Hyundai

Kia prices Stinger sport sedan from $32,800

5:41 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2017

Kia is adopting competitive pricing on the rwd Stinger to help establish a foothold in the competitive compact luxury sport sedan market.... Read More »

Hyundai plans several new crossovers, including diesel

11:49 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2017

Hyundai said its plan for an expanded crossover lineup for the U.S. will include a battery-electric vehicle, a fuel cell offering, a diesel utility and an A-segment vehicle.... Read More »

Kia promotes Russia chief to Europe president

Nov. 15, 2017 14:05 CET

Kia veteran Yong Kew Park, who oversaw the brand's rise to the No. 2 in spot in Russia, has been appointed president of the automaker's European operations.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Kia Europe looks to expand hybrid, EV options

Nov. 12, 2017 06:01 CET

Kia Europe plans to adjust its hybrid and plug-in offerings to compensate for falling sales of diesel cars in the region.... Read More »

9 automakers earn perfect LGBTQ-equality score

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2017

Nine automakers are among the record-breaking number of 609 companies that garnered a perfect score for LGBTQ equality in an annual study.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Senate tax plan would preserve EV credit

8:15 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2017

Senate plan would preserve EV credit, retain estate tax; Report: Hyundai mulls product changes in Ala.; UAW defeat; Hackett on 'dumb cars'; VW quantum leap, Lambo self-healing car.... Read More »

Hyundai mulls more crossover, pickup output at U.S. plant, report says

9:06 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2017

Hyundai is considering building the Tucson and Kona crossovers and a planned pickup at its sole U.S. factory to help reverse a sales slump, the Seoul Economic Daily reported.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for November

Nov. 6, 2017 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks why the European pickup market is set to take off.... Read More »

ANE's November issue goes live Monday

Nov. 3, 2017 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday, November 6. The new edition looks why the European pickup market is set to take off.... Read More »

HYUNDAI/KIA: Year of declines continues

5:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2017

Cuts in fleet sales lead Hyundai/Kia to continue its downward slide for 2017 with a 13 percent drop in sales this October from a year earlier.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Krafcik: Waymo 'really close' to driverless

8:15 am U.S. ET | Oct. 31, 2017

Krafcik: Waymo 'really close' to driverless; Another BMW engineer heads to Hyundai; End to Hyundai's China woes?; GM downgraded; Analyst bearish on Tesla; Snyder on sales booms and big balloons.... Read More »

Hyundai recruits another BMW engineer for Genesis

Oct. 31, 2017 10:13 CET

Hyundai has recruited BMW engineer Fayez Abdul Rahman to lead architecture development at Genesis and help make the new upscale brand more competitive against European premium automakers.... Read More »

Hyundai Q3 profit down 20% on China dispute

Oct. 26, 2017 10:09 CET

Hyundai's quarterly profit fell 20 percent, hurt by South Korea's dispute with China and losses at affiliate Kia.... Read More »

Kia recalls 342,381 Souls for second time for steering flaw

1:49 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2017

Kia is recalling 342,381 Souls in the U.S. for the second time because an initial repair may not have fixed a steering flaw.... Read More »

Auto industry to Trump: 'We're winning with NAFTA'

7:27 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2017

Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers are launching a new coalition Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA.... Read More »

Kia hires PSA designer to lead China styling team

Oct. 24, 2017 10:51 CET

Kia has hired veteran designer Oleg Son from PSA to be the Korean brand's design chief in China. Oleg is currently design boss at the PSA's DS subbrand.... Read More »

Hyundai hires Toyota veteran Brian Smith as COO

9:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2017

Hyundai Motor America on Monday named longtime Toyota and Lexus executive Brian Smith as its COO. Smith will report to Hyundai Motor America's new CEO, Kenny Lee. They will have a lot on their plate.... Read More »

Hyundai borrows from 2009 marketing playbook

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2017

Hyundai Motor America CMO Dean Evans predicts that with new vehicles luring first-time Hyundai shoppers and the Shopper Assurance program promoting loyalty, Hyundai could post a 10 percent sales gain over 2017.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker

Oct. 12, 2017 06:01 CET

Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who remain stubbornly loyal to traditional German, French or Italian volume brands.... Read More »

Hyundai retail program aims for faster transactions, more transparency

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2017

Hyundai plans to roll out a new U.S. retail program by the beginning of 2018 that is aimed at reducing new-vehicle transaction time and increasing price transparency.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Hyundai's plan to shake up car-buying

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2017

Hyundai's plan to shake up car-buying; When humans and robo-cars meet by accident; Magna joins BMW-Intel consortium; A NAFTA warning; Celebrity chef's Land Rover really cooks.... Read More »

HYUNDAI-KIA: Kia car sales bright spot amid overall slide

5:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2017

Hyundai-Kia sales continued their U.S. slide in September, though strength in Kia's car sales helped slow the brands' decline on the year.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: GM, union far apart in Equinox plant strike

8:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2017

GM, union far apart in Equinox plant strike; Genesis aims to start dealership spinoffs in '18; Snyder: Post-storm surge in U.S. sales?; Hands-off course for Cadillac dealers.... Read More »

Genesis wants retail spinoff done by end of 2020

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2017

The move is part of a retail overhaul to give Genesis a distinct identity and cut the number of dealers selling the brand.... Read More »

Hyundai, JLR contenders for FCA?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2017

While talk of Chinese suitors for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has quieted, two other Asian companies are being posited as either candidates to take it over or buy its brands.... Read More »

 
Bentley Bentayga's autonomous tech tops Audi's

Nick Gibbs
9:46 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16 2017

image
Driving the Bentley Bentayga shows just how sophisticated self-driving technology has become as its ...
 Read More ›

French tech company NAWA sees ultracapacitor battery breakthrough

Nick Gibbs
5:53 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14 2017

image
French tech company NAWA believes it has found a way to boost the power of ultracapacitor batteries ...
 Read More ›

Why Vauxhall is likely to survive despite a steep sales slump

Nick Gibbs
4:56 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13 2017

image
PSA's strategy to reduce non-profitable car sales is harming Vauxhall, which saw sales plunge drop 3 ...
 Read More ›

Volvo's subscription plan could be a boon for dealers too

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12 2017

image
Volvo seems to have found a new way to get its vehicles into the hands of customers that is digital, ...
 Read More ›

Without PSA tech, Opel could have been killed by EU CO2 fines

Luca Ciferri
6:08 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10 2017

image
The EU's target to reduce CO2 emissions from new-car fleets to a 95 gram per km average by 2020-2021 might have been the kiss of death for Opel/Vauxhall if PSA hadn't stepped. ...
 Read More ›

Europe's automakers score a win with new CO2 targets

Christiaan Hetzner
4:36 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9 2017

image
Outwardly Europe's carmakers are complaining about the EU's proposed fleet emission targets through ...
 Read More ›

Car rejection claims 'totally false,' Seat CEO says

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9 2017

image
Seat CEO Luca de Meo says claims that a growing number of people are rejecting car ownership are "to ...
 Read More ›

PSA's Opel purchase leaves Citroen odd man out

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1 2017

image
PSA's purchase of Opel means the automaker now has three mass-market European brands. This could be ...
 Read More ›

VW brand's profit margin goal is too easy

Christiaan Hetzner
6:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30 2017

image
VW brand's turnaround plan is not even a year old and yet next month the brand's CEO, Herbert Diess, ...
 Read More ›

Toyota is not seeking No. 1 status; still cautious on EVs

Luca Ciferri
4:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26 2017

image
Toyota Executive Vice President Didier Leroy showed a much bolder Toyota at the Tokyo auto show with ...
 Read More ›

Newsletters & Alerts
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
image
Ford, Nissan among winners as Russia sales rise 17%
Ford and Nissan had big jumps in new-car sales in a Russian market where overall volume increased 17 ...
 Read More ›
image
UK sales slump 12% in Oct. in 7th monthly decline
UK registrations in October fell by 12 percent, marking a seventh consecutive month of decline. Vaux ...
 Read More ›
image
Spanish sales rise 14% in Oct. despite political tensions over Catalonia
Spain's new-car sales increased 14 percent in October even as tensions over Catalonia's bid to gain ...
 Read More ›
image
Italy's record month benefits French brands, Toyota but FCA sales decline
French brands were among the winners in an Italian market that had a record month for new-car sales ...
 Read More ›
image
German market's 4% growth helps Peugeot, Citroen but Opel drops back
PSA's mainstream brands, Peugeot and Citroen, powered ahead in a German market up nearly 4 percent l ...
 Read More ›
image
French sales jump 14% with Nissan, Toyota among winners
French new-car sales rose 14 percent in October, with Nissan and Toyota among the winners. ...
 Read More ›
image
Europe sales drop 2% as Brexit concerns hit UK demand
European new-car sales fell 2 percent in September as concerns about Brexit among UK consumers offse ...
 Read More ›
image
Ford, Kia among winners as Russia sales rose 18% in Sept.
Russia's car market is expected to grow by 11 percent this year after sales rose 18 percent last mon ...
 Read More ›
image
German sales fall 3% in Sept. on diesel worries
German new-car sales fell 3.3 percent in September as uncertainty over the future of diesel-powered ...
 Read More ›
image
Germany's 2017 sales to beat expectations, group says
Germany's new-car sales will be stronger than expected this year, helped by incentives for older die ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
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. ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
 Read More ›
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. ...
 Read More ›
image
European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
 Read More ›
image
Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
 Read More ›
image
Kia promotes Russia chief to Europe president
Kia veteran Yong Kew Park, who oversaw the brand's rise to the No. 2 in spot in Russia, has been app ...
 Read More ›
image
VW Group Canada names new CEO
VW Group said Daniel Weissland will take over its Canada operations. He succeeds Maria Stenstrom, wh ...
 Read More ›
image
Tesla's head of battery engineering leaves
Tesla's director of battery engineering, Jon Wagner, has left the electric carmaker and is launching a battery and powertrain startup in California. ...
 Read More ›
image
VW brand appoints new Europe sales chief
VW brand has appointed Manfred Kantner as head of sales in Europe. ...
 Read More ›
image
Hyundai recruits another BMW engineer for Genesis
Hyundai has recruited BMW engineer Fayez Abdul Rahman to lead architecture development at Genesis an ...
 Read More ›
image
BMW recruits Audi exec to head brand management
BMW has appointed former Audi manager Sven Schuwirth as head of brand's product management and marke ...
 Read More ›
image
Ford names new manufacturing boss for Europe; veteran exec Odell to retire
Ford named a new manufacturing boss and a new head of joint ventures and alliances in Europe as part ...
 Read More ›
image
Kia hires PSA designer to lead China styling team
Kia has hired veteran designer Oleg Son from PSA to be the Korean brand's design chief in China. Ole ...
 Read More ›
image
Infiniti appoints French exec Meunier as global sales chief
Nissan's Infiniti appointed company veteran Christian Meunier to the newly created role of head of g ...
 Read More ›
image
Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
Renault is seeking to capture a share of Europe's small-but-growing pickup segment with the Alaskan, ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
 Read More ›
image
'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
 Read More ›
image
Renault moves Koleos upscale for Europe
Renault is counting on high-end features to make its new Koleos SUV more successful in Europe than t ...
 Read More ›
image
Ford expands Fiesta family
Ford expects buyers of its new Fiesta subcompact to fall into two categories – previous Fiesta ...
 Read More ›
image
Mazda makes CX-5 an even better drive
Mazda hopes to boost demand for its CX-5, the brand's top-selling model in Europe, with a new genera ...
 Read More ›
image
Kia Picanto adds tech but stays small
Kia has bucked the trend that cars grow larger with every new generation by increasing the new Pican ...
 Read More ›
image
Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
 Read More ›
image
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 ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
 Read More ›