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2012 Hyundai Verna/Accent five-door – Click above to enlarge

2012 Hyundai Accent hatchback – Click above for high-res image gallery

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is more stylish, more spacious, and flat out better than its predecessor. This seems to be the M.O. for Hyundai nowadays, as it rolls out a continual stream of new and/or revised vehicles that leave any old brand preconceptions in the dust. Vehicles like the new Sonata, Tucson, and the Genesis models are casting Hyundai in a totally different, much more positive light than ever before. It won't end there, either. For instance, the 2011 Hyundai Equus will slot above the Ge

2010 Hyundai Verna Transform/Accent - Click above for an image gallery

2010 Hyundai Verna Transform/Accent - Click above for an image gallery

Hyundai and Kia have postponed the launch of hybrid versions of their Verna and Pride vehicles until 2009. Hyundai and Kia spokespeople say that the cars, which were originally due in 2007, won't be big enough moneymakers to justify putting them on the market. Company officials are also a little concerned at the prospect of government aid to subsidize the losses incurred by the company through product development -- evidently, there is a risk that lowering the prices of the hybrids aft

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have decided to postpone the commercialization of their hybrid Verna and Pride by more than 12 months. The commercial hybrid production was originally scheduled to start late in 2007. Questions about profitability of the cars is spurring the delay. Also, the company is worried competitors might file complaints with the World Trade Organization against Hyundai/Kia, since government aid has been promised to make the production of hybrid vehicles in Korea more attractiv