Dave Zuchowski

Hyundai compact truck based on Santa Cruz concept set for approval

3:15 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2015

Positive public reaction on the auto show circuit has reportedly helped persuade Hyundai to build the Santa Cruz truck....
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Hyundai boss Zuchowski sees green light for small pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015

A small, versatile Hyundai pickup based on the Santa Cruz concept seems to be headed toward production soon....
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25 with Hyundai

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015

Christopher Gleason, general manager of Price Hyundai in Charlottesville, Va., receives a 25-year award from Dave Zuchowski, CEO of Hyundai Motor America....
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Hyundai's do-now list: Hire new marketing boss, then build brand

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6, 2015

Hyundai Motor America intends to hire a new marketing chief this month ahead of a brand-building push that will kick off this summer, CEO Dave Zuchowski said....
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Why the 72-month auto loan isn't causing jitters -- yet

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015

Lenders are boosting auto sales and commanding higher transaction prices by extending loan terms. Is the industry flirting with another 2008, or is the risk limited?...
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HYUNDAI

A thin crossover lineup; restless dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

A thin crossover lineup has kept Hyundai from capitalizing on the segment's boom....
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Hyundai moves money to regain mojo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014

Determined not to let hard-won market share gains slip away, Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski is redirecting marketing dollars and asking for a bigger budget from his bosses in Korea....
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Industry fishbowl: Everybody's watching Sonic

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

The industry is closely watching Sonic Automotive Inc. as it seeks to reinvent auto retailing....
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Hyundai on a quest for capacity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Hyundai needs a new assembly plant to keep up with crossover demand, says U.S. boss Dave Zuchowski. Until then, Hyundai will likely get production from sibling brand Kia's factories in Mexico and Georgia....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

BLOG: Hyundai scrambles for more crossover turf

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2014

Hyundai's no longer growing by leaps and bounds in the United States, in part because it's only a bit player in the crossover boom....
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Hyundai makes diversity key part of business plan

6:55 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014

Under CEO Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America has made diversity a key objective of the company's business plans with clear-cut goals in areas such as hiring, the automaker's retail network, suppliers, marketing and advertising. Employees in every department are held accountable for meeting the objectives....
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Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014

Dealers featured this week include the Joseph family at Oliver C. Joseph Inc. (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram) in Belleville, Ill.; Cary Shaffer of Shaffer Hyundai in Merrillville, Ind.; and Paul and Tom Barberino, owners of Barberino Nissan in Wallingford, Conn....
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