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April 16, 2014

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

2015 Hyundai Sonata

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

2015 Kia Sedona

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

2015 Kia Sedona Teaser

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

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

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

2015 Kia Sedona Teaser

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)

2014 Kia Cadenza Review

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

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

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

2015 Hyundai Sonata

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

Kia Track'ster Concept

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

2015 Hyundai Sonata - leak

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

2015 Kia Soul EV

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

2015 Hyundai Sonata - teaser

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

2015 Hyundai Sonata

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

Hyundai Intrado Concept

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

2015_Hyundai_Genesis

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

2015 Kia Soul EV

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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February 11, 2014

2015 Kia K900 V8 Starts at $59,500, 311-HP V6 Announced

2015_Kia_K900

Kia's first luxury sedan, the 2015 Kia K900 is set to forever change the way the world looks at the brand. The 2015 Kia K900 with a V8 starts at $59,500, while the pricing for the cheaper V6 powered K900 has not been announced.

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February 7, 2014

2014 Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Edition Debuts in Chicago and Only 3,000 Will be Made

2014 Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX

Hyundai has unveiled the newest addition to the Veloster line-up, the 2014 Veloster RE:FLEX Edition, at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2014 Veloster RE:FLEX Edition goes on sale this spring and only 3,000 units will be produced.

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February 6, 2014

2014 Kia Optima Hybrid Gets a Refresh for the Chicago Auto Show

2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

In addition to the 2015 Kia Soul EV, Kia has also unveiled a refreshed 2014 Optima Hybrid at the Chicago Auto Show. For the 2014 model year, the Optima Hybrid gets several updates, including restyled front and rear fascias that were optimized to increase aerodynamic efficiency, new wheel designs, and unique grille and lighting elements.

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2015 Kia Soul EV Debuts in Chicago

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia has unveiled the 2015 Kia Soul EV today in Chicago ahead of its arrival in showrooms later this year. The 2015 Soul EV is Kia's first fully electric car offered in the U.S.

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February 4, 2014

Kia GT4 Stinger to Arrive Late This Year

Kia_GT4_Stinger

Last month Kia unveiled the GT4 Stinger concept at the Detroit Auto Show, but at the time Kia's execs only hinted that a production version could happen. Now TopSpeed claims that it has received the word from a source that a production version of the GT4 Stinger has been approved and that it will arrive by the end of the year.

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January 29, 2014

2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Gets a Few Updates

2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Hyundai has announced the small updates to the 2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. For the 2014 model year, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe gets updated transmissions, new colors and more features.

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Lawrence Fishburne Brings Back Morpheus from The Matrix for Kia's Super Bowl Commercial

Kia_k900_superbowl

Kia has revealed its new "Truth" 60-second spot for the Super Bowl. The spot features Laurence Fishburne who returns to the iconic role of Morpheus from The Matrix trilogy, for Kia's first commercial for the 2015 K900 luxury sedan.

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January 13, 2014

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept Official Photos Leaked

Kia_GT4_Stinger

The 2014 Detroit Auto Show has officially kicked off and while we wait for Kia to unveil its new GT4 Stinger concept, the first batch of photos have already leaked online. The rear-wheel-drive GT4 Stinger concept is a 2+2 coupe that is based on a new chassis and is powered by a turbocharged 315-hp 2.0L four-cylinder.

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January 9, 2014

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept Teased Again Ahead of its Detroit Debut

Kia_GT4_Teaser

Kia has released another teaser of its GT4 Stinger concept, which is going to take the stage at the Detroit Auto Show next week. This latest teaser gives us a top down look at the GT4 Stinger concept, which appears to have a hatchback layout. Kia has also confirmed that the concept is built on a custom chassis and is powered by a 315-hp 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that powers the rear wheels.

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January 3, 2014

2015 Hyundai Genesis Gets Google Glass App

2015_Hyundai_Genesis

Hyundai is reportedly going to release a new app for the 2015 Genesis that will give give Google Glass users the ability to control "pre-drive" operations via their wearable electronic device. The feature which is an extension of Hyundai's Blue Link in-car system will give drivers the ability to perform operations like remote starts and route planning via the Google Glass application.

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January 2, 2014

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept Teased Ahead its Detroit Debut

Kia_GT-4_Concept_Teaser

Kia has released another teaser of its upcoming 2+2 sports car concept that is going to debut at the Detroit Auto Show this month. When Kia originally teased the concept, it didn't have a name, but now we can officially call it the GT4 Stinger.

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November 29, 2013

2013 Kia Optima Hybrid (Review)

2013_Kia_Optima_Hybrid_Review

The 2013 Kia Optima offers buyers a choice of three powertrains, a base 2.4L four-cylinder, a turbocharged 2.0L and a four-cylinder hybrid. When we last tested the Optima back in 2012 we were very impressed with the style and performance of the turbocharged 2.0L Optima, but will the same feelings hold true for the 2013 Optima Hybrid? Read on to find out.

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December 20, 2013

2014 Hyundai Azera Gets More Features, Improved Driving Dynamics and is $1,250 Cheaper

2014 Hyundai Azera

Hyundai is giving the 2014 Azera a list of updates for the 2014 model year, with the highlights including more standard content, steering and suspension tweaks and a lower starting price.

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December 18, 2013

Kia Teases a New "Stunning" 2+2 Sports Car Concept Ahead of its Debut at the Detroit Auto Show

Kia_Detroit_Concept

Kia has released this teaser of a new concept that it is going to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. Kia describes the unnamed concept as "stunning" and says that it's a 2+2 sports car that is "intended to turn heads while delivering superb driving enjoyment on both road and track."

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December 10, 2013

Hyundai Intrado Fuel Cell Concept Previewed Ahead of its Geneva Debut

Hyundai_Intrado_Concept_Teaser

Hyundai has released a teaser of its new Intrado fuel cell concept vehicle, which is going to debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The Intrado concept features Hyundai's new Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design theme, a super-lightweight structure and a hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain.

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December 6, 2013

2014 Kia Soul Red Zone Special Edition Unveiled

2014 Kia Soul Red Zone Edition

Kia is introducing the first special edition of the new 2014 Soul, the "Red Zone" edition Soul. Based on the 2014 Soul Plus, the "Red Zone" is painted in white with a body kit with red accents on the front grille, front and rear fascias, and side skirts. The "Red ZOne" edition Soul also gets custom 18-inch alloy wheels.

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December 3, 2013

Check Out the All-New 2015 Hyundai Genesis in Motion (Video)

2015_Hyundai_Genesis_Video

Hyundai officially unveiled the all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis last month in Korea, which is ahead of its U.S. debut next month in Detroit. A new group of videos have just been released that give you a look at the all-new Genesis in motion.

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November 26, 2013

All-New 2015 Hyundai Genesis Debuts in Korea

2015_Hyundai_Genesis

The all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis is set to debut in the U.S. at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show in January, but we already have a preview of what to expect, since Hyundai's luxury sedan just debuted in Korea. The second generation Genesis is Hyundai's first model to get its new Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language and offers four different powertrains.

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November 21, 2013

2014 Hyundai Elantra Gets Updated and Elantra Sport Introduced

2014_Hyundai_Elantra

Hyundai is giving the 2014 Elantra some updates and introducing the new Elantra Sport model. According to Hyundai, 75 Elantra major sub-systems are new or redesigned. The 2014 Elantra receives updated front and rear styling along with interior styling upgrades. Sport-tuned steering and suspension calibrations sharpen the new Elantra Sport's handling, while extensive technology upgrades improve ergonomics for the entire Elantra Sedan lineup.

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Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicle Arrives Next Year at $499 a Month

Hyundai_Tucson_FCEV

Hyundai has announced that the Tucson Fuel Cell vehicle will arrive next spring and buyers can lease it for just $499 per month, which includes unlimited free hydrogen refueling. The Tucson fuel cell vehicle is based on the standard Tucson, but its fuel cell powertrain is capable of driving the Tucson for up to 300 miles with zero emissions.

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November 16, 2013

2014 Hyundai Accent Gets a Refresh

2014 Hyundai Accent

Now in its third model year, the 2014 Hyundai Accent is getting a refresh with updated styling and more features.

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November 12, 2013

2015 Kia Soul EV Will Arrive With a 120-Mile Range

2015_Kia_Soul_EV_Prototype

Next year Kia is going to release a new electric version of the 2015 Kia Soul in the U.S. Kia has revealed that it expects the Soul EV to have a driving range over 120 miles.

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November 11, 2013

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell EV to Arrive in the U.S. in 2014

Hyundai Tucson FCEV

Hyundai is currently working on a fuel cell version of its Tucson crossover, which will go on sale in the U.S. next year. Hyundai plans to produce 1,000 hydrogen-powered Tucsons, which will go on sale worldwide by 2015.

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