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VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Analysts blast Tesla tweet, upgrade

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2016

Tesla tweet, upgrade blasted by some analysts; Lamborghini to 'push like hell' to double global production; Kia's re-engineered Rio; Ford, Lincoln recalls; Mercedes, Federer serve up new ad.... Read More »

2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Kia gives new Rio a sporty look

Aug. 24, 2016 11:58 CET

Kia is giving its Rio subcompact hatchback a sporty look to help it compete better against rivals such as the Ford Fiesta and Peugeot 208.... Read More »

Hyundai recalls '13 Elantras for deteriorating brake pads

10:53 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Hyundai Motor America is recalling 64,500 Elantra sedans from the 2013 model year because the brake pedal stopper pads can deteriorate over time.... Read More »

Tiny Kia crossover likely to join the fray in 2017

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Spy photos of Kia's upcoming subcompact crossover indicate a longish hood, stubby tail and limited cargo space -- a profile similar to the previous-generation Sportage.... Read More »

Hyundai sets a course for new autonomous testing ground

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Hyundai aims to ramp up autonomous-driving development in the U.S. by tapping an expansive testing ground being built at an abandoned bomber factory complex outside Detroit.... Read More »

Hyundai's startup mindset

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2016

Hyundai's partnership with Amazon's Alexa shows how a startup mentality puts it at the front of the pack.... Read More »

Amazon, Hyundai team up for on-demand test drives

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2016

An on-demand test-drive program in Los Angeles and Orange County will allow people to book test drives of Hyundai Motor America vehicles via Amazon's Prime Now service. . The program, "Prime Now. Drive Now.," will run this weekend and next weekend.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Taking fast track to autonomy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2016

Taking fast track to autonomous cars; Genesis calls on 'Alexa'; Dealers strive to weather La. floods; Political shift for ex-GM CEO Akerson; Cruising to the rescue.... Read More »

Hyundai's Genesis unveils remote auto controls with Amazon

10:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2016

Genesis, Hyundai's new luxury division, today said it will be the first company to allow users to control a variety of car functions remotely using Amazon Alexa voice commands.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Toyota, GM pickup-production plays

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2016

Toyota, GM get creative to boost pickup output; In Louisiana, bracing for floods' impact; Kia, VW crossovers spied, CC seen; Mazda, Lexus auto show makeovers; Audi ad raises eyebrows.... Read More »

Hyundai says it's discussing partnerships with Google

Aug. 17, 2016 11:00 CET

Hyundai is in discussions with Google about partnerships as the automaker seeks external expertise to remain competitive. The two companies have some common areas that may require cooperation, Hyundai Motor President Jeong Jin Haeng said.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Ford to mass-produce autonomous cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2016

Ford plans to mass-produce autonomous fleet in 2021, boost Silicon Valley staff; Hyundai exec takes aim at fortress mentality; VW tops GM in China; Lincoln future product.... Read More »

Kia slots new crossover below Sportage

11:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2016

Spy photographers have snapped a prototype of Kia's new subcompact crossover undergoing hot-weather testing. The unnamed cute ute will compete with the likes of Toyota's upcoming C-HR, Mazda's CX-3, Honda's HR-V and Chevy's Trax. It will slot below Kia's compact Sportage, which has grown in size and price in recent years, and will likely share a platform with Hyundai's upcoming subcompact crossover.... Read More »

Hyundai exec, seeking Silicon Valley tie-ups, wants to knock down fortress mentality

6:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2016

A go-it-alone strategy won’t cut it anymore, says Hwang Seung Ho, Hyundai’s executive vice president of information technology development. He thinks the carmaker needs to be far more open to tie-ups with tech upstarts and Silicon Valley giants to remain competitive in the race to dominate the coming era of connected cars and autonomous driving.... Read More »

A performance line for Genesis?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Add one more thing to Hyundai and Genesis' ever-expanding to-do list: a Genesis performance line. Not content with the Ioniq trio of green vehicles, a forthcoming N performance line, a dedicated hydrogen fuel cell crossover and the Genesis luxury brand itself, the Korean automaker could also roll out a Genesis performance division.... Read More »

JUST ARRIVED

2017 Genesis G90

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Though it will carry the torch for the new Genesis luxury division, the 2017 G90 is a spiritual successor to the earlier Hyundai Equus.... Read More »

5 MINUTES WITH Frank Ferrara, vice president of consumer satisfaction, Hyundai Motor America

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

On the biggest challenge for fixed ops during Hyundai's decadelong growth spurt... Read More »

Hyundai expands service valet program for Genesis luxury models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Hyundai was one of the first automakers to offer pickup and delivery of luxury customers' service vehicles. Now Hyundai is building on that feature by making more valet drivers available to its dealerships for its fledgling Genesis luxury brand.... Read More »

For Genesis, it's just the beginning

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2016

Genesis' general manager Erwin Raphael is fine with having just a pair of larger sedans in his arsenal for now. Until the G70 compact sport sedan kicks off a product onslaught in 18 months, he says, there's plenty of work to do shaping and preparing Hyundai's luxury brand itself.... Read More »

Hyundai's new philosophy: 'controlled aggression'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2016

Hyundai is pursuing a new engine persona in the United States. Hyundai calls it “controlled aggression” and says it represents the next phase in refining the brand’s driving experience.... Read More »

2016 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Hyundai gives the i30 a fresh look

Aug. 10, 2016 15:27 CET

Hyundai has taken a fresh design direction with the new i30 compact car, one of the brand's key models in Europe. The latest-generation i30 will debut at the upcoming Paris auto show with sales starting early next year.... Read More »

Former Mexico governor to face trial tied to Kia tax sweeteners

6:58 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2016

A former governor of Mexico's northern Nuevo Leon state will be tried for alleged improprieties linked to tax incentives his administration gave to South Korean carmaker Kia Motors to build a plant, a local government source said on Tuesday.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: GM tech combats hot-car deaths

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2016

'We had to do something' about hot-car deaths, GM safety official says; Tesla 'Autopilot' crash in China; Ex-governor in Mexico faces trial over Kia deal; Ford Super Duty roll-out.... Read More »

GENETIC ENGINEERS

The men and minds behind Genesis

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

Branding guru Manfred Fitzgerald and veteran designer Luc Donckerwolke are at Hyundai’s Genesis brand for a large challenge: launching an entirely new luxury marque from scratch.... Read More »

Kia spreads its bets across segments

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

Hyundai's corporate cousin is attacking the market on all fronts, with compelling updates and additions that include its Niro line of green CUVs; subcompact and full-size crossovers; large cars and savvy tweaks to its small cars.... Read More »

 
Ghosn's life-changing post-Christmas offer

Douglas A. Bolduc
5:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22 2016

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Carlos Ghosn's powers of persuasion are very hard to resist, Nissan Brazil's current boss learned on Dec. 26. 2011. ...
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Automakers face uncertainty over key Chinese government policies

Yang Jian
6:24 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19 2016

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Auto executives in China are worried these days. ...
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Confessions of a diesel junkie


12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3 2016

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My plan to someday drive off into the sunset in a diesel-powered car at the conclusion of my career ...
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PSA bravely reveals industry's dirty secret

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7 2016

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Give credit to PSA for being bold enough to reveal in great detail something none of its rivals woul ...
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Lada defies Russian market slump with new Western-style cars
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UK car sales flat in July amid signs of a consumer slowdown
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Western Europe sales fall 2% in first monthly decline since 2013
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German car sales fell 3.9% in July as VW Group takes big hit
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Italy car sales growth slows to 2.9% in July
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French new-car sales plunged nearly 10% in July
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Europe's first-half sales growth beats predictions, but Brexit could slow surge
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European June car sales slow as Brexit vote reduces confidence
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Russia car sales fall 13% in June
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Volkswagen Group appoints China chief for VW brand
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Ford promotes UK exec Periam to Europe finance chief
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Ex-Mini design chief Warming joins Chinese-backed Borgward
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PSA names new Peugeot, China, Europe chiefs
PSA Group named new chiefs for its Peugeot brand and for its Europe and China regions. ...
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Daimler promotes Turkish unit boss Seeger to Mercedes sales and marketing chief
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BMW names former F1 exec Duesmann as new purchasing chief
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Fiat Chrysler creates post to oversee global regulatory compliance
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VW's Seat recruits new sales boss from Audi
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Daimler lures exec from Citroen to lead digital sales unit at Mercedes
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FCA's U.S. communications chief Ranieri returns to Italy
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Seat expects Ateca to strengthen its profitability
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Ford makes Edge its European flagship
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Cadillac XT5 price undercuts rivals in Europe
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Honda hopes NSX halo effect will give automaker a boost in Europe
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Alfa touts Giulia's driving dynamics
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Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid
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MG aims first SUV at budget buyers
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Maserati expects first SUV to become its best-seller
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McLaren aims cozy 570GT at new audience
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VW Tiguan offers more room, less weight
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Suppliers to the new VW Tiguan
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Suppliers to the new Bentley Bentayga
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Suppliers to the new Renault Talisman
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Romeo Giulia
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Suppliers to the new Audi A4
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Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
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