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Infiniti seeks to gain from buzz about Q50

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
As a small luxury brand with big ambitions, Infiniti intends to make the most out of critical model launches, like this year's launch of the Q50 sedan.... Read More »

 

WRX spinoff will be bigger, sportier

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
When the redesigned Subaru WRX strikes off on its own as a separate nameplate next spring, it will be longer and roomier, with a sportier look.... Read More »

 

Kia plans Soul EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Kia will introduce an electric version of its 2014 Soul next year, the brand's first EV for the United States.... Read More »

 

Kia tweaks body on Soul for '14

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2013
The Kia Soul has emerged as the last man standing from the carnage in the boxy small-car segment.... Read More »

 

Korean brands keep pushing their boundaries

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
New products on the way from Hyundai and Kia will continue to test the boundaries of both brands.... Read More »

 

Kia set to add rwd sedan as flagship

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Kia will continue its upscale push with the arrival of the Quoris rear-wheel-drive flagship sedan, expected to arrive as early as next summer.... Read More »

 

Genesis, Sonata updates on the way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Now that it fields an entry in most major vehicle segments, Hyundai is turning its attention to keeping its lineup fresh.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- KOREA AND CHINA

Kia picks up the product pace

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2012
After a slow 2012 for new products, Kia will be back on the gas in 2013. A redesigned Forte compact sedan will be launched in January, followed by a five-door hatchback and a coupe by next summer.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- KOREA AND CHINA

Hyundai broadens its lineup, tones down its curves

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2012
Hyundai's curvy sheet metal has been well-received since it debuted on the Tucson crossover in 2010. But the automaker will tone down the curves with a new design language, starting with the restyled Sonata mid-sized sedan in the summer of 2014.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- KOREA AND CHINA

Hyundai and Kia are planning more prestige-class offerings

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2012
Not only have Hyundai and Kia been piling up market share in recent years, they have moved steadily into higher-priced segments. And both Korean brands plan to continue their march upscale with a series of new models and updates in the next three years.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- KOREA AND CHINA

China's automakers aren't ready for the States

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2012
If you're wondering when Chinese automakers will arrive in the United States with cars and trucks and rock-bottom prices, don't hold your breath. Right now, China's domestic automakers are playing defense. In their home market, they are losing market share to General Motors and other foreign automakers.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- HYUNDAI

Veloster is Hyundai's sporty new entry; SUV, hybrid planned

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2011
Hyundai will continue to enter new product segments, including upscale niches, while keeping lower-priced models fresh over the next three years. The Veloster sporty coupe will join the lineup this fall, and a turbocharged version comes next summer. A redesigned Azera sedan debuts in the final weeks of this year, and a two-door Elantra will go on sale next spring.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- HYUNDAI, KIA, MAHINDRA

The expert

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2011
Hyundai and Kia have become two of the hottest brands in the United States by launching a flurry of new and redesigned products in recent years. Finding out what's next for the Korean brands has been the task of West Coast Reporter Ryan Beene, who joined Automotive News in the summer of 2010.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- KIA

New engines will power Kia's redesigned models

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2011
Cars will be the focus of Kia's attention in the next year as the fast-growing Korean automaker brings fresh styling and new engine technology to its lineup. The redesigned Rio subcompact that debuted at the New York auto show in April goes on sale in the fourth quarter. The Cadenza, a large upscale sedan that will be Kia's flagship, will be launched next spring.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- MAHINDRA

Mahindra's U.S. rollout remains in limbo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2011
While the U.S. introduction of Mahindra-brand compact diesel pickups is stalled in arbitration court, the manufacturer's product plans appear to have changed. Mahindra has acquired a 70 percent stake in Korean SUV maker Ssangyong Motor Co. The two companies now indicate that Ssangyong could enter the U.S. market in the coming years.... Read More »

 

FUTURE PRODUCTS -- HYUNDAI, KIA, MAHINDRA

Hyundai, Kia target more segments, move upmarket

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2011
Hyundai and Kia are on pace to set U.S. sales records this year, and have been picking up market share from Japanese and Detroit rivals. They're doing it with product. Both companies have been making splashes with new mainstream models. And they have been expanding into new segments and moving upmarket. The next three years promise more of the same.... Read More »

 

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