| Nov 3, 2014
Two years ago, after an EPA investigation spurred by consumer complaints, Hyundai and Kia announced they would reimburse owners of about 900,000 vehicles for misstated fuel economy ratings; today the Department of Justice is leveling a related $100...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Update, 11 a.m.:
The jury requested to listen to John Goodman's 911 call again and was brought back into the courtroom so it could be played.
On the tape, which has been played several times during the trial, Goodman told a dispatcher he "just had a...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
John Goodman's Bentley Continental GTC convertible was operating normally before the crash that took a young man's life, a state witness testified Saturday at the Wellington polo executive's DUI manslaughter retrial.
The findings by Karl Stopschinski...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:12 PM
The two vehicles squared off in the crowded parking lot of the Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet, their drivers looking for a coveted spot.
The people inside jumped out and exchanged words until Daniel Crable offered to give up the place to the occupants of...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:43 PM
In a split second, Daniel Crable's fight to survive a knife attack in a crowded parking lot in Santa Fe Springs became his mother's struggle as she lay on the pavement bleeding from multiple stab wounds to her neck and back.
As the assailant fled,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:07 PM
John Goodman's Bentley slammed into the passenger side of Scott Wilson's Hyundai with such great force that the Hyundai was bent into a U-shape around the point of impact, a traffic-homicide investigator testified Friday during the polo tycoon's DUI...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Wellington polo magnate John Goodman's "man cave" defense — that he chugged alcohol after the crash that left 23-year-old Scott Wilson dead — took on a renewed emphasis Wednesday at his DUI manslaughter retrial.
Jurors also heard more...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Over the past decade, Hyundai has removed much of the lingering doubt over its ability to be competitive on the world’s automotive stage. The redesigned 2015 Genesis further enhances the company’s status as a world-class automaker, this time...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Tinley Park-based Watson Family Hyundai has joined the parade of dealerships requesting sales tax rebates over 10 years and a village panel has agreed if it's tied to increased sales.
Robert Watson, in a letter to Ivan Baker, economic development...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Horsepower, efficiency, style -- all important. But none of that matters if you don't get the name right. Who wants to be seen in a Yaris? Or a C-Max? Or a Tiguan?
Who knows how they came up with these sorry monikers -- some epic focus-group fail? But...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hyundai's all-new Sonata checks all the boxes for the practical family sedan buyer.
It's good-looking, efficient, safe and quiet. The interior has more than enough room for five adults to stretch out and enjoy the ride. It comes with a warranty that...