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The 2018 Kia Stinger

While it isn’t easy for a carmaker to introduce a new car to a well-established vehicle category, Kia managed to do so successfully with its new car called the Stinger. With the Stinger, Kia is trying its hand at designing a car for the luxury sedan crowd. Since the vehicle features sports car inspired lines and a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, car buyers searching for a luxury sedan are

Hyundai and Kia Planning Major Recall Over Engine Issues

Auto manufacturers may need to issue recalls for any number of reasons, citing safety concerns and driving issues that may result in damage to the vehicle or the driver. Recently, Hyundai and Kia have announced that they are making plans to recall over 1.4 million vehicles and SUVs in the United States, South Korea and Canada. The recall has been issued because there has been an issue found with t

Sales Rise of the Lesser Knowns

While most have been focusing on all of the deficits, what is most impressive to me are the automakers that have surpassed their own sales projections. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Volkswagen Auto Group (VW AG) Volvo Car Group, Hyundai and Kia have all gotten more sales than even they expected. It should be mentioned, that recalls have been a ubiquitous presence in the automotive industry sin

Mitsubishi Motors and Hyundai Kia: Regarding Mileage

After coasting under the radar for quite awhile, Mitsubishi Motors has made a grand rise to the worst kind of prominence. They (and pretty much anyone else) would much preferred obscurity to impropriety exposure. Regrettably, for the Japanese automaker; the mileage scandal could not have been more nonfortuitously timed for Mitsubishi Motors. The South Korean automaking super duo; Hyundai and Kia;

Crossovers, SUVs and Pickup Trucks Are What’s Hot in the Streets

Car buyers can’t get enough of crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks, and car companies are only too happy to oblige them by pumping those vehicles out as fast as they can. The major automakers displaying their wares at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show emphasized their crossovers, SUV and pickup truck models. Report after report after report from the Windy City indicates that the trend toward utility vehi

2016 Kia Optima Review

If you are looking for just another bland family ride, the 2016 Kia Optima is not for you. This sedan has eye-catching style and an agile chassis that makes it stand out from the rest. With two turbo four-cylinders, the base engine is an 185-hp four with six-speed automatic. It comes standard with cruise control, satellite radio, and Bluetooth, giving the competition a run for their money. The 20

Hyundai Problems: Strikes and Recalls

Hyundai Motor Company has enjoyed quite a few years of relentless growth. Beyond sales growth, they expanded their presence by becoming the Official Sponsor for both the NFL and NBA. Kia has been the sponsor for the NBA for years now, but they also have deals with the LPGA, Billboard Music Awards, the Grammys, and various individual teams in both the MLB and NBA. Kia also sponsors a handful of ind

Hyundai Motor Company: Making Moves All Over

General Motors just received some unwelcome news, because Hyundai Motor Company just became the official sponsor of the NFL.  A vague source claims the car manufacturer spent twice as much as GM did for the coveted position, $50 million. Even if it is less, the, NFL is getting a great deal here, regardless. Not only could they get more money upfront, but the contract is not exclusive like GM’s wa

Kia Soul EV to Make its Lone Star State Debut This June

By popular demand, the Kia Soul EVwill be sold in five states this summer: Georgia, Hawaii, Oregon, Texas and Washington. Kia’s announcement comes on the heels of the successful launch of the Soul EV in California in late 2014. According to Kia, customers in these states "expressed significant interest"in the Soul EV. There would appear to be an electric vehicle infrastructure capable of sup