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Rumorpile: Questionable Future For The Hyundai Veloster

Jul 21 2014 01:10 PM | Hyundai News
The Hyundai Veloster is a departure for the Korean automaker. With a unique style and a asymmetrical door layout, the Veloster has been the black sheep when compared to other models. But a new report says the Veloster may not get a second act.

An unnamed Hyundai executive tells GoAuto.com.au that the company is currently debating whether or not to do a second-generation Veloster.

“It still has not been decided. There is still debate as to whether it will happen.”

Last year, the Veloster sold 60,000 units worldwide. Over half of those were delivered to North America where the model experienced a decline.

The Veloster is expected to get a mid-cycle refresh in the near-future. What comes after tha...


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

 
DAVE ZUCHOWSKI NAMED PRESIDENT/CEO OF HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

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 | Drew Dowdell in 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...



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...