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Estimated $400 Million Due Hyundai & Kia Owners


MPG PAYMENTS SET FOR HYUNDAI, KIA Federal agencies have arranged a second payback of an estimated $400 million for overstated fleet miles-per-gallon averages on Hyundai and Kia late-model cars. Hyundai owners will receive a lump-sum average of $353, while Kia owners will be eligible for $667, depending on whether their cars were purchased or leased. […]



VW of America reshuffles its front office as its CEO Jonathan Browning falls short of boosting North American sales to an annual target of 20,000 units a month by 2018, including Audi. Browning’s replacement on grounds of family health issues was assured when January-November sales fell short of combined Kia and Hyundai results this past […]

Hyundai Revs up New Model Wars

2014 Kia Cadenza

South Korean auto-makers Hyundai/Kia continue to escalate their new-model campaigns. The 2014 Kia Cadenza is deployed in a manner similar the successful midsize sedan rollout of the Equus 15-20 years ago and the Hyundai Sonata rollouts. Hyundai’s choice later of the classic midsize Cadenza name for its new car, combined with the release of safety […]

Kia Cadenza Profile

interior 2014 Kia cadenza

2014 Kia Cadenza Enters Fullsize Sedan Club The “family sedan” segment has admitted a surprise member-Kia’s 2014 Cadenza, a stylish rival for the Hyundai Equus Azera. (The rear-drive Cadenza will add a front-drive partner next year). Kia’s thrust into the midsize segment is not unexpected. The Kia group has been growing by leaps and bounds […]

“H-Cars” Renew Clash

The Dueling Hs - photos courtesy autoguide.com

DETROIT-In a repeat of the harsh feelings that marched Hyundai’s successful entry into the global market, an American Honda executive vice-president issued a pointed attack on Hyundai’s overstatement of its MPG averages in his NAIAS press conference. John Mendel, the Honda V-P, speaking at the Automotive News World Congress, decried Hyundai and its sister brand […]