en-usVince Bond Jr. Feed Can quieter Corolla make some noise?Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe redesigned Corolla must prove it can deliver more stability and power to Toyota's U.S. car sales, which are down 11 percent this year. Honda manager tackles new terrainMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn a rare move, Honda chose someone from its powersports division to lead manufacturing for a car, the third-generation Insight. Ford, Toyota recognized for commitment to diversitySun, 18 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTRainbow Coalition President Jesse Jackson said Toyota "seems to have the idea that doing business with us is good for business, not the cost of doing business." Toyota presenta el Corolla rediseñado con estilo atléticoFri, 16 Nov 2018 16:44:51 ESTEl Corolla de duodécima generación fue creado en la Nueva Arquitectura Global de Toyota que, según el fabricante, combina nuevos enfoques de diseño, ingeniería, ensamblaje y materiales. Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned CorollaThu, 15 Nov 2018 22:00:00 ESTThe revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look. Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned CorollaThu, 15 Nov 2018 22:00:00 ESTThe revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look. How Hyundai homed in on buyers for 2018 SonataSat, 10 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTFor a video campaign to promote the 2018 Sonata, Hyundai couldn't go in with a goal of reaching broad groups like millennials. Dealers unfazed by Hyundai revolving doorSun, 4 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTWith an influx of fresh crossovers to sell, Hyundai's U.S. dealers aren't losing sleep about the changing faces at the top. Hyundai names interim CEO of America unitTue, 30 Oct 2018 15:13:37 ESTHyundai Motor named William Lee, who's held various leadership roles in 35 years with the automaker, interim president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. Who needs subscriptions? ... and other insights from auto marketersMon, 29 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTAuto marketers shared their insights at the J.D. Power marketing event, where they discussed everything from subscription services to the use of bots to sell cars. Honda's V2X technology at a crossroadsMon, 22 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTLast November, the city of Marysville, Ohio, mounted four cameras above the traffic lights at an nondescript intersection as part of a pilot project with Honda. Dealers sue Mazda over multi-tier bonus planMon, 22 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTFlorida dealership Kuhn Mazda and the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers are suing Mazda Motor of America Inc. in two lawsuits alleging its new Mazda Brand Experience Program 2. For Hyundai and Kia, risk goes beyond fireSun, 21 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe automakers and NHTSA point to recalls already issued for engine fixes. But the Center for Auto Safety says those calls weren't comprehensive enough, and Congress wants answers. Hyundai's Kona Electric has crossover niche to itselfMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai is looking to upend the notion that families with EVs need a gasoline-powered backup vehicle. Genesis G70 finally appears, but mostly on TVSat, 13 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTA Genesis spokesman told Automotive News the first G70s have been shipped, and that the brand is expecting 100 to 200 dealers to have them by the end of the year. Ten years later, more stories of survivalMon, 8 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTDoug Wilson's survival plan in 2009 called for a massive sale that would liquidate six months' worth of Dodge inventory within three weeks. Before he knew it, the sale was under way. HYUNDAI-KIA-GENESIS: Hyundai rises, Kia slips, Genesis plummetsTue, 2 Oct 2018 16:39:06 ESTHyundai-Kia's combined U.S. sales reached 108,862 units in September, a 0.6 percent decline from the year-earlier period. HONDA: A drag from Accord, Civic; Trucks set recordTue, 2 Oct 2018 13:20:13 ESTHonda had a strong U.S. DealerSocket CEO seeks image overhaul as it moves into retailingMon, 1 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTDealerSocket's Precise Price tool allows consumers to structure deals online before coming into dealerships to close. How Kia's new Telluride rumbled onto the runwayMon, 24 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe surprise sneak peek at New York Fashion Week was another example of Kia showing up in unexpected places, such as the luxury sports sedan segment and the top tier of the industry's quality rankings. 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.