ForbesAutos.com columnist Jerry Flint doesn't think automakers will give up on gas or diesel engines quickly, simply because technology keeps making them better.
Forbes automotive columnist Jerry Flint provides a history lesson of various automotive couplings and even triads to illustrate that while a few have been beneficial to one or (rarely) all parties, most fall flat on their faces. None, however, are easy for any of the parties, successful or not.
Hyundai and Kia Motors are in the fast lane among the major automakers. In the U.S. alone, their combined sales were four times greater than their sales a mere seven years ago. The new Hyundai Sonata is garnering rave reviews among customers and the press. What's more, with Ford and GM pulling away from the minivan segment, the new Kia Sedona (pictured) is looking to secure another piece of the automotive pie. Across the Pond, Hyundai is beating Honda in Europe in sales, all of which has autodom