Topic: Hyundai Motor Company
Compact cars will be built in greater numbers this year as automakers cater to penny-pinching consumers. Companies also hope to eat into sales of Toyota, Honda compact cars.
08/31/2011 10:09 am
Ford sold 5.3 million vehicles last year, but wants to sell 8 million in the next five or six years, more than one-third of its sales to come from its Asia Pacific and Africa region by 2020.
06/07/2011 03:31 pm
The average price of gas was $3.85 a gallon for the week that ended Monday. The number of automotive travelers during Memorial Day weekend is expected to be about the same as a year ago.
05/27/2011 08:04 pm
North Korea has taken control of Mt. Kumgang, a jointly maintained tourist area in which South Korea's Hyundai Asan had invested more than $1.5 billion for a hotel, hot springs, shopping mall, and a road inside the North.
05/16/2011 11:36 am
Fuel-efficient cars – like Chevy's Cruze, Hyundai's Elantra, and Ford's Focus – led an estimated 19 percent car sales increase in April. GM says rising gas prices started pushing drivers into fuel-efficient cars in March.
05/03/2011 11:33 pm
Auto sales rose 27 percent from February 2010, but gas prices have also been rising. At a minimum, higher gas prices could affect car-buying preferences.
03/01/2011 07:33 pm
The 2011 Consumer Reports car issue recommends new models by familiar brands, including Toyota and Honda. And for value-conscious buyers, it offers this time-tested advice: Buy Used.
02/28/2011 08:11 pm
South Korea, one of the biggest investors in construction projects in the Middle East for more than 40 years and a major importer of oil, may have more to fear than most as it evacuates Koreans in Libya.
02/24/2011 08:02 am
It’s Valentine’s Day, and those “sexiest cars” lists are rolling in. Silly? A little, but it’s too much fun not to play along. We looked at 2011 cars that were attainable (sorry, Dr. Porsche, Jaguar, Tesla), not overly obvious (Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang, BMW 3-series), and sporting a noticeably new look. We like the Volvo C30, but it didn’t much improve a reliably pretty fleet. I haven’t driven all these vehicles, but over several years of test-driving I did race through several of these cars’ predecessors. You can still see the skid marks. Here, in random order, are my seven hot cars for Valentine’s Day 2011:
02/14/2011 02:12 pm
Twenty years ago, Seoul looked much like Cairo does today.
02/10/2011 01:36 pm