en-usVince Bond Jr. Feed New platform, altered body, same SoulMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTWhile other boxy designs have come and gone #8212; Scion xB, Nissan Cube, Honda Element #8212; Kia's Soul has built longevity through loyalty. Acura turns attention to carsSun, 9 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe redesigned RDX has gotten off to a torrid start, but brand chief Jon Ikeda says Acura isn't planning more crossovers. Mazda goes for emotional appealSat, 8 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTMazda doesn't see the slowing sedan market as an excuse to become complacent about its cars. Genesis decline tied to licensing bumpSat, 8 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTGenesis' steep sales dropoff is largely a byproduct of the brand's accelerated separation from Hyundai. Introducing Hyundai, the utility vehicle brandMon, 3 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai is forging ahead with marketing campaigns that tout its "family of SUVs." HYUNDAI-KIA: Slight boost as product mix begins to evolveMon, 3 Dec 2018 16:18:14 ESTHyundai-Kia's combined U.S. sales edged up 1.1 percent in November as Hyundai's crossover momentum continued to build. FCA: Sales jump 17% on Ram, Jeep demand; fleet volume growsMon, 3 Dec 2018 11:58:34 ESTU.S. sales for FCA US rose 17 percent in November to 181,310 vehicles, a gain largely driven by fleet transactions. Hyundai gears up for another Super Bowl runMon, 3 Dec 2018 08:00:00 ESTHyundai will keep its Super Bowl ad run going in 2019, making it the eleventh time in the past 12 years that the brand has advertised during the game. Mitsubishi's Diaz: 'Business as usual'Mon, 3 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTBefore the Ghosn turmoil, Mitsubishi U.S. boss Fred Diaz had his eyes set on leveraging shared platforms to bolster his product lineup. And he still does. Hyundai fortifies top of light truck lineup with PalisadeThu, 29 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe 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 fortifies top of light truck lineup with PalisadeWed, 28 Nov 2018 19:00:00 ESTThe 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. Kia's 2020 Soul: New platform, same quirky stylingWed, 28 Nov 2018 17:15:00 ESTThe third-generation 2020 Kia Soul receives a new platform, sleeker headlights and more sculpted lines but keeps the trademark quirky looks that have made it standout on the road. Honda seeks off-road chops with revived PassportTue, 27 Nov 2018 18:45:00 ESTHonda is waging a big bet Americans will continue embracing light trucks by reviving the Passport and is packing the crossover with a 280-hp engine and off-road capabilities the company says will make it just as comfortable... Toyota platform helps unshackle RAV4Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00:00 ESTChief engineer Yoshikazu Saeki said he wanted to bring the latest RAV4 back to the essence of a utility vehicle: a multipurpose option that can handle adverse road conditions and still make its passengers feel safe. Toyota pins Corolla hopes on multicultural buyersMon, 26 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe Toyota Corolla, a perennial top seller among light vehicles in the U.S., faces a tougher market as car sales plummet. Toyota believes there are still pockets of opportunity for sales with multicultural groups. Toyota platform helps unshackle RAV4Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTChief engineer Yoshikazu Saeki said he wanted to bring the latest RAV4 back to the essence of a utility vehicle: a multipurpose option that can handle adverse road conditions and still make its passengers feel safe. Can quieter Corolla make some noise?Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe redesigned Corolla must prove it can deliver more stability and power to Toyota's U.S. car sales, which are down 11 percent this year. Honda manager tackles new terrainMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn a rare move, Honda chose someone from its powersports division to lead manufacturing for a car, the third-generation Insight. Ford, Toyota recognized for commitment to diversitySun, 18 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTRainbow Coalition President Jesse Jackson said Toyota "seems to have the idea that doing business with us is good for business, not the cost of doing business." Toyota presenta el Corolla rediseñado con estilo atléticoFri, 16 Nov 2018 16:44:51 ESTEl Corolla de duodécima generación fue creado en la Nueva Arquitectura Global de Toyota que, según el fabricante, combina nuevos enfoques de diseño, ingeniería, ensamblaje y materiales. Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned CorollaThu, 15 Nov 2018 22:00:00 ESTThe revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look. Toyota pumps mojo into redesigned CorollaThu, 15 Nov 2018 22:00:00 ESTThe revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look. How Hyundai homed in on buyers for 2018 SonataSat, 10 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTFor a video campaign to promote the 2018 Sonata, Hyundai couldn't go in with a goal of reaching broad groups like millennials. Dealers unfazed by Hyundai revolving doorSun, 4 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTWith an influx of fresh crossovers to sell, Hyundai's U.S. dealers aren't losing sleep about the changing faces at the top. Hyundai names interim CEO of America unitTue, 30 Oct 2018 15:13:37 ESTHyundai Motor named William Lee, who's held various leadership roles in 35 years with the automaker, interim president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. Who needs subscriptions? ... and other insights from auto marketersMon, 29 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTAuto marketers shared their insights at the J.D. Power marketing event, where they discussed everything from subscription services to the use of bots to sell cars. Honda's V2X technology at a crossroadsMon, 22 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTLast November, the city of Marysville, Ohio, mounted four cameras above the traffic lights at an nondescript intersection as part of a pilot project with Honda. Dealers sue Mazda over multi-tier bonus planMon, 22 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTFlorida dealership Kuhn Mazda and the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers are suing Mazda Motor of America Inc. in two lawsuits alleging its new Mazda Brand Experience Program 2. For Hyundai and Kia, risk goes beyond fireSun, 21 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe automakers and NHTSA point to recalls already issued for engine fixes. But the Center for Auto Safety says those calls weren't comprehensive enough, and Congress wants answers. Hyundai's Kona Electric has crossover niche to itselfMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai is looking to upend the notion that families with EVs need a gasoline-powered backup vehicle. Genesis G70 finally appears, but mostly on TVSat, 13 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTA Genesis spokesman told Automotive News the first G70s have been shipped, and that the brand is expecting 100 to 200 dealers to have them by the end of the year. Ten years later, more stories of survivalMon, 8 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTDoug Wilson's survival plan in 2009 called for a massive sale that would liquidate six months' worth of Dodge inventory within three weeks. Before he knew it, the sale was under way. HYUNDAI-KIA-GENESIS: Hyundai rises, Kia slips, Genesis plummetsTue, 2 Oct 2018 16:39:06 ESTHyundai-Kia's combined U.S. sales reached 108,862 units in September, a 0.6 percent decline from the year-earlier period. HONDA: A drag from Accord, Civic; Trucks set recordTue, 2 Oct 2018 13:20:13 ESTHonda had a strong U.S. DealerSocket CEO seeks image overhaul as it moves into retailingMon, 1 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTDealerSocket's Precise Price tool allows consumers to structure deals online before coming into dealerships to close. How Kia's new Telluride rumbled onto the runwayMon, 24 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe surprise sneak peek at New York Fashion Week was another example of Kia showing up in unexpected places, such as the luxury sports sedan segment and the top tier of the industry's quality rankings. El SUV Kia Telluride crece para 2020 y agrega un toque de modaWed, 12 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTEl Telluride 2020 se convertirá en el mayor cruce en la alineación de Kia a medida que la marca se entrelaza con la semana de la moda de Nueva York para ayudar a capitalizar el continuo cambio del consumidor a crossovers. Longo construye diversidad con el sitio web en españolMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTUn concesionario de California, Longo Toyota, ha desarrollado un sitio web de tienda para sus clientes de habla hispana. 2020 Kia Telluride crossover goes big, with fashionable touchSat, 8 Sep 2018 18:45:00 ESTThe 2020 Telluride will become the biggest crossover in Kia's lineup as the brand weaves into New York fashion week to help capitalize on the ongoing consumer shift to crossovers. Mazda hits the club scene to tap into Miata loveMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTMazda, which has struggled to maintain customer loyalty, has made owner engagement and community-building a central piece of its outreach strategy. Roadtrip marketing gets fancyMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTAcross the country, automakers are leveraging owner gatherings and other communal experiences to build loyalty and a deeper connection between brands and their customers. Japan's little 3 lean on partnershipsMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTThese are exciting times for Japan's little three. Mazda and Subaru are preparing to launch electrified vehicles in the U.S. Mazda dips into electrified vehiclesMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTMazda adds safety and premium features to lineup, while planning to unveil three electrified vehicles in the next few years. Mini owners take the scenic routeMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTOn the biennial Mini Takes the States road trip, owners were treated to face time with the brand's manufacturing team and a new connected-car app. Hyundai fights for NFL playing timeMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn a sport defined by matchups and midgame adjustments, the National Football League's official auto sponsor decided to make a tweak of its own. Where Dodge's muscle gets flexedMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe Viper has been phased out, but the track has expanded its roster with other vehicles plucked from the FCA fleet: the energetic Fiat 500 Abarth and 124 Spider Abarth. And more Challengers are coming. Mitsubishi hints at more electrified CUVsMon, 3 Sep 2018 00:01:00 ESTMitsubishi will have plenty of support going forward as a member of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, which will lead to new platforms and technologies to bolster its lineup. Hyundai lands sponsorship rights for NBC's NFL Sunday Night Kickoff showWed, 29 Aug 2018 18:30:58 ESTThe NFL's "Sunday Night Football" kickoff telecast has been primetime TV's top show for seven consecutive seasons, Hyundai says, averaging more than 18 million viewers each week last season. Want a luxury car? Try a KiaMon, 27 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTMass-market brands such as Ford, Honda and Kia aren't luxury players, but the loaded upper trim levels they offer inflate prices to the point where their vehicles end up face to face with high-end brands. Acura fortifies NSX chassis for 2019Fri, 24 Aug 2018 10:45:40 ESTAcura's electrified NSX supercar is back for the 2019 model year with a modified chassis and software tuning along with new tires #8212; changes that the automaker says improves responsiveness. Longo builds diversity with Spanish website Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTA California dealership, Longo Toyota, has developed a store website for its Spanish-speaking customers. Genesis' first crossover a year awayMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTIn 2022, Genesis plans to have a stand-alone network of dealers and a sufficiently diverse lineup of vehicles for them to sell as it seeks to take its place alongside the industry's leading luxury marques. Kia has Telluride crossover, green cars on the horizonMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTExpect to see the Niro's nameplate expanded with a fully electric edition soon, while Kia adds the Telluride to the lineup to further capitalize on the shift to crossovers. Hyundai fills its crossover lineupMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTHyundai's move to rework its notoriously car-heavy lineup with a batch of new, redesigned or freshened crossovers is paying off. Hyundai-Kia pipeline shows group's versatilityMon, 20 Aug 2018 00:01:00 ESTKorean auto brands, which ruled J.D. Power's closely watched quality rankings this year, are improving their product arsenals and better aligning their U.S. portfolios to meet demand for crossovers.