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Hyundai, Ford, Honda Create The Most "Consumer Delight"
Hyundai, Ford, Honda Create The Most "Consumer Delight"

Competition is tough these days, and with new offerings constantly popping up from every corner of the world, things are only going to get tougher down the road. According to research firm Brand Keys and its 2012 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index, the companies best prepared to thrive in today's...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, Coupe: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Hyundai expands its Elantra lineup with the debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show of the all-new 2013 Elantra GT five-door hatchback and Elantra coupe. The 2013 Elantra GT, which replaces the Elantra Touring model, is designed to attract buyers likely to consider Ford Focus, Mazda3 and Volkswagen...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, Nissan 370Z, Super Bowl Aftermath: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we're bringing you live coverage on all the new product reveals at the Chicago Auto Show. The Mitsubishi i earns a major green-car award; seat-belt buckles go active; and this past Sunday's Super Bowl ad controversies get even more interesting. All this and more in today's...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Revealed At Chicago Auto Show

Following up on the success of last year’s new Elantra sedan, Hyundai has announced a coupe version of the Elantra, set to debut at this week’s Chicago Auto Show. Emphasizing a blend of style, content and roominess, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe hopes to pull market share from the...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Breaks Cover In Chicago

The current Hyundai Elantra Touring is among the oldest models in the Korean automaker’s present lineup. Based on the last-generation Hyundai Elantra, the Elantra Touring is neither as attractive nor as well equipped as compact hatchback rivals. When Hyundai introduced the I30 hatchback to...Read More»

Matthew Broderick in Honda's Super Bowl ad for the 2012 CR-V
Super Bowl XLVI Play-By-Play: Which Ads Run When (With Video)

If you're a football fan, it's easy to keep track of this Sunday's Super Bowl match-up. After all, at 6:30pm Eastern, you have a pretty good idea which teams you'll be watching, right? But do you know what commercials will run and when they'll appear? We thought not. That's why we've put together a...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers

Each year, thousands of consumers answer surveys about cars and the people who sell them. Those studies -- like the ones we recently mentioned about brand loyalty and the shopping habits of men and women -- can tell us a lot about buyers, but for an insider's look at the auto industry, you need to...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Elantra
Gas Mileage Tops List Of Vehicle Purchase Reasons

For the first time in several years, gas mileage tops the list of most influential reasons why consumers purchased their vehicle, surpassing reliability. That’s according to data from the just-released J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Avoider Study. The 2012 Avoider Study, now in its ninth...Read More»

Flat tire, by Flickr user Lissalou66
Don’t Be Caught Unprepared If You Have A Flat Tire

Chances are that most Americans grew up riding in and later driving the family car that came equipped with a spare tire. But as we reported earlier, the spare tire may be soon disappearing from the family sedan, courtesy, in large part, to the increasingly stringent government fuel economy...Read More»

Volkswagen Super Bowl XLV Ad
Super Bowl Should Be A Bonanza For Automakers (Except Kia)

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest advertising events in America, so we'd expect America's biggest advertisers -- namely, the auto industry -- to be front and center during the game. As we've discussed before, spending upwards of $3 million for 30 seconds of advertising is a risky venture, but a...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Santa Fe
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Confirmed For 2012 New York Auto Show

It's no secret the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe is coming, but now Hyundai has confirmed it will debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show in April. We've seen the spy shots, and while nothing has been confirmed, we can see the styling direction Hyundai is likely taking with the new Santa Fe. The updated...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Elantra
2012 North American Car Of The Year: Detroit Auto Show Video

What's the best new car, and what's the best new truck for the 2012 model year? The North American Car and Truck of the Year jury has spoken, and at this year's Detroit Auto Show, the committee chose its two favorites for the new model year. For this year's awards, the winners are the 2012 Hyundai...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 Cadillac ATS, Detroit Auto Show, Autonomous Driving: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Dodge Avenger is on the chopping block while running a red light could hurt your credit score. We take a look at what you must see at the Detroit Auto Show and tell you why the 2013 Cadillac ATS is lighter than the BMW 3-Series. All this and more in today's car news...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Ford, Hyundai Ace Loyalty Studies From Polk, J.D. Power

Customer retention is a huge focus in the automotive world -- in fact, earlier this week at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, General Motors' Mark Reuss listed it among his top three priorities*. However, two recent studies show that Ford and Hyundai currently do the best job of keeping customers in the...Read More»

North American Car of the Year
Hyundai Elantra, Range Rover Evoque Are NA Car, Truck Of The Year

The winners of the 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have been announced, as the auto industry kicks off the new year at the annual Detroit auto show. For this year's awards, the winners are the 2012 Hyundai Elantra for car of the year and the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque...Read More»

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Analysts Predict A Booming Auto Market In 2012 (Except In Europe)

The dust is still settling from 2011, but early figures indicate that the U.S auto market recorded significant growth over 2010. Analysts at Polk Research say that upward trend will continue across much of the globe in 2012 -- though alas, not everywhere. THE WINNERS China: Though some have...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Priced From $25,850

Pricing for the mid-size 2012 Sonata Hybrid, just announced by Hyundai, begins at $25,850, excluding $760 destination charge. This is good news for consumers in the market for a stylish five-passenger sedan that's rated at 40 mpg highway fuel economy. And the starting price is just $55 higher than...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Christopher Chapman To Head Design For Hyundai America

Hyundai has announced that former BMW designer Christopher Chapman has been appointed to the position of Chief Designer at the Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI). In this role, he will have overall responsibility for new vehicle and concept vehicle design. Chapman takes over from Philip...Read More»

2012 BMW 3-Series sedan first drive
2012 BMW 3-Series Driven, Toyota Prius Race Car, Aptera: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drive the 2012 BMW 3-Series and review the 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Lexus donates to Toys For Tots and Aptera employees destroy electric car shells. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Videos surface of Aptera staff smashing...Read More»

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