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South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury rivals.
TrueCar.com is disrupting auto retailing by giving consumers insight into pricing while playing nice with its network of dealers, an analyst says.
Asian shares edged up on Friday after China's trade data for January beat forecasts to underscore a recovery trend, but prices were capped by investors seeking to book profits before next week's Chinese New Year holidays.
A new study from Consumer Reports says many new vehicles with small turbocharged engines fail to deliver the mileage advertised by automakers.
American consumers ignored tax increases and tromped through the winter chill to buy new cars and trucks at an unusually strong pace last month.
Asian shares wiped earlier gains on Friday as a tepid Chinese manufacturing report dented sentiment, leaving investors on tenterhooks ahead of U.S. nonfarm payroll data due later in the day.
South Korea's threat to impose a broad tax on financial transactions is the first sign of deepening concern in Asia that speculation of competitive currency devaluations is prompting investors to head for the exit.
Japan's Nikkei breached the 11,0000 mark briefly as the yen continued to weaken.
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after manufacturing data from China confirmed a recovery was on track, easing nervousness caused by a sharp drop in Apple shares.
Asian shares retreated from multi-month highs on Wednesday amid caution as the earnings season gathers pace, with Tokyo stocks falling to three-week closing lows.
Asian shares end mixed on Tuesday amid optimism over the global growth outlook. But bold easing measures from the Bank of Japan failed to lift Tokyo equities and the yen rebounded from a brief sell-off as investors digested the central bank's actions.
Japan's drive to weaken the yen poses a threat to big South Korean exporters such as Hyundai Motor, but the new government in Seoul may not want to do too much about it - a firming won could actually make the economy stronger.
Asian stock markets edged higher on Thursday on hopes of a steady economic revival in China although gains were marginal compared to the previous session's strong gains as investors took some money off the table and braced for more U.S. budget battles.
Fifty-five years after Toyota became the first Asian automaker to sell cars in the U.S., the Far East has climbed to the top of the mountain with American car buyers.
Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America, which have long marketed their cars as among the most fuel efficient models on the road, now admit that they overestimated the MPG rating for nearly 900,000 of its 2011-13 models.
Hyundai expects record U.S. sales this year, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Consumer Watchdog is suing Hyundai for misrepresenting mileage in its advertising, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
John Krafcik, Hyundai Motor America president & CEO, unveils the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Ed Hellwig, Senior Editor, Edmunds.com, says Hyundai's U.S. sales are huge and expects impressive numbers because of better line ups and brand recognition.
Insight on the automaker's peak sales mark and plans to open a plant in Brazil this year, with John Krafcik, Hyundai Motor America CEO, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.