The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a $100 million penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage claims on about one-third of their models.
Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems. The recalls covers Sonata, Santa Fe and Veracruz models.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested cars equipped with collision warning and automatic braking systems. It gave a “superior” rating to eight of vehicles.
For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on a hydrogen fuel cell was always a decade away. But Hyundai will change all of that next year.
When a teen driver called 911 for help, saying his gas pedal was stuck and he was traveling down the highway at 125 mph, it was 911 operator Alisha Bumelis who answered the call.
Flying down the highway at full-speed, flashing his hazard lights, 16-year-old Elez Lushaj dialed 911 last December.
“Don’t tell my parents, but I really wanna get a motorcycle someday.” – Jessica and her Hyundai Genesis
Looking for a luxury car? Have you thought about a Hyundai? Car pro Jerry Reynolds tests out the 2012 Hyundai Equus, and offers his thoughts on the affordable luxury offering.
South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen lead the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicle.