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2008-2010 Hyundai Elantra, 2009-2010 Elantra Touring Recalled For Power Steering Failure
2008-2010 Hyundai Elantra, 2009-2010 Elantra Touring Recalled For Power Steering Failure

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 205,000 Elantra and Elantra Touring models registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may lose power steering while they're in motion, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: The Car...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Video

The Elantra GT may share its name with Hyundai's best-selling compact sedan--but in reality, it's a different vehicle, one that comes originally from Europe. And that's why it attracts competition from cars like the VW Golf and Ford Focus. ALSO READ: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Preview This year, the...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis IIHS Top Safety Pick+
The Safest Cars, 2016 Honda Pilot, Bentley SUV: The Week In Reverse

Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it’s one of the top concerns. Some vehicles simply don’t make the cut in occupant safety. This week, The Car Connection examined the field of new 2015 models to recommend the safest...Read More»

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Hyundai & Kia Fined $360 Million For Faulty MPG Claims (None Of Which Will Fund Electric Cars)

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a massive $360 million fine, following a two-year-long investigation of the Korean automakers by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Added to the $395 million that Hyundai and Kia have paid to vehicle owners, the companies will have forked over $755 million for...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis, 2011 Hyundai Equus Recalled For Lighting Glitch

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 43,000 Genesis and Equus vehicles from the 2009 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these vehicles suffer from a glitch in their lighting systems that could increase the potential for an...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata Video Road Test

Bold styling paid off with the last Sonata--but now Hyundai’s changing course with a new sedan that’s more practical, more refined, and less daring. Is that enough to keep up its strong challenge to the Camry, Accord, Fusion, and Altima? We've taken an in-depth look at the new Sonata in...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Hyundai And Kia Fined $300M For Overstating MPG

The federal government has announced that Hyundai Motor and subsidiary Kia Motors will pay $300 million altogether in penalties over fuel economy numbers that were overstated on about 1.2 million vehicles. Of that amount, $100 million will be paid in civil fines, while the companies will forfeit...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
2015 Hyundai Sonata: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The fully redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata is a very different sedan than the radically remade 2011 model that nudged in alongside mid-size mainstays like the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and Honda Accord. In fact, with the calmer design, more laid-back demeanor, and almost obsequoius look and feel...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis might still not be a luxury car by your definition, but it’s a great luxury car as we see it—in that it looks and feels special, performs well, tops the safety charts, and perhaps most importantly, offers a lot of features (and a lot of car) for a sticker price...Read More»

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Judge Cuts Hyundai's Fine To $73 Million In Montana Wrongful Death Suit

In May of this year, a jury in Montana ruled against Hyundai, siding with the families of two teenage boys who died in a 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. The jury set a massive, $240 million penalty, which Hyundai subsequently appealed. According to Auto News, the judge in the case has now cut that fine by...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
One Of The Safest: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Earns Five-Star Rating

The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata has now secured a place in the top tier of affordable mid-size sedans for safety-conscious shoppers. It's been tested by the federal government, and in ratings recently released has earned an excellent five stars both overall and in frontal and side-impact...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Issues $55 Million Apology For Overstating Fuel Economy On The South Korean Santa Fe

In the fall of 2012, Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, were making headlines (not the good kind). Numerous Hyundai and Kia owners in the U.S. had written to the Environmental Protection Agency, complaining that their vehicles' fuel economy wasn't as good as Hyundai and Kia had promised. The EPA...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis
Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009-2012 Genesis

Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the company has been hit with a $17.35 million fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Genesis recall...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2011-15 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Faulty Shift Cable, Brakes

Hyundai has issued two separate recalls for late-model Sonatas to repair faulty shift cables and crack-prone brake calipers. According to Detroit News, nearly 889,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. ALSO SEE: Death List 2015: The Cars That Won't Be Back Next Year Recall #1: 2011-2014 Hyundai...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata to Equal Record Sales Level, Says U.S. CEO

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has been redesigned, and the company is brimming with confidence about the new mid-size sedan. The automaker's U.S. chief, Dave Zuchowski, says the company expects the 2015 Sonata to reach the record sales levels of the 2011 and 2012 models. The mid-size Sonata is currently...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis IIHS Top Safety Pick+
2015 Hyundai Genesis: Five-Star Scores, The Safest Car On The Market?

Is the 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan one of the safest sedans on the market? Going by currently available crash-test results and safety ratings, it's one of the safest picks among roomy sedans, that's for sure. The federal government has crash-tested the 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan and released a full...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Gets 38 MPG Highway

The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata made a big splash when it debuted at the New York Auto Show, but Hyundai didn’t reveal all of its cards for its newest entry to the highly competitive mid-size sedan segment. We know a new Sonata Hybrid will be showing up at some point, but even before that...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis  -  First Drive, April 2014
2015 Hyundai Genesis Video Road Test

The Hyundai Genesis has created a lot of skeptics. When it was new in 2009, shoppers weren’t sure if Hyundai could really build a luxury sedan—one that could compete with four-doors from Acura and Infiniti. The first Genesis erased those doubts. Now Hyundai’s setting its sights...Read More»

Average emissions from light-duty vehicles, 1998-2013 (via the Union of Concerned Scientists)
Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies have shown dramatic improvement, over the past decade and a half. ALSO SEE: Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The...Read More»

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