Hyundai http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53611/more en After Disappointing 2014, Hyundai Looks to Correct Mix Imbalance http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/after-disappointing-2014-hyundai-looks-correct-mix-imbalance <div class="node-body article-body">Insufficient supply of light-truck models negatively impacted Hyundai’s 2014 U.S. sales, including its ability to incentivize its cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/after-disappointing-2014-hyundai-looks-correct-mix-imbalance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/after-disappointing-2014-hyundai-looks-correct-mix-imbalance#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Hyundai Management & Strategy Vehicles in Operation cars CUVs Dave Zuchowski Elantra Hyundai Korean light trucks Santa Fe Santa Fe Sport Sonata Tucson unions Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:31:00 +0000 1202391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai could double Tucson sales.</strong></p> Russia Car-Sales Slump Expected to Worsen in 2015 http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-car-sales-slump-expected-worsen-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Predicting a 24% decline from a 2014 result that was off 10% from the prior year, industry spokesman Joerge Schreiber says: “Nobody doubts that there will be a crisis. The question is how severe and long it will last.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-car-sales-slump-expected-worsen-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-car-sales-slump-expected-worsen-2015#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Ford Kia Lada Renault Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1201421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Largus helps keep Lada Russia&rsquo;s No.1 brand despite 19% sales drop.</strong></p> Keeping Pace With Market Keeps Hyundai India in Front http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/keeping-pace-market-keeps-hyundai-india-front <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker’s 10 brands combined claim 21.6% of the local market, second only to Maruti Suzuki, and it is India’s leading exporter with a 40% share of sales. It is utilizing nearly all of its annual 640,000-unit capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/keeping-pace-market-keeps-hyundai-india-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/keeping-pace-market-keeps-hyundai-india-front#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Hyundai Capacity Utilization Product Development Sales Results Tariffs Vehicle Assembly Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1193491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Elite i20 Indian Car of the Year two years running.</strong></p> Hyundai to Redesign Sonata After Lackluster Start http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundai-redesign-sonata-after-lackluster-start <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The old Sonata’s exterior was “free advertising,” which Hyundai doesn’t get now with the ’15 Sonata, says U.S. CEO Dave Zuchowski.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundai-redesign-sonata-after-lackluster-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundai-redesign-sonata-after-lackluster-start#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing 2015 North American International Auto Show Exterior car Dave Zuchowski Design Fluidic Sculpture Honda Accord Hyundai look middle midsize sedan Sonata styling Toyota Camry Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:17:00 +0000 1199141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;15 Hyundai Sonata.</strong></p> Hyundai Unveils Santa Cruz Crossover Pickup Concept http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundai-unveils-santa-cruz-crossover-pickup-concept <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After more research than Hyundai says it ever has done on a concept, the Santa Cruz boasts some unique features, namely an extendable tailgate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundai-unveils-santa-cruz-crossover-pickup-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hyundai-unveils-santa-cruz-crossover-pickup-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai 2015 North American International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology crossover CUV Dave Zuchowski Honda Ridgeline Hyundai pickup Santa Cruz Subaru Baja truck Tucson Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:24:00 +0000 1198191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai Santa Cruz concept.</strong></p> Next-Gen Hyundai Sonata, All-New Sonata Plug-In Revealed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/next-gen-hyundai-sonata-all-new-sonata-plug-revealed <div class="field-deck"> 2014 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai claims a 10% fuel-economy improvement with its Sonata hybrid, while the new Sonata plug-in hybrid will have better range than Accord, Fusion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/next-gen-hyundai-sonata-all-new-sonata-plug-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/next-gen-hyundai-sonata-all-new-sonata-plug-revealed#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Hyundai 2015 North American International Auto Show Charging Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Accord Ford Fusion Energi hybrid Hyundai PHEV plug-in range recharge Sonata Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:25:00 +0000 1197161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sonata plug-in hybrid on sale in select U.S. markets later this year.</strong></p> 2015 North American Car/Truck of the Year Finalists http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-north-american-cartruck-year-finalists <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-north-american-cartruck-year-finalists#comments Public Auto Makers Chevrolet Ford Hyundai Lincoln Volkswagen 2015 North American International Auto Show Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:45:00 +0000 1197181 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Leads Way as U.K. Auto Sales Hit 10-Year High http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-leads-way-uk-auto-sales-hit-10-year-high <div class="node-body article-body">The Ford Fiesta was the U.K.’s top seller in 2014 with 131,254 deliveries. The Ford Focus followed with 85,140, despite being outsold in December by the third-place Vauxhall Corsa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-leads-way-uk-auto-sales-hit-10-year-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-leads-way-uk-auto-sales-hit-10-year-high#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Ford Hyundai Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Renault Sales Results Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:49:00 +0000 1195321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Transit helps Ford grow share of CV market from 20.9% to to 23.5% in 2014.</strong></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Quick Hits http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-quick-hits <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A concise pro-and-con summation of all 37 powertrains evaluated in the 2015 competition. Many of these comments came directly from editor score sheets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-quick-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-quick-hits#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional China U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Italy Sweden United Kingdom Acura Alfa Romeo Audi BMW BMW Chevrolet Fiat Ford Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Lincoln Mercedes Mini Ram SRT Subaru Toyota Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Gasoline Li-ion Product Development Supercharger Transmissions Turbocharger 300h Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Alfa Romeo 4C Audi S5 BMW i3 Chevrolet Cruze Corvette Stingray F-150 Fiat 500e Ford Fiesta Fusion Genesis Honda Accord Hyundai Tucson FCV Lexus NX 200T Mini Cooper Mustang S3 Sonata TLX Volvo S60 VW GTI X5 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1189231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mercedes C400, with 329-hp 3.0L bi-turbo V-6, coaches efficient driving.&nbsp;</strong></p> Oz LV Sales Top 1 Million for Third Time in 2014 http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/oz-lv-sales-top-1-million-third-time-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota finished the year with an 18.3% market share, ahead of GM Holden, Mazda, Hyundai and Ford. The Japanese automaker led the market for a 12th straight year and 18th time overall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/oz-lv-sales-top-1-million-third-time-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/oz-lv-sales-top-1-million-third-time-2014#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Ford Holden Hyundai Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru Toyota Sales Results Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:39:00 +0000 1194641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Market leader Toyota range includes boxy Rukus compact.</strong></p>