TodaySeptember 26, 2021

Hyundai’s cars & fuel economy on Driving the Nation

Dong-Jin Kim, Ph.D., Vice Chairman & CEO of Hyundai, talks about Hyundai’s cars and their fuel economy.

How important is it to Hyundai that their fuel efficiency be better? So important that Hyundai is upgrading their Theta and Lambda engines to Theta II and Lambda II to increase their horsepower and decrease the fuel consumption.

Hyundai has an S-diesel engine that they will bring to the United States in late 2009.

How aware is Kim of Toyota’s cars? Listen as he talks about how Hyundai has increased their engineering capabilities to make their cars lighter – compared to Toyotas.

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Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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