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Hyundai, Kia ordered to trim cross holdings by Korean antitrust authorities

6:52 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2015

South Korea’s antitrust regulator ordered Hyundai Motor Group to cut cross-shareholdings strengthened by a merger between two steelmaking affiliates.... Read More »

2015 LISTS OF 10

The year's most memorable marketing moments

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2015

Memorable moments in marketing in 2015... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia buying captive finance stake from GE Capital

6:53 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23, 2015

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors are bulking up their stakes in the automakers' captive finance company by buying shares held by GE Capital.... Read More »

Hyundai chairman says outlook for 2016 global auto market 'not bright'

6:47 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2015

The outlook for the global auto market is "not bright" next year, Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo said today, indicating 2016 will be another challenging year for the world's fifth-largest automaker.... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia will pay Paice to end case over hybrid engines

6:48 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to pay royalties to a Baltimore company to end a patent-infringement fight over hybrid engines.... Read More »

ROLE REVERSAL

GM, Ford cut back on rental sales; Asians pick up the slack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

Over the past few years, General Motors and Ford Motor Co. have become less reliant on the profit-eroding habit of dumping cars onto the rental-car market, according to a review of industrywide rental sales data by Automotive News. Picking up the slack has been a mix of Asian automakers -- most notably Hyundai-Kia.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Kia Europe COO outlines plan to lift sales to 500,000

Dec. 7, 2015 06:15 CET

Kia Europe's chief operating officer, Michael Cole, explained to Automotive News Europe what the automaker is doing to move away from its budget image and what it needs to do to reach 500,000 sales annually by the end of the decade from about 354,000 last year.... Read More »

Hyundai Ioniq first to offer 3 electrified powertrain options in 1 body

7:52 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Hyundai will launch a new vehicle in January dubbed the Ioniq featuring three electrified drivetrain options in one body type, as the South Korean automaker fortifies its green-car lineup and targets rivals such as the Toyota Prius.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

How Hyundai and Kia will raise image, prices in Europe

Dec. 7, 2015 06:15 CET

Hyundai and sibling brand Kia are on track to achieve record sales in Europe this year, but while both are keen to grow market share they are also striving to shed their image as budget brands and want to be perceived as more aspirational.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for December

Dec. 7, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why Hyundai and Kia are shifting their focus in Europe.... Read More »

ANE's December e-magazine goes live Monday

Dec. 4, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Dec. 7. This month's edition looks at why Hyundai and Kia are shifting their focus in Europe.... Read More »

Hyundai-Kia buck truck trend, post gains in small cars

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

Low gasoline prices may have many Americans looking for trucks and crossovers, but that was no problem in November for Hyundai and Kia, which reported U.S. sales gains thanks to small cars such as the Hyundai Elantra and Kia Soul.... Read More »

Kia's redesigned Cadenza gets a more angular look

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015

Few exterior images of the redesigned Kia Cadenza for 2017 show a sharper, more angular look than the previous generation, which marked Kia's entry into the U.S. high-end car market.... Read More »

2017 Kia Cadenza looks sharper, more angular

10:49 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015

Kia Motors unveiled today the exterior of the redesigned, sportier 2017 Cadenza luxury car, which will go on sale next year. The new Cadenza, known as the K7 in Korea, has a sharper, more angular look than the 2016 version.... Read More »

Kia aims Niro 'hybrid utility vehicle' at U.S. consumers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Last week, Kia released the first design sketches of the Niro, which shares a name with a concept Kia unveiled in 2013 at the Frankfurt auto show. It is part of Kia's plan to spend $10 billion through 2020 to build a full eco-friendly lineup, including electric vehicles and a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.... Read More »

Kia greenlights Niro in green-car rush

1:10 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Kia, shedding light on its longstanding plans for a dedicated hybrid family, plans to take on the Toyota Prius and Chevrolet Volt with a “hybrid utility vehicle” called the Niro.... Read More »

Kia teases a more angular next-gen Cadenza

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

Kia's decision to redesign the Cadenza sedan signals that the Korean brand will not abandon its high-end cars despite corporate sibling Hyundai's campaign to create a dedicated luxury brand, Genesis.... Read More »

Kia recalls some 2014-16 Souls for steering glitch

11:49 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2015

Kia is recalling 256,459 Soul subcompact crossovers in the U.S. for a problem that can lead to steering loss.... Read More »

Kia offers first look at second-gen Cadenza

6:20 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015

The decision to redesign the Cadenza, which starts at about $35,000, signals Kia will not abandon its high-end cars despite Hyundai's plan to create a dedicated luxury brand, Genesis.... Read More »

Crossovers carry Hyundai to October record

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

After three months in showrooms, Hyundai’s redesigned Tucson is hitting its stride. U.S. sales of the compact crossover doubled to 7,298 in October, narrowing its deficit to the Mazda CX-5 and Subaru Forester and suggesting Hyundai is poised for growth in a segment in which it has historically struggled. Tucson sales helped the Korean brand to a healthy month, with U.S. sales rising 20 percent to a record 60,005 vehicles.... Read More »

NBA's All-Star game jerseys to feature Kia Motors badge in 2016-17

5:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2015

The NBA will break with tradition and place a sponsored corporate logo, Kia Motors, on player jerseys during the next two All-Star games, the league says.... Read More »

Kia is coming back to the Super Bowl

4:32 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015

Kia is coming back to the Super Bowl for the seventh straight year. A spokeswoman confirmed that the automaker has purchased ad time in the Feb. 7 game but declined to share other details.... Read More »

Kia recalls 377,000 Sorento crossovers for transmission glitch

1:47 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2015

Kia is recalling 377,000 Sorentos because of a transmission glitch that can cause the crossover to roll while parked.... Read More »

Retail sales outpace fleet volume in September

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015

September U.S. auto sales were driven more by retail volume than fleet activity.... Read More »

Hyundai loses $28.9 million patent infringement trial

6:49 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015

Hyundai and affiliate Kia were told to pay a Baltimore company $28.9 million after a federal jury said the South Korean carmakers infringed patents related to hybrid engines. The companies pledged to appeal.... Read More »

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