en-usVince Bond Jr. Feed El SUV Kia Telluride crece para 2020 y agrega un toque de modaWed, 12 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTEl Telluride 2020 se convertirá en el mayor cruce en la alineación de Kia a medida que la marca se entrelaza con la semana de la moda de Nueva York para ayudar a capitalizar el continuo cambio del consumidor a crossovers. Longo construye diversidad con el sitio web en españolMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTUn concesionario de California, Longo Toyota, ha desarrollado un sitio web de tienda para sus clientes de habla hispana. 2020 Kia Telluride crossover goes big, with fashionable touchSat, 8 Sep 2018 18:45:00 ESTThe 2020 Telluride will become the biggest crossover in Kia's lineup as the brand weaves into New York fashion week to help capitalize on the ongoing consumer shift to crossovers. Mazda hits the club scene to tap into Miata loveMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTMazda, which has struggled to maintain customer loyalty, has made owner engagement and community-building a central piece of its outreach strategy. Roadtrip marketing gets fancyMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTAcross the country, automakers are leveraging owner gatherings and other communal experiences to build loyalty and a deeper connection between brands and their customers. Japan's little 3 lean on partnershipsMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTThese are exciting times for Japan's little three. Mazda and Subaru are preparing to launch electrified vehicles in the U.S. Mazda dips into electrified vehiclesMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTMazda adds safety and premium features to lineup, while planning to unveil three electrified vehicles in the next few years. Mini owners take the scenic routeMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTOn the biennial Mini Takes the States road trip, owners were treated to face time with the brand's manufacturing team and a new connected-car app. Hyundai fights for NFL playing timeMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn a sport defined by matchups and midgame adjustments, the National Football League's official auto sponsor decided to make a tweak of its own. Where Dodge's muscle gets flexedMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe Viper has been phased out, but the track has expanded its roster with other vehicles plucked from the FCA fleet: the energetic Fiat 500 Abarth and 124 Spider Abarth. And more Challengers are coming. Mitsubishi hints at more electrified CUVsMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTMitsubishi will have plenty of support going forward as a member of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which will lead to new platforms and technologies to bolster its lineup. Hyundai lands sponsorship rights for NBC's NFL Sunday Night Kickoff showWed, 29 Aug 2018 18:30:58 ESTThe NFL's "Sunday Night Football" kickoff telecast has been primetime TV's top show for seven consecutive seasons, Hyundai says, averaging more than 18 million viewers each week last season. Want a luxury car? Try a KiaMon, 27 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTMass-market brands such as Ford, Honda and Kia aren't luxury players, but the loaded upper trim levels they offer inflate prices to the point where their vehicles end up face to face with high-end brands. Acura fortifies NSX chassis for 2019Fri, 24 Aug 2018 10:45:40 ESTAcura's electrified NSX supercar is back for the 2019 model year with a modified chassis and software tuning along with new tires #8212; changes that the automaker says improves responsiveness. Longo builds diversity with Spanish website Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTA California dealership, Longo Toyota, has developed a store website for its Spanish-speaking customers. Genesis' first crossover a year awayMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn 2022, Genesis plans to have a stand-alone network of dealers and a sufficiently diverse lineup of vehicles for them to sell as it seeks to take its place alongside the industry's leading luxury marques. Kia has Telluride crossover, green cars on the horizonMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTExpect to see the Niro's nameplate expanded with a fully electric edition soon, while Kia adds the Telluride to the lineup to further capitalize on the shift to crossovers. Hyundai fills its crossover lineupMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai's move to rework its notoriously car-heavy lineup with a batch of new, redesigned or freshened crossovers is paying off. Hyundai-Kia pipeline shows group's versatilityMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTKorean auto brands, which ruled J.D. Power's closely watched quality rankings this year, are improving their product arsenals and better aligning their U.S. portfolios to meet demand for crossovers. Where cars are still thrivingSat, 11 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTSedans aren't anywhere close to obsolete. Brands just need to aim them at the right audiences with the proper messaging. Designer convinced Hyundai can become just as sexy as Alfa RomeoSat, 4 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai's vice president of design says brand is moving away from uniform "family look" toward sexier products. Acura RDX signals return to performance heritageMon, 30 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTAcura's rededication to its performance heritage came full circle this year with the debut of the redesigned 2019 RDX crossover. Honda Passport to return after Pilot, HR-V updatesMon, 30 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTHonda's crossovers, minivan and pickup and are leading the way as the Japanese manufacturer flaunts its flexible assembly lines in North America to meet demand. Utilities in driver's seat for Japan's Big 3, but sedans still on boardMon, 30 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTLike much of the industry, utility vehicles will continue to be the main drivers of growth for the three biggest Japanese automakers Looking back on Honda's brush with the UAWSat, 21 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe UAW's quest to organize Marysville would come up short against the patience of Honda executive Shige Yoshida, who brushed off pressure from Japan brass to recognize the union. Hyundai launches Iron Man edition of KonaThu, 19 Jul 2018 15:00:00 ESTHyundai is extending its Marvel collaboration with a special Iron Man edition of the Kona subcompact crossover. The version is scheduled to be unveiled Thursday at Comic-Con in San Diego. Hyundai launches digital showroom on AmazonWed, 18 Jul 2018 09:00:00 ESTHyundai has launched a digital showroom on the Amazon Vehicles research hub, the first automaker to create such a page on the massive shopping site. Dan O'BrienMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTTook control of a store that averaged 25 new-vehicle sales per month last year and turned it into a leading Kia store with 137 new Kia vehicles sold Genesis G70 debut nears with retail network still sorting itself outMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTUncertainty has been a common theme around the dapper Genesis G70's U.S. launch #8212; not because of the product itself, but rather the retail infrastructure surrounding it. Trevor GileMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTDiversified business portfolio to find revenue streams outside car business. Store certified by BP Global as the first "carbon neutral" dealership in the world CDK to acquire ELEAD1ONE Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:21:37 ESTDealership software giant CDK Global struck a deal to acquire ELEAD1ONE, a provider of customer relationship management, service and marketing solutions. GM leads in adding minority dealershipsSun, 15 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTGM topped the industry in minority dealer appointments in 2017, but is seeking more candidates for certain regional markets such as the north-central region. HYUNDAI/KIA: Expanded crossover lineup provides liftTue, 3 Jul 2018 16:40:52 ESTCombined U.S. sales at Hyundai and Kia rose 9 percent to 120,623 in June, helped by healthy demand for expanded crossover lineups. HONDA: Trucks propel a June highTue, 3 Jul 2018 17:21:07 ESTAmerican Honda's U.S. sales jumped 4.8 percent in June on strong light-truck demand. The CR-V, Pilot and redesigned 2019 Acura RDX, which went on sale last month, all had record months. Hyundai readies 3-row Palisade crossoverTue, 3 Jul 2018 12:00:11 ESTHyundai's big-bodied answer to the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander and Chevrolet Traverse has been spotted again by a spy photographer in Arizona. Hyundai's Veloster ready for its close-upSun, 1 Jul 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe diminutive Hyundai Veloster gets more than a cameo in superhero flick Ant-Man and the Wasp, which hits U.S. theaters Friday. Hyundai captive pilots subscription payment planWed, 27 Jun 2018 10:59:33 ESTHyundai Motor Finance is piloting a subscription payment option in Ohio that packages a special lease price, auto insurance and vehicle maintenance. Honda readies Pilot plug-in hybrid Tue, 26 Jun 2018 11:45:00 ESTHonda is planning a plug-in hybrid version of the Pilot crossover, new images from spy photographers indicate. It will be the fourth electrified vehicle in the Honda lineup after the Accord, Clarity and Insight. Honda sharpens aim for redesigned Insight, prices it below $30,000 Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:55:21 ESTHonda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn't cannibalize Honda's Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid. Honda Canada said Monday the Insight starts at $29,645, including delivery. Automotive advertisers steer around new social media scrutinySun, 24 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTAutomotive advertisers are sidestepping the potential pothole of Facebook's shift in third-party data policies. Hyundai's tiny little superheroMon, 18 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai executives hope the 2019 Veloster will serve not only as an attention-grabber, but also as a steppingstone to other Hyundai models as the lifestyles of its buyers change. Honda sharpens its aim for redesigned InsightMon, 18 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTHonda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn't cannibalize Honda's Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid, and where it can compete effectively against the Prius and challengers from... After cute hamsters, Kia turns to cute kidsMon, 11 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTSaad Chehab, who joined Kia Motors America in May 2017 as vice president of marketing communications, said the brand needed the fresh look for its summer sales campaign. Acura rocks out, cranks the volume with ad campaign for 2019 RDX Wed, 6 Jun 2018 07:00:00 ESTAcura is introducing the redesigned 2019 RDX crossover with an energetic TV spot, "Launch," during the NBA Finals. AMERICAN HONDA'S HENIO ARCANGELI: Touting dealer connectionsMon, 4 Jun 2018 00:01:00 EST"There are a lot of things we're working on to continue to improve our relationship," says Henio Arcangeli, six months into his stint at American Honda. MITSUBISHI NORTH AMERICA'S FRED DIAZ: Retailers see promise in allianceMon, 4 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn years past, the company sometimes found it hard to fill open points, Diaz told Automotive News in wide-ranging interview, but now there's competition among prospects for some points. Mitsubishi's Diaz looks ahead to brand repair jobMon, 4 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTFred Diaz said he believes the company will need a more disciplined incentive strategy as well as greater attention to quality. Mitsubishi ponders a midsize pickupMon, 4 Jun 2018 00:01:00 ESTNothing has been confirmed, but new Mitsubishi Motors North America CEO Fred Diaz says the company is looking into bringing a midsize pickup to the U.S. HYUNDAI-KIA: Losing streak ends Fri, 1 Jun 2018 14:58:25 ESTHyundai-Kia, behind an expanded crossover lineup, snapped a 17-month streak of U.S. sales declines with a 5.9 percent advance in May light-vehicle deliveries. HONDA: Trucks outshine cars Fri, 1 Jun 2018 16:51:53 ESTAmerican Honda's strong utility vehicle performance pushed it to a 3.1 percent U.S. sales increase in May. Kia Motors America names Michael Cole COO Tue, 29 May 2018 14:30:17 ESTKia Motors America has handed the COO reins to Michael Cole, who manned the same position for its European operation since November 2012. How 'God's Plan' worked out for AcuraMon, 28 May 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe big giveaway in rapper Drake's heart-tugging video was going to be a Honda Civic. Acura's Ikeda recalls when marketing went adriftSat, 26 May 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn a quest to establish itself in a world that grew to include Lexus and Infiniti, the chief of Acura says the brand went down a "wandering road" where it lost touch with its roots. Can tamer TrueCar be true to itself?Mon, 14 May 2018 00:01:00 ESTUnder Chip Perry, TrueCar is not a different company, but it's a very different brand, casting itself more clearly as the friend of the auto dealer. TrueCar's Perry: 'We embraced the need to change'Mon, 14 May 2018 00:01:00 ESTDo consumers want the lowest price or a fair price? TrueCar is betting on a fair price. Mazda picks up a German accentMon, 14 May 2018 00:01:00 ESTWhile Mazda can't pass itself off as a luxury brand, the mix of quality, handling and design have proved potent enough to draw upscale consumers who drive German cruisers. Course correction for Genesis' 'misguided missile'Mon, 7 May 2018 00:01:00 ESTIs Hyundai's Genesis a make or a 'model?' The question is at the heart of the lingering confusion surrounding the luxury brand's retail strategy. HONDA: Slow sales for several key vehicles Tue, 1 May 2018 15:07:40 ESTAmerican Honda's U.S. sales fell 9.2 percent in April due to the slower performance of key models such as the Accord, Civic and CR-V. HYUNDAI/KIA: Hyundai, Kia and Genesis all dropTue, 1 May 2018 16:08:20 ESTHyundai Motor America's U.S. sales were down 11 percent from the year-earlier period to 56,063 units. Genesis changes its mind on retail network -- againTue, 1 May 2018 13:11:32 ESTGenesis General Manager Erwin Raphael told Hyundai's dealer council last week that the opportunity to sell the brand would now be offered to all Hyundai dealers in the United States -- a complete shift from the brand's... A luxury roller-coaster rideMon, 30 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai's journey into luxury has been a bumpy, tortuous ride for its dealers, thanks to a strategy that was unclear from the start. Health scare motivates dealership to teach life-saving techniquesMon, 30 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTRyan Gremore, president of the O'Brien Auto Team, decided that if a medical emergency ever took place at one of his stores, staffers would have the tools and training to address it. Honda sweetens Accord leases, a littleMon, 23 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe discounted lease deal puts the Accord within striking distance of the Camry in strong lease markets such as California, Ohio and Florida. Mitsu COO sees alliance enabling big stridesMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTTrevor Mann foresees the automaker flirting with the 300,000 mark as it introduces new products such as the Eclipse Cross and begins to roll out vehicles on platforms shared with Renault-Nissan around 2021. Ed Beadle Sun, 8 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTAge: 43Title: Senior manager of integrated marketing, Acura Division Ed RhodesSun, 8 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTAge: 37Title: Senior group manager of pricing and market analytics, Hyundai... Kia Motors America COO Michael Sprague leaving companyFri, 6 Apr 2018 11:14:53 ESTMichael Sprague, the former Ford executive who notched a steady series of promotions in nearly a decade at Kia Motors America, is leaving the Korean automaker. HONDA: Trucks, Civic continue to provide liftTue, 3 Apr 2018 16:41:19 ESTAmerican Honda posted a 3.8 percent rise in March U.S. sales behind strong truck demand and an assist from the Civic. HYUNDAI/KIA: Hyundai drops 11%, Kia up 2.5%Tue, 3 Apr 2018 15:31:45 ESTHyundai Motor America's March U.S. sales fell 11 percent from the year-earlier period. Acura RDX picks touch pad over touch screenMon, 2 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTAcura says the interface will make vehicle controls more intuitive and easier to use while driving. Kona EV highlights Hyundai's powertrain versatilityMon, 2 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai's new electric subcompact crossover has an estimated range of 250 miles on a charge. Hyundai tells Genesis castoffs: Don't lose hopeMon, 2 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTBrian Smith, COO of Hyundai Motor America, said it's likely that the Genesis brand will expand its store count in the future. Honda cuts back Accord output to reduce inventoryMon, 2 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTHonda may have built its best sedan ever in the 2018 Accord, but the automaker must face a tough reality: Sales are down and some in its vocal dealer network are sounding the alarm. Redesigned RDX crossover feeds optimism at AcuraMon, 2 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTBrand chief Jon Ikeda said the redesigned crossover can be marketed "from an emotional perspective," not based on "value and deals." How to sift through dealership dataMon, 2 Apr 2018 00:01:00 ESTSifting through all the data a dealership generates can be a monumental task, so some dealership groups are studying their data with a more tactical eye. Kia refreshes 2 models for 2019Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:15:00 ESTKia is upgrading its lineup with a trio of vehicles that will replace models that are losing traction: the Optima sedan, Sedona minivan and the upmarket K900 sedan. Genesis adds halo with electric Essentia concept Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:30:00 ESTGenesis, taking a page out of the playbook of Germany's luxury brands, is reimagining its "athletic elegance" styling with the electric Essentia concept, a bonafide halo car. Genesis G70 joins entry-level luxury sedan race -- with a manualWed, 28 Mar 2018 08:00:00 ESTThe sporty Genesis G70 joins the entry-level luxury sedan segment this summer, complete with a manual option for driving purists. Hyundai's Kona shares bracket with Spartans, bulldogsMon, 26 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe designers of Hyundai's Kona took inspiration from Spartan helmets when devising the brand's first cute ute. Accord's steward keeps a low profileMon, 26 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTSteve Rodriguez, the engineering project leader for the Accord, has been a staple at Honda's Marysville, Ohio, plant for nearly 30 years. Some people don't realize he's a boss. Hyundai dealers grapple with Genesis selection processSun, 25 Mar 2018 19:56:56 ESTThere's a contingent of Hyundai dealers who are upset that they won't be one of the 100 or so operations that get a stand-alone Genesis store as the fledgling luxury brand charts its path forward. Honda cuts U.S. Accord output as sales slip, supplies growSat, 24 Mar 2018 19:06:20 ESTHonda told dealers that production of the acclaimed 2018 Accord is being reduced at its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant to combat inflated stockpiles and lower sales. Google Assistant improves dealership serviceSat, 24 Mar 2018 19:32:53 ESTNYC's Paragon Honda has tapped Assistant to help its customers schedule service appointments. New Acura RDX crossover creates buzz among dealersSat, 24 Mar 2018 09:41:04 ESTAcura's Jon Ikeda hopes to see a "big transition" in how consumers think and feel about the brand in 2018. The brand's completely reworked 2019 RDX crossover will be a huge driver of that potential shift. Tension surrounds Hyundai meetingFri, 23 Mar 2018 15:53:37 ESTThe good vibes from Hyundai's course correction in the truck market could be tempered by lingering frustration over Genesis. How to sift through dealership dataFri, 23 Mar 2018 17:59:06 ESTSifting through all the data a dealership generates can be a monumental task, so some dealership groups are studying their data with a more tactical eye. N.Y. dealer taps Google tech in fixed opsFri, 23 Mar 2018 13:06:13 ESTNew York dealer Brian Benstock is tapping Google technologies, including virtual helper Assistant, to drive service traffic and improve customers' experiences in service. Digital storefront firm Roadster expands platformFri, 23 Mar 2018 12:40:06 ESTRoadster, the California startup that created digital storefronts on dealer sites that allow consumers to buy vehicles online, is broadening the scale of its platform to dealer groups. HONDA: Strong lineup can help navigate bumpy roadFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTBrian Benstock believes Honda's product lineup has what it takes to get the automaker through potentially bumpy times ahead. CDK launches open exchange for software developers Thu, 22 Mar 2018 06:42:57 ESTCDK's new app store-like open development platform Fortellis aims to enable innovation and commercialization of software solutions. HYUNDAI: Dealers hope crossover push isn't too lateThu, 22 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTAndrew DiFeo says Hyundai Motor America's problems stem from one thing: overproduction of the wrong kinds of vehicles. DiFeo says Hyundai's lineup is starting to match consumer demand, and 2018 will be a critical year. ACURA: Dealers expect 'huge' success with new RDXWed, 21 Mar 2018 12:45:00 ESTThe revamped RDX will hit the market as the first Acura fully developed under an edgier design direction first relayed with the Precision Concept at the 2016 Detroit auto show. Feds reject CDK's purchase of Auto/Mate Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:27:36 ESTCDK Global's planned acquisition of Auto/Mate, a smaller provider of dealership management systems, has been blocked by the Federal Trade Commission. Product stars finally are aligning for HyundaiMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTAndrew DiFeo, Hyundai's National Dealer Council chairman, says Hyundai's product lineup is finally starting to match up with consumer demand. Strong lineup seen as Honda's advantageMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTDealer Brian Benstock says Honda is well-positioned to stem the tide even as the brand fights through a down period to start the year. Acura dealers excited to have edgier RDX fronting their lineupMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:01:00 ESTJack Hanania felt a sense of excitement around the Acura brand at the Detroit auto show this year that he hasn't experienced in years.