All posts tagged "Hyundai"

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    S. Korean cars earn top quality rankings: JD Power

    By Brian Han Automobile manufacturers in South Korea can now call themselves the makers of the highest quality cars according to the latest report by J.D. Powers. The automotive research firm bases their findings primarily on U.S....

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Pope Francis will go to Sarajevo on Saturday for a one-day pastoral visit to the Bosnian capital. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
    Hyundai SUV receives blessing as new popemobile

    It looks as if the Vatican has a new chosen one in the form of a Hyundai SUV. Pope Francis made his way through St. Peter’s Square Wednesday riding his new custom modified Santa Fe for the...

    • Posted June 5, 2015
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  • Two-year-old Kai Ezell-Tapia, from Phoenix, watches a video display at the Super Bowl XLIX NFL Experience Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
    Samsung, Hyundai bow out of 2015 Super Bowl amid slump

    Seoul (Yonhap) — South Korea’s big name firms Samsung Electronics Co. and Hyundai Motor Co. have decided not to run commercials during this year’s Super Bowl, company officials said Monday, following their earnings slump in the previous...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • The new Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is displayed next to Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun of Hyundai Motor Co. at the media preview of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 12, 2015. (photo courtesy of Hyundai Motor Co.)
    Hyundai unveils first Korean-made plug-in hybrid

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. took the wraps off of its Sonata plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at a motor show in the U.S. on Monday (local time), its first-ever car that...

    • Posted January 13, 2015
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  • Hyundai Motor Co.'s Turkey production plant churning out i10 supermini vehicles. (Yonhap)
    Hyundai, global production at record high

    By Park Jin-hai Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors’ combined global production is expected to hit a record high in December, analysts said. Lee Myung-hoon, an analyst at HMC Investment & Securities, said Monday that Hyundai and Kia...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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    Hyundai hires BMW chief engineer

    By Lee Hyo-sik Hyundai Motor Group has hired BMW M’s chief engineer to head its premium, high-performance vehicle development unit, the company said Monday. The move is part of Hyundai’s effort to compete with German and other...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • Bundles of 10,000-yen banknotes are stacked in front of an electronic billboard showing real-time currency exchange rates at a Korea Exchange Bank branch in Seoul. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean conglomerates still sitting on $496 billion of cash

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean conglomerates are still sitting on large amounts of cash, wary of economic uncertainties and weak domestic demand, despite government pressure for them to spend more on wages, dividends and facilities, data showed...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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