Posted 3:50 pm U.S. ET, Nov. 15
Posted 10:15 am U.S. ET, March 27
| Ryan Beene is a West Coast reporter for Automotive News.|
Hyundai’s and Kia’s sales momentum may have cooled this year, but their customers don’t seem to care.The Korean brands posted the biggest year-over-year increases in J.D. Power’s Sales Satisfaction Index among non-luxury brands in 2013, according to results released Thursday. Hyundai ranked No. 5 with a score of 677 this year, compared with 650 last ... Continue reading "Hyundai, Kia make the best of their sales slowdown" » Nov 15, 2013 3:50 pm U.S. ET Post Comment
NEW YORK -- Most compact cars are engineered to be a means of affordable transportation for the masses, often sacrificing fun for practicality.With its redesigned Forte lineup, Kia seems to be doing the opposite. The Forte will be the industry's only compact car lineup that offers sporty versions with turbocharged engines in two body styles -- a coupe and a hot hatch. A 20 ... Continue reading "Kia compact coupe, hatchback go turbo" » Mar 27, 2013 10:15 am U.S. ET Post Comment
It's an age-old problem: how not to screw up a smash hit when you design the successor. Thus close attention will be paid to the second-generation Kia Soul at the New York auto show this week.The Soul, the first production vehicle done under chief stylist Peter Schreyer, helped put Kia on the design map when it arrived in 2009. The boxy subcompact with the wide stance intr ...