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Hyundai Motor leads U.S. Nov vehicle sales gains

Hyundai Motor leads U.S. Nov vehicle sales gains

Hyundai Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. led the first monthly gain in U.S. auto sales since government stimulus measures ended, signaling buyers are returning to showrooms as the economy stabilizes. Hyundai’s sales surged 46 percent in November and Nissan’s rose 21 percent, industry researcher Autodata Corp. said. Toyota Motor […]

Hyundai suspends passenger vehicle sales in Japan

Hyundai suspends passenger vehicle sales in Japan

Hyundai Motor Co said Saturday it will pull out of the Japanese passenger vehicle market amid sluggish sales, and instead focus on commercial vehicle sales there. Hyundai, South Korea’s No. 1 automaker, has found it tough going in Japan and sold only about 15,000 passenger cars there since 2001 when […]

Japanese automakers see Hyundai as global threat

Japanese automakers see Hyundai as global threat

Hyundai Motor Co. – not the up-and-coming Chinese, nor the leaner meaner Americans – is the automaker that has the Japanese seriously worried. Talk to any Japanese auto executive, and the official is likely to say the South Korean automaker is rapidly emerging as the most feared competitor to Japan’s […]

Hyundai Motor America Reports Sales for September 2009

Hyundai Motor America Reports Sales for September 2009

Hyundai Motor America today announced September sales of 31, 511 units, a 27 percent increase compared with September 2008. For the calendar year to-date, Hyundai sales are up 1.4 percent compared to last year. This also marks the ninth consecutive month of significant year-over-year gains in retail market share. Hyundai […]

Hyundai Launches EQUUS Stretch Edition

Hyundai Launches EQUUS Stretch Edition

Hyundai Motor Co. today began receiving orders for the long wheelbase edition of its most luxurious car, the Hyundai EQUUS. The stretch edition offers several upgraded features from the normal sedan version, including differentiated exterior designs and longer overall length. The engine and other functions have been reinforced to attain […]

Hyundai revives plan for Brazil car factory in 2010

Hyundai revives plan for Brazil car factory in 2010

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s largest automaker, will begin construction of a factory in Brazil next year after suspending the plan due to the global recession. Seoul-based Hyundai hasn’t set an exact date for starting the work, Vice Chairman Chung Eui Sun said at the Frankfurt auto show yesterday, according […]

THE HYUNDAI ix35 – The replacement of Tuxon

THE HYUNDAI ix35 – The replacement of Tuxon

Hyundai has released the first undisguised images of its new ix35, an all-new C-segment crossover that showcases Hyundai’s distinctive new ‘fluidic sculpture’ design language. The ix35 replaces the popular Tucson – and will make its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Design cues seen on ix35 will […]

Hyundai Elantra Touring prices

Hyundai Elantra Touring prices

Hyundai Motor America has announced lower prices and a revised model range for its Elantra Touring five-door compact, now starting at $15,995 for a very well-equipped entry-level GLS model and $18,995 for the top-of-the line SE model. The Elantra Touring is a sportier, functional variant of Hyundai’s popular and award-winning […]

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Pricing

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Pricing

Hyundai Motor America announced pricing for the new Genesis Coupe, starting at $22,000 for a well-equipped 210-horsepower, 2.0-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine 2.0T model and $25,000 for the 306-horsepower, 3.8-liter, V6 engine model. Genesis Coupe will begin arriving at Hyundai dealerships later in the month. “Genesis sedan set a new benchmark […]