Mitsubishi cheating deals new blow to industry credibilityThu, 21, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi's admission this week that it manipulated fuel-economy tests to mislead consumers is an ominous echo of the scandal rocking VW and another example of an automaker trying to skirt an increasing array of government regulations.
Mitsubishi admits manipulating fuel-economy test dataWed, 20, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi Motors admitted to manipulating test data involving 625,000 vehicles in order to improve fuel-economy claims. The affected models include those supplied to Nissan Motor Co., which discovered the manipulation.
Kia sees an opening for SedonaMon, 11, Apr 2016
Kia executives pledged to ramp up marketing on the Sedona minivan, said Benny Yount, chairman of Kia's dealer council. The move comes as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles prepares to discontinue the long-standing Dodge Caravan and retire the Chrysler Town & Country to make way for the new Chrysler Pacifica.
Kia's $1 billion Mexico plant stalls as 'Brazen One' snubs pactWed, 06, Apr 2016
For Kia, Mexico's historic car boom isn't working out as planned. A dispute with a recently elected state leader may prevent the start of production next month at a northern Mexico car factory representing more than $1 billion in investment.
Mexican state government eyes deal with Kia to end plant disputeMon, 04, Apr 2016
A Mexican state government said it could soon reach a deal with Kia in a dispute over financial terms surrounding the opening of the South Korean carmaker's first plant in the country.
Hyundai-Kia's grand electrification planMon, 04, Apr 2016
Currently a laggard in electrified vehicles, the Hyundai-Kia group aims to leapfrog to the front of the pack by launching 26 hybrids, plug-ins, electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles by 2020.
Korea touts resort island as premium EV test bedMon, 04, Apr 2016
South Korea is positioning its southern island of Jeju as a global EV test bed. With range anxiety an afterthought, a carbon-free energy plan in the works and a dense charging infrastructure quickly mushrooming, the country's “EV Island” is attracting green car players from around the world.
Kia sees an opening for SedonaSat, 02, Apr 2016
The minivan market isn’t what it was in the 1990s, but Kia seems to see a coming shakeup in the segment as an opportunity.
Hyundai sets U.S. record on Sonata deliveries; Kia slipsFri, 01, Apr 2016
Hyundai Motor America improved only narrowly on last March's sales tally, but the Korean automaker eked out a small gain to claim its best month of sales since it started selling cars in the United States in 1986.
The key for Kia: Stay flexible to stay competitiveSat, 02, Apr 2016
The challenge for Kia, says its dealer council chairman, is to keep aware of what else is in the marketplace and keep itself competitive.