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NHTSA Probes Hyundai, Kia Recall into 6.4 Million Vehicles over Fire Risks

U.S. auto safety regulators on Monday said they had opened a probe into 16 separate recalls issued by Hyundai and Kia covering 6.4 million vehicles relating to brake fluid leaks that could result in fires. The affiliated Korean automakers have …

Hyundai, Kia Must Face Insurers’ Lawsuits over Vehicle Thefts

A U.S. judge rejected bids by Hyundai and Kia to dismiss litigation by several hundred insurers seeking to recoup more than $1 billion they claim to owe drivers whose vehicles were stolen or damaged in a social media-inspired theft spree. …

Kia, Hyundai Recall 3.37 Million US Vehicles over Fire Risks

WASHINGTON –– Hyundai and Kia are recalling a combined 3.37 million vehicles in the United States due to the risk of engine fires, telling owners to park outside and away from structures until repairs are complete. The automakers say internal …

NYC Goes After Hyundai, Kia After Security Flaw Leads to Wave of Social Media Fueled Theft

New York City has filed a lawsuit against Hyundai and Kia, joining a host of other cities beset by a social media fueled wave of car thefts due to a flaw that made some car models highly susceptible to theft. …

Kia, Hyundai Settle Class-Action Lawsuit Over Rash of Thefts

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hyundai Motor America and Kia America said Friday they have reached a settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit prompted by a surge in vehicle thefts. The settlement could be valued at $200 million and covers about 9 …

Hyundai and Kia Thefts Keep Rising Despite Security Fix

Nearly three months ago, Hyundai and Kia unveiled software that was designed to thwart an epidemic of thefts of their vehicles, caused by a security flaw that was exposed on TikTok and other social media sites. So far, it hasn’t …

Park Outside: Hyundai, Kia Recall Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

DETROIT (AP) – Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of more than 571,000 SUVs and minivans in the U.S. to park them outdoors because the tow hitch harnesses can catch fire while they are parked or being driven. The …

Insurers Leery of Hyundais and Kias Famous on Social Media for Being Easy to Steal

Social media influencers and an insurance industry think tank are giving Hyundai and Kia vehicles the worst kind of publicity: Many of the cars the company sold are easy to steal. In the past week, newspapers and television news producers …

Thieves Target Hyundai, Kia Cars Lacking Anti-Theft Technology

Some Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs are missing a “key” anti-theft device, and thieves know. An insurance industry group says these cars are stolen at nearly twice the rate of the rest of the auto industry because their keys …

Hyundai, Kia are Sued After Recalling Vehicles Because of Fire Risk

Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Corp were sued on Friday by drivers who claimed a defect in their vehicles’ anti-lock brake systems could trigger fires. The proposed class action filed in the federal court in Santa Ana, California, followed the …