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.

By | 2018-06-30T19:57:05+00:00 April 25th, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Fuel economy, Hyundai, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

About the Author:

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 the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.

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