Hyundai http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53611/more en Hyundai First With FCV in U.K. http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-first-fcv-uk <div class="node-body article-body">The arrival of the first ix35 models comes just after £11 million in U.K. government and industry funding is earmarked to expand the nationwide hydrogen refueling station network and increase the uptake of fuel-cell vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-first-fcv-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/hyundai-first-fcv-uk#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Hyundai Sales & Marketing Fuel-Cell Vehicles Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:29:00 +0000 1141101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hyundai&rsquo;s ix35 fuel-cell vehicle hits U.K. roads.</strong></p> Ward’s 10 Best Engines Spec Sheet: Hyundai Sonata Eco 1.6L Turbo http://wardsauto.com/blog/ward-s-10-best-engines-spec-sheet-hyundai-sonata-eco-16l-turbo <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>We&rsquo;ve fired up the machinery for the 2015 <em>Ward&rsquo;s 10 Best Engines</em> competition, now in its 21st year, and Hyundai&rsquo;s improved 1.6L turbocharged &ldquo;Gamma&rdquo; 4-cyl. makes a compelling argument as a hybrid alternative, with a base sticker price of $23,275.</p> <p>Last year, we started sharing informational spec sheets reviewed by <em>WardsAuto</em> editors as they judge each entry. The tally is a moving target, but we likely will end up with more than 40 new or improved engines to consider this fall. Winners will be announced in December.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/ward-s-10-best-engines-spec-sheet-hyundai-sonata-eco-16l-turbo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/ward-s-10-best-engines-spec-sheet-hyundai-sonata-eco-16l-turbo#comments Blog Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. South Korea Hyundai Dual Clutch (DCT) Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Turbocharger 1.6L turbocharged 4-cyl. 7-speed DCT direct injection eco mode Fuel Economy Gamma Hyundai Sonata Eco Hyundai Veloster sport mode VW Road Ahead Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:29:00 +0000 1137021 at http://wardsauto.com '15 Hyundai Sonata Eco 1.6L Turbo http://wardsauto.com/blog/15-hyundai-sonata-eco-16l-turbo <div class="node-body gallery-body">On paper, one might expect this engine to feel underpowered and sluggish in a midsize cars such as the Sonata. But a number of WardsAuto editors have driven it, and their reviews are favorable. To date, the car has delivered 31.2 mpg (7.5 L/100 km). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/15-hyundai-sonata-eco-16l-turbo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/15-hyundai-sonata-eco-16l-turbo#comments Public Blog Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. South Korea Hyundai Dual Clutch (DCT) Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Turbocharger Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:28:00 +0000 1137031 at http://wardsauto.com Kia Expects Only “Refinement” of Optima; GT4 Stinger Still on Table http://wardsauto.com/north-america/kia-expects-only-refinement-optima-gt4-stinger-still-table <div class="node-body article-body">Kia’s U.S. chief marketer believes the midsize Optima sedan, which was last new in late 2010 for ’11, won’t stray far from its current look.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/kia-expects-only-refinement-optima-gt4-stinger-still-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/kia-expects-only-refinement-optima-gt4-stinger-still-table#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Kia Design Future Products 4-door Design GT4 Stinger Hyundai Kia Michael Sprague midsize North American International Auto Show Optima Peter Schreyer sedan Sonata sports car Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1135621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Kia Optima expected next year in U.S. (&#39;15 model pictured).</strong></p> U.K. Aiming for Leading Edge in FCEV Development http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development <div class="node-body article-body">The investment is part of a deeper £500 million ($806.2 million) government funding pot to be invested between 2015 and 2020 in the U.K.’s drive to become a global leader in the development and take-up of low-emissions vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uk-aiming-leading-edge-fcev-development#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Honda Hyundai Nissan Toyota Politics Fuel-Cell Vehicles Product Development Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1134611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. among initial markets for Hyundai fuel-cell vehicle.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> West Europe Key Market for Hyundai’s New 3.5-Ton CV http://wardsauto.com/europe/west-europe-key-market-hyundai-s-new-35-ton-cv <div class="node-body article-body">The H350 range initially will be rolled out in nine left-hand-drive European markets in 2015. A second stage may include a right-hand-drive version in the U.K.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/west-europe-key-market-hyundai-s-new-35-ton-cv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/west-europe-key-market-hyundai-s-new-35-ton-cv#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Africa / Middle East Asia Pacific Europe Africa - Regional Europe - Regional Middle East - Regional South Korea Hyundai Globalization Product Development Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1136011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Van&rsquo;s hexagonal grille suggests styling tweaks to Hyundai cars.</strong></p> Got You Covered http://wardsauto.com/blog/got-you-covered <div class="node-body blog-body">I thought efforts to limit distracted driving were spreading. Standing intact, however, is the apparent belief one can’t enjoy listening to Tom Petty without seeing his face grinning from a corner of the touchscreen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/got-you-covered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/got-you-covered#comments Blog U.S. Chrysler Ford General Motors Hyundai Lexus Toyota Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Sound Systems Road Ahead Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1135481 at http://wardsauto.com Zest Compact Not Enough to Halt Tata’s Long Decline http://wardsauto.com/politics/zest-compact-not-enough-halt-tata-s-long-decline <div class="node-body article-body">Tata’s weaknesses include product planning that fails to recognize changing markets, dealers’ lack of understanding of what buyers want and low profit margins. Management has given no clear indication that it is addressing these issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/zest-compact-not-enough-halt-tata-s-long-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/zest-compact-not-enough-halt-tata-s-long-decline#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Finance Product Development Sales Results Trade Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 1135541 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker looks for Bolt, due in &rsquo;15, to join Zest in revitalizing sales.</strong></p> Hyundai Kia Reconsidering Diesels for U.S. http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/hyundai-kia-reconsidering-diesels-us <div class="node-body article-body">Hurdles surrounding the engine technology aren’t necessarily gone but are better understood, a senior Hyundai/Kia official says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/hyundai-kia-reconsidering-diesels-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/hyundai-kia-reconsidering-diesels-us#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center North America U.S. Kia Diesel Borrego Chevrolet Cruze Detroit Three Diesel diesels engine Europeans Gasoline Honda Hyundai Hyundai/Kia John Juriga Kia Nissan Veracruz Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:59:00 +0000 1133781 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Kia Sorento in Europe offers choice of two diesel engines.</strong></p> Kia Electrifies Our Soul http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/kia-electrifies-our-soul <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font color="#8005</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kia finally gives the U.S. market a roomy, affordable EV whose adventurous exterior reflects the fun-to-drive nature beneath its sheet metal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/kia-electrifies-our-soul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/kia-electrifies-our-soul#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Kia Test Drives electric vehicle Fiat 500e Kia Michael Sprague Mini Cooper Nissan Leaf Soul EV Steve Kosowski Tesla Model S Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:29:00 +0000 1127641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia Soul EV on sale early October in California.</strong></p>