Last year was the German marque’s best ever in Korea, with sales of 33,066 vehicles, accounting for more than 21% of all new import registrations. Including the Mini brand, the automaker’s share stood at 25%....More
The Intrado wears Hyundai’s new design language, dubbed “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0.” Highlights include a more disciplined exterior surface, as well as fewer gadgets and more color and light inside the passenger compartment....More
A spokesman denies GM Korea is being downsized or will see production transferred to China, saying instead that the growing Chinese market in fact means opportunity in the form of increased CKD exports....More
Automatic emergency braking, head-up display and advanced connectivity and infotainment options round out a list of available features, but Hyundai says the starting price will be under $40,000....More
The Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy used for the new Genesis luxury sedan is dramatically different from the swoopy lines of its predecessor, FS 1.0, used on cars such as the Sonata and Elantra.
“The long-awaited flattening of year-on-year sales trend has yet to happen,” an industry spokesman says. “We hope December will show progress in this direction, and deliver a decent close to an otherwise difficult year.”...More
WardsAuto editors have been meeting with several auto makers to discuss their entries for the 2014 Ward's 10 Best Engines competition. Powertrain engineers from Nissan, Chrysler and Hyundai have visited WardsAuto offices in Southfield, MI, to talk technology.