Hyundai moves up a gear with luxury car brand

Nov 4, 2015

Hyundai moves up a gear with luxury car brand

Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it has launched a premium car brand named after its Genesis sedan to boost earnings and its share of the fast-growing global market for luxury vehicles. South Korea’s largest automaker said Wednesday that the Genesis brand will begin with ...

Sep 25, 2015

Hyundai recalls 470,000 Sonatas to fix big engine problem

Hyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace key engine parts because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail. The recall covers 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline ...

Cars of the future emerge at CES

Jan 8, 2015

Cars of the future emerge at CES

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It has four wheels, is always connected and the driver is optional: the car of the future is starting to take shape from collaboration between automakers and their technology partners. At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new breed of cars ...

Toyota tweaks Camry as Sonata makes gains

Apr 16, 2014

Toyota tweaks Camry as Sonata makes gains

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Toyota Motor Corp. is making rare styling changes in the Camry sedan just halfway into the car’s usual design cycle, a sign the automaker is eager to stem gains made by Hyundai Motor Co.’s Sonata, which also is being reworked for 2015. The latest ...

Fuel-cell cars make splash at auto shows

Nov 21, 2013

Fuel-cell cars make splash at auto shows

Cars that run on hydrogen and emit only water vapor are emerging to challenge electric vehicles as the world’s transportation of the future. At auto shows on two continents Wednesday, three automakers unveiled hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to be delivered to the general public as ...

Nov 21, 2013

Ghosn joins hydrogen car skeptics

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn says consumers won’t take to fuel-cell vehicles before the decade’s end, joining Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk in questioning the future of hydrogen-powered cars. Such vehicles only have a few locations to refuel and the required ...

Hyundai hydrogen-power SUV to be marketed in U.S.

Nov 19, 2013

Hyundai hydrogen-power SUV to be marketed in U.S.

For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away. That will change next year when Hyundai starts selling a Tucson SUV powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. It will be the ...