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August 20, 2014

Is Hyundai Working on a Toyota Prius Rival?

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Hyundai's current hybrid lineup only consists of the Hyundai Sonata, which itself isn't set to be replaced until the 2016 model year, but is Hyundai planning on expanding its hybrid lineup?

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August 12, 2014

Hyundai Kills the Elantra Coupe

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Currently the Hyundai Elantra is available in sedan, coupe and GT bodystyles, but for the 2015 model year, one of them is gone. Hyundai has confirmed that the Elantra coupe will disappear after the current model year.

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August 10, 2014

2016 Kia Sorento Officially Unveiled Ahead of its Paris Debut

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Kia has just released the first photos of the all-new third-generation 2016 Kia Sorento SUV.

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August 8, 2014

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Says Goodbye to its 4-Cyl and Starts at $26,745

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The 2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe continues on mostly unchanged for the new model year, with the biggest change being the deletion of the base turbocharged four-cylinder. Even as the 2015 Ford Mustang and possibly even the next-generation Chevy Camaro introduce four-cylinder engines, Hyundai has decided to delete the four-cylinder engine, since it wants to make the Genesis Coupe appeal to a more premium sports car buyer.

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August 5, 2014

2015 Hyundai i20 Design Renderings Released

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Hyundai has released two design renderings of the all-new 2015 i20 ahead of its debut later this month in South Korea. The all-new i20 was designed at Hyundai Motor's Design Centre Europe in Rüsselsheim, Germany.

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2016 Kia Sorento Interior Teased

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Last week Kia released a few teaser photos of the all-new 2016 Kia Sorento SUV and now we have a preview of its interior.

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August 1, 2014

Hyundai Confirms New Tucson and Elantra for 2016, Subcompact Crossover in the Works

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Hyundai's CEO Dave Zuchowski recently confirmed some of the automaker's future product plans, which includes a redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson and Elantra and a new subcompact crossover.

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July 30, 2014

2015 Kia Cadenza Gets a Few Updates

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Kia has announced the updates to the 2015 Kia Cadenza, which is now entering its second model year. The biggest updates include new grille and fender garnish and new technology, standard Flex Steer and Surround View Monitor that provides a nearly 360-degree overhead view of the vehicle for easier maneuvering and parking.

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July 29, 2014

All-New 2016 Kia Sorento Teased [VIDEO]

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Kia has released two teaser photos and a short video that previews the next-generation 2016 Kia Sorento, which is slated to be unveiled next month.

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July 25, 2014

2015 Kia Soul Gets Nappa Leather Seats and Standard UVO eServices

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The Kia Soul was all-new for the 2014 model year, so the 2015 Kia Soul is only getting a few updates for the new model year.

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July 22, 2014

2015 Hyundai Tucson Starts at $21,500

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Hyundai has announced that the 2015 Tucson crossover starts at $21,500. While there aren't any big changes, a new Popular Equipment Package is now available on the 2015 Tucson GLS.

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July 7, 2014

Next-Generation Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Not Coming Until 2016

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Although the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata is already on sale, Hyundai has yet to unveil a new hybrid version. It's being reported that the next Sonata Hybrid is not going to arrive until 2016, which means the current model is going to stick around for another year.

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July 3, 2014

Hyundai Veloster May Not Be Around Much Longer

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Hyundai is reportedly trying to decide the fate of the Veloster, which may end up being discontinued after just one generation. With disappointing sales, Hyundai's execs have yet to make a decision regarding a second generation Veloster.

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July 2, 2014

Next-Gen Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Get a V8?

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The current Hyundai Genesis Coupe launched with four-cylinder and V6 engines, but a new report claims that the next-generation Genesis Coupe will be offered with the same 5.0L V8 as the Genesis Sedan.

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June 25, 2014

Hyundai Shows Off its Android Auto System

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Hyundai has announced that in cooperation with the Open Automotive Alliance it is making Android Auto available in its 2015 lineup, like the all-new Sonata. Android Auto safely brings familiar Android smartphone features directly to Hyundai cars via Hyundai's touchscreen Audio Video Navigation systems.

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June 20, 2014

'The Walking Dead' Themed Hyundai Tucson Goes on Sale

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Hyundai has announced that the "The Walking Dead" Special Edition Tucson is now on sale.

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2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Rated at 38 MPG Highway, 32 MPG Combined

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Hyundai has announced the introduction of the third powertrain for the 2015 Sonata. With a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine the 2015 Sonata Eco gets up to 38 mpg on the highway and has a 32 mpg combined rating.

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June 12, 2014

Hyundai Delivers the First 2015 Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicle

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Hyundai has delivered the first 2015 Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle to a customer in Tustin, California.

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June 3, 2014

2014 Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Edition Now Available at $21,650

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Hyundai has announced that the limited-edition 2014 Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Edition is now available and starts at $21,650.

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June 2, 2014

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Says Goodbye to its Four-Cyl Turbo

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If you've had your eye on a Hyundai Genesis Coupe with the 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder, you better grab one now, since it's about to go away. The 2015 Genesis Coupe is going to lose the four-cylinder option with all versions of the coupe being powered by the 3.8L V6.

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May 22, 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata Starts at $21,150

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Hyundai has announced the pricing for the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, which starts at $21,150, $300 lower than the outgoing Sonata. The all-new Sonata debuted at the New York Auto Show last month with a new design language, updated engines and more content.

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May 21, 2014

First Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicles Arrive in the U.S.

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Hyundai has announced the arrival of the Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle, which arrived yesterday at a port near Los Angeles. The Tucson Fuel Cell will be the first mass-produced vehicle to go on sale in the U.S. with the first delivery expected in the next few weeks.

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May 5, 2014

Kia Exec Shoots Down Hopes for a Sports Car

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Earlier this year Kia unveiled the GT4 Stinger 2+2 sports car concept at the Detroit Auto Show and since then there have been several reports that a production version is on the way. Unfortunately Kia's Director of Overseas Marketing, Lee Soon-nam doesn't believe that the timing is right for a Kia sports car.

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April 16, 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata Debuts in NY: More Refined, but Also Less Distinctive

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Hyundai has unveiled the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata today at the New York Auto Show. The 2015 Sonata now looks more refined thanks to Hyundai's new Fludic Sculpture 2.0 design language, but at the same time it's not quite as distinctive as the outgoing model.

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April 14, 2014

2015 Kia Sedona Unveiled Ahead of its Debut at the New York Auto Show

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Kia has officially unveiled the 2015 Kia Sedona minivan ahead of its world debut this week at the New York Auto Show. Kia says that the arrival of the new Sedona completes the restyling of Kia's entire U.S. lineup under the direction of Peter Schreyer, which began in 2009.

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April 10, 2014

2015 Kia Sedona Gets Teased Again

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Kia has released a second teaser photo of the 2015 Kia Sedona minivan ahead of its debut next week at the New York Auto Show. The all-new Sedona gets a far more interesting exterior than the current model and will be able to hold up to eight passengers and all their stuff.

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April 3, 2014

Hyundai's Rear-Wheel-Drive BMW 3 Series Rival Could be Four Years Away

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Hyundai is still trying to decide if it should add another luxury model to its lineup that would slot below the new Genesis. With the new 2015 Genesis moving up market and also now starting almost $3,000 more than before, there may be room for a cheaper rear-wheel-drive sedan.

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2015 Kia Sedona Teased and Debuts this Month in NYC

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The minivan segment is definitely overshadowed by crossovers, but that there are a few automakers like Honda and Chrysler that still make them. Kia wants a piece of the segment and is slated to unveil an all-new 2015 Sedona minivan later this month at the New York Auto Show.

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April 4, 2014

2014 Kia Cadenza (Review)

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Who remembers the Kia Amanti? Back in 2004 Kia released the Amanti sedan, which was the automaker's first attempt at selling a near luxury sedan. Sadly it never really appealed to anyone and was easily forgotten. Fast forward to 2014 and Kia is trying it again with the much more memorable Cadenza. This time around does the Kia Cadenza have what it takes to compete against luxury rivals like BMW and Lexus?

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April 1, 2014

2015 Hyundai Genesis Starts at $38,000 and $51,500 for the V8

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Hyundai has announced the pricing for the 2015 Hyundai Genesis, which arrives later this month. The 2015 Genesis now starts at $38,000 for the 3.8L V6 Genesis, while the 5.0L V8 model starts at $51,500.

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March 24, 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata Revealed in South Korea

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Hyundai has unveiled the all-new 2015 Sonata at an event in South Korea. The 2015 Sonata is now longer and wider than the outgoing model and is wrapped in the latest version of Hyundai's design language, Fluidic Sculpture 2.0.

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March 18, 2014

Kia Soul Coupe Could be in the Works, but Turbocharged Version is Necessary

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The Kia Soul is the second best-selling vehicle in Kia's lineup and the all-new 2014 model i set to continue the Soul's popularity. Kia is now reportedly looking at adding other versions of the Soul, which could see the introduction of a Soul Coupe and maybe even a turbocharged version.

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March 14, 2014

2014 Kia Soul (Review)

2014 Kia Soul Review

The last time we drove the Kia Soul was back in 2012 and although it has been one of Kia's best selling models, we dinged it for its cheap feeling interior, loud road noise and bouncy suspension. Now in its second-generation the 2014 Kia Soul has been completely redesigned, but keeps that same boxy shape that has made it almost as famous as the dancing hamsters that are supposed to make you want to by it.

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March 12, 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata Gets an Early Reveal

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Hyundai is going to officially take the wraps off the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata later this month in Korea, followed by its U.S. debut next month at the New York Auto Show, but we already have our first unofficial peek. Two photos of the 2015 Sonata were taken at Hyundai's plant in Korea, which have no surfaced online.

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Kia to Begin Building the Soul EV Next Month

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Kia has announced that it will begin building the Kia Soul EV next month in Korea. The Kia Soul EV will be Hyundai-Kia's first EV exported to the United States and Europe.

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March 5, 2014

Hyundai Teases the 2015 Sonata's Interior

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Earlier this week Hyundai released a teaser sketch of the all-new 2015 Sonata and now Hyundai has released a sketch of its interior.

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March 3, 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata Previewed, Debuts Next Month in New York

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Hyundai has released this single photo of the all-new 2015 Sonata, which is going to debut later this month in Korea ahead of its U.S. debut at the New York Auto Show next month.

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February 24, 2014

Hyundai Intrado Fuel Cell Concept Unveiled Ahead of its Geneva Debut

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Hyundai has unveiled the new Intrado fuel cell concept, which is going to have its world debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Pegged as merely a design exercise, the Intrado concept presents a progressive interpretation of Hyundai's fluidic sculpture design language and is powered by Hyundai's next-generation fuel cell powertrain.

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February 17, 2014

Hyundai's CEO Hints at a Third Luxury Model

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Hyundai unveiled the all-new 2015 Genesis sedan at the Detroit Auto Show in January, which is the second-generation of the luxury sedan that forever changed Hyundai's image. Later this year the second generation of the Equus luxury sedan is also going to arrive and now Hyundai's new CEO Dave Zuchowski has hinted that a third luxury car could be added to the lineup.

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February 13, 2014

Kia to Reveal Next-Generation Hybrid System at the Geneva Motor Show

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In addition to showing off the new 2015 Kia Soul EV, Kia has announced plans to also show off its next-generation hybrid technology at the Geneva Motor Show, next month. The system was developed by Kia's European R&D center and is expected to be used in future Kia models.

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