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Update: 2012 Hyundai Veloster Base Price Announced On Twitter
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»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
CEO Of Hyundai Tweets 2012 Veloster Price To Be $17,300

Late last night, John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America, tweeted on his personal account that the 2012 Veloster will have a base price of $17,300. The tweet did not include information as to whether that number includes destination charges or any other details. Krafcik also tweeted that full...Read More»

Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Volkswagen Announces $1 Million Gift To MLK Memorial Foundation

As the nation prepares to commemorate the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Volkswagen Group of America has announced a gift of $1,000,000 to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, which is responsible for the memorial's construction and upkeep...Read More»

1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata M-Edition
Reader Advice: What Car To Replace A 1997 Mazda Miata?

We get a lot of reader mail at High Gear Media, and we’re happy to report that very little of it involves threats of bodily harm. The most common question we get involves the purchase of a replacement vehicle, and reader Sondi Moore has reached out to us seeking advice on a replacement for a...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2012 Hyundai Equus Trades iPad For Paper Manual

By almost anyone’s standards, the 2011 Hyundai Equus is an exceptional automobile at a near bargain-bin price. Depending upon the model you choose, you can even get a reclining and massaging rear passenger seat, as well as a rear beverage chiller and dedicated audio and climate controls. The...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Side Exterior View
Best Family Cars for First-Time Dads

So you're going to be a first-time dad. Mazel tov! To say your life will change is a monumental understatement, and it extends beyond kid-friendly furniture and converting your home office into a nursery. There's the matter of what's parked in your driveway. You don't get to put a sidecar on your...Read More»

100 Years of Chevrolet
A 28-MPG Ford Explorer, Hyundai Azera, Chevy Turns 100: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Ford Explorer's Ecoboost four-cylinder earns a class-leading 28-mpg EPA highway rating. [TheCarConnection] As it turns out, car buyers want better fuel economy without paying for it. Sound familiar? [GreenCarReports] Chevrolet is turning 100 and wants you to vote for your favorite Chevy of...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
Family Vehicles With APEAL: J.D. Power Study

The results of the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study are out and family vehicles make up the bulk of the list. The APEAL study takes a look at how “gratifying” a new vehicle is to own and drive and is based on owner comments...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera (Grandeur)
2012 Hyundai Azera To Debut At 2011 L.A. Auto Show

The Hyundai Azera represents a significant vehicle for the Korean automaker. In the U.S. market, it was Hyundai’s first foray into the luxury segment, and it was the first Hyundai sedan to break the $30,000 price barrier. As such, it paved the way for other luxury sedans, such as...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
J.D. Power APEAL Study: Porsche's On Top, But Hyundai Wins Big

J.D. Power’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study looks at how gratifying a new vehicle is to own and drive, based upon owners surveyed three months after purchase or lease of a new vehicle. The study looks at over 80 specific attributes of each new vehicle, and the data...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Will Hyundai Be Asia's Number One Soon? #YouTellUs

For a long time Toyota has been the number one Asian automaker. If Hyundai continues down the current road will it conquer the number one spot? It's no secret that Hyundai has been on a roll lately. Credit goes to the marketing department, styling team, and the engineering teams. The new Sonata...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Is Hyundai The Next Toyota? #YouTellUs

Remember when Toyota was pushing the envelope when it came to technology and reliability? It seems the tide has changed and now it is Hyundai that is making waves. Hyundai has been offering an impressive warranty for years now in an effort to show consumers it offers reliable vehicles. Along with...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Is The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Design Too Bold? #YouTellUs

The midsize sedan market isn't the most exciting class of vehicles. But Hyundai decided excitement is exactly what the midsize sedan market needed when designing the 2011 Sonata. Hyundai has put a very dramatically-styled midsize sedan into the marketplace, and so far consumers seem to love it. The...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata First Drive
Is The 2011 Hyundai Sonata A Timeless Design? #YouTellUs

Hyundai has created a stand out entry in the midsize sedan market with the 2011 Sonata, but is it overdone? While the new Sonata looks terrific today, many wonder how its design will age over time. Hyundai calls the design "fluidic sculpture," which it says leads to a cohesive design language. We...Read More»

2011 Jetta SEL Sport  Photography by Kevin Pauly
2011's Worst-Quality New Cars

Automakers are smart to crow when they earn coveted quality awards. But when the hammer comes down--particularly on brand-new vehicles--the results are usually kept a little more quiet. One of the benchmark studies of new-vehicle quality has been released for the 2011 model year, and this time...Read More»

Bridgestone RE05A run-flat tire
Spare Tires Soon To Disappear From Family Sedans? Maybe, If Trend Continues

If thoughts of changing that flat tire on the family car in the pouring rain or dangerously close to the side of the road are the stuff of bad dreams, the fact that some automakers are ditching spare tires in some models may give you pause. The trend, it seems, is spreading. While so-called...Read More»

Flat tire, by Flickr user Lissalou66
Spare Me Not: Some New Cars Leave You To Fix Your Own Flat

In recent years, run-flat tires have become increasingly common as standard equipment in new vehicles. In theory, they provide the security of letting you limp to a safe place, even with no pressure in the tires, for a short distance. But how would you feel if you bought a new car that didn't have...Read More»

2011 BMW 7-Series
Five Sexy Family Cars for 2011

Who says you can’t have a family car that’s also sexy? And what qualifies a car as sexy, anyway? Beauty is, as they say, in the eye of the beholder, but plenty of horses under the hood also ranks right up there. Men and women alike appreciate a car with sleek good looks that can barrel...Read More»

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