 135 litres, more than the outgoing model. The length of the boot has grown by 97mm to 2005mm versus...

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CEE'D OWNERS VOTE MODEL 'BEST COMPACT FAMILY ...

Posted on: 15th Jun 2017

Kia cee'd owners have voted the model as 'Best Compact Family Car' in the recent 2017 Driver Power - New Car Survey. Scoring just over 93 per cent overall cee'd was praised by owners in all categories with key areas standing out as MPG and running costs, exterior styling as well as infotainment, connectivity and electrics.