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2012 Hyundai Azera Preview: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
2012 Hyundai Azera Preview: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

There aren't many Hyundai vehicles left untouched by the company's rapid transformation into a top-tier automaker. The Accent was all-new earlier this year--and now, the big Azera gets its day in the sun, appropriately enough, at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2012 Azera now wears Hyundai's...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Hoping For A Big Win At Super Bowl XLVI

It's that time of year again -- time for family and friends to come together and celebrate one of America's most joyous events, the Super Bowl. With less than three months to go until kickoff, advertisers like Hyundai are already huddling to prepare their game-day strategies. Hyundai has announced...Read More»

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October Auto Sales: The Leading Edge Of An Economic Rebound?

While U.S. economic news is hardly good, somehow auto sales again proved to be a bright spot in October. As the housing sector remains on a downward slide in much of the country, manufacturing growth slowed, and economists wondered how Greece's nearing economic meltdown will affect the global...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe
2009-2011 Hyundai Santa Fe, Veracruz And Kia Sorento: Recall Alert

Curt Manufacturing, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is conducting a safety recall on certain 2009-2011 Hyundai Santa Fe and Veracruz and Kia Sorento crossover SUVs over concerns about a tow package wiring harness defect. Separate notices on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site...Read More»

The 2012 Toyota Prius. Image: Toyota
Prius Slows Traffic, Focus Electric, 2012 BMW 3-Series: Car News Headlines

It turns out that ending HOV lane privileges for the Toyota Prius in California is slowing traffic, according to a new study. That might be a good thing for pedestrians, as the Ford Focus Electric won't have a built-in noisemaker. Kids won't care, however, as long as they're in a safe car...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai & Kia Are Tops In Customer Loyalty

Hyundai has made major inroads in the U.S. over the past several years, working hard to boost sales and brand awareness. New data from indicates that those efforts are paying off: Hyundai and its sister brand, Kia, now sit at the top of the heap in customer loyalty. The news comes from Experian...Read More»

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2014 Hyundai Genesis, Equus To Get Ten-Speed Automatic?

It was pretty much destined to happen. With luxury automakers climbing on the increased gear ratio bandwagon, giving us seven-, eight- and nine-speed transmissions, Hyundai is upping the ante even further with their in-house development of a ten-speed automatic for future luxury models. As...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Equus
Hyundai Ups The Ante, Announces Ten-Speed Automatic Transmission

For the 2012 model year, Hyundai is launching an eight-speed automatic transmission in its Genesis and Equus luxury sedans. The transmission, developed by Hyundai in-house, promises to improve acceleration, boost fuel economy and deliver a smoother ride than more traditional six-speed...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster, Lego Explorer, MINI Connected: Today's Car News

We drive the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 and Ford builds a 2012 Explorer out of Legos. Lincoln is going away from the waterfall grille design while a gas station in Tennessee might be the first to offer rapid electric car charging. All this and more in today's car news, right here on TheCarConnection...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster: From The Show Floor To The Showroom

How does an all-new type of vehicle, like the 2012 Hyundai Veloster—with such radically different packaging and very extroverted looks—come to exist? That’s what we asked Brandon Ramirez, Hyundai Motor America’s product planning manager, a couple of weeks ago as we were...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster  -  First Drive
BMW Recalls, 2012 Hyundai Veloster, C7 Corvette: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a sporty value, while one woman buys two 2012 Chevrolet Volts--and gives one away. We compare and contrast the present and past Nissan Z cars, while BMW issues a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on TheCarConnection. We give the 2012 Hyundai...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Hyundai Veloster, 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, Electric Cars: Today's Car News

The Hyundai Veloster is finally hitting the street, and High Gear Media's taking it for a first drive today. Meanwhile Hyundai's recalling its big Veracruz, and we're thinking diesels are the dark horse in the green-car race. It's all in today's car headlines, right here at TheCarConnection. We...Read More»

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2007-2008 Hyundai Santa Fe, Veracruz Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Hyundai has issued a recall for 2007 and 2008 models of the Santa Fe and Veracruz. At issue is a flaw in the vehicles' airbag systems, which could prevent the safety devices from deploying during a collision. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe
2007-2008 Hyundai Santa Fe, Veracruz SUVs: Recall Alert

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary recall of certain 2007-2008 model year Santa Fe and Veracruz SUVs over concerns about a front airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected units at 205,233. Documents from Hyundai...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
2012 Hyundai Veloster: First Drive

Hyundai chose to give us the first drive of its all-new 2012 Veloster in Portland, Oregon, a city that's seemingly flooded with the young, educated, creative types that many other cities are trying so hard to attract. It's absolutely brimming with (often underemployed) 20- and 30-something...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a row. The bad news is that of the hundreds of brands that Brand Keys studied, no other car company broke the top 50, and just...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster online configurator
2012 Hyundai Veloster Pricing, Configurator Now Online

Hyundai’s fresh interpretation on the hatchback, the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, won’t hit dealers for a few months yet. If you’re eager to see how the Veloster stacks up when you begin adding option packages, Hyundai now has its Veloster configurator online. With a starting price of...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Update: 2012 Hyundai Veloster Base Price Announced On Twitter

UPDATE: Hyundai has just released full pricing information for the 2012 Veloster. The base price of $17,300 does not include the $760 destination charge. It seems announcing news on Twitter is becoming the thing to do these days, and John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America wanted in on the fun...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Announces 2012 Veloster Pricing

Earlier today we reported that John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America, tweeted that the base price of the 2012 Veloster will be $17,300. At the time we didn't know whether that price included destination or not. Now all our questions have been answered as Hyundai has just released full pricing...Read More»

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