Dave Zuchowski

Customers' luxury motivation turns to self-reward, execs say

1:48 pm U.S. ET | April 15, 2014
The definition of luxury automotive brands, and the motivation of luxury-car shoppers, is changing from an outward-directed display of wealth to a self reward for a successful customer. That was the conclusion of a panel of luxury-brand executives at the NADA/J.D. Power Automotive Forum in New York today.... Read More »

 

Hyundai vice chairman touring U.S. operations this week

11:03 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
Hyundai Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun, heir apparent to South Korea's Hyundai-Kia automotive juggernaut, is touring the company's volatile United States operations this week.... Read More »

 

Q&A: DAVE ZUCHOWSKI

Hyundai boss aims to boost retail sales momentum

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski says his top priority is to get Hyundai's retail sales momentum rolling. He'll get help from the redesigned Genesis sedan arriving this spring and a redesigned Sonata mid-sized sedan hitting showrooms this summer.... Read More »

 

Hyundai dealers seek incentives to sell off 2013 models

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Hyundai's U.S. dealers are hungry for additional incentive support to clear out leftover 2013 inventory as the brand seeks to recover U.S. market share.... Read More »

 

Q&A: DAVE ZUCHOWSKI

Hyundai boss aims to boost retail sales momentum

5:44 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2014
Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski says his top priority is to get Hyundai's retail sales momentum rolling. He'll get help from the redesigned Genesis sedan arriving this spring and a redesigned Sonata mid-sized sedan hitting showrooms this summer.... Read More »

 

Hyundai U.S. chief expects launches, added output to buoy market share

1:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Hyundai's top executive in the United States says better vehicle availability and two key product launches will end the brand's two-year market-share skid in 2014.... Read More »

 

'Dealer guy' takes Hyundai helm

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Last week's appointment of Dave Zuchowski as CEO puts the Korean brand's U.S. arm in the hands of a 33-year auto industry veteran.... Read More »

 

Dave Zuchowski named CEO of Hyundai Motor America, succeeding John Krafcik

1:26 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 27, 2013
Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik will step down at year end, capping a five-year run during which he steered the Hyundai brand to record U.S. sales and market share. He will be succeeded by Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai's executive vice president of U.S. sales, on Jan. 1.... Read More »

 

Leases buoy market, add factory risk

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Leasing is back in a big way – and that comes with risks as well as rewards. Through June, almost 26 percent of new-vehicle deals in the United States involved a lease, up from 21 percent for all of 2010 and way up from the recession trough in 2009.... Read More »

 

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