Robert Cox, ad man behind Ford's 'Quality is Job 1' pitch, diesWed, 29, Jun 2016
Robert Cox, an outspoken New York advertising executive who helped Ford embrace the slogan “Quality is Job 1” in the 1980s and later crafted ad campaigns for Honda and Saturn, has died. He was 78.
Kia leads industry in J.D. Power quality studyWed, 22, Jun 2016
Kia overtook Porsche to lead the industry in J.D. Power's annual report card on vehicle quality, marking the first time in 27 years that a nonpremium brand has topped the list. Kia, with 83 problems reported per 100 vehicles, joins Toyota as the only nonpremium brands to have finished first in the 30-year history of the Initial Quality Study.
Tesla prepares for South Korea debut in challenge to HyundaiMon, 20, Jun 2016
Tesla is preparing for its debut in South Korea as the U.S. electric-car maker looks to challenge Hyundai at home.
3 workers injured at Kia’s new plant in MexicoMon, 20, Jun 2016
Three workers were injured at a new Kia Motors factory in northern Mexico on Saturday, after one fell into a sewer ditch and two others attempted a rescue but were also hurt, the head of emergency services said.
Kia, Hyundai recall over 400,000 vehicles to fix 4 glitchesFri, 17, Jun 2016
Hyundai-Kia is recalling more than 400,000 vehicles for four separate safety glitches that cover front lower control arms, faulty hood latches and seat belt retractor screws that may be improperly installed.
From prime California location, Car Pros store is poised to ride Kia's riseMon, 20, Jun 2016
Lady luck has been kind to Ken Phillips, the country's top Kia dealer by volume. Now he hopes that trend continues with the opening of his multimillion-dollar Car Pros Kia store in Carson, Calif., along the busy Interstate 405 freeway.
Kia, Mexican state reach deal to cut tax breaks on new plantWed, 08, Jun 2016
The Mexican state of Nuevo Leon reached a deal with Kia Motors to cut the tax breaks the Korean automaker will receive after building its first Mexican plant in the state.
Hyundai plans electric car under Genesis luxury brandFri, 03, Jun 2016
Hyundai plans to launch a luxury all-electric vehicle under its Genesis marque to expand the lineup of its new premium brand, Senior Vice President Manfred Fitzgerald said.
Hyundai chairman's son ventures into luxury with Genesis brandTue, 07, Jun 2016
Hyundai Chairman Chung Mong-Koo proved the South Korean automaker can build reliable, value-for-money cars by beating Toyota and Volkswagen in benchmark U.S. quality surveys. His son now wants to show Hyundai can be synonymous with luxury, too.
Hyundai to launch EV with 200-mile range in 2018Mon, 06, Jun 2016
Hyundai Motor Co. plans to launch an electric vehicle with a driving range of about 200 miles per charge in 2018. That is nearly double the 112 miles per charge that will be offered by an electric version of Hyundai's Ioniq sedan, which will debut this year.