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Hyundai recalls 42,925 Genesis, Equus sedans in U.S. for brake lights

9:14 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2014

Hyundai is recalling 42,925 sedans in the U.S. due to potentially faulty brake lights, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators.... Read More »

Hyundai falls 4% as small cars tumble

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

Hyundai Motor America's November sales fell 4 percent on weak demand for small cars such as the Elantra and Accent.... Read More »

FUEL ME ONCE ...

Hydrogen cars are here. Is the world ready for them?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

Auto companies have looked to hydrogen fuel cells as a groundbreaking technology: a nonpolluting power source that isn't constrained by battery capacity and doesn't require long stretches of downtime for charging. But one key breakthrough -- making a hydrogen-fueled vehicle as easy to drive and refuel as a gasoline-powered one -- remains elusive.... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia vow to raise mpg 25% by 2020

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Hyundai and affiliate Kia Motors aim to raise the average fuel economy of their vehicles by 25 percent by 2020.... Read More »

Has the Hyundai Sonata lost its mojo after redesign?

7:50 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014

The revamped Sonata sedan was supposed to help Hyundai Motor Co. reverse sluggish sales, but the car described by some critics as a bland substitute for its popular predecessor is off to a slow start in the key U.S. market.... Read More »

Hyundai on a quest for capacity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Hyundai needs a new assembly plant to keep up with crossover demand, says U.S. boss Dave Zuchowski. Until then, Hyundai will likely get production from sibling brand Kia's factories in Mexico and Georgia.... Read More »

FIVE YEARS LATER

GM's loss, Hyundai's gain

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Stores targeted for closure by one troubled brand were snapped up by a rising brand.... Read More »

RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: Hyundai scrambles for more crossover turf

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2014

Hyundai's no longer growing by leaps and bounds in the United States, in part because it's only a bit player in the crossover boom.... Read More »

Hyundai taps actor Paul Rudd as new U.S. pitchman

6:10 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2014

Hyundai, in a push to appeal to younger buyers in the United States, has selected actor Paul Rudd as the brand's new celebrity pitchman.... Read More »

Elantra's new look

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014

The re-engineered 2016 Hyundai Elantra gets major changes to its sheet metal and proportions. This spy photo shows a longer and sleeker sedan, with bigger front and rear overhangs and a hood that looks stretched from the current version.... Read More »

Hyundai hit with $17M fine

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014

Federal regulators last week slapped Hyundai with a $17.35 million fine for taking too long to report a safety defect in its 2009-12 model year Genesis sedans, signaling a strict reading of safety laws in the wake of General Motors' ignition-switch crisis.... Read More »

Hyundai to give crossovers an update and hybrids a spin

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014

Hyundai is already into the first year of a steady period in its new-product cadence that will see at least two significant launches in each of the next three years.... Read More »

Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonata sedans to repair transmission-shift cable

8:06 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2014

Hyundai is recalling about 883,000 Sonata sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash. It is also recalling 5,650 Sonatas from the 2015 model year in the United States and Puerto Rico because one or both front-brake calipers may crack, making the brakes less effective and raising the risk of a crash, NHTSA documents show.... Read More »

Hyundai sued in S. Korea after overstating fuel efficiency of Santa Fe

7:12 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Hyundai was sued by consumers in its home market after the nation's transport ministry said the company overstated the fuel efficiency of one of its models.... Read More »

RYAN BEENE

BLOG: Hyundai's safety tech video shows what a sales pitch can't

2:16 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2014

The biggest problem with selling consumers on the idea of active safety technologies is that unless you experience what happens when they intervene, it's hard to fully appreciate their potential.... Read More »

Hyundai recalls Elantra Touring over brackets that could dislodge as airbag inflates

1:39 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

Hyundai said today that it will recall 35,000 2010-12 Elantra Touring vehicles in the United States and 23,600 in Canada to install industrial adhesive strips in the headliner support bracket of the side curtain airbag, which could dislodge during deployment, causing injuries.... Read More »

Hyundai fields a more athletic Sonata for '15

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

After shaking up the industry with the previous Sonata's swoopy sheet metal, Hyundai engineers focused most on improving driving dynamics for the mid-sized sedan's seventh generation.... Read More »

BEST PRACTICES

High-end Hyundai buyers enjoy private lounge, dinners and more

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

The lounge inside Burns Hyundai in Marlton, N.J., offers red-carpet perks to Genesis and Equus buyers. It has been essential to winning over customers from brands such as Lexus, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.... Read More »

Hyundai tests smaller engine in Sonata

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

The addition of the Sonata Eco model, with its 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, marks an effort by Hyundai to broaden its appeal in the crowded mid-sized sedan segment.... Read More »

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 »

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