Hyundai

Hyundai U.S. arm poised to get more say on production

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2018

Hyundai Motor Group is going through a restructuring that will shift more decision-making power to regional markets such as North America.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Chinese SUV planned for U.S. sale in '19

8:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2018

At Detroit show: China's GAC plans U.S. sales in '19; Toyota's long view on Avalon; High-performance Hyundai Veloster; Stinger DNA in Kia Forte; Preview of next Rogue?; Roomy Infiniti.... Read More »

Kia Forte gains fuel efficiency, polish for 2019

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2018

Design cues from Kia's Stinger sport sedan have made their way to the third-generation Kia Forte sedan and the compact car is receiving an engineering overhaul that improves fuel economy and powertrain refinement.... Read More »

Hyundai Veloster gets more muscular

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2018

Hyundai is reviving its Veloster hatchback for the 2019 model year with a new platform and the brand's first-ever N performance model for the U.S. market, along with a more muscular design akin to a sport coupe.... Read More »

Kia plans sporty, Stingerlike overhaul for 3rd-gen Forte

9:06 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2018

Kia is redrawing the third-generation Forte compact sedan with a sporty, Stingerlike overhaul.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Why new Corolla plant could help RAV4

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2018

Why new Toyota Corolla plant could help RAV4; Kia Forte gets Stinger treatment; Ford Ranger airbag warning; Global sales slowdown predicted; Helluva way to buy a Demon.... Read More »

Hyundai seeks to strengthen Southeast Asia foothold with ride-hailing investment

Jan. 11, 2018 12:28 CET

Hyundai has made an investment in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab as it seeks to expand into the region to reduce its reliance on China following a damaging diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing.... Read More »

400 deaths a day force India to take car safety seriously

7:38 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2018

In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. The government is attempting to curb the carnage caused by everything from speeding two-wheelers to cars not equipped with airbags.... Read More »

Hyundai plans over-the-air updates for vehicles as soon as late 2019

10:09 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2018

Hyundai's partnership with Cisco has yielded an in-car connectivity system that will enable the carmaker to increase the speed and amount of video, sensor and telematics data flowing into and around the vehicle.... Read More »

DETROIT AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Automakers have a waterfall of new products coming in '18

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

U.S. sales may be slipping but automakers are unleashing a wide spectrum of new concepts and redesigned models to stimulate the market in 2018.... Read More »

Hyundai hikes range of next fuel cell more than 30%

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

Hyundai's next-generation fuel cell vehicle, the Nexo, will boost range more than 30 percent over its predecessor and will be built on a dedicated platform.... Read More »

Detroit auto show preview: GMC to Lincoln

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

A roundup of brands, from GMC to Lincoln, that will unveil new product at the Detroit auto show.... Read More »

Kia hints at electric Niro, readies autonomous push

7:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

Kia is hinting at plans for an all-electric Niro with a range of 238 miles. The electric version would bring further diversity to the Niro subcompact crossover lineup.... Read More »

Hyundai's next-gen fuel cell showcase

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2018

Hyundai, which leapfrogged rivals Honda and Toyota in offering a hydrogen-powered vehicle to the American public in 2014, is ready for another leap: a next-generation fuel cell vehicle to be introduced on Monday at CES in Las Vegas.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Hyundai gives Kona off-road capabilities to broaden small SUV's appeal

Jan. 5, 2018 06:01 CET

Hyundai hopes a sharp design, advanced connectivity features and off-road capability will help win customers for its Kona subcompact SUV.... Read More »

U.S.-Korea trade talks pit pickup trucks against nuclear threat

12:25 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2018

Talks starting Friday to amend a U.S.-South Korean trade deal must balance President Donald Trump's domestic agenda against the need to contain a nuclear armed North Korea.... Read More »

Kia preps EV concept for CES

3:27 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2018

Kia Motors will showcase an electric vehicle concept Monday during CES in Las Vegas.... Read More »

VW, Hyundai partner with Silicon Valley startup on self-driving system

Jan. 4, 2018 12:27 CET

VW and Hyundai are partnering with Silicon Valley startup Aurora to develop technology for autonomous vehicles. VW said the technology can be integrated in different product categories including self-driving pods, shuttles, delivery vans and self-driving trucks.... Read More »

Hyundai speeds development of robot taxis to catch Google, GM

Jan. 4, 2018 10:01 CET

Despite being late to the race, Hyundai is developing vehicles and software systems for a planned driverless taxi service to compete with both its automaker rivals and tech companies such as Waymo.... Read More »

HYUNDAI/KIA: Slump continues

5:46 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2018

Hyundai-Kia's 2017 U.S. sales dipped 10 percent to 1,275,223 vehicles, with December volume off 8.6 percent, as the company pared fleet shipments and battled the industrywide slump in car demand.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Hyundai, Kia expect their sales to slow

12:30 am U.S. ET | Jan. 2, 2018

Hyundai, Kia forecast sales slowdown for '18; LeEco founder defies order; Feds open safety probe into Ford F-150, SUVs; Maserati fire risk; Snyder: New or used in 2018?... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia see slow sales recovery in 2018

Jan. 2, 2018 10:36 CET

Hyundai and Kia expect sales to rise 4 percent in 2018 to 7.55 million, suggesting a slow recovery from a slump linked to their lack of SUVs in the U.S. and diplomatic tensions with China.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for January

Jan. 2, 2018 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at why car executives are seeing signs of something new in Russia: slow, steady -- nearly predictable -- economic growth.... Read More »

2017 LISTS OF 10

In 2017, we said hello to ...

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 1, 2018

Ford and Hyundai brought in new CEOs, while Honda introduced a new boss for American Honda. Here's a look at who, and what, was new in 2017.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Most memorable ads of 2017

7:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 27, 2017

Most memorable ads of 2017: Kia takes Melissa McCarthy on 'Hero's Journey'; Tears, troops and Hyundai; Escape challenges CR-V; Antarctic adventure; Baby hamster on board.... Read More »

 
Peugeot's decision to give 3008 and 5008 SUV styling pays off

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19 2018

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Peugeot's decision to replace its 3008 and 5008 minivans with more crossover-oriented versions has p ...
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BMW exec combines Silicon Valley innovation with corporate rigor

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17 2018

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German automotive companies have acknowledged that they need to foster a work culture more akin to S ...
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Will Mercedes' G class get juiced?

Amy Wilson
9:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14 2018

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Mercedes could make an electric variant of its iconic G-class SUV, Dieter Zetsche seemed to imply in ...
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PSA develops possible Renault Twizy rival

Peter Sigal
4:55 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12 2018

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PSA's latest effort in the field of mobility services is a plug-in hybrid three-wheeled scooter that ...
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PSA should sell UK Vauxhall plant to Jaguar Land Rover

Nick Gibbs
3:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11 2018

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A second round of job cuts shows PSA is struggling with the viability of its newly acquired Ellesmer ...
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Qoros' new owner plans to be China's Tesla

Yang Jian
5:13 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5 2018

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Dozens of Chinese EV startups have sought to become the Chinese answer to Tesla, but none of them ha ...
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How Nissan, NASA will help you park in the future

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3 2018

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Nissan has turned to NASA to help it with what could be a challenging task in the future: remotely p ...
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Supplier CEO who loves his front-row seat to industry's transformation

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29 2017

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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors CEO Johannes Roters is energized by the megatrends that are changing the industry because he remembers a time when things were a bit stagnant. ...
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Nissan tackles tech overload in autonomous car

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23 2017

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Nissan's latest test car for autonomous driving has 39 devices to achieve 360-degree sensing. The automaker knows that number needs to be slashed. ...
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Conti exec learns when art tops science

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22 2017

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Continental's head of startups got some excellent advice after he was put in charge of the supplier's new entrepreneurial unit. ...
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European sales fall 5% in December with Fiat, Nissan and Skoda among biggest losers
European new-car sales fell nearly 5 percent in December, hurt by extra days off for Christmas versu ...
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Kia, VW are winners as Russia sales rise 12% in 2017
Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded ...
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Western European registrations fell 5% in December
Western European registrations fell 5 percent in December, which had two fewer selling days than a y ...
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UK sales drop most since recession on Brexit, diesel fears
UK registrations fell nearly 6 percent in 2017 in their biggest annual slide since the global recess ...
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Spain's 2017 sales get big boost from discounting
Spanish new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent last year, although dealers said the increase was helped ...
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German sales rose nearly 3% in 2017 as diesel demand plunged
German new-car sales rose nearly 3 percent last year but fell 1 percent in December on fewer selling ...
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Renault, Lada, Hyundai-Kia poised to gain from Russia's new stability
Russia's strengthening auto market is good news for automakers such as Renault-Nissan and its Russia ...
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Incentives push Italy's 2017 sales to eight-year high
Italian new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent in 2017 as incentives helped push demand to its highest ...
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EVs and hybrids accounted for more than half of Norway's new-car sales in 2017
Sales of electrified cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by ge ...
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French 2017 sales rise nearly 5% but diesel share falls below 50%
French registrations rose by nearly 5 percent in 2017, led by increases of more than 10 percent at S ...
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VW, Peugeot, Seat propel compact SUV sector toward new record
Strong demand for new entries from VW, Peugeot and Seat helped to increase European sales in the com ...
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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more ...
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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford ...
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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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Schaeffler names former BMW exec as new e-mobility chief
Schaeffler has appointed Jochen Schroeder, a former BMW executive, to lead the group's newly establi ...
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Rolls-Royce sales chief Knight leaves automaker
Rolls-Royce said its sales and marketing director, Fintan Knight, has left the company to pursue oth ...
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Industry veteran Norman tasked with Vauxhall turnaround
PSA named industry veteran Stephen Norman to lead its UK Vauxhall brand, just days after the automak ...
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PSA promotes Germany boss Chopelin to lead global sales and marketing
PSA promoted its Germany boss, Alberic Chopelin, to head global sales and marketing operations, incl ...
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VW brand accelerates push to be EV leader with new e-mobility division
VW brand is creating an e-mobility division as it seeks to be the leader in mass-market electric car ...
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VW taps Skoda's UK boss to lead U.S. sales
VW of America has tapped Skoda's UK boss Duncan Movassaghi to take over sales operations for the VW brand in the U.S. ...
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VW brand loses U.S. sales chief amid sales decline
Ron Stach, who has headed U.S. sales for the VW brand for nearly two years, has left the automaker. ...
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BMW names former Mini boss Goller as new China chief
BMW named former Mini boss Jochen Goller as its new head of China operations. ...
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PSA replaces China chief amid sales slump
PSA named new chiefs for its China and Latin America regions as part of a management shuffle. The mo ...
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Gestamp elevates CFO Pena to CEO
Spanish metal parts supplier Gestamp said it named Francisco Lopez Pena as CEO. ...
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Hyundai gives Kona off-road capabilities to broaden small SUV's appeal
Hyundai hopes a sharp design, advanced connectivity features and off-road capability will help win c ...
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Citroen sees C3 Aircross luring minivan loyalists
Citroen says the C3 Aircross will stand out from rivals in the subcompact SUV segment with its expre ...
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VW seeks youth appeal with T-Roc
VW believes the T-Roc's high-tech connectivity features, expressive design and fashionable color opt ...
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Seat Arona tackles the 'urban jungle'
Seat is aiming its Arona subcompact crossover at inhabitants of "the urban jungle" who don't need of ...
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BMW sticks to X3's winning formula
BMW has stuck to its winning formula for its X3, one of the automaker's highest volume models, givin ...
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Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
Renault is seeking to capture a share of Europe's small-but-growing pickup segment with the Alaskan, ...
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Mercedes pickup aims to mimic success of brand's SUVs
Daimler hopes the Mercedes X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division ...
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Opel Grandland X plugs key gap in SUV lineup
Opel's Grandland X crossover is expected to give the automaker a strong foothold in Europe's popular ...
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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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Suppliers to the new Toyota C-HR
Assembly of the all-new Toyota C-HR began in November 2016 at the automaker's plant in Sakarya, Turk ...
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Suppliers to the new Aston Martin DB11
Assembly of the all-new Aston Martin DB11 began in May 2016 in at the supercar maker's plant in Gayd ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
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