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NHTSA Launches Investigation Of 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
NHTSA Launches Investigation Of 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. According to a summary report posted to the agency's website, NHTSA has been contacted by two Santa Fe owners who say that the right-front axle shafts on their vehicles have failed. Why...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Azera
2012-2013 Hyundai Azera Recalled For Airbag Sensor Glitch

Hyundai is recalling certain 2012 and 2013 model-year Azera sedans to fix a problem with the front passenger airbag sensor. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall in the United States at 5,200...Read More»

2008 Hyundai Tiburon
Hyundai Ordered To Pay $14 Million For Airbag Flaw: Are You At Risk?

For the second time in a year, South Korean automaker Hyundai has been accused of using flawed airbag systems. Last fall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into the 2011-2013 Elantra after a driver suffered severe lacerations when a dodgy side airbag...Read More»

Screencap from the 'Pipe Job' ad for the Hyundai iX35 FCEV
Worst Ad Of The Week: Hyundai Finds Hilarity In Suicide

(NOTE: If the video embedded above has been taken down, just zip on over to your video-sharing site of choice and search for "Hyundai Pipe Job". A certain automaker would be wise to remember that the internet is forever.) The world is full of bad advertising. Sometimes, ads fail through no fault of...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan
Hyundai Elantra Recalled For Airbag Problem

In an action from the major electrical-problem recall announced this week by the automaker, Hyundai is also recalling certain 2011 through 2013 Elantra compact cars for a problem with airbags. An official safety recall notice posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai, Kia Recall Affects 1.7 Million Vehicles With Electrical Problems

In the largest-ever recall affecting Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia, Hyundai is recalling more than one million vehicles for electrical problems, while its sister company, Kia, will recall some 623,000 vehicles to address the same problem. A Hyundai recall notice posted on the National Highway...Read More»

Kia Mojave concept
Will Your Next Pickup Be A Hyundai?

Pickup sales are booming. In fact, trucks are on track to be the biggest sellers of 2013, thanks to the recovery of the U.S. housing and construction markets. So it should come as no surprise that Hyundai is considering the addition of a pickup to its lineup. If that sounds familiar, it's because...Read More»

2006 Hyundai Sonata
NHTSA Opens Investigation Into Rust On 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata

Safety regulators have begun a preliminary evaluation of rust affecting some 393,000 Hyundai Sonata mid-size cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years. This action by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) comes after the agency’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI)...Read More»

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Analysts Say More Cars Sold In March Than Any Month Since August 2007

Official stats on March auto sales won't be available until next week, but analysts are already predicting a bang-up month. In fact, the folks at Kelly Blue Book think March could be the best month for new car sales since before the Great Recession. In all, KBB expects to see 1,450,000 vehicle...Read More»

From the Ford Fiesta Movement campaign
Young Buyers Turn Their Backs On Japan, Look To Detroit & South Korea

The data is clear: folks under 35 aren't as interested in owning a car as their parents and grandparents were. But that doesn't mean they've given up on cars entirely -- and when they do need a set of wheels, they're spending less time loitering on the lots of Toyota, Honda, and other Japanese...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo  -  Driven
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: Driven

Ever since our first drive of the standard Hyundai Veloster, we'd been pining for the Veloster Turbo. In fact, after hatching plans to make the Veloster one of our inaugural long-term test cars (there are plenty of Six Month Road Test Veloster exploits to catch up on), we kept second-guessing...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Hyundai Veloster Recall For Shattering Sunroofs Expands

In an expansion of an earlier recall of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster for the potential of panoramic sunroofs to shatter without warning during vehicle use, the Korean automaker is now recalling an additional 6100 2012 model year Velosters over the same issue. A notice on the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid  -  First Drive, 10/2012
Poll: Toyota Recovers U.S. Reputation, As Chrysler And GM Lag

Toyota hasn't just bounced back, with one of the strongest reputations among automakers in the U.S. It is the most highly regarded auto-sector company in the U.S. So says one of the preeminent measures of company reputation, the 2013 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient (RQ), from Harris Interactive...Read More»

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Auto Incentives Dropped 12% In January, But Transaction Prices Fell, Too

Incentives continued their long, slow decline in January, but according to TrueCar, transaction prices fell, too, which could soften the blow for bargain-hunters. On average, incentives slipped 12.2% between December 2012 and January 2013, coming to rest at $2,274 per vehicle. The pickings are...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
Three-Row 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Priced Below Explorer, Pathfinder

Hyundai has announced prices for three-row versions of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe models, which now slot alongside the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, effectively replacing the now-discontinued Veracruz. The Santa Fe lands at a base price of $29,195 for the base front-wheel-drive Santa Fe GLS...Read More»

Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show
Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept: High Tech, High Design

Updated with live images from the global unveiling at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Hyundai has become a force in the mainstream car market that few would have predicted a decade a go. Despite some issues with gas mileage ratings, the brand appears to be headed nowhere but up. In the premium segment...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Following In Hyundai's Footsteps, Ford Sued Over C-Max, Fusion Fuel Economy

CORRECTION: See below It's been an interesting couple of years for Ford. The automaker is still riding a wave of popularity in the wake of its decision not to take bailout dough from the federal government during the Great Recession. Along the way, Ford's reputation has been buffed by some truly...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Recalls 2012 Veloster For Sunroof, Parking-Brake Flaws

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster is the subject of two separate voluntary safety recalls announced today: one for sunroofs that could shatter and cause injury, and the other for a parking brake flaw that may allow vehicles to roll away. Sunroof recall The sunroof recall follows a preliminary evaluation by...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
EPA Will Review 2013 Ford Fusion, C-Max Fuel Economy Claims

Two weeks ago, we mentioned that the Hyundai/Kia fuel-economy fiasco was turning heads in Congress and suggested that this could cause the Environmental Protection Agency to take a closer look at other vehicles. That's now happening. According to AutoNews, the EPA will review complaints about the...Read More»

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