Trump encouraged by talk of ‘a level playing field’ on trade with South Korea

South Korea is a longstanding American ally, but President Donald Trump has spoken harshly about U.S. trade imbalances and threatened to tear up the bilateral trade pact."We will do more to remove barriers to reciprocal trade and market access," Trump said, adding that the two leaders had talked about the

The next Tesla? Can Genesis be disruptive?

A word rarely spoken — at least not out loud — by automotive executives is disruptive. Yet that's the way Manfred Fitzgerald, the global head of Genesis (the brand spun off from Hyundai in 2015), does something that is also automotively unthinkable: praises Tesla's Elon Musk. He told me he

No N performance models for Genesis, but Hyundai might get a Tucson N

Although Hyundai still hasn't fully revealed its first N product, the i30 N that we will see with an Elantra badge, the company is apparently hard at work at various N-branded follow-ups. The head of the N performance division, Albert Biermann, spoke with Australia's Drive, and revealed some unexpected details

The twin-turbo V6 Genesis G80 Sport costs almost as much as the V8 model

Last November, Genesis revealed that, in addition to a refresh for the whole G80 lineup, it would add a Sport trim with the company's twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V6. At the time, Genesis had yet to set pricing. But now pricing is out, and it turns out the Sport model won't be

Where is Hyundai’s upscale Genesis brand going, and what is it, anyway?

"Genesis is the beginning, where everything sprung from. That's where the light is, and that's where we see ourselves." Manfred Fitzgerald. A genesis is an origin story, a new start. So when Hyundai had accomplished its original mission of achieving near parity with the top Japanese marques in the middle-class car