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Hyundai And Kia Fined $300M For Overstating MPG
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»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata Gets New Look, Lower Price

Hyundai revealed the extensively updated 2015 Sonata at the New York Auto Show, and now it has released pricing and option packaging for the mid-size sedan (non-Hybrid trim levels) before it hits dealers this summer. Complementing the restyled looks of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai gave the...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Tucson
2011-2013 Hyundai Tucson Recalled For Incorrectly Installed Driver's Airbag

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that 137,500 Hyundai Tucson crossovers will be recalled in the U.S. because of the improper installation of the driver’s airbag. Affected are Hyundai Tucson models for the 2011 through 2014 model years that were built from...Read More»

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Hyundai Hit With $240 Million Fine In Wrongful Death Suit, Plans To Appeal

With all the attention-grabbing lawsuits being aimed at General Motors right now, it's easy to forget that every automaker spends a significant amount of time in court, dealing with cases that range from the earnest to the inane. One case that falls into the former camp just wrapped up in Montana...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis IIHS Top Safety Pick+
2015 Hyundai Genesis Is A Top Safety Pick+

Fresh off a complete redesign, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is shaping up to be quite a thorn in the side of luxury automakers. Aside from its upscale design and advanced technology, the new Genesis was just awarded the highest safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Hyundai Sonata Video: New York Auto Show

The Hyundai Sonata has been a bold move—a bold move that has paid off. Still, it’s time for change after four years. That brings us to this car—the 2015 Hyundai Sonata coming later this year after a world debut at the 2014 New York auto show. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry Video: New...Read More»

2014 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec
2014 Hyundai Veloster: Five Stars In Federal Crash-Testing

The 2014 Hyundai Veloster has been awarded a top five-star Overall rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Looking at individual test results, the Veloster earned four stars in the Frontal Crash category and five stars in the Side Crash category. That included...Read More»

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