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Interiors

Premium Interiors for Mid-Range Prices (Less Than $50,000)

The little things can add up to provide comfort, convenience and functionality

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Hybrid

Hyundai Turns to California Startup for EV Platform

Canoo to provide “skateboard” architecture for a range of future Hyundai/Kia models

Marketing

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Production

Kia Threatens to Scrap 2-Month-Old Factory in India

$1.1 billion facility could be relocated in the country

Business

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Mobility

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. . . .

Hybrid

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.

Propulsion

Kia Ups Its Game with K5 Design

What does a modern sedan look like? This.

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.

Hybrid

European Demand Delays Mercedes EV in U.S.

Mercedes is pushing back the launch of its electric-powered EQC to early 2021, one year later than previously planned. 

Production

Kia Opens $1.1 Billion Plant in India

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

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.

Business

Report: SKI Plans 2nd EV Battery Plant in China

South Korea’s SK Innovation Co. plans to construct a $1.1 billion battery plant in Yancheng, China. 

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.

Propulsion

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.

Mazda3 Named Women’s World Car of the Year

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda3 small sport sedan has been selected the overall winner in this year’s Women's World Car of the Year awards.

Business

Japanese Brands Lead CR Reliability Ratings

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota captured the top three spots in this year’s Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey rankings.

Production

Hyundai Confirms Pickup Truck for Alabama Plant

Hyundai Motor Co. confirms it will begin producing the Santa Cruz compact pickup truck at its U.S. assembly plant in Montgomery, Ala., in 2021.

Sales

October Car Sales in Russia Fall 5%

Deliveries of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia shrank 5% to 152,100 units in October.