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Measuring sessions enable aftermarket companies to produce parts before a car arrives in the showroom.

The most intriguing models on display were not what you would expect at a major auto show.

Green living is no longer a trend. It’s a full-blow lifestyle.

Cars in movies are more than props. They commonly serve more like wardrobe, shedding light on a character—or they act as plot devices to build drama or get a laugh. In the case of this tricked-out 2003 Hyundai Tiburon used in HBO’s Entourage series, it’s a non-stop rolling punch line about Lloyd’s desire to be noticed...

While the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit always generates “buzz” about the auto industry, this year was a little different. Trucks stole center stage at the 2015 NAIAS, from the much anticipated update of the Tacoma to a surprise truck concept from Hyundai. Here’s what stood out about the trucks...

Buick Avenir ConceptThe Buick Avenir Concept could be the new flagship from Buick and it’s hot. This exquisite sedan was one of the biggest surprises of the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The Avenir is a low-slung four-door with unmistakable rear-drive proportions and flagship...

Looks like a truck, drives like a crossover, has four doors, and holds five passengers. Either Hyundai is introducing one confused vehicle or they have a vision to the future that we cannot see. The Hyundai Santa Cruz–a crossover truck concept under code name HCE-15–was revealed to the press at the 2015 North American...

Hyundai unveiled a redesigned version of its Sonata Hybrid sedan today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid’s 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine offers a 10 percent jump in fuel economy compared to the outgoing model, which gets 38 mpg. The boost will allow the Sonata Hybrid to...

Starting at $61,250 and fully-equipped at $68,500, the Hyundai Equus is a relatively attainable luxury sedan and is also prices below its main competitor–the Lexus LS460–by at least $10,000.The exterior of the Equus may be unassuming looking vaguely like a Mercedes S-Class, but for 2014 it got a slightly refreshed...

The 2014 Hyundai Equus is aimed at competing in the luxury sedan market where its competitors are more established and have a loyal following. This big, lavishly equipped car targets premium sedans costing tens of thousands more.

Likes:Abundance of preventative safety technologies AWD Advanced telematicsDislikes:Grille doesn’t seem to fit design technique iDrive resemblanceMake no mistake, Hyundai’s prevalence in the luxury and performance sectors is not a Cinderella story where a magical year becomes representative of their heritage...

Hyundai’s rear-wheel drive coupe received some significant changes for the 2013 model year. The 3.8-liter V6 got direct injection and a nice increase in power from 306 to 348 horsepower at 6400 rpm and 295 lb-ft torque at 5300 rpm. Nonetheless, “13-gennie’s” proud owner got the itch to upgrade. Going full tilt with...

Hyundai revealed its latest special-edition, the RE:FLEX, at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. A follow-up to the popular Veloster RE:MIX that launched in 2011, Hyundai is keeping it fresh and funky with this sporty hatchback – sure to be a hit with next generation drivers. The Veloster RE:FLEX features black or red leather...

The LA Auto Show has wrapped and some big announcements were made last month. Jaguar staged a spectacular entrance with world premier of the F-TYPE Coupe. Porsche and Lincoln had world debuts of their luxury compact crossovers with the Macan and MKC, respectively. Mercedes unveiled the SLS AMG GT Final Edition at the...

Likes:Good gas mileage for SUV segment Sleek styling inside and out Great navigation systemDislikes:Uninspired steering Many coveted features only available as options Limited rear viewThe newly designed, six-passenger 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe (Limited) replaces the poor-selling Veracruz. It’s eight inches longer...

Likes:High fuel economy ratings Generous amount of passenger and cargo space High content value with long list of featuresDislikes:Engine wheezes when attempting to pass and climb hills Not the top of its class when comparing sport performance Tall people won’t be comfortable sitting in the rear seatsToday the...

eBay Motors Audience Vote on Inventory, Watch Prices Plummet From March 8th to 11th you have the opportunity to weigh-in with your vote in a head-to-head matchup for selecting the four vehicles that will be featured in our latest new car sale, March 14 – 17. Brand new luxury cars will be up for sale on eBay Motors in...

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was the world stage for many debuts of significant models and concepts. We knew there would be lots of fancy cars and pretty faces at this year’s show now that the auto industry is going strong again. Setting the tone for the event was the official revealing of the...

Hyundai used the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the global unveiling of the HCD-14 concept sedan that provides a first look at the design direction for future luxury sedans. Elements will show up on the production model of the next-generation Genesis full-size that will be shown next year at the...

The annual Consumer Electronics Show, held every year in Las Vegas, starts this week and a group from our Electronics team will be covering all the wizardry and gadgetry revealed at the show. Those of you who are familiar with CES know that this tradeshow attracts upwards of 150,000 attendees and 3,250 exhibitors...

Photos by Norman Woo The Los Angeles Auto Show is mostly about current trends and future models soon to be rolled out for the 2013 and 2014 model year. Interspaced between reality are concept cars that stretch a car’s design attributes and demonstrate what is possible using current and future technologies. The...