Kia's 2020 Soul: New platform, same quirky stylingNov. 28, 2018
The 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.
Kia hints at redesigned SoulNov. 27, 2018
Kia is following up on the glimpse of the tall taillights on the redesigned Soul by giving away nearly the whole design of the 2020 model, due to be unveiled Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
WOONG-CHUL YANGNov. 26, 2018
2018 Automotive News All Star Woong-Chul Yang, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Group, has overseen a blitz of new technologies while the company develops a new luxury brand with Genesis.
U.S. prosecutors investigate Hyundai, Kia vehicle recalls, report saysNov. 21, 2018
U.S. prosecutors are investigating if Hyundai and affiliate Kia vehicle recalls over engine defects were conducted properly, Reuters reported.
DEAN EVANSNov. 26, 2018
2018 Automotive News All Star Dean Evans, chief marketing officer at Hyundai Motor America, led a product blitz this year.
Kia to keep it funky with redesigned Soul at L.A. showNov. 14, 2018
Kia keeps its boxy Soul urban runabout true to its funky inner spirit with the unveiling of the third generation at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show.
A sharper arrow for a smaller targetNov. 10, 2018
For a video campaign to promote the 2018 Sonata, Hyundai couldn't go in with a goal of reaching broad groups like millennials. It had to go hunting specifically for in-market sedan buyers, a pool that becomes shallower by the year.
Hyundai's new Palisade 3-row crossover set for L.A. debutNov. 8, 2018
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.
Senate hearing on Hyundai, Kia engine fires postponedNov. 8, 2018
The Senate Commerce Committee said a hearing planned this month on reports of engine fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles was on hold, but could be rescheduled for a future date.
Playing crossover catchup, with an eye on pickupNov. 11, 2018
Wonhee Lee is pushing Hyundai Motor Co. to introduce a full lineup of crossovers, roll out more electrified vehicles with next-generation batteries, and possibly even offer a pickup.
Design, quality in focus to push brand to next levelNov. 12, 2018
Han-woo Park says Kia is graduating from its position as a fast follower to being a global leader in such areas as design and quality. The Kia CEO also wants to build up the brand's light-truck lineup.
How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shineNov. 7, 2018
Hyundai ran into problems in China and the U.S. for similar reasons: It missed shifts in consumer tastes, especially the surge in demand for SUVs, and it sought higher prices than it could command.