Auto sales in the U.S. rose by 14 percent in November. The was the largest increase since April. Chrysler Group, Hyundai-Kia, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen led the pack with the highest gains. Honda was the only automaker to see a decline. Highest since ‘cash for clunkers’ The November figures show the third straight month that the Read on! →

With apologies to supermodel Adriana Lima, the real magic viewers of the Kia Super Bowl commercial got to see was of the automotive variety. The new high-end Kia Optima Limited sedan should prove to be a flagship model for the South Korean automaker, reports indicate. Kia Optima Limited hangs with Lima, Mötley Crüe Millions of Read on! →

Malfunctioning passenger air bags have prompted Kia to recall nearly 73,000 Kia Rio models from the years 2006 through 2008. The air bags can reportedly malfunction and deploy in a non-accident situation, potentially endangering a smaller passenger in the front passenger seat. Faulty sensor can cause child safeguard to fail The National Highway Traffic Safety Read on! →

Hyundai is looking to make a big play come Super Bowl Sunday, reports the Detroit Free Press. The Korean automaker has struggled somewhat in the U.S. market, and it’s looking to change that with a Super Bowl XLVI multi-commercial advertising blitz Feb. 5, 2012, that may shake things up. Hyundai’s touchdown dance According to Hyundai’s Read on! →