Connect to share and comment

US safety agency investigating whether to expand Hyundai Elantra air bag recall

DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators are looking into whether a Hyundai Elantra recall should be expanded. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a recall query to determine if 52,000 Elantra Touring cars from the 2009 through 2012 model years should be recalled. In March, Hyundai recalled more than 186,000 Elantra compacts from the 2011 to 2013 model years because a ceiling support bracket can come loose when side air bags inflate. In one case a bracket cut a driver's ear.

Hyundai offers to defer new-car payments for workers furloughed by government shutdown

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Hyundai is offering to defer new-car payments for 800,000 workers who have been furloughed due to the partial U.S. government shutdown. The company says workers who buy or lease cars this month won't have to make payments until January. Those who already own a Hyundai financed through the company won't have to make payments until they go back to work.

US safety agency investigating 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe; axles can fail and SUVs can lose power

DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the Hyundai Santa Fe sport utility vehicle can suddenly lose power. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has two complaints that the right-front axle shaft can fail on 2013 models. The investigation covers about 50,000 vehicles. Investigators will determine if the problem is big enough to require a recall. No injuries or crashes have been reported.

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe wins best new crossover award

Hyundai’s all-new 2013 Santa Fe was named Best New Crossover by the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association (GAAMA) during the press preview day at the 2013 Atlanta International Auto Show.Determined by a panel of judges consisting of automotive journalists from around the southern United States, the GAAMA awards take into account all-new vehicles in varying categories.

Hyundai E&C-Uzbekistan deal

SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Engineering & Construction, South Korea's top builder, said Wednesday a consortium led by the company has clinched a US$819 million contract to build two power plants in Uzbekistan. Under the contract with state-owned power generation company Uzbekenergo, Hyundai E&C will build two 450-megawatt combined cycle power plants in Talimarjan, about 440 kilometers southwest of the Uzbek capital Tashkent. The builder said it plans to complete the turnkey project in 37.5 months after work begins.
Syndicate content