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2011-02-23 23:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The expert editors from Kelley Blue Book's www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today named the Top 10 Family Cars of 2011. In this annual list, the kbb.com editors recommend what they feel are the very best of the best vehicles for families this year, highlighting specific important attributes for each car and detailing why it made the Top 10 for 2011. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2011-02-02 13:24:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America will lift the veil on one of the longest standing conspiracies in the auto industry during Super Bowl XLV on Sunday, Feb. 6. Hyundai contends that consumers have been conditioned to purchase boring compact cars for practicality and reliability, and accept uninspired design, cramped interiors, and limited innovation, for far too long. Marketing has systemically lowered expectations in the compact car segment, with...

2011-01-20 11:30:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America sets the stage for its Super Bowl advertising with an integrated marketing campaign kicking off at the AFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 23. All-new spots airing in-game will run as an unbranded, viral campaign breaks online, with print, digital and direct marketing elements rounding out the 360-degree program which builds over two weeks and culminates on Super Bowl Sunday. Two of Hyundai's four 30-second...

2011-01-18 10:15:00

DETROIT, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 International Car of the Year Awards (ICOTY) jury announced today the winners of the 15th annual ICOTY Awards, which took place during press week of the North American International Auto Show. The ICOTY jury, made up of 12 nationally-renowned automotive journalists, selected the 2011 vehicles as the most emotionally compelling vehicles for the new model year. The 2011 International Truck of the Year trophy was presented to KIA Motors...

2010-12-30 15:54:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new Hyundai Sonata, a North American Car of the Year finalist, led TheCarConnection's (TCC) list of top ten most popular reviews in 2010. The all-new Sonata, TheCarConnection's Best Car to Buy 2011, topped all other models, boosting viewership and site traffic each time a new story was posted. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) Joining Sonata on the TheCarConnection's list is the 2010 Hyundai...

2010-12-27 08:00:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Hyundai Sonata lineup - a finalist for 2011 North American Car of the Year - gets an eco-friendly boost in January with the infusion of the brand's first-ever hybrid model. Sonata Hybrid's introduction to Hyundai showrooms will be supported by a national marketing campaign debuting on college football's Hyundai Sun Bowl, Dec. 31 on CBS. Hyundai Motor America's agency of record, Innocean Worldwide Americas, developed the new...

2010-12-23 13:54:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai has sold more than 200,000 Sonatas in North America in 2010, a highpoint for the Sonata nameplate in a record-setting year in which Hyundai will sell more than 530,000 vehicles in the United States and more than 110,000 in Canada for the first time ever. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) "Sonata has delivered some pretty incredible results for us this year," says John Krafcik, Hyundai Motor...

2010-12-20 08:31:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Small cars and fuel efficiency were all the rage at the first major auto show of the season in Los Angeles in November, but shoppers are still attracted to larger vehicles, according to the AutoTrader.com November Trend Engine report, covering searches and site activity on AutoTrader.com for November 2010. The November report also includes the top-searched new, used and certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles for the year. "While there is a greater focus...

2010-12-16 13:58:00

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The game-changing and all-new 2011 Hyundai Sonata has been named one of three finalists for North American Car of the Year, one of the most exclusive automotive awards in the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) A jury of 49 independent automotive journalists evaluated all the new cars introduced this year and chose three that will compete for the top honor, to be announced at the 2011 North American International...

2010-12-16 12:30:00

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-nine automotive journalists have selected the Chevrolet Volt, Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Leaf as the three finalists for the 2011 North American Car of the Year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100111/DE35309LOGO) The finalists for the 2011 North American Truck of the Year are the Dodge Durango, the Ford Explorer and the Jeep Grand Cherokee The finalists were revealed today at an Automotive Press Association luncheon in Detroit....


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