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January 16, 2019  

Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk

U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration employees who do safety investigations and recall notifications are not at work due to the shutdown.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 12, 2018  

China says US companies should lobby Washington over trade

A spokesman for the Chinese Commerce Ministry said: “We hope American companies do more to lobby the US government and work hard to safeguard their own interests.”

News Automotive General
July 12, 2018  

Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs

20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama are at stake.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 5, 2017  

Hyundai’s China plant halts again on supply disruption

Caught up in diplomatic tension over placement of a US missile-defence system.

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August 21, 2017  

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

New vehicle will travel 40% farther than its first fuel cell SUV, the Tucson ix FCEV.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 3, 2017  

Samsung, Hyundai Motor see growing uncertainties in 2017

Slow growth in key markets and trade protectionism cited.

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October 21, 2016  

Hyundai recalls 74,000 cars in Canada and US

Sunroofs can fly into traffic.

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August 18, 2015  

Foreign companies at China blast site suspend operations, including Toyota

Other closures include John Deere and Panasonic; Boeing keeps A320 airliner fabrication facility open.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations
June 30, 2015  

Hyundai replaces GM as NFL’s automotive sponsor

Sponsorship deal likely worth up to $25 million per year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
May 27, 2015  

Hyundai first to offer Google’s Android Auto dashboard system

Available in 2015 Sonata equipped with GPS navigation as a free download.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 3, 2014  

Trucks boost Nov. auto sales to record level

DesRosiers says 11-month total just short of 2013 total.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
November 4, 2014  

Hyundai, Kia to pay US $100M to end overstated mileage probe

Penalty the first under new rules to limit the amount of heat-trapping gases cars are allowed to emit.

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October 9, 2014  

New vehicle mileage hits record, but pace of improvement is slowing

EPA says fuel economy last year rose 0.21 km/l over the 2012 model year.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General
June 19, 2014  

2014 car brand quality survey rankings from J.D. Power and Associates

Porsche, Jaguar and Lexus top this year’s list.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General
June 4, 2014  

Canadian auto industry sets May sales record

Ford remains #1 despite a 2.3% sales decline; Toyota, Hyundai lag others.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
November 20, 2013  

After five years, Canada and South Korea return to table on free trade

A successful deal would likely involve a trade-off between the auto and agricultural sectors.

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November 20, 2013  

Hyundai to put hydrogen vehicle on the market by 2014

Korean automaker will make the first mass-produced fuel-cell vehicle sold in the North America.

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November 20, 2013  

Toyota unveils hydrogen car for 2015 at Tokyo auto show

Automakers step up the competition for vehicles running on fuel cells.

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January 11, 2013  

Ford follows GM with app development program

Automakers open to designs to developers to create software for future car models.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
November 5, 2012  

Hyundai, Kia will reimburse drivers for gas mileage mix-up

172,000 Canadian drivers will get pre-paid credit cards to reimburse them for deficiencies in gas consumption ratings.

News Automotive Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
November 2, 2012  

Hyundai, Kia penalized for overstated gas mileage

US environmental agency says automakers overstated gas mileage by up to six miles a gallon.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
September 4, 2012  

Hyundai labour union ends strike

Automaker says it has lost more than $1.5 billion thanks to a labour strike that started in July.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
August 8, 2012  

Hyundai labour union walks out during negotiations

Workers resume walkout, Kia workers join them.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
July 30, 2012  

GM marketing chief Joel Ewanick resigns

Follows majors changes to company’s advertising approach.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
May 1, 2012  

Hyundai adds 877 jobs at Alabama plant

Will boost production of popular Sonata and Elantra models by 20,000

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
February 16, 2012  

2012 Canadian International Auto Show preview

Media day is in full swing at CIAS 2012. Here’s a list of the show’s hottest cars in video.

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February 16, 2012  

Hyundai Elantra named 2012 Canadian Car of the Year

Korean automaker takes home three of 11 “Best New” categories

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
January 9, 2012  

2012 Canadian auto sales to be flat: GM

The head of General Motors Canada says he expects auto sales in Canada to be flat or slightly down in 2012.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations
November 10, 2011  

Japan automakers struggle amid Thai floods

Thai flooding revived predictions that foreign businesses might flee Thailand, which has endured crisis after crisis – manmade and natural – in the past decade.