Genesis Named One of Autotrader’s Top 10 Cars for Golf Lovers

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 14, 2015Hyundai’s 2015 Genesis continues to prove its luxury merit, making Autotrader’s list of Top 10 Best New and CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) Cars for Golf Lovers. The vehicle was praised for its striking design, advanced technologies, and range of powerful engines.

Hyundai Genesis Named top 10 for Golf

“The Genesis has the suave character of a car that costs twice as much,” said Brian Moody, site editor for Autotrader. “There’s more than enough room in the trunk for two sets of golf clubs, and the vehicle comes standard with a host of luxury and convenience features that golfers everywhere will enjoy.”

A feature that golfers are sure to love is Genesis’ Smart Trunk, which will automatically open when drivers stand within a few feet of the rear bumper with the key for more than three seconds. This feature is particularly useful for golfers approaching the vehicle with full hands and a fully-loaded club bag, with no leg or foot-waving required to engage.

“The 2015 Genesis has a luxury appeal that is undeniable,” said Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Any way you “slice” it, Genesis’ quiet ride, luxurious interior and superb driving dynamics make it a perfect vehicle for golfers.”

The 2015 Genesis is also the centerpiece for the 2015 Hyundai Invitational golf tournament series, returning in 2015 to connect golfers from around the country with the Hyundai brand. Fifty of the best charity golf tournaments around the country will add a Hyundai sponsorship that includes hole-in-one opportunities for a new Genesis, donations toward the tournament and numerous other prizes and giveaways. Two winners from each tournament will be invited to compete at the Hyundai Invitational National Final in Las Vegas at the Cascata Golf Club, October 21-23.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis and Santa Fe Earn 2015 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015Hyundai’s award-winning Genesis and Santa Fe/Santa Fe Sport earned “Best Buy” awards from Consumer Guide® Automotive in their respective segments. The Genesis earned the distinction in the large car category and the Santa Fe/Santa Fe Sport took home the accolade in the midsize crossover/SUV segment. The awards were presented to Hyundai at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.

Hyundai Genesis And Santa Fe Earn 2015 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards

According to Consumer Guide editors, “Genesis delivers premium-brand luxury-car accommodations, interior room, and power at prices that significantly undercut high-end American, German, and Japanese competitors.” In addition, editors commented on the value seen in Santa Fe. “Whether in 5-passenger Santa Fe Sport or 7-passenger Santa Fe form, Hyundai’s midsize SUV delivers a quiet, comfortable, nicely appointed cabin and the all-around versatility that SUV buyers need.”

Consumer Guide awards a “Best Buy” rating to vehicles ranked at the top of their class, and those that are strongly approved by the editors. “Best Buy” vehicles represent the finest balance of attributes and price within their classes, and they are the best choices for most consumers. In the past 11 years, Hyundai has earned more than 35 Consumer Guide “Recommended” or “Best Buy” ratings.

“Consumer Guide Automotive is a trusted car buying resource and the ‘Best Buy’ recognition bolsters the strength of our 2015 lineup,” said Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “These awards are a testament to our continued commitment to delivering quality cars with leading design and performance at an unprecedented value.”

Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is new throughout, with a host of premium features and improved vehicle dynamics. Riding on a heavily revised platform, the sedan is even more structurally rigid than the previous generation. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are also offered.

The 2015 Santa Fe features an upgraded interior and sportier exterior, designed to provide optimal performance and comfort for families. It continues to offer front- or all-wheel drive and is equipped with the acclaimed 3.3-liter Lambda II V-6, using gasoline direct injection and Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT). The 2015 Santa Fe also comes with Hands-Free Smart Liftgate with Auto Openmakes, making it easier for the driver to access the cargo area by simply waiting for the liftgate to open after standing within a few feet of the rear bumper.

For more information on the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards, please visit www.consumerguide.com.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis Earns Kiplinger’s 2015 Best Value Award

Model Honored for Best New/Redesigned Car by Popular Personal Finance Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – The Hyundai Genesis won the Best New/Redesigned Car in the $50,000 and Over category for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance annual Best Value Awards at the 2015 Washington Auto Show.

Hyundai Genesis Ears Kiplingers 2015 Best Value Award

Kiplinger’s took a comprehensive review of hundreds of vehicles and revealed the best values on the newest models. Kiplinger’s buyer’s guide sorts the 2015 models by price and category, ranking them for performance, safety and value.

“With the 2015 Hyundai Genesis named to Kiplinger’s Top Picks, it shows that this model continues to exceed customer and media expectations for its confident handling, top safety ratings, design and value,” said Scott Margason, director of product planning, Hyundai Motor America.

Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is new throughout, with a host of premium features and improved vehicle dynamics. Riding on a heavily revised platform, the sedan is even more structurally rigid than the previous generation. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are also offered. Two engine options are available: a 311-horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420-horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC® AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With a base price of $38,000, an ideal blend of premium value, safety, bold design and superb driving dynamics are available to premium customers with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

The annual buyer’s guide, “Deals on New Wheels,” appears in the March issue, available on newsstands February 10, and online January 22, at www.kiplinger.com/links/cars.

ABOUT KIPLINGER

For nine decades, the Kiplinger organization has led the way in personal finance and business forecasting. Founded in 1920 by W.M. Kiplinger, the company developed one of the nation’s first successful newsletters in modern times. The Kiplinger Letter, launched in 1923, remains the longest continuously published newsletter in the United States. In 1947, Kiplinger created the nation’s first personal finance magazine. Kiplinger.com is the fastest growing Web site in the personal finance space. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, the Kiplinger editors remain dedicated to delivering sound, unbiased advice for your family and your business in clear, concise language. Become a fan of Kiplinger on Facebook or Kiplinger.com and follow Kiplinger on Tumblr and Twitter.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis and Sonata Win 2014 GOOD DESIGN Awards

Models Honored for Innovative and Unique Designs in Transportation

2015 Hyundai Sonata Wins GOOD DESIGN Awards

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 – The all-new Hyundai Genesis and Sonata earned GOOD DESIGN™ Awards for their quality design, function and aesthetics from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

The GOOD DESIGN Awards honor the yearly achievements of the best industrial and graphic designers, and world manufacturers for their pursuit of extraordinary design excellence. GOOD DESIGN is the oldest and the most prestigious architecture and design awards program organized worldwide, and strives to create a revived awareness about contemporary design. The awards honor both products and industry leaders in design and manufacturing that have chartered new directions and pushed the envelope for competitive products in the world marketplace. The GOOD DESIGN Awards were judged in Chicago by an international jury of design professionals, architects, experts and cultural leaders.

“By earning GOOD DESIGN awards for the all-new Genesis and Sonata from the most longstanding and respected organization in the architecture and design industry is proof of Hyundai’s commitment to developing products that embody anything but ordinary design,” said Chris Chapman, chief designer, Hyundai Design Center. “Both Genesis and Sonata were designed to offer the highest quality driving experience, while being eye catching on the road.”

Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is all-new inside and out with a host of premium features and improved dynamics. Riding on a completely revamped platform, the sedan is stiffer and stronger than before. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are offered. Two engine options are available: a 311 horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420 horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With a base pricing starting at $38,000, a true blend of premium value, safety, bold design and superb driving dynamics can be had with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

The all-new seventh-generation 2015 Sonata offers a more refined look through a new Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, stiffer body structure, better ride quality, reduced noise, vibration and harshness and advanced safety and convenience features. Sonata truly democratizes the premium design and convenient technology of the Genesis sedan for the mid-size class. The new 2015 Hyundai Sonata is built at the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama plant in Montgomery, Ala. and is on sale nationwide.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis – Finalist for 2015 North American Car of the Year

Genesis Sets Sights on Becoming COTY Two-Time Champion

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014 – Today, at the Automotive Press Association Luncheon in Detroit, Genesis was named one of the top three finalists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year. The Ford Mustang and Volkswagen GTI join Genesis as the other two finalists.

“We are thrilled that the Genesis has been listed as a finalist among an amazing cast of contenders and we anxiously await the jury’s final vote in January,” said Dave Zuchowski, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “In 2009 we made history as Genesis became our first North American Car of the Year win. Since then Genesis has helped guide product development and continues to be a game changing model that challenges convention and redefines the luxury market.”

This year the jurors considered 28 cars from its long list before selecting the top three cars. Twenty-nine trucks and sport utility vehicles were considered in the Truck/Utility category with the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150 and Lincoln MKC making the final list. The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year award is decided by a jury of 59 independent, full-time automotive journalists from the United States and Canada. This is the 22nd year of the awards, which were inspired by the prestigious European “Car of the Year” awards. The U.S. program is administered by an organizing committee and is funded exclusively with dues paid by the jurors. Jurors evaluate the cars on a number of factors, including innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar.

“Prior to 2009, Hyundai had no presence in the world of luxury automobiles. Then the Genesis sedan rolled onto the scene and won the North American Car of the Year award, proving that luxury is a word that doesn’t require a German accent or a princely price tag,” said Tony Swan, North American Car of the Year juror. “Now the second generation Genesis, improved in every detail, is a finalist for the award yet again. This is the 22nd year of the North American Car of the Year award. In the last six years, Hyundai has won the award twice (Elantra won in 2012), had another car (Sonata) among the finalists in 2011, and placed two cars (Genesis and Sonata) in the semifinals for 2015. Not only is that track record enviable, it’s unique among contemporary carmakers.”

The winner will be named at next month’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 12, 2015.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis Wins 2014 Esquire Sedan of the Year

Model Ranked No. 1 for Design, Drive Quality and Value

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 – The 2015 Hyundai Genesis was named the Sedan of the Year by popular men’s magazine Esquire for its luxurious design and smooth drive, while delivering value to owners. The Esquire judges took the considered vehicles out to its proving grounds, which was an all-public road set in rolling hills that includes 17 miles of tight turns, hard-breaking zones and floor-stomping straights.

“The redesigned Genesis stood out as this year’s 2014 Esquire Sedan of the Year for providing owners the best experience possible with its superior driving dynamics,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Esquire is one of the world’s most iconic men’s publications, which adds validity that Genesis delivers on outstanding design, advanced safety and technology – all components that matter most to today’s premium car shoppers.”

In addition to earning the Sedan of the Year honor from Esquire, the 2015 Genesis was named to the prestigious North American Car of the Year short list, where the winners will be announced at the upcoming North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2015 Genesis was also recently recognized as ALG’s Residual Value Award winner in the Premium Full-Size Car segment for being projected to retain the highest percentage of its original price after the typical ownership period of three years compared to competing models. Furthermore, the redesigned Genesis earned a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Luxury Car of the Year from Popular Mechanics, Best Luxury Car by the Hispanic Motor Press Awards, Best Luxury Sedan from Ruedas ESPN, Car of Texas from the Texas Auto Writers Association, and Top Family Choice from the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association.

Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is all-new inside and out with a host of premium features and improved dynamics. Riding on a completely revamped platform, the sedan is stiffer and stronger than before. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are offered. Two engine options are available: a 311 horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420 horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With a base pricing starting at $38,000, a true blend of premium value, safety, bold design and superb driving dynamics can be had with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis Receives “Luxury Car of the Year” Award from Popular Mechanics

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014Hyundai’s all-new 2015 Genesis earned the title of “Luxury Car of the Year” in Popular Mechanics’ annual Car of the Year Awards. The award will be presented at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show and details on the win will be available in the December/January issue of Popular Mechanics now available on newsstands.

Hyundai Genesis Receives Luxury Car of the Year From Popular Mechanics

“The all-new Genesis is redefining the luxury market by offering premium features and advanced technology at an unbeatable value,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Receiving the honor of ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ from a prestigious publication like Popular Mechanics further demonstrates why the 2015 Genesis is truly in a league of its own and goes toe-to-toe with the best cars in the world.”

“The Hyundai Genesis ought to have the Germans and everyone else worried. This time around, Hyundai knows that intangibles make all the difference in the realm of luxury sedans, where all the cars are good,” said editors at Popular Mechanics. “The Genesis, right now, is in a sweet spot.”

For this year’s Car Awards, editors at Popular Mechanics looked for new cars that raise the game, standout and are both excellent to drive and important this year. After test driving several makes and models, editors deliberate until they determine their top picks.

The all-new 2015 Genesis has been in Hyundai dealerships since mid-year and represents a bold step forward for Hyundai. Building upon the success of the first generation model, the all-new Genesis is incredibly well-equipped in every configuration. Selected as an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, the Genesis offers a generous suite of standard safety and convenience features while offering H-TRAC, Hyundai’s first all-wheel drive system in a sedan. The sedan also boasts Hyundai’s bold Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design, premium luxury amenities and comes equipped with Hyundai’s second-generation Blue Link® telematics and infotainment system.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All new Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis Earns 2015 ALG Residual Value Award

Redesigned Genesis Predicted to Hold Value Better than Competing Models

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2014Hyundai’s all-new Genesis took the top spot in ALG’s Residual Value Awards for the Premium Full-Size Car segment. The 2015 Genesis is projected to retain the highest percentage of its original price after the typical ownership period of three years compared to competing models.

Hyundai Genesis Earns 2015 ALG Residual Award

“Depreciation is oftentimes the greatest expense when it comes to a vehicle purchase and we aimed to deliver the all-new Genesis to our customers with exceptional value,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Earning the ALG Residual Value Award is another proof point that Genesis and Hyundai’s premium strategy is paying off with customers.”

ALG Residual Value Awards are based on 2015 model year vehicles. Award winners are determined through careful study of the competition in each segment, historical vehicle performance and industry trends. Vehicle quality, production levels relative to demand, and pricing and marketing strategies represent key factors that impact ALG’s residual value forecasts. Hyundai was also honored in the 2013 ALG Residual Value Awards for the Santa Fe Sport and Accent, and in 2012 for the Santa Fe Sport, Azera and Elantra, attesting the continued value of Hyundai models.

Hyundai is becoming a legitimate player in the luxury market with the Genesis,” said Larry Dominique, president of ALG. “Not only is it a great value on the showroom floor, but with the model’s first Residual Value Award, this new generation should be quite desirable on the used market as well.”

In addition to earning an ALG Residual Value Award this year, the 2015 Genesis was recently named to the prestigious North American Car of the Year short list, where the winners will be announced at the upcoming North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2015 Genesis was also recognized as a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Editors’ Choice from PC Mag.com, the Car of Texas from the Texas Auto Writers Association, and Top Family Choice from the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association.

Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is all-new inside and out with a host of premium features and improved dynamics. Riding on a completely revamped platform, the sedan is stiffer and stronger than before. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are offered. Two engine options are available: a 311 horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420 horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With base pricing starting at $38,000, a true blend of premium value, safety, bold design and superb driving dynamics can be had with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

ABOUT ALG

Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, with an office in Toronto, Ontario, ALG is an authority on automotive residual value projections in North America. By analyzing nearly 2,500 vehicle trims each year to assess residual value – which is mainly driven by used car inventory, brand strength, macroeconomic conditions, incentive spending and pricing – ALG provides auto industry and financial services clients with resale insights, forecasts and consulting services about the future vehicle marketplace. ALG, owned by TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, has been publishing residual values for all cars, trucks and SUVs in the U.S. for 50 years and in Canada since 1981. The 2015 Residual Value Awards, honoring new vehicles projected to best maintain their value, will be announced Nov. 17. For more information, visit www.alg.com.

ABOUT TRUECAR

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) is the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform. TrueCar enables a negotiation-free car buying experience by giving buyers transparent insight into what others actually paid (price confidence), upfront pricing information (price discovery), and access to a network of trusted TrueCar Certified Dealers who provide guaranteed savings certificates and seamlessly complete the car purchase. The reality is that buying a car is painful and buyers fear they are going to overpay or be surprised with hidden fees. TrueCar’s transparent upfront pricing information makes the car buying process simple so there are no surprises and buyers never overpay. TrueCar’s mission is to make car buying simple, fair and fun. Its national network of more than 9,000 TrueCar Certified Dealers, including both new car franchise dealers and non-franchise dealers, is committed to providing negotiation-free savings off MSRP and upfront pricing information for all car-buyers, including members of some of the country’s largest membership and service organizations such as AARP, American Express, AAA, and USAA. Note: Not all program features are available in all states. Go to www.truecar.com for program details. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., with offices in Santa Barbara, Calif., San Francisco, Calif., and Austin, Texas.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis Named “Best Luxury Car” By the Hispanic Motor Press Awards

The prestigious award was presented during the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2014 – The all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis was named today a Top Ten Car of 2015 by the jurors of the Hispanic Motor Press Awards. Honored as the “Best Luxury Car” at the annual Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2015 Genesis represents a bold step forward for Hyundai as it also has proven to have the ability to appeal to a wide variety of demographics in a very competitive market.

Hyundai Genessi Best Luxury Car LA Auto Show

“There are a lot of good luxury vehicles in the market. This was the hardest segment for the jury to come up with just one car. At the end, the Hyundai took the top spot as it not only offers premium quality, great workmanship and finish, excellent warranty, and the option of a V6 or V8, but the pricing for all offered the best package for the Hispanic family,” said Ricardo Rodriguez-Long, Jury Director for the Hispanic Motor Press Awards. “Definitely, Hyundai has arrived to the top and the Genesis is proof that they can compete on a very demanding segment.”

For the 5th annual Hispanic Motor Press Awards, the jury panel was comprised of ten distinguished national Hispanic automotive journalists. The judging committee evaluated the vehicles keeping the Hispanic audience’s preferences foremost in mind.

“We are honored that the 2015 Hyundai Genesis has been named ‘Best Luxury Car’ by the Hispanic Motor Press Awards,” said Mike O’Brien, Vice President, Corporate and Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “The all-new Genesis carries a host of premium features and improved dynamics. It also continues to deliver the highest levels of safety and technology along with an exceptional value. Hispanic families looking for accessible luxury should add this vehicle to their short lists.”

Only vehicles that are all new and available to consumers in all 50 states were eligible for consideration in their respective segments. Winners in the 10 vehicle categories were selected based on design, comfort, safety, economy, handling, performance, functionality, environmental requirements, driver satisfaction and value.

This is the second time Hyundai has been recognized by the Hispanic Motor Press Awards. The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe was named the best vehicle in the Sport Utility Vehicle category in 2012.

Riding on a completely revamped platform, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is stiffer and stronger than before. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are offered. Two engine options are available: a 311 horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420 horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With base pricing starting at $38,000, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is a premium sedan the whole family can enjoy for years to come.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

Hyundai Genesis Wins Ruedas ESPN “Best Luxury Sedan” Award

Second consecutive year that Hyundai has received this prestigious award

MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2014Hyundai’s all-new 2015 Genesis was named “Best Luxury Sedan” by Ruedas ESPN. The leading Spanish automotive radio show in the U.S., Ruedas ESPN presented the award at the 44th annual Miami International Auto Show. By earning this accolade, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis also joins the 2014 Hyundai Equus and 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe, which were named Ruedas ESPN’s “Best Luxury Sedan” and “Best Large SUV,” respectively in 2013.

“The all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis is more luxurious and dynamic than ever before,” said Jaime Florez, Ruedas ESPN director and host. “Certainly, the Genesis is a smart buy for drivers looking for an outstanding car at an incredible value.”

For the 12nd annual Ruedas ESPN awards, an executive committee was responsible for generating the nominations. The industry experts group of jurors selected the winners of the twelve basic categories in addition to the top prize, “Ruedas ESPN Car of the Year.”

“It’s an honor to receive the award for Best Luxury Sedan for the second year in a row,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president, Corporate and Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “This recognition from Ruedas ESPN is a further proof that our vehicles, including the all-new Genesis, have the ability to appeal to a wide variety of demographics in a very competitive market.”

Broadcast live on ESPN Deportes Radio, Ruedas ESPN can be heard on more than 48 radio stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico as well as SIRIUS and XM Channel 157. Every Sunday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET, hosts Jaime Florez, Niky Pauli and Sergio Rodriguez share their common passion for cars, engineering, and motorsport with thousands of Hispanics.

Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is all-new inside and out with a host of premium features and improved dynamics. Riding on a completely revamped platform, the sedan is stiffer and stronger than before. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are offered. Two engine options are available: a 311 horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420 horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With base pricing starting at $38,000, a true blend of premium value, safety, bold design and superb driving dynamics can be had with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.