October 21, 2020

Hyundai’s Modern PUVs certified to serve as public transportation

Hyundai hopes to improve transportation options, particularly in the new normal, with its full lineup of newly certified modern jeepneys.

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, becomes the first and only automotive brand in the industry with a full lineup of modern jeepneys. Its vehicles, the H-100 Class 1, HD50S Class 2, and HD50S Class 3 were all certified by the Philippine National Standards (PNS) and Department of Transportation (DOTr) as compliant with national standards and eligible to serve as public transportation.

The most recent to receive its Certificate of Compliance (COC) from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) was its HD50S Class 3 Modern Jeepney.

With COC’s already given to Hyundai H-100 Class 1 and Hyundai HD50S Class 2 last year, this latest certification gives HARI the distinction of being the first and only brand with a full lineup of modern jeepneys that meet

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Hyundai’s Latest Veloster Concept Is an 810-HP All-Electric Rear-Drive Track Car

Photo credit: Hyundai
Photo credit: Hyundai

From Road & Track

In a follow-up to its all-electric eTCR Veloster race car introduced last year, Hyundai has built a new battery-powered concept based on our favorite hot hatch. It’s called the RM20e, and like the Veloster eTCR, it has a mid-mounted motor, and spins the rear wheels. Developed in collaboration with Rimac, it makes a claimed 810 horsepower and 708 lb-ft of torque. That is… a lot.

The RM20e is the latest in Hyundai’s long line of mid-ship Veloster concepts, with the first debuting in 2015. The RM stands for “Racing Midship.” According to the South Korean company, the car is an engineering “rolling lab” for testing its new high-performance tech. The single 800-volt electric motor is powered by a 60-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, able to propel the car to 60 mph in less than three seconds, and to 124 mph in 9.88 seconds. Top

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