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2012 Hyundai Veloster Subject of NHTSA Probe Into Shattering Sunroofs
2012 Hyundai Veloster Subject of NHTSA Probe Into Shattering Sunroofs

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary investigation into reports alleging that the panoramic sunroofs on certain 2012 model year Hyundai Veloster compact cars suddenly shattered without warning. The agency’s office of defects investigation (ODI)...Read More»

Interbrand's Best Global Brands, 2012
The Top 100 Global Brands: How Does Your Automaker Rank?

On Tuesday, we shared year-to-date sales stats for most automakers, but sales aren't the only way to measure a company's health. Interbrand takes a broader view of corporate value, and the marketing firm has just released its list of the top 100 global brands. To rank companies, Interbrand looks at...Read More»

2012 Dodge Dart
Car Prices Soar, Incentives Plummet

The good news is, car sales are soaring. Most automakers have already released figures for September, leaving analysts' expectations in the dust. The bad news is, that means demand for cars is high. And when demand is high, so are car prices, making good deals hard to find. Transaction prices are...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan
2012 Hyundai Elantra Probe Widens To 2011, 2013 Models

Earlier this year, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had launched an investigation of the 2012 Hyundai Elantra. According to the Detroit Free Press, that probe has now been expanded to include 2011 and 2013 models, too. NHTSA's initial investigation began when an...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: The Dealership Service Experience

As much as we cover vehicle shopping, and aspects of the ownership experience, we don't get as much exposure to what's for many busy commuters a twice-a-year experience: taking your late-model car in to the dealership for maintenance. That's one of the reasons why we're keeping Six Month Road Test...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: The Great American Road Trip Video

Our extended stay with a 2012 Hyundai Veloster wouldn't be complete without a long-distance road trip--and now that we've finally settled back into the daily routine after about 5000 miles in the Veloster, we're ready to report good news on how it suited us on the journey. We've already shown you...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: First Drive and Video Road Test

If you're looking around with a puzzled expression, missing the Hyundai Veracruz crossover something fierce, you're not alone. But you are very, very close to it. The Veracruz made so few friends in its brief stay on the U.S. market, it probably pleased fewer shoppers than it irked--like those...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: Yellowstone Photo Gallery

By now we are sure you've read all about our great American road trip. Our trip took us from Portland, Oregon to Minneapolis, Minnesota, with dozens of places in between. One of those places was Yellowstone National Park, and boy was it gorgeous. We took the opportunity to take some quick photos of...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: Video Update

We're a little more than halfway through our six-month road test of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster. So, what have we found? Great fuel economy and technology, and shortcomings with its visibility and rear seat, as you'll see here in our video road test. No doubt, the Veloster's styling can be somewhat...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Equus  -  Driven, August 2012
2012 Hyundai Equus Signature: Driven

For luxury vehicles, brand and brand image really matter. And it's definitely a limiting agent for the Hyundai Equus—a big, comfortable sedan that's appealing, if not a little confounding on its own. Get a luxury-car-owning friend or relative to wear a blindfold for a moment, then get them...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: How's It Handle A Road Trip?

For those of you who followed along with us on our great American road trip in the Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster, we know you've been wondering: what's it like to drive the Veloster for more than 500 miles in one sitting? After spending nearly three weeks driving the Veloster across the...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: Road-Trip Fuel Economy

Now that we are back from our great American road trip in the Six-Month Road Hyundai Veloster, it's time to crunch some numbers. How did the Veloster fare when it came to fuel economy? We've already noted that our fuel economy in the Veloster has improved since the engine's break-in period. We have...Read More»

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe
2007-2009 Hyundai Santa Fe: Recall Alert

Hyundai is recalling certain 2007 through 2009 model year Santa Fe SUVs to ensure that airbags will deploy in a crash when a small stature person is seated in the passenger seat. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Sonata
2012-2013 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Airbag Issue

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012-2013 Sonata passenger cars due to a problem with side curtain airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicles potentially affected in the U.S. at 22,512. An additional...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: Rest Stop Reactions

If you've been following our adventures with the Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster on social media, then you have already seen some pictures from our great American road trip. Our road trip lasted approximately three weeks and we covered quite a few miles and crossed many state lines during that...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai, Kia Workers Vote To Strike: How Will It Affect You?

Bad news for the bigwigs at Hyundai and Kia: workers at the companies' facilities in South Korea have voted to strike. The upside? Unlike walkouts of previous years, these won't last very long, and they aren't likely to affect vehicle availability in the U.S. or anywhere else. Approximately 71% of...Read More»

Travis Pastrana jumps his Dodge Dart rallycross car at Texas Motor Speedway. Image via Facebook.
Peyton Manning Touts Buick, Hyundai Sued, Dodge Dart Commercial: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, you can now test drive Progressive Insurance's Snapshot program for free and the first 2013 Dodge Dart TV commercial debuts. Hyundai is being sued and we discuss some new 2012 hybrids you shouldn't buy. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Sued Over Elantra 40-MPG Ad Claims

With gas mileage a much higher new-car purchase consideration these days, it isn’t surprising to see yet another lawsuit filed over purportedly misleading advertising on the part of car companies. A new lawsuit, according to an article by Reuters, is alleging that Hyundai misrepresented the...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The Great American Road Trip

We've already put our Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster through a battery of unusual tests, including the Fido test and our Cars and Coffee challenge. Now it's time for its greatest challenge of all: the great American road trip. This Thursday evening, I'll be setting off on a cross-country road...Read More»

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