| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:06 AM
When Toyota and Subaru partnered on producing an affordable rear-wheel drive sports coupe, enthusiasts were excited. Take Toyota’s youthful design elements featured in the Scion and pair it with Subaru’s flat-four cylinder Boxer engine and you...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Hyundai broke into the U.S. market in the mid-'80s by selling a tiny $4,999 Excel to compete against an even teenier $3,990 Yugo, both of which were promoted as low-cost new-car alternatives to used cars, and both sharing another distinction: Popular...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Hyundai launched the first shot in the coming battle for the family sedan market by introducing a new generation Sonata at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday.
The South Korean automaker launched the current Sonata five years ago as a...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:50 AM
HWASEONG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co plans to start selling its first battery-powered electric vehicle (EV) in 2016 as South Korea's champion of fuel-cell cars hedges its bets in next-generation green technology.
Hyundai has leaned toward...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Car shopping? Better start loan shopping too, or you might pay a higher interest rate than you qualify for.
Dealers are allowed to mark up interest rates on loans they arrange, usually without the knowledge of consumers. Nearly four out of five new-...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia.
The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:12 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co is recalling more than 140,000 Tucson crossover utility vehicles because the air bag assembly may come loose from its mounting on the steering wheel, according to documents filed with U.S. auto safety regulators....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: John Krafcik is president of TrueCar, a car-buying website and app, which uses pricing data from other buyers to match consumers with a network of dealers. Krafcik, 52, previously was chief executive of Hyundai Motor America.
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:28 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Chrysler Group's Ram 1500 EcoDiesel was named the top full-size pickup truck in the U.S. market and Toyota's Highlander the top mid-size SUV by Consumer Reports, the magazine said on Tuesday.
The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel's superior fuel...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Hyundai will pay a $17-million federal fine for failing to promptly report a brake problem in Hyundai Genesis cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday.
The action by the auto safety agency marks a step up in enforcement....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Hyundai Motor Co will pay a fine of $17.35 million for failing to report a brake defect in timely fashion to U.S. safety regulators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday.
NHTSA said the South Korean automaker delayed a...