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

Hyundai Blue Link screen interface
Hyundai Prices Blue Link Telematics System

Hyundai has mastered the Japanese art of first launching, then improving on, technology like that from your competitors. Such is the case with their Blue Link telematics system, which will offer features that OnStar users will be intimately familiar with, but include additional functions aimed...Read More»

Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson
2012 Benz ML63 AMG, C-Max, and Flo Rida: Today's Car News

The NHTSA just put the industry on notice: your car is not a mobile device. Who knew? (And, really--it actually is.) [TheCarConnection] We knew the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is coming; now we have the spy video to prove it. [MotorAuthority] With the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi, Ford finally will have...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
May Car Sales Show Clear Winners, Losers

Last month was the first time in eight months that new car sales declined, thanks to a mixture of product shortages, high gas prices and reduced discounts or incentives from manufacturers. The sales slowdown means that new cars, on average, are taking longer to leave dealer lots. In April, the...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan R-Spec
If BMW Is Chipotle, Hyundai Is Taco Bell: Today In Analogies

Have you ever wondered what car company your favorite fast food restaurant equates to? Apparently the CEO of Taco Bell, Greg Creed, has, because he’s quick to equate his chain with automotive value leader Hyundai. When asked by QSR Magazine how Taco Bell stacked up against rival (but upscale)...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Which Auto Manufacturers Will Benefit Most From Japan’s Loss?

Carmakers from around the world are eyeing traditional import markets in the U.S. now that Toyota and Honda vehicles are in short supply after the recent earthquake in Japan. The question is which auto manufacturers will pick up new business—and how much business is there for the...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS: Quick Drive

All images: Anne Proffit Every time Hyundai redesigns its small Elantra front-wheel-drive four-door sedan, the machine gets more and more impressive. The 2011 redesign is no different, giving the Elantra the looks of its larger Sonata sibling and the guts to keep up with other compact sedans in the...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
Gas Prices Driving Used Car Prices to 16-Year Record Highs

Prices for used cars are accelerating, according to a report from the country's car salespeople. Used-car prices are now at a 16-year high, according to the National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA), which tracks used-car prices. Correlating to the high price of gas, demand for small and...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
May Auto Sales: Hyundai And Kia Take Third Place, Ahead Of Toyota

Hyundai and Kia are this month expected to pull ahead of Toyota and Honda, to be the third top-selling brands in the U.S. market after only GM and Ford. Even more to the point, Hyundai and Kia are expected to be the only major brands with sales up versus April. According to the pricing-intelligence...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan R-Spec
2012 Hyundai Genesis Lineup Gets A Pricetag

When Hyundai first launched their Genesis sedan in the U.S. in 2008, a lot of critics scoffed. Common wisdom said that Hyundai built economy cars, and that no one would take a luxury sedan from the Korean manufacturer seriously. Fast-forward just three years, and it’s clear that Hyundai can...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Veracruz
Supplier Strike Threatens Production of Hyundai, Kia Models

The biggest manufacturing lesson learned from this spring’s disaster in Japan is quite possibly this: single-source suppliers carry a large inherent risk. Hyundai and Kia are learning that lesson right now, as a labor strike at Yoosung Enterprise Company has crippled production of...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Impala LTZ
Family Car Advice: What If You Have To Buy Now?

Looking at the news reports, it’s no secret that buying a new or used family car today is much less attractive than it was a few months ago. But if your car is about to expire or your current lease is up and you have to get into another set of wheels, that’s not comforting at all. What...Read More»

Opel Astra GTC three-door hatchback
Is Buick Branching Out With Rebadged New Opel Astra GTC?

Interesting speculation – reportedly based on informed sources – from Car and Driver and picked up by Automotive News has Buick getting a rebadged and redesigned version of the new Opel Astra GTC (first shown at the Paris Motor Show in October 2010). Timing, pricing, model designation...Read More»

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