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Euisun Chung poised to take control of the dynastic conglomerate

Euisun Chung poised to take control of the dynastic conglomerate

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But what if the N.Y. Auto Show favorite gets made? What would it be like?

But what if the N.Y. Auto Show favorite does get made? What would it be like?

And could the Essentia Concept EV supercar enter production?

The Essentia Concept isn't dead yet, either.

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It's definitely inspired by the GV80 crossover concept

It's definitely inspired by the GV80 crossover concept

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The midsize Genesis gets a major makeover

The midsize Genesis gets a major refresh.

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Design boss is inspired by the essence of Korean culture

Design boss weighs in on the future of the nascent luxury company

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Meanwhile, the G70 sports sedan launches this summer

The G70 sports sedan launches this summer.

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In a reversal, it’ll let all Hyundai dealers apply for franchise licenses

Genesis will apparently open the doors to its nascent dealership network to all existing Hyundai dealers, reversing its earlier plan to launch a separate, much more limited retail network as a way to distinguish the brand.

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How will the Essentia inform future Genesis models?

One of the biggest stunners of the New York Auto Show came from an unlikely stand — that of Genesis, Hyundai's nascent luxury spinoff. The Genesis Essentia Concept was described as a multi-motor EV with a 0-60 time of 3 seconds and enough silicon to pass the Turing test, but that's not what made it special. It stood out because it's downright gorgeous, a proper show car seemingly plucked from the golden age of pre-OPEC oil embargo dream machines.

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Grand touring EV with transparent hood goes for ‘Athletic Elegance’

Startup and established automakers alike have been waking up to — and embracing — the idea that electrification doesn't have to be just about efficiency. There's a huge performance potential for electric vehicles, a fact that Tesla has capitalized on, and other brands are following suit. Korean luxury car manufacturer Genesis is the latest to join the party with the unveiling of its Essentia grand touring EV concept at the New York Auto Show.

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Genesis grants our wish

It's only on the four-cylinder, but we'll take what we can get.

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They're special one-offs with cool interiors

We'd love to see Genesis build bespoke cars for customers.

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Lots of interesting surprises on this year's list

Lots of interesting surprises on this year's list

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This will probably be the production GV80 crossover

It's definitely rear-drive based, too.

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Cars and brands that strike emotional chords with buyers tended to do better.

Owners also ranked Tesla's Model S tops in a satisfaction survey.

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IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.

IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.

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