2015 Hyundai Sonata: This Is It

Here's an undisguised, unteased image of the seventh-generation Hyundai Sonata, which has a grille that instantly recalls the fifth-generation Sonata. The Korean midsizer is supposed to evoke the more-expensive Genesis, but it frankly looks dated. » 3/12/14 4:20pm 3/12/14 4:20pm

This Is Hyundai's Fake Alfa 4C Fighter In The Flesh

The Hyundai PassoCorto concept will likely never be made, but the design study of a Korean Alfa Romeo 4C-fighter is a pretty little pipe dream. And surprisingly for a lot of concepts, it looks a lot better in person, as you can see in this video surreptitiously shot behind the scenes at Geneva. » 3/04/14 9:00am 3/04/14 9:00am

The Sonata's Lack Of 'Dependability' Is Hurting Hyundai

It's undeniable that the current Hyundai Sonata has been a hit for the company, propelling itself from an also-ran to a mainstream midsize sedan. But apparently it's come at the price of Hyundai's advancing reputation for reliability. » 2/24/14 7:00pm 2/24/14 7:00pm

Hyundai's Intrado Concept Might Be Their First Unique Hydrogen Car

The Hyundai Intrado concept has a lot going for it. Giant bubble-top styling, orange leather interior, and it could end up being Hyundai's first bespoke hydrogen production car. » 2/21/14 4:40pm 2/21/14 4:40pm

Hyundai, Chrysler Spend The Most On Super Bowl Ads Among Automakers

Three of the five biggest buyers for Super Bowl ads in the last five games are beverage companies. It's expected. But between Pepsi and Coke are Hyundai and Chrysler. That's more interesting. » 1/28/14 10:00am 1/28/14 10:00am

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis Is What All Hyundais Will Look Like

If the Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion had nasty, incestual cousin sex, I'm sure its silently-judged-in-the-eyes-of-the-public offspring would look like the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. That said, it's a fine automobile that feels pretty swanky on the outside. » 1/13/14 5:40pm 1/13/14 5:40pm

Google Is Taking Android to the Car With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai

Google has just announced that it's joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance. In other words, it's planning to take Android to the automobile. » 1/06/14 9:10am 1/06/14 9:10am

Electric Cars Depreciate Faster Than Their Gas-Powered Counterparts

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 12/30/13 9:30am 12/30/13 9:30am

Hyundai North America CEO John Krafcik Stepping Down

Another day, another massive shake-up at the top of the auto world. Hyundai North American President John Krafcik, who led the company to some of its more recent successes in the States, is stepping down at the end of the year. He's succeeded by David Zuchowski, Hyundai's current vice president of sales. » 12/27/13 1:52pm 12/27/13 1:52pm

Hyundai Launches Performance Brand That Looks, Sounds Just Like BMW's

Lost in all the hullabaloo over the announcement of the Hyundai i20 World Rally Championship car today was the news that Hyundai is launching a performance-oriented sub brand for their racing and production cars. Its name — and I am totally not making this up, I swear — is N. » 12/10/13 2:20pm 12/10/13 2:20pm

Hyundai/Kia's Luxury Problem

Hyundai/Kia has made it no secret that they want to play in the US luxury market. The Genesis, Equus, and now K900 sedans may not be stealing BMW and Benz buyers, but those vehicles show that the focus and resources are present to make an impact on this segment in the near future. However, product alone is not going to … » 11/25/13 11:18am 11/25/13 11:18am

Hyundai Ditches Cigarette Lighters Because People Just Want A USB Port

What are you doing with the cigarette lighter in your car? Most people aren’t using it for smoking things these days. Hyundai thinks they’re worthless, so they’re replacing them in their cars with USB ports. » 10/03/13 9:22am 10/03/13 9:22am