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.
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.”
Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs
20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama are at stake.
Hyundai’s China plant halts again on supply disruption
Caught up in diplomatic tension over placement of a US missile-defence system.
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.
Samsung, Hyundai Motor see growing uncertainties in 2017
Slow growth in key markets and trade protectionism cited.
Hyundai recalls 74,000 cars in Canada and US
Sunroofs can fly into traffic.
Foreign companies at China blast site suspend operations, including Toyota
Other closures include John Deere and Panasonic; Boeing keeps A320 airliner fabrication facility open.
Hyundai replaces GM as NFL’s automotive sponsor
Sponsorship deal likely worth up to $25 million per year.
Hyundai first to offer Google’s Android Auto dashboard system
Available in 2015 Sonata equipped with GPS navigation as a free download.
Trucks boost Nov. auto sales to record level
DesRosiers says 11-month total just short of 2013 total.
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.
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.
2014 car brand quality survey rankings from J.D. Power and Associates
Porsche, Jaguar and Lexus top this year’s list.
Canadian auto industry sets May sales record
Ford remains #1 despite a 2.3% sales decline; Toyota, Hyundai lag others.
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.
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.
Toyota unveils hydrogen car for 2015 at Tokyo auto show
Automakers step up the competition for vehicles running on fuel cells.
Ford follows GM with app development program
Automakers open to designs to developers to create software for future car models.
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.
Hyundai, Kia penalized for overstated gas mileage
US environmental agency says automakers overstated gas mileage by up to six miles a gallon.
Hyundai labour union ends strike
Automaker says it has lost more than $1.5 billion thanks to a labour strike that started in July.
Hyundai labour union walks out during negotiations
Workers resume walkout, Kia workers join them.
GM marketing chief Joel Ewanick resigns
Follows majors changes to company’s advertising approach.
Hyundai adds 877 jobs at Alabama plant
Will boost production of popular Sonata and Elantra models by 20,000
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.
Hyundai Elantra named 2012 Canadian Car of the Year
Korean automaker takes home three of 11 “Best New” categories
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.
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.