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Hybrid

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards

Fuel Cells

3 Keys to Creating a Hydrogen Society

Cost is a biggie, plus safety and consumer acceptance

Production

Michigan Mobility Proving Grounds Adds Tech Park

Fledgling autonomous vehicle test center seeks tenants, increased utilization  

Propulsion

Honda, Isuzu Target Fuel Cell Trucks

Joint research project aims to apply struggling car tech to commercial vehicles

Hybrid

Kia's Big Plans for EVs, Advanced Mobility

Targets annual sales of 500,000 with a 6.6% EV market share by 2026

Who Won the 2020 NACTOY Awards?

The final ballots are actually tabulated and kept secret by Deloitte before being revealed on stage in Detroit. . . .

Batteries

Hyundai Is Taking to the Sky with Uber

Perhaps traffic congestion will be less of a problem. Of course, then there’s air traffic control. . .

Electronics

Aptiv at the Airport in Vegas

Maybe the cab line will be a little shorter. . .

Batteries

Hyundai/Kia to Spend Big on EVs, Mobility

The Korea-based company is making a big commitment. Make that BIG.

Hybrid

Hopes Fizzle for Expanded EV Credits in U.S.

Congress has balked at expanding a long-running tax credit for buyers of electric cars in the U.S. It's bad news for Tesla and General Motors.

Business

November Car Sales Tepid in Europe

Weak new-car deliveries in Europe totaled 1.18 million units, up only 5% over a depressed sales period at this time last year.

Sales

Vietnam Carmaker Takes Aim at U.S.

Vietnam’s first local carmaker, 2-year-old VinFast, aims to do something no Chinese OEM has yet accomplished: launch sales in the U.S.

Propulsion

A Deep-Dive Into the Rotary Engine

Yes, the rotary engine may be a thing of the past for auto, but this inventor thinks he has a way that will make it more appealing

Production

Kia Opens $1.1 Billion Plant in India

Kia Motors Corp. has officially launched a $1.1 billion assembly plant in Anantapur, India.

Hyundai Unveils $52 Billion Spending Plan

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will spend 61.1 trillion won ($52 billion) between 2020 and 2025 on research and advanced technologies.

Sales

Foreign-Brand Sales Climb 6% in U.S.

U.S. deliveries of foreign-brand passenger vehicles rose 6% to more than 788,000 units in November.

Interiors & Electronics

2020 Hyundai Sonata: The Style Returns

The model year 2011 Hyundai Sonata was transformative in terms of the design of a midsize sedan. And with the eighth-generation 2020 model, they’re doing it again.

Production

Hyundai Moves Ahead on Indonesia Plant

Hyundai Motor Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government to build a major vehicle production complex near Jakarta.

Hyundai Taps Ex-GM Exec as N.A. Safety Chief

Hyundai Motor Co. has appointed Brian Latouf to head its safety operations in North America, effective Dec. 1.

Steel

South Korea, Indonesia Finalize Free Trade Pact

South Korea and Indonesia completed more than seven years of trade talks today on a free trade deal that will drop tariffs on cars and steel.

Legal

Paice Sues BMW Over Hybrid Tech

Hybrid powertrain inventor Paice LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BMW AG, claiming the German carmaker is using its technology illegally.

Hybrid

Rimac Readies 1,900-hp Hypercar

Croatia’s Rimac Automobili will unveil the production version of its high-performance C Two concept electric car at the Geneva auto show next March.

Domestics, Hyundai/Kia Dominate N. American Vehicle Finalists

U.S. nameplates account for five of the nine finalists vying for the 2020 North American Car, Truck and Utility vehicles of the year awards.

New ’Vette, Ram HD, Kia Telluride Win Motor Trend Awards

Motor Trend has named the Chevrolet Corvette, Ram Heavy Duty pickup and Kia Telluride SUV/crossover vehicle as its Car, Truck and SUV of the year, respectively.