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Hyundai Motor America's New CEO Hints What The Future Could Hold

Feb 17 2014 02:25 PM | Hyundai News
Dave Zuchowski, the new CEO of Hyundai Motor America has some ideas for new products in segments where the company doesn't compete. The first is an addition of a third premium model to join alongside the Genesis and Equus.
"That's one of the conversations. I think it's fair to say that within a couple of years there may be another premium" nameplate. "That's a space where we think there's some opportunity," said Zuchowski to Automotive News
For the past couple of years, we've been hearing rumors of a compact luxury sedan to possibly compete with the likes of the BMW 3-Series. When asked about this, Zuchowski declined to comment.
The other model in consideration is a subcompact cross...

John Krafcik Steps Down As Hyundai CEO

Dec 27 2013 03:40 PM | Hyundai News
Some very surprising news coming out Hyundai this afternoon. The automaker announced that president and CEO John Krafcik will be stepping down from his position January 1st, at the completion of his contract. 
"On behalf of Hyundai Motor Company, we sincerely thank John for his visionary leadership and relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction, which has driven Hyundai's record growth over the past five years," said Im Tak Uk, the COO and executive vice president of HMA's parent company, Hyundai Motor Company.
Krafcik's five-year tenure as Hyundai Motor America's CEO saw the company grow from a budget brand to one that is compared with the likes of Honda, Ford, Chevrolet, Nissan, and Toyota....

Spied and Previewed: 2015 Hyundai Genesis

Nov 26 2013 01:55 PM | Hyundai News
November 26th, 2013
Drew Dowdell
Managing Editor - CheersandGears.com
It is a couple of days before the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S. and most of the northern and eastern parts of the country are bracing for a major snow storm to hit. In spite of the pending holiday and the forecast of 4" of snow in Pittsburgh, it is still a work day for Hyundai engineers.  A reader spotted this 2015 Hyundai Genesis stopping for a lunch break in downtown Pittsburgh on the same day Hyundai unveiled the details and pictures for the Korean marketplace.
Based on the Hyundai HCD-14 Concept we saw in January at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, Hyundai is wasting no time bringing this to market. 

The Debrief: Hyundai's GDCI Four-Cylinder Engine

Nov 15 2013 04:30 PM | William Maley in Hyundai News

William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com November 15, 2013   Imagine taking the benefits of a diesel engine and using that for a gasoline engine. Well Hyundai is doing just that. During a media briefing at the company's Technical Center in...

Hyundai Issues A Teaser Of The 2015 Genesis

Oct 24 2013 02:35 PM | William Maley in Hyundai News

William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com October 24, 2013   Hyundai unveiled a rendering of the new 2015 Genesis sedan today which features the company's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language.. The new model gets a dramatically restyled fro...

Spying: 2015 Hyundai Genesis

Apr 17 2013 12:30 PM | William Maley in Hyundai News

By William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com April 17, 2013   A fresh batch of spy photos of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis were released today and it looks like the new model will be carrying some of the cues seen on the HCD-14 Con...

Hyundai Sketches The HND-9 Concept

Mar 21 2013 01:50 PM | William Maley in Hyundai News

By William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com March 21, 2013   Hyundai is giving us a sneak peak at a new concept that will be shown at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show. Called the HND-9, this concept could give us a preview of w...