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2011 Hyundai Sonata: The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2011
2011 Hyundai Sonata: The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2011

The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2011 is the 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The 2011 Sonata tops The Car Connection's numeric ratings among all vehicles with a base price of less than $50,000, including destination. That it does so at a base price of $19,995 is a testament to the thorough transformation...Read More»

2011 Dodge Charger R/T
High Gear Media Invades The 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Early this month we descended upon SEMA and brought you live coverage from the floor both on Twitter and Facebook. Just last week we brought you live pictures and juicy new information from the Hyundai Technical Center in Detroit. This week we will invade the Los Angeles Auto Show with the full...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Best Family Luxury Coupes: 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

We’re not done yet. Continuing in our week-long series on the best family luxury coupes, today we look more in-depth at the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Hyundai Genesis Coupe Words like solid, sexy, performance and affordable apply equally well to the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Many reviewers...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra spy shot
Hyundai Uses Twitter To Reveal Their Own Spy Shot Of The 2011 Elantra

The spy photo industry is one that works long hours, works very hard, and simply is under appreciated by some. Well the upcoming 2011 Hyundai Elantra was just captured digitally by none other than Hyundai themselves. Just moments ago Hyundai sent out this tweet, "Self-Spy-Photo: Just received this...Read More»

2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder
Consumer Reports: GM Improves, Japanese Lead in Reliability

According to its latest survey of more than 1.3 million vehicles owned by readers, Consumer Reports says Toyota and Honda still build the most reliable cars sold in the U.S. The publication notes that General Motors has made big improvements in quality, so much so that its vehicles now rank ahead...Read More»

Screencap from Motor Trend's Facebook page
Another Facebook Launch, Another Nail In The Coffin Of Corporate Websites

There's been a spate of Facebook launches in recent months -- the most notable being Ford's unveiling of the 2011 Explorer. Now, there's another Facebook reveal a-brewing, and it's due to drop next Monday at 8pm ET: Motor Trend's 2011 Sport/Utility of the Year. If you're a fan of Motor Trend's...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco
High Fuel Efficiency Gains From Gas Engines And More On The Horizon

Unless consumers have been hiding under a rock, the news is out there over the federal government’s proposed plans to develop new standards for light-duty vehicles for model years 2017 to 2025. These will be tougher standards that pick up on the previously-announced rulemaking governing...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta sedan
Best 2011 Affordable Small Sedans: Part One

In our never-ending search for family vehicles that strive to meet many of consumers’ wants and needs, we’re always excited to see what’s new--particularly in the new model year offerings from automakers. In this two-part series we take a look at the best 2011 affordable small...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
Honda, Toyota, and Hyundai: Top 3 Greenest Automakers

It should come as no surprise that the annual Greenest Automaker award from the Union of Concerned Scientists is gaining more traction all the time. After all, concern over the environment as well as overcoming a dependence on foreign oil are mentioned in news reports daily. Tougher federal...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
Six Family Cars You Can Still Get with a Stick

It's the best way to drive. We're at little biased here. But then again, we do this for a living; and driving dozens of cars every year, we can assure you, there is nothing quite like rowing your own as you put a car through its paces. We prefer the manual transmission. It puts you more in touch...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue Redefines "Entry Level"

The term “entry level” is normally one to avoid in the automotive marketplace. The usual connotations are a vehicle with less than satisfactory driving capabilities and a miniscule list of standard amenities, albeit at a rational price. The 2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue is an entry-level...Read More»

2011 Kia Optima
Can Kia Catch Up With Hyundai In Quality, Reliability?

Kia is on track to set an all-time sales record in the U.S. this year, beating its previous 305,000 sales, and it's no surprise how: lots and lots of product. Over the past year, the company has launched the new Soul, Forte, and Forte Koup small cars, all-new Sorento and Sportage crossovers, and...Read More»

2009 Hyundai Sonata
What Oil For A 2009 Hyundai Sonata In The Iraqi Desert?

The reach of The Car Connection was evident in the All Car Advice mail bag recently when TCC forwarded an email from Mohammed in Iraq. The reader has a white 2009 Hyundai Sonata with a four-cylinder engine that he wants to protect for the long haul. His question is what kind of oil is the best to...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 Hyundai Sonata: Steering Recall Affects 139,500 Cars

A problem with the steering system in the 2011 Hyundai Sonata has led to an official recall issued this morning by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Earlier this summer, the NHTSA announced it would investigate the Alabama-built four-door for steering failures. In a series...Read More»

2011 Hyunda Elantra (Avante) unveiled in Korea
2011 Hyundai Elantra Production Moving to Alabama

The 2011 Hyundai Elantra has been developed in South Korea, and is being adapted for the American market by the automaker's California-based marketing arm. Now, the Elantra is headed for production in Montgomery, Alabama, alongside the company's brisk-selling Sonata large sedan. Sources in South...Read More»

Interbrand's top 100 brand rankings for 2010 (biggest risers and fallers)
Interbrand Names The Top 100 Brands Of 2010: How Does Your Favorite Automaker Rank?

Every year, the marketing powerhouse known as Interbrand publishes a list of the top 100 global brands. These are the companies at the head of the international pack that shape the way the world does business. The best performers have solid balance sheets, strong future prospects, and the respect...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus ST
Today at High Gear Media: Focus ST, 911 GTS and SuperSnake

Topping the headlines today at High Gear Media: the hot 'n spicy version of the 2012 Ford Focus, the Paris Auto Show's own Focus ST. We can't wait until September 30. [MotorAuthority] We're also keen on seeing the new Porsche 911 GTS up close and personally, though we'll have to fend off the...Read More»

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Hyundai Building New Headquarters in California

Hyundai says it's firmly a California citizen this morning with the announcement of a new headquarters building in Orange County, Calif. Hyundai has been in Orange County since 1985, when it launched the brand in America with the Excel compact. The Korean automaker says it will spend $150 million...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Driven: 2011 Hyundai Sonata

Not too long ago, the Sonata was strictly a follower. Toyota and Honda would introduce a change, or a new feature, and Hyundai would follow. But with the latest 2011 Sonata, Hyundai follows no more—it's actually sprinted out to the front in many respects. In straight-line acceleration and...Read More»

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