Hyundai http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53611/more en EVs in Contention for 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/evs-contention-10-best-engines <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seven electrified powertrains are in the running for the 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition. In this Under the Hood installment, we look at the Fiat 500e, Kia Soul, VW e-Golf and BMW i3 EVs, as well as the extended-range i3.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/evs-contention-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/evs-contention-10-best-engines#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. South Korea Germany Italy BMW Fiat Kia Volkswagen Charging Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Gasoline Li-ion Product Development battery-electric vehicle BMW i3 extended-range electric vehicles Fiat 500e Fuel Economy Kia Soul EV range extender Volkswagen e-Golf Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:12:00 +0000 1165771 at http://wardsauto.com Tom Murphy EV Nominees for Ward’s 10 Best Engines http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ev-nominees-ward-s-10-best-engines <div class="node-body gallery-body">WardsAuto editors are evaluating the Fiat 500e, Kia Soul EV and Volkswagen e-Golf, as well as all-electric and extended-range versions of the BMW i3 for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ev-nominees-ward-s-10-best-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ev-nominees-ward-s-10-best-engines#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. South Korea Germany Italy BMW Fiat Kia Volkswagen Charging Electric Vehicles Fuel Economy Future Products Gasoline Li-ion Product Development Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1165961 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Kia Soul EV charging door slides sideways for port access.</p> Hyundai Tucson Test Drive for Ward's 10 Best Engines of 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/hyundai-tucson-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The Hyundai Tucson Fuel-Cell Vehicle, driven by editor Drew Winter, is one of 37 contenders for the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/hyundai-tucson-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/hyundai-tucson-test-drive-wards-10-best-engines-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. Hyundai Engines Test Drives Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:31:00 +0000 1163101 at http://wardsauto.com Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice </strong><strong>Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda </strong><strong>Executiv</strong><strong>e Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura </strong><strong>announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> Sibling Rivalry http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/sibling-rivalry <div class="node-body article-body">Officially they’re separate companies, but group Chairman Chung Mong-koo has Hyundai and Kia working closely in concert as he looks to maximize efficiencies and continue to move the two up the world rankings of biggest and best-loved brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/sibling-rivalry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/sibling-rivalry#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Dealers Asia Pacific South Korea Hyundai Kia Labor & Human Resources Product Development Vehicle Assembly Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:14:00 +0000 1159421 at http://wardsauto.com <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><b>Hyundai and Kia prefer to portray Namyang as two separate operations, but it&rsquo;s really not.</b><o:p></o:p></p> Russia’s Lengthy LV Sales Decline Eases in October http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-lengthy-lv-sales-decline-eases-october-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Last month’s relative improvement resulted from the government scrappage incentive program supporting domestic-vehicle sales and the sharp decline of the ruble raising short-term demand for imported models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-lengthy-lv-sales-decline-eases-october-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-lengthy-lv-sales-decline-eases-october-0#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Kia Lada Nissan Renault Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:05:00 +0000 1158051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Best-selling Granta gets big boost from cash-for-clunkers scheme.</strong></p> Kia Sedona Still a Minivan, But a Good One http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/kia-sedona-still-minivan-good-one <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font color="#8005</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kia’s first new Sedona is nearly nine years is an intriguing, modern interpretation of the family workhorse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/kia-sedona-still-minivan-good-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/kia-sedona-still-minivan-good-one#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Kia Test Drives Honda Odyssey Kia minivan multipurpose vehicle Sedona sliding doors Toyota Sienna Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:03:00 +0000 1154061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;15 Kia Sedona on sale now in U.S.</strong></p> '15 Kia Sedona http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-kia-sedona <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kia's latest iteration of the Sedona minivan has a fresh, CUV-driven look and interesting seating configurations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-kia-sedona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-kia-sedona#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Kia Test Drives Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:02:00 +0000 1152761 at http://wardsauto.com Ward's 10 Best Engines Facing Diversity Training http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eight WardsAuto editors drive the vehicles in October and November during their routine daily commutes in metro Detroit, the same way most Americans experience their vehicles – going to the grocery store, visiting relatives on weekends, taking kids to school and occasionally wearing down the treads with a thick smoky burnout in a vacant parking lot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Lexus Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 2.3L EcoBoost 6.2L LT1 V-8 Acura RLX hybrid Audi S5 3.0L supercharged V-6 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford F-150 Ford Mustang Hyundai Sonata Eco Lexus NX hybrid Volkswagen eGolf Volkswagen GTI Volvo S60 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1151131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><b><i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;">WardsAuto</span></i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;"> editors Steve Finlay, Drew Winter and James Amend discuss hydrogen-powered Hyundai Tucson FCV.</span></b></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Nominees http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees <div class="node-body gallery-body">The pool of Ward’s 10 Best Engines nominees consists of the 2014 winners plus every new or significantly improved powertrain that is priced below $60,000 and is available in U.S. showrooms during the first quarter of 2015. Eight WardsAuto editors based in Southfield, MI, drive the vehicles in October and November. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Acura Alfa Romeo Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:06:00 +0000 1151151 at http://wardsauto.com