Genesis

Hyundai hit with $17M fine

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014
Federal regulators last week slapped Hyundai with a $17.35 million fine for taking too long to report a safety defect in its 2009-12 model year Genesis sedans, signaling a strict reading of safety laws in the wake of General Motors' ignition-switch crisis....
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RYAN BEENE

Hyundai's safety tech video shows what a sales pitch can't

2:16 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2014
The biggest problem with selling consumers on the idea of active safety technologies is that unless you experience what happens when they intervene, it's hard to fully appreciate their potential....
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BEST PRACTICES

High-end Hyundai buyers enjoy private lounge, dinners and more

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014
The lounge inside Burns Hyundai in Marlton, N.J., offers red-carpet perks to Genesis and Equus buyers. It has been essential to winning over customers from brands such as Lexus, BMW and Mercedes-Benz....
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Hyundai drops Genesis Coupe turbo

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
Hyundai is dropping the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the 2015 Genesis Coupe, a spokesman said. A 3.8-liter V-6 engine will be the only powertrain available in the rear-wheel-drive sporty car....
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Hyundai plans 'flagship' to protect its home turf

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
Hyundai, feeling pinched in its South Korean home market by premium import brands, will add a "flagship" sedan between the Azera and Genesis....
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Hyundai drops turbo, moving Genesis coupe upscale for 2015

10:42 am U.S. ET | May 30, 2014
Hyundai is dropping the 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the 2015 Genesis Coupe, a company spokesman said....
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Hyundai plans new 'flagship' sedan to combat growing rivals at home

3:22 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2014
Hyundai, feeling pinched at home by increasingly popular import brands, will add a new "flagship" sedan slotted between the Azera and Genesis to try to win more high-end sales....
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At Hyundai, luxury lives with low-end

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
The next-generation Hyundai Genesis starting to arrive in showrooms to take on the likes of the BMW 5 series features taut, stately sheet metal that wraps a leather-bathed interior trimmed in matte-finished real wood, and a sticker price topping $51,000 for the 420-hp V-8 edition. And it's taking its place barely a car length away from the entry-est of entry-level vehicles, a $15,000 Hyundai Accent....
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'15 Genesis is worthy of premium label

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
The original Hyundai Genesis was a noble first shot at the luxury car market, but it couldn't match the driving dynamics, interior refinement or prestige of the Audi A6, BMW 5 series or Mercedes-Benz E350. The Genesis' 2015 model year redesign takes a huge step toward closing that gap....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Hyundai looks to Genesis to challenge BMW, Mercedes in Europe

Feb. 26, 2014 10:37 CET
Hyundai will target eastern and southern Europe with the new Genesis sedan as the automaker seeks to boost its brand image by making a foray into the premium market....
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All Genesis drivers will get their wings

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
The redesigned Hyundai Genesis will wear the winged badge that's on every Genesis sold in South Korea....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

One reporter's take on what worked, and what didn't, at the Detroit show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2014
West Coast Editor Mark Rechtin, who walked the floor of the Detroit auto show gathering first impressions of new cars and concepts, is convinced that this was a show of missed opportunities....
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RYAN BEENE

Hyundai honors Genesis with a winged badge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
After sticking with Hyundai's circular "H" badge for the original U.S. market Genesis, the redesigned model will come wearing with the winged badge that graces every Genesis sold in South Korea....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Hyundai to keep 2015 Genesis sticker below $40K

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Hyundai will maintain its sub-$40,000 sticker price for its second-generation Genesis premium sedan when it goes on sale this spring, the company said today....
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Automakers show blitz for advertising's big game

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2014
With just under three weeks until kickoff, Super Bowl XLVIII is shaping up to be a New York-worthy traffic jam of big-budget auto ads....
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Hyundai preps Super Bowl pitches for Genesis, Elantra

5:25 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2013
Hyundai, which used Super Bowl commercials in 2009 and 2010 to tout a restyled U.S. lineup, will make a seventh straight appearance on the game broadcast that draws more than 100 million viewers....
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NEXT TARGET: THE GERMANS

Hyundai's first Genesis tiptoed toward luxury; the redesign aims higher

9:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
With its first-generation Genesis sedan, Hyundai set out to prove it could produce a competent upscale car for value-minded shoppers. With the second generation arriving early next year, the Korean automaker says it's ready for a bigger challenge: proving that it can take on German rivals such as the BMW 5 series, Audi A6 and Mercedes -Benz E class....
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Hyundai unveils new Genesis sedan aimed at boosting U.S. sales

7:05 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
Hyundai unveiled a revamped all-wheel-drive Genesis premium sedan today that will go on sale in the U.S. next year to revive flagging sales in the model's largest market....
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From Hyundai, a car that mimics mom: 'You need some fresh air'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Automakers spend lots of effort trying to limit carbon tailpipe emissions these days. With the redesigned 2015 Genesis, which arrives in the second quarter of 2014, Hyundai wants to cut CO2 levels inside the car caused by exhaling passengers....
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Hyundai expands U.S. recall of Genesis for potential brake issue

1:25 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2013
Hyundai is expanding a U.S. recall of Genesis sedans to address a potential brake issue. The South Korean automaker said it was expanding the recall of the large-sized sedans from model years 2009 to 2012 to cover an additional 16,000 vehicles built in March 2012, raising the total affected to 43,500 cars....
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