While Tesla has an undeniable lead in the electric vehicle sector with the Model 3 and Model Y, other carmakers are also hitting their stride in their respective EV strategies. Among the most successful so far is Hyundai, which has established itself as one of the leading veteran carmakers that is serious about electric cars. 

Hyundai’s success in the EV segment has been lauded by the media, with some outlets even predicting that the veteran automaker may have enough momentum to catch up and overtake Tesla eventually. Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, has praised Hyundai’s EV efforts, noting on Twitter that the South Korean carmaker is “doing pretty well” in the US electric car market.  


But inasmuch as Hyundai and its sister company Kia are establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the EV sector, the company’s internal combustion car business seems to be a bit problematic. As noted in a recent Reuters report, German authorities have raided several Hyundai and Kia locations over suspicions that the company had installed defeat devices on some of their combustion cars.

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German Authorities Have Raided Several Hyundai and Kia Locations Over Diesel Defeat Device Witch Hunt

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