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Hyundai Rear Occupant Alert Warning

When will Hyundai Rear Occupant Alert become standard?

A few years ago, Hyundai introduced a new technology called Rear Occupant Alert. Over the past couple of years, it’s been spread to other models on the lineup. Hyundai is one organization that has pushed for awareness of systems such as this, which remind drivers of passengers in the rear seat, and now these technologies are beginning to be touted by the NHTSA and the DOT, so this technology might be the next feature to make its way to most if not all vehicles in the automotive industry. So, when will it become completely standard on all Hyundai models?

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Hyundai Motors Display at 2020 CES Including Personal Air Vehicle

Watch Hyundai Press Event from CES 2020

This year Hyundai went to the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas not to talk about their car production, but their future as a mobility company. They unveiled many things that go beyond providing just reliable cars and utility vehicles to their customers, including their human-centered mobility vision that includes fully electric Personal Air Vehicles and the Uber Elevate partnership. The programs and projects focused on human-centered cities in the future. We cannot wait to see what the future holds for Hyundai and its new perspective. If you’d like to see the press event from CES, you can watch the replay below.

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Cut out of drive train with white background and text saying "AWD vs. 4WD Explained"

All-Wheel Drive versus Four-Wheel Drive Explained

What is the Difference Between AWD and 4WD?

When shopping for a vehicle, the terms all-wheel drive (or AWD) and four-wheel drive (or 4WD) continuously pop up. Is there even a difference? Yes. If you want the clear distinction, take a seat and let us explain.

Vehicles with AWD and 4WD are common in places with more demanding road conditions, like sand, rain, gravel, snow and ice. AWD is typically seen on cars, sedans and smaller SUVs, while 4WD is more common on off-roading SUVs and trucks. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Hyundai Palisade Interior Cabin Dashboard Instrument Cluster Rear Occupant Alert Reminder

Which Hyundai models feature Rear Occupant Alert?

Over the past few years, Hyundai has made a very obvious and conscious effort to enhance the safety technology available in their vehicles. The industry as a whole, in conjunction with entities such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Consumer Reports and even Congress, has strived toward not only improving these technologies and making their availability widespread, but actually requiring certain technologies to be standard. The most recent instance of this is rear seat reminder systems, such as the Rear Occupant Alert, which is already a standard feature in two Hyundai models. Read the rest of this entry >>

Blue Link Connected Car Services Logo and App

Hyundai Blue Link Helpful Tips & How-To Video Playlist

Blue Link is an all-encompassing connected car service packed with all sorts of great features, including Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Door Lock & Unlock, On-Demand Diagnostics and Alerts, Destination Send-to-Car by Google and Remote Car Finder just to name a few. Today, we thought we’d share a how-to video playlist packed with helpful tips on how Blue Link works and how to utilize it. Watch the playlist straight through to learn everything you can about Blue Link or skip through to find what you really need. Read the rest of this entry >>

Hyundai Motor Groups Digital Key Application on Device next to Handle

Hyundai to Introduce Digital Key Technology

Over the past several years, technology concerning key fobs has grown tremendously. With the introduction of things like push-button start and proximity entry, the key fob is more powerful than ever. But it’s still an extra item we have to keep in our pockets or purse. Hyundai is looking to change that by introducing a new, completely digital key. Not only will you no longer have to carry a physical key, you won’t even need the physical key fob. Instead, the Digital Key technology will act the same way, telling the vehicle when you get in proximity and allowing you to push-button start. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Hyundai Tucson blue front view

What’s included in the top Ultimate trim for the Tucson?

Features of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate

The Hyundai Tucson is an attractive crossover that’s getting a lot of attention. In all, this Hyundai model has six trim levels to choose from. The lineup starts with the SE and goes up from there with the Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and the aptly-named top Ultimate trim. What are the features of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate? We can answer that question for you. Read the rest of this entry >>