Hyundai Blue Link Used Over 6.8M Times – Infographic

Hyundai Blue Link Used Over 6.8M Times – Infographic
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Originally launched almost two years ago in the Hyundai Veloster and Sonata, Blue Link is now available in most Hyundai models, providing access to over 30 cloud-enabled safety and convenience features for its owners. Continue Reading...

What Will Cars Look Like in the Future: Design Trends Explored

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What Will Cars Look Like in the Future: Design Trends Explored
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When it comes to automotive styling numerous design trends are popular today, but future vehicles are guaranteed to look very different. Functional styling elements will likely play a bigger role in exterior design, things like integrated air vents and spoilers. Naturally vehicle interiors will receive major updates as well, but arguably government regulations are the… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Sonata Under Investigation for Rust Complaints

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Hyundai Sonata Under Investigation for Rust Complaints
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation on 393,000 Hyundai Sonatas over reports of rust that have led to electrical problems. Continue Reading...

2013: The Last Year of the V6 Engine?

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2013: The Last Year of the V6 Engine?
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With the V8 engine is losing its foothold, it seems like the V6 engine may suffer the same fate. Continue Reading...

Most Researched New and Used Cars of 2012: Consumer Reports

Most Researched New and Used Cars of 2012: Consumer Reports
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As 2012 comes to an end, it’s always interesting to see what vehicles were most popular on everyone’s research list for the year. Continue Reading...

Why Buy a Diesel Car? Get the Facts, Know Your Options

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Why Buy a Diesel Car? Get the Facts, Know Your Options
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Price, looks and size… these are the few factors that used to decide what vehicle you’d park in your driveway. Looking for a cheap and small car? A Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic will do. Need something bigger, perhaps a mid-size Hyundai Sonata or an SUV. Things used to be pretty easy. With increasingly high… Continue Reading...

Upgraded Hyundai Sonata Coming in 2014

Upgraded Hyundai Sonata Coming in 2014
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The Hyundai Sonata is getting some upgrades, and the new facelifted sedan from the South Korean Automaker will debut in 2014.  This information was revealed to Reuters by Hyundai chief executive Kim Choon-ho on the sidelines of an industry meeting. The Hyundai Sonata is the South Korean brands top selling automobile in the U.S., and third… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Recall Issued, Company Fights Decision

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Recall Issued, Company Fights Decision
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It’s a case of technicality versus practicality: The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration told Hyundai to replace the center rear seat belts in 14,728 Sonata Hybrids made between 2011 and 2012, but the Korean automaker declined. It comes down to a dispute over why the belts need to be changed. U.S. safety regulations prohibit using “a release… Continue Reading...

Hyundai-Kia “Rivalry” Could Hinder Growth

Hyundai-Kia “Rivalry” Could Hinder Growth
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Frank Ahrens, a spokesman for Hyundai, said the car-to-car rivalry between the two brands, extends to all segments; further complicating matters is the fact that although Hyundai and Kia are overseen by the same chairman (Chung Mong Koo) and share a development center, they are run as two separate companies and arch rivals at that. Continue Reading...

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Gets Lifetime Battery Warranty

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Gets Lifetime Battery Warranty
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Hyundai appears to be strengthening its position in the hybrid marketplace, announcing that the Sonata Hybrid will get a lifetime warranty on its battery pack. Hyundai hopes that by offering a lifetime warranty on the Sonata Hybrid’s battery that it’ll persuade buyers still skeptical about the long-term life of a hybrid battery. Hyundai CEO John… Continue Reading...

Hyundai, Kia To Establish Distinct Brand Identities

Hyundai, Kia To Establish Distinct Brand Identities
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For a long time, the only brand with a poorer reputation than Hyundai was Kia. Despite being a subsidiary of Hyundai, Kia‘s vehicles were often a grade lower in quality, using decade-old Mazda engineering and projecting an image of cheap vehicles for those with poor credit (or poor taste). Now, Kia is on a roll,… Continue Reading...

Top 5 Most Successful Vehicles of 2011… so Far

Top 5 Most Successful Vehicles of 2011… so Far
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The results for the most successful cars of 2011 so far are in. Automotive data and marketing solutions company Polk has calculated the results from the first six months of 2011 new vehicle registrations and have come up with the top picks for non-premium and premium models. These results look at model-level performance and determine… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Sonata Leads In Conquest Sales

Hyundai Sonata Leads In Conquest Sales
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The all important metric of “conquest sales”, vehicles which steal owners away from another brand, has a new king, the Hyundai Sonata. The Korean automaker’s mid-size sedan has been a smash hit, and evidently done its part to steal consumers aware from other manufacturers. A report by automotive analytics firm Polk suggests that for every… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Resumes Production After Suicide Of Factory Worker

Hyundai Resumes Production After Suicide Of Factory Worker
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After an employee committed suicide at a Hyundai plant in Korea, the company reports that it has resumed production. The employee of Hyundai’s South Korea factory accused the company of “suppressing the labor movement,” forcing the company to shut down on Thursday and meet with labor officials. An agreement was made with the union, and… Continue Reading...

2012 Hyundai Sonata Gets Blue Link System And Fuel Economy Bump

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Gets Blue Link System And Fuel Economy Bump
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Hyundai is taking the fight to General Motors‘ OnStar System by offering its Blue Link system as standard equipment. The Blue Link system is capable of providing direct connection to emergency services but also delivers traffic and weather updates as well as allowing owners easy access to roadside assistance. The system also lets users pair their smartphones… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Plug-In Hybrid To Debut In 2013, Targeted At Toyota Prius

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Hyundai Plug-In Hybrid To Debut In 2013, Targeted At Toyota Prius
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Hyundai will apparently launch a competitor to the Toyota Prius in 2013, but the new hybrid Hyundai will be a plug-in hybrid vehicle from the get-go, unlike its Japanese rival, which is slowly rolling out its own plug-in variant. While the news came from an anonymous source within Hyundai, the Korean automaker is making a… Continue Reading...

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Engineer Discusses V6, Hybrid, SS Models

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Engineer Discusses V6, Hybrid, SS Models
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At the unveiling of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, chief engineer Mark Moussa took some time to discuss the future of the car with the folks at egmCarTech, and Moussa took great lengths to tout the advantages of the new Ecotec 4-cylinder engine and the Malibu’s sporting character. Naturally, Moussa was pressed on the possibility of… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Is Canada’s Top-Selling Car Brand

Hyundai Is Canada’s Top-Selling Car Brand
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For all the fuss about Hyundai‘s success in the United States, the Korean automaker is making even bigger waves in Canada, where the brand reigned supreme for Q1 of this year. While truck sales far outpace car sales in Canada (just like in America – and both markets are topped by the Ford F-Series), Hyundai… Continue Reading...

Kia Optima Hybrid May Be Delayed

Kia Optima Hybrid May Be Delayed
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With the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid delayed due to a change to the pedestrian warning system, the Kia Optima Hybrid will face similar delays, with units expected to arrive at dealers sometime in the summer, a full 5 months later than planned. The Optima Hybrid, being mechanically identical to the Sonata Hybrid, must also undergo the… Continue Reading...