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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


COSTA MESA, Calif., December 27, 2013 - Hyundai Motor America today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik will step down upon the successful completion of his contract on December 31, 2013. David Zuchowski, executive vice president of Sales, will assume the position of President and CEO effective January 1, 2014.

"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, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Hyundai Motor Company. "J...

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

  HYUNDAI MOTOR PREVIEWS SOON-TO-BE LAUNCHED ALL-NEW GENESIS PREMIUM SEDANInformation on the all-new Genesis unveiled to pique market’s interestWith its initial launch in Korea, the all-new Genesis to be introduced in major markets next...

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

  Luxury Sports Coupe Concept HND-9 - The HND-9 hints at Hyundai's next-generation luxury sports coupe design - More details to be revealed at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show March 21, 2013 – Hyundai Motor Company, the fastest-growing automaker...