Snow can’t stop Hyundai’s Palisade

Home > Business > Industry

print dictionary print

Snow can’t stop Hyundai’s Palisade

테스트

Hyundai Motor’s Palisade SUV. [HYUNDAI MOTOR]

On Tuesday, Hyundai Motor said that its Palisade SUV will come with a new feature dubbed Snow Mode that is designed to help the vehicle navigate snowy terrain by redistributing power to its wheels.

The Palisade, Hyundai Motor’s new large SUV, is slated to launch later this month.

The new vehicle will be the first SUV in Korea to come with Snow Mode or an equivalent function, according to Hyundai Motor.

The system helps redistribute driving power to the wheels so that a car stuck on a snowy road can regain traction.

A video posted on a Hyundai Motor blog on Tuesday shows the Palisade crossing uneven snowy terrain. At one point, the car’s left rear wheel is left spinning in the air, but the Snow Mode quickly recognizes the lack of traction and transfers the driving power to the other wheels. Later in the video, power is shifted to the right rear wheel to give the vehicle a boost, enabling it to get back onto the road.

The carmaker said the SUV model has been tested on 6,000 kilometers on snowy terrain in Arjeplog, Sweden over the past two years.

The large Palisade SUV will launch on Nov. 28 at the LA Auto Show.


BY JIN EUN-SOO [jin.eunsoo@joongang.co.kr]

More in Industry

SK Telcom merges two security services subsidiaries

KDB requests sit-down with Asiana unions about takeover

Are you Taycan to me?

Facebook hit with $6 million penalty for customer data leak

Spinoff to give LG chairman's uncle his own conglomerate

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now