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Hyundai Sonata to have Apple, Google phone tech by year-end

10:54 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2014
Hyundai will offer in-car smartphone operating systems from Apple and Google on the 2015 Sonata mid-sized sedan by year end -- making it the first nonluxury vehicle in the United States to offer the systems.... Read More »

 

Hyundai adds small, turbocharged engine to '15 Sonata lineup

6:34 pm U.S. ET | June 19, 2014
Hyundai will offer a small-displacement, turbocharged engine on the re-engineered 2015 Sonata to bolster the sedan’s fuel economy credentials in the crowded mid-sized segment.... Read More »

 

Hyundai delivers hydrogen Tucson to first U.S. customer

7:24 am U.S. ET | June 11, 2014
Hyundai has started retail leasing of its hydrogen-powered Tucson crossover as the South Korean carmaker and competitors look to expand the market for alternative zero-emission electric vehicles.... Read More »

 

Hyundai drops Genesis Coupe turbo

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
Hyundai is dropping the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the 2015 Genesis Coupe, a spokesman said. A 3.8-liter V-6 engine will be the only powertrain available in the rear-wheel-drive sporty car.... Read More »

 

SEGMENT SPOTLIGHT

Large cars, after brief comeback, lose traction

4:24 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014
The large car's comeback appears over. After a solid rise in 2013, U.S. sales of nonluxury big sedans dropped 5 percent through May, while car sales were flat and total light-vehicle sales jumped 5 percent.... Read More »

 

Hyundai plans 'flagship' to protect its home turf

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
Hyundai, feeling pinched in its South Korean home market by premium import brands, will add a "flagship" sedan between the Azera and Genesis.... Read More »

 

Hyundai drops turbo, moving Genesis coupe upscale for 2015

10:42 am U.S. ET | May 30, 2014
Hyundai is dropping the 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the 2015 Genesis Coupe, a company spokesman said.... Read More »

 

Hyundai plans new 'flagship' sedan to combat growing rivals at home

3:22 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2014
Hyundai, feeling pinched at home by increasingly popular import brands, will add a new "flagship" sedan slotted between the Azera and Genesis to try to win more high-end sales.... Read More »

 

Hyundai leapfrogs Honda to become greenest automaker in U.S., scientists say

11:34 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2014
Hyundai, which has championed smaller engines, dethroned Honda as the greenest automaker in the United States, according to a report released today by the Union of Concerned Scientists.... Read More »

 

Hyundai focuses on passion and loyalty for its 2014 World Cup campaign

7:04 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2014
Hyundai Motor America's ad campaign for the 2014 World Cup focuses on passion and loyalty as the Korean automaker seeks to maximize the impact of its multimedia blitz during the games.... Read More »

 

Hyundai recalls more than 140,000 Tucsons to secure air bag assembly

6:59 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2014
Hyundai is recalling more than 140,000 Tucson crossover models because the air bag assembly may come loose from its mounting on the steering wheel, according to documents filed with U.S. auto safety regulators.... Read More »

 

Soccer pitch: Hyundai, VW target Hispanics

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Whether they call it soccer, football or futbol, millions of fans of the world's most popular sport will reach their quadrennial frenzy when the FIFA World Cup kicks off next month.... Read More »

 

At Hyundai, luxury lives with low-end

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
The next-generation Hyundai Genesis starting to arrive in showrooms to take on the likes of the BMW 5 series features taut, stately sheet metal that wraps a leather-bathed interior trimmed in matte-finished real wood, and a sticker price topping $51,000 for the 420-hp V-8 edition. And it's taking its place barely a car length away from the entry-est of entry-level vehicles, a $15,000 Hyundai Accent.... Read More »

 

BRADFORD WERNLE

As Lincoln dealers yearn, Hyundai's flagship rolls

3:22 pm U.S. ET | May 5, 2014
Since the demise of the Town Car, Lincoln dealers have been pining for a big, flagship sedan with real presence, an automobile to evoke the great motorcars from Lincoln's illustrious past: the Zephyr or the Continental.... Read More »

 

SEDAN SHOOTOUT

As Sonata turns cautious, Camry flees good-but-frumpy image

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
Sales of mid-sized sedans may be off 8 percent so far this year, but redesigns from Toyota and Hyundai unveiled at the New York auto show indicate the segment has plenty of fight left in it.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Hyundai goes mild with 2015 Sonata makeover

10:15 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Hyundai is tweaking the recipe that made the Sonata one of the industry's hottest mid-sized sedans in recent years with a makeover for 2015 that is more mild than spicy. The redesigned 2015 Sonata, introduced at the New York auto show today, will offer more technology and safety equipment than the outgoing model.... Read More »

 

'15 Genesis is worthy of premium label

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
The original Hyundai Genesis was a noble first shot at the luxury car market, but it couldn't match the driving dynamics, interior refinement or prestige of the Audi A6, BMW 5 series or Mercedes-Benz E350. The Genesis' 2015 model year redesign takes a huge step toward closing that gap.... Read More »

 

Hyundai says redesigned Sonata will shed curves, gain refinement

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
Hyundai says the next generation of its mid-sized Sonata sedan will be more refined than the model it replaces and will lose some of its distinctive curvy lines.... Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Hyundai promises more refined, upscale '15 Sonata

6:37 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
As sales of the aging Hyundai Sonata slow in the United States, Hyundai says the next generation of its bread and butter mid-sized sedan will be more refined and premium-feeling than the model it replaces. Hyundai revealed the re-engineered 2015 Sonata in South Korea today.... Read More »

 

Hyundai cuts new Sonata's fuel-economy rating, apologizes for error

6:26 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Hyundai said today the fuel economy of its revamped Sonata sedan was less than it had previously stated, an error that could further undermine its reliability after a slew of mileage-related lawsuits.... Read More »

 

Hyundai revamps Sonata sedan

10:34 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
When Hyundai last overhauled the Sonata in 2009, U.S. motorists embraced the curvy styling and the company went on to gain more market share than any major automaker for the next half decade. Hyundai is betting on a repeat jolt as the company releases the first images of the seventh-generation Sonata sedan.... Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Hyundai looks to Genesis to challenge BMW, Mercedes in Europe

Feb. 26, 2014 10:37 CET
Hyundai will target eastern and southern Europe with the new Genesis sedan as the automaker seeks to boost its brand image by making a foray into the premium market.... Read More »

 

Hyundai r&d chief makes a comeback after 3-month hiatus

7:10 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
Hyundai reinstated former r&d president Kwon Moon-sik, just three months after he had quit over a string of quality problems. Hyundai also said its design center boss left for "personal reasons."... Read More »

 

Hyundai r&d chief makes a comeback after 3-month hiatus

Feb. 24, 2014 13:10 CET
Hyundai reinstated former r&d president Kwon Moon-sik, just three months after he had quit over a string of quality problems. Hyundai also said its design center boss left for "personal reasons."... Read More »

 

Sonata drags down Hyundai

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
Hyundai notched big gains in its sales, market share and image when its swoopy 2011 Sonata hit the market.... Read More »

 

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