Hyundai Holds Run/Walk Cancer Benefit

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Through Hope on Wheels, Hyundai is holding a 5K Run/Walk event as part of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds from the event go toward pediatric cancer research efforts that are being conducted at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s. The event has been planned for Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 a.m. and will be held at the Fountain Valley Sports Park that is in Miles Square Park.

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Hyundai Announces New Loyalty Program

Hyundai Dealer San Francisco imageLoyalty schemes are nothing new to most of us, but with the auto industry always ready to jump on just about any bandwagon that looks successful, it’s surprising that automakers haven’t been running them since the outset. Hyundai is renowned as a manufacturer that likes to step away from the crowd from time to time, which is why it probably won’t have been too much of a shock to the guys at your Hyundai Dealer San Francisco that it has announced its own program. Called somewhat unimaginatively, Hyundai Rewards, the comprehensive engagement program is designed to reward owners for shopping online and servicing their vehicles at dealerships participating in the scheme.

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Another European Ford Set to Cross the Atlantic

Car Dealership in Lansing Selling 2015 Ford Fusion (2)While the big news is all about the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang finally going completely global next year, another iconic model looks set to cross the Atlantic, but this one could be coming in the opposite direction. While a number of European Fords have made considerable impressions over here in the last few years, we still haven’t been given one of the most exciting models the U.S. auto giant produces on the other side of the pond. If you are a Car Dealership in Lansing Selling 2015 Ford Fusion, Fiesta and Focus you will already know how great these European-derived models are, but even though we have enjoyed ST versions of the Fiesta and Focus, we have yet to be given the chance to get our hands on the ultimate Focus, the RS.

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Video-enabled Valet Modes Debuts for 2015 Corvette

Chevrolet Corvette Valet ModeCorvette customers at Moline Chevrolet, along with those across the nation, are known for sharing a particularly deep passion for the sports-car flagship from the Bowtie brand. That’s something the team at Chevy understands very well, and it helps explain the introduction of one of the newest technologies for the car: An innovative “valet mode” that can record video, in-cabin audio and vehicle-performance data for the owner’s future review.

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Toyota Selects Corgan for new Headquarters Design

0001_AHF_Lentz-1Toyota has officially selected Corgan, an architecture firm based in Dallas, as the lead architect for the construction of its new North American headquarters. The automaker is relocating its main campus to the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, marking the beginning of a new era. That campus will house numerous employees to help manage retailers like Salem Toyota Dealer and coordinate other efforts to promote the brand in the region.

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Motor Trend Picks 2 Mazdas as Best for Back to School

2014+Mazda3+5D+NYC+(28)+smallMotor Trend gave top grades to two different Mazdas in a recent study, naming both the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda3 to the “Top 15 Back to School Cars 2014″ list. Both are available now at Mazda San Antonio and across the country, and both satisfy the MT criteria for versatility, safety, affordability and memorability. After all, as MT writer Kathy Pleskot notes about satisfying younger drivers: “For many students, it will be their first car so, if possible, it should be a memorable one.”

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Encouraging Sales of Ford’s 2014 Transit Connect Wagon

2014 Ford Transit Connect WagonThe Ford Transit has been nothing short of a phenomenal success in Europe ever since it was first launched almost 50 years ago. Despite the fact that it has been such a huge seller for the automaker for so many years, the iconic commercial has only just recently come to American shores. However, it’s smaller relative, the Transit Connect, has been with us since 2009, and the 2014 model is delivering some pretty impressive sales figures for the manufacturer and its dealers at the moment. And if you are in the market for such a vehicle and you pop down to Clovis Ford Dealers to check it out, you won’t be too surprised about it being so popular when you see it in the flash.

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Audi Initiates Sustainability Program for A3 e-Tron

Audi 2015 A3 SedanAudi has initiated a sustainability program that will be used alongside the upcoming A3 Sportback e-tron, the first plug-in hybrid to be made by the brand. Experts at Hartford Audi say the program focuses on three areas when it comes to the production and ownership experience in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint generated by the vehicle.

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Chevy Releases Details for 2015 Colorado

2015-Chevrolet-ColoradoZ71-005-3Chevy has begun releasing information about the 2015 Colorado ahead of the model’s release to the public. Chevrolet Fleet Dealer has indicated that the model will be available with two cab setups, extended-cab and the roomier crew-cab. All extended-cab models will be outfitted with a box that measures six feet long, while crew cab models can have a bed that is either five or six feet.

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Unexpected Plaudit for Nissan Versa Note

2014 Nissan Versa NoteIf somebody was to ask you what the coolest car available at the moment was, the majority would go for some sort of exotic supercar, muscle car or sleek and powerful luxury coupe. However, if the criteria were then narrowed down to only include cars that cost less than $18,000, you’d probably have to sit down and think about it for quite a while. It may be that cars that cost less than that aren’t usually considered as particularly cool, or it could be that there are so many to consider that you really would have a job on your hands. Anyway, the good news for the folks at Clermont Nissan in particular, is that the guys at Kelly Blue Book’s KBB.com have decided to compile official lists of the coolest cars, and the Nissan Versa Note has been named to its list of the “10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000.”

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