The Palisade is the latest addition to Hyundai's campaign to rework its car-heavy lineup with a batch of new, redesigned or freshened light trucks. Hyundai's biggest utility vehicle to date, the Palisade rides on a new chassis, goes on sale next summer and will be produced in Ulsan, Korea.
Kia keeps its boxy Soul urban runabout — it's second-best selling car in Canada — true to its funky inner spirit with the unveiling of the third generation at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show.
Hyundai will unveil the Palisade crossover, its big-bodied, three-row answer to the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander and Chevrolet Traverse, at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show. It is one of two crossovers Hyundai is adding in 2019 as the company races to match the industry's rapid shift from cars to light trucks.
With its redesigned -- and more advanced -- Forte compact sedan, Kia sees a growth opportunity in the segment even as other automakers scale back the number of traditional car offerings.
Kia will bring its second full-electric global nameplate, the Niro EV crossover, to North America next year.
Winnipeg's Murray Automotive Group is Canada's newest Genesis distributor, with Genesis Winnipeg launching July 4 due to demand for the luxury brand.