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Hyundai Prices Blue Link Telematics System
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»

2012 Hyundai Genesis
All-Wheel Drive Hyundai Genesis? Not Until Next-Gen 2014

Striving to be a luxury automaker for its top-end models – and doing rather well at it, we might say – it looks like Korean automaker Hyundai won’t be offering an all-wheel drive version of the Genesis luxury sedan until the next generation model. According to a report in Car and...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Tucson FWD 4-door Auto GLS PZEV Open Doors
2011 Hyundai Tucson GLS: Quick Drive

All images by Anne Proffit Hyundai's smaller crossover, the handsome Tucson was redesigned in 2010 and needed few if any upgrades for the 2011 sales season. Based on a unibody design, the Tucson is very car-like in its responses and very easy to drive and enjoy. After spending a week with a 2011...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe
Recall: Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento Transmission

A new recall issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) affects two crossover vehicles from South Korea, both of which are manufactured in the U.S. The 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2011 Kia Sorento--mechanically related, though they're sold under different brands and...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry LE
African-American Auto Market Surged In 2010, Toyota Benefited Most

Toyota is now the top single brand among African Americans, with 15 percent of the new-vehicle market. That's according to information and marketing analysts at Polk, who listed Ford, Chevrolet, Honda, and Nissan as runners up, each with more than ten percent of the market. While what Polk calls...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Tucson
Recall Watch: 2010 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai is recalling up to 7,829 of its 2010 Tucson crossovers due to faulty exterior lighting. The recall states that the rear reflectors on the 2010 Hyundai Tucson do not meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108. The photometry – brightness – does not reach the levels...Read More»

High Gear Media Contest Winner Interviews Hyundai Spokesman
2011 New York Auto Show Video: Contest Winner Interviews Hyundai Spokesman

As many of our loyal SocialCarNews readers know, we ran a writing contest asking people to tell us about their favorite auto show moment. The contest was sponsored by High Gear Media, Hyundai, and the New York International Auto Show. Our amazing editorial brain trust took all the submissions and...Read More»

2011 Kia Optima
Hyundai And Kia Pull Ahead In Sales, Gain More U.S. Market Share

This past month, while most of the industry stuttered, Kia and Hyundai surged ahead—significantly gaining market share, based on some forecasts just out. Hyundai and Kia, over April, are expected to reach their highest level of market share ever—9.4 percent. The two brands, combined...Read More»

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