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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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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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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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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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 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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Now in its third model year, the 2014 Hyundai Accent is getting a refresh with updated styling and more features.
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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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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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Kia is going to unveil its new rear-wheel-drive K900 flagship sedan next month at the LA Auto Show. The K900 will be our version of the Quoris that is sold in other markets. Kia says that it will "take value to new levels of sophistication."
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Hyundai is going to officially unveil the all-new 2015 Genesis at the Detroit Auto Show in January, but some early photos have just surfaced online. These two official renderings give us our first look at the new Genesis, which is dramatically different than the current Genesis.
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Hyundai is planning on bringing several models to the SEMA show next month, like the JP Edition Genesis Coupe, the Legato Concept Genesis Coupe and the Yellowcake Night Racer Veloster. Hyundai has now announced the addition of one more model. Hyundai has joined forces with Fox Marketing Cars to create the most powerful street-focused Veloster Turbo ever.
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Back in 2011 Kia surprised everyone at the Frankfurt Motor Show with the aggressive rear-wheel-drive GT Concept. Since then there have been rumors that Kia will put the GT in production, but nothing has been confirmed. Well now it is being reported that Kia will build a production version of the GT concept in 2016.
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The all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan has been spotted out in the open without any camouflage! The next Genesis is going to have its world debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January, but here's an early look at the all-new sedan.
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Auto sales this month are expected to be off by 5-10 percent, due to the government shutdown. GM and Ford stated earlier this month that the shutdown would pose a threat to the already fragile economy and now Hyundai CEO John Krafcik has confirmed to Automotive News that he also expects the industry to be off this month.
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Hyundai and tuner John Pangilinan have again teamed up to create this JP Edition Genesis Coupe for this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas. in a custom-developed Atlantis Blue exterior color. Pangilinan is known in the tuner community for selecting retina-bending color themes for his Hyundai SEMA concepts, and this latest Genesis Coupe won't disappoint in its custom-developed Atlantis Blue exterior color.
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Hyundai has unveiled the 2014 Sonata, which gets some minor exterior updates and a few new features. On the outside the 2014 Sonata gets an updated grille, new wheels, HID headlights and new LED taillights, while the interior gets some tweaks to make it quieter.
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Hyundai is teaming up with ARK Performance to create the new Legato concept, which is based on the Genesis Coupe. "Legato" is an Italian musical term meaning "tied together," which according to Hyundai conveys the seamless integration of exotic design, tuned performance and luxury coupe interior ambience.
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Hyundai and The Walking Dead have created the Santa Fe Zombie Survival Machine, which will debut at New York Comic-Con. The special Santa Fe was designed by Anson Kuo, one of th e thousands of fans that designed the ultimate zombie survival machine.
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The 2014 Hyundai Tucson is getting a refresh, which includes new engines, more technology and a light restyle. The big news is that the 2014 Tucson gets new 2.0L and 2.4L four-cylinder direct-injection engines. The new 2.0L generates 164 horsepower and 151 lb-ft. of torque, while the 2.4L has 182 horsepower and 177 lb-ft. of torque. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
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Kia has officially confirmed plans to launch an electric version of the new Kia Soul. The fully electric Soul will be Kia's first electric model in the U.S. when it arrives in 2014.
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Hyundai has teamed up with the EGR Group to develop the "Yellowcake" EGR Night Racer Veloster for the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The EGR Night Racer is based on the Veloster Turbo and in addition to its yellow exterior it gets a Wurton roof-mounted LED light bar, custom ONEighty-branded headlights and several upgrades under the skin.
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Hyundai has partnered with Bisimoto Engineering to create a 1,000 horsepower Genesis Coupe for the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The special Genesis Coupe uses the same 3.8L V6 engine as the Genesis Coupe R-Spec, but thanks to twin turbochargers, its output has been increased to an insane 1,000 horsepower.
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The 2014 Kia Forte has thrown away its boring economy car duds for a stylish exterior that will make you forget about every Kia compact sedan before it. As the latest model in Kia's lineup to get Kia's new stylish design language, the 2014 Forte is now one of the most stylish models in the crowded compact sedan segment.
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Kia has confirmed to its dealers that it will be bringing a new full-sized rear-wheel-drive flagship sedan to the U.S. early next year. The new sedan will move Kia further into the luxury car segment when it arrives.
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Kia has updated the Sportage compact crossover for the 2014 model year, which gets a new grille, an updated 2.4L four-cylinder and a few other upgrades. The Sportage's updated isn't a big change, but the bigger news is the updated base 2.4L four-cylinder, which is now more powerful thanks to the addition of direct injection.
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Kia has unveiled the new Niro concept, which is a hint at a possible future B-segment that would compete models like the Nissan Juke. The Niro concept was designed at Kia's Frankfurt design studio, under the direction of Gregory Guillaume, Chief Designer Europe.
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The pricing for the all-new 2014 Kia Soul has been released with a starting price at $14,700. The new 2014 Soul will arrive in the fourth quarter of this year.
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Kia has released two teaser photos of a new B-segment concept that is going to debut next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. According to Kia the new concept "hints at a possible future B-segment contender ready to take on the urban environment with style and tenacity."
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Hyundai is celebrating the sale of the one millionth Santa Fe, which was first introduced way back in September 2000. For the 2013 model year, Hyundai redesigned the Santa Fe and created two versions. This year alone sales have increased by 40 percent through June.
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Kia is celebrating the production of its one millionth vehicle in the U.S. - a white 2014 Sorento SXL, which rolled off its assembly line in West Point, Georgia. Production of the Sorento began at the plant in 2009 after an initial investment of $1 billion.
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It's being reported that Kia wants to expand the successful Kia Soul and one possible direction is a new all-wheel-drive version, which is shown in this rendering that has leaked online. This photo could be our first look at a more rugged version of the Soul with its beefier body cladding, roof rack and off-road ready tires.
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Kia continues to move upward towards the entry-level luxury segment with models like the new Kia Cadenza. Buyers are even willing to pay more for the higher trim levels of Kia's mainstream models like the Optima midsize sedan and the Sorento crossover. For the 2014 model year Kia has upgraded the Sorento with a facelift, revised interior and some upgrades under the hood.
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Kia's all-new 2014 Cadenza luxury sedan is moving the brand further and further away from its "value brand" label that it was known for ten years ago. WIth a price tag starting around $36,000 and a long list of standard luxury features, Kia hopes to attract buyers that would normally buy an Acura TL or Lexus ES.
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It's being reported that Kia is hard at work on a new electric version of the Kia Soul. The Kia Soul EV will be the first mass market electric vehicle from Hyundai/ Kia and will be sold in the global market, which includes the US, Europe and China.
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Kia has confirmed that its new rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan, the Quoris will indeed be offered in the US. At the launch of the 2014 Kia Cadenza, Kia confirmed to Automotive.com that the Quoris will arrive in the US soon and when it does it will be priced between $50k-$70k.
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Kia is bring back the Kia Sedona minivan for the 2014 model year. The once dead minivan returns to Kia's lineup with a few updates and more interior features.
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The all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis is going to have its world debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show in January. Brandon Ramirez, a senior group manager of product planning at Hyundai recently confirmed the news to Edmunds.
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Kia has announced the pricing for its new flagship sedan, the 2014 Kia Cadenza. The 2014 Cadenza will be offered in one trim level starting at $35,100 when it goes on sale later this month. "The all-new Cadenza is a world-class Kia for the emerging space between mainstream and luxury and will appeal to discerning shoppers in the market for an upscale sedan," said Tom Loveless, executive vice president of sales, KMA. "We're confident that Cadenza's sophisticated styling, luxuriously appointed cabin and long list of available technology will make it a strong contender in the marketplace."
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Hyundai has unveiled the HND-9 coupe concept at the Seoul Motor Show, which gives the world a hint at what the next-generation Genesis coupe will look like.
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