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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 Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 27, 2018  

South Korean auto workers blast revised trade deal with US

Top negotiator said it will have little impact: there are currently no domestically produced pick-up trucks exported to the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 26, 2015  

Kia recalls 87,000 2014 Forte sedans due to fire hazard

Affects approximately 15,905 vehicles in Canada.

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production Sustainability
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.

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August 28, 2014  

Kia Motors investing $1 billion to build auto factory in Mexico

The plant will open in 2016 and have the capacity to produce 300,000 vehicles annually.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 3, 2014  

Chrysler, Ford report increase in June sales

The month was a generally positive one for most Canadian automakers.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 7, 2014  

BlackBerry’s QNX, automakers developing synthetic engine sounds

The technology replicates the sound of yesteryear’s driving experience as cars become quieter and more fuel efficient.

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
October 2, 2013  

Most automakers report increased sales in September

Analysts suggest if sales continue at their current pace, 2013 will be a record year for auto sales, topping 1.7 million units.

News Automotive Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
September 5, 2013  

Big Three automakers report vehicle sales increases for August

Ford, Chrysler see increases of 7% while GM inches up 0.1%.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
August 2, 2013  

Big July for Chrysler as it tops Canadian auto sales

Ford sells nearly 194,000 vehicles in the US, led by the F-Series pickup.

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
August 8, 2012  

Hyundai labour union walks out during negotiations

Workers resume walkout, Kia workers join them.