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    Los Angeles: 2015 Hyundai Azera is refreshed, may still be on life support
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    What you see above is the 2015 Hyundai Azera. It's slightly refreshed for the new model year, with a new grille, lighting elements and fascia joining some newly standard technology bits inside the cabin. Other than those few updates, this is the same Azera we've known and loved since its most ...

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    Report: Hyundai US marketing chief steps down
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    For the past four and a half years, Hyundai's marketing efforts in America have been steered by Steve Shannon. But now the Korean automaker is going to have to find a new marketing guru, because Shannon has reportedly stepped down with apparently immediate effect. A career automobile marketer, ...

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    Report: Hyundai, Kia announce buyback plan for angry Korean investors
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    Hyundai's controversial decision last September to move its Korean headquarters to an expansive (and expensive) new facility was met with a swift backlash by shareholders. After making the biggest land purchase in South Korean history, the company's share price took a nine-point nose dive. Now, ...

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    Official: 2015 Hyundai Azera appears refreshed in Miami
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    Hyundai has taken the unusual approach of debuting a newly refreshed model – the refreshed 2015 Hyundai Azera – at the Miami International Auto Show instead of one of the larger usual suspects (the LA Auto Show is just around the corner). According to Hyundai, Florida is a large ...

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    SEMA: Hyundai brings 1,000-hp Genesis Coupe to SEMA, and plenty more [w/video]
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    Hyundai has a thirst for horsepower. How else could we explain the scene you see above, in which there exists a 708-horsepower front-wheel-drive Sonata tuned by Bisimoto (black and white, above left) powered by Hyundai's 2.4-liter Theta II engine? Or the little red number you see hiding in the ...

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    Official: Hyundai-Kia fuel-economy errors trigger $300M in federal penalties [w/video]
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    This amount includes $100-million in civil penalties, the largest such fines in EPA history. Hyundai and Kia are getting more than a slap on the wrist for overstating the fuel economy of an estimated 1.2-million vehicles in their 2011-2013 model ranges. The Environmental Protection Agency, ...

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    Report: Hyundai/Kia's Prius rival to arrive by 2017
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    The Toyota Prius is the undisputed king of the hybrid market, but Hyundai and Kia are hoping to challenge its reign in the coming years with their own dedicated model. However, in all likelihood this is the same technology being shared between them. "We will take the lead in the future by raising ...

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    Report: Hyundai beefs up HB20 R-Spec in Brazil
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    If you've been following the news from the Sao Paulo Motor Show, you'll likely have seen not only a series of new concept cars, but also a whole mess of production vehicles you never knew existed because they were developed specifically for the Latin American market. One of them is the Hyundai ...

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    Official: Hyundai sells its 10,000,000th Elantra
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    There aren't many nameplates that have sold over 10 million units in the history of the automotive industry. In fact there have only been ten, and now Hyundai has joined the list for the first time with the Elantra. Launched 24 years ago, the Elantra has far and away been Hyundai's top selling ...

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    Rumormill: Facelifted Hyundai Veloster to get new 7-speed DCT, Flex Steer
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    No matter how you look at it, the Hyundai Veloster is an odd duck. With the vehicle's weird door configuration and styling that kind of looks like a modernized Honda CRX, the model is certainly unlike anything else on the road today. Since spotting one testing earlier this year (pictured above), ...

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    Report: Is Hyundai's conservative new Sonata struggling out of the gate?
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    "But so far, Sonata sales are up compared with last year even while we're still ramping up to full speed." – Jim Trainor According to Reuters, the redesigned-for-2015 Hyundai Sonata is not enjoying the same degree of success in the early going as the previous sixth-gen model, which ...

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    Featured: Top torque-to-weight ratios under $100k, $50k and $25k [UPDATE]
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    Horsepower may steal a lot of headlines, but the always-more-complex torque figure is often a critical one for both the workingman and the motoring playboy. The measure of rotational force is a function of horsepower and engine rpm, and it's also the twist that can liquefy one's tires or haul ...

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    Paris: Hyundai i20 shows what brown can do for you [w/video]
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    With the latest generation of the i20 at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, Hyundai continues to shake off its old image in Europe as a maker of cheap, unstylish little penalty boxes. This five-door hatch has to fit into the crowded, compact hatch market over there against popular entries like the Ford ...

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    Official: Hyundai Genesis gets stanced by Ark Performance for SEMA
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    Hyundai has yet another high-performance concept for the upcoming 2014 SEMA Show in November to join its 708-horsepower Sonata. For this one, Ark Performance is taking the Genesis Sedan and pumping up the output by supercharging its 5.0-liter V8, along with a mile-long list of other modifications ...

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    Official: Hyundai HG350 ready to take on Europe's Transits and Sprinters
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    Here in North America, Hyundai has been historically known as a purveyor of affordable, content-laden everyday cars and crossovers. More recently, it's also been pushing upmarket and attempting to gain respect for its sporting joneses. In other parts of the world, however, the Korean automaker is ...

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    Report: Judge reduces damages in fatal Hyundai crash to $81M
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    Hyundai no longer has to pay $248 million as part of a court ruling from a fatal accident in Montana that killed two cousins in a 2005 Tiburon. The judge hearing the appeal revised the amount down to a total of about $81 million. She upheld the original $8.1 million in actual damages but reduced ...

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    Teased: Hyundai readying 708-hp Sonata for SEMA
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    For the past two years at the SEMA show, the folks at Bisimoto Engineering have taken one of Hyundai's models and tuned it up to levels of power previously unimaginable. It started in 2012 with a 600-horsepower Elantra GT, and they outdid themselves last year with a 1,000-hp Genesis Coupe. This ...

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    Report: Hyundai spooks investors by paying $10B for new Gangnam HQ location
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    Doing things Gangnam style apparently costs a serious chunk of change, because Hyundai is reportedly paying roughly $10 billion for 19.6 acres (79,342 square meters) of land in the trendy district of Seoul, South Korea, to serve as the location for its new headquarters. That eye-popping number ...

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    Official: Hyundai hires actor Paul Rudd as pitchman [w/video]
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    The Dude abides, but his deep voice is going to be coming from your TV a little less. After seven years of his earthiness, laid back actor Jeff Bridges is no longer the voice of Hyundai in the brand's advertising. He has been replaced by comedian Paul Rudd who is already narrating the new ...

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    Teased: Hyundai swims against the current with new i20 Coupe
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    Coupefying hatchbacks is all the rage in the European market these days. Its what Opel and Vauxhall did with the latest Astra, and what Renault did with the Mégane, and now Hyundai is preparing to follow a similar formula, only in a smaller form. While the i30 is the model with which ...

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