Hyundai http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53611/more en Global Automakers See New, Revived Prospects in Iran http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran <div class="node-body article-body">Renault and PSA, both with a significant history of manufacturing activities in Iran, are in advanced negotiations on new projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/global-automakers-see-new-revived-prospects-iran#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Africa / Middle East Iran Daimler Kia PSA Renault Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Globalization Product Development Production Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:11:00 +0000 1317981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Local automaker Iran Khodro builds Renault Tondar 90.</strong></p> Hyundai Blames Lower Incentives, Declining Segment for Sonata Drop http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-blames-lower-incentives-declining-segment-sonata-drop <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. sales and marketing arm of the South Korean automaker expects a better second half for its midsize sedan, whose sales were down 9.9% through June.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-blames-lower-incentives-declining-segment-sonata-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-blames-lower-incentives-declining-segment-sonata-drop#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Hyundai Vehicles in Operation Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:33:00 +0000 1315171 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai Sonata had lower incentives than Elantra in June.</strong></p> Hyundai Looks to Boost Profile With NFL Deal, New Tucson http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-looks-boost-profile-nfl-deal-new-tucson <div class="node-body article-body">The increasingly international reach of the NFL is one reason why Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowksi believes the organization was attracted to his brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-looks-boost-profile-nfl-deal-new-tucson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-looks-boost-profile-nfl-deal-new-tucson#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Hyundai Advertising Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1315881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Hyundai Tucson on sale in late July.</strong></p> Kia Europe Reports Best-Ever First-Half Sales http://wardsauto.com/europe/kia-europe-reports-best-ever-first-half-sales <div class="node-body article-body">The Korean automaker says its European operation sold 200,038 vehicles in the January-June period, up 7.6% from year-ago. Second-quarter deliveries topped 100,000 for the first time in any 3-month period, with 103,946 vehicles sold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/kia-europe-reports-best-ever-first-half-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/kia-europe-reports-best-ever-first-half-sales#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Kia Sales Results Fri, 17 Jul 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1315101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia Motors Europe headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.</strong></p> China Slowdown Delays Hyundai NA Capacity Decision http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-slowdown-delays-hyundai-na-capacity-decision <div class="node-body article-body">Before the industry dip in June, Hyundai already had been having a tough year in China, the world’s largest auto market, with its sales through May off 3.5%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-slowdown-delays-hyundai-na-capacity-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-slowdown-delays-hyundai-na-capacity-decision#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific North America North America - Regional China Hyundai Management & Strategy Vehicle Assembly Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:17:00 +0000 1313941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai frees up Tucson capacity for U.S. with Czech Republic plant.</strong></p> Underdog GM Korea Issues Minicar Challenge to Kia http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/underdog-gm-korea-issues-minicar-challenge-kia <div class="node-body article-body">The ’16 Spark’s domestic sales launch in August will mark the beginning of a new offensive in GM Korea’s struggle with Kia, both at home and abroad. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/underdog-gm-korea-issues-minicar-challenge-kia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/underdog-gm-korea-issues-minicar-challenge-kia#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea Chevrolet Kia Advertising Globalization Product Development Sales Results Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1313171 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Korea touts &rsquo;16 Spark&#39;s safety, connectivity features at pre-order event.</strong></p> Hyundai Shows Creta Small SUV Ahead of India Launch http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/hyundai-shows-creta-small-suv-ahead-india-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai is calling the Creta a global model that can be sold in most world markets with only tweaks to satisfy local regulations and preferences.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/hyundai-shows-creta-small-suv-ahead-india-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/hyundai-shows-creta-small-suv-ahead-india-launch#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Middle East - Regional China India South Korea Hyundai Engines Globalization Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Interiors Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1311851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Creta resembles China-built Hyundai ix25 small SUV.</strong></p> Russian Car-Sales Slump Eases Slightly in June http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-car-sales-slump-eases-slightly-june <div class="node-body article-body">While deliveries last month fell 29.7% to leave the Russian market’s first-half result down 36.4% from prior-year, an industry group predicts full-year sales will finish 36% behind the 2014 total.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-car-sales-slump-eases-slightly-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/russian-car-sales-slump-eases-slightly-june#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Hyundai Kia Lada Incentives Sales Results Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:30:00 +0000 1311831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Granta posts atypical sales increase in June.</strong></p> New Zealand June LV Sales Top 31-Year-Old Record http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-june-lv-sales-top-31-year-old-record <div class="node-body article-body">June sales topped the previous best for the month of 13,157 units set in 1984 and was not far short of the best result for any month of 13,983 set in July of that year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-june-lv-sales-top-31-year-old-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/new-zealand-june-lv-sales-top-31-year-old-record#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Ford Holden Hyundai Nissan Toyota Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:58:00 +0000 1310701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>RAV4 top-selling car but second overall to Ford Ranger in June.</strong></p> Kia Sedona - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/kia-sedona-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/kia-sedona-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/kia-sedona-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Kia Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:18:00 +0000 1306691 at http://wardsauto.com