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Hyundai Plans to Help Federal Employees out by Deferring Payments
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Hyundai Plans to Help Federal Employees out by Deferring Payments

Oct 2 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Help for federal employees who can't work during shutdown

Hyundai has announced that it plans to help out all federal employees who find themselves out of work with the government shutdown. The automaker has launched a new payment deferral program aimed...

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Hyundai Plans to Help Federal Employees out by Deferring Payments

Oct 2 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Help for federal employees who can't work during shutdown

Hyundai has announced that it plans to help out all federal employees who find themselves out of work with the government shutdown. The automaker has launched a new payment deferral program aimed specifically at furloughed federal employees.

The program will extend all loan and lease payments during the shut down for current owners affected by the ridiculousness in Washington. "We recognize the impact on family budgets that the furlough will drive," said John Krafcik, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. "Like we did almost four years ago when we launched Hyundai Assurance, this is our way of saying 'We've got your back' during this uncertain time."

Hyundai says that it's estimated over 800,000 workers will get paid during the shutdown. Obviously, to take advantage you have to be a federal employee and your vehicle has to be leased or financed through Hyundai Finance America.

 
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Hyundai's Updated Hybrid Six-Speed Transmission: For Plug-In Hybrids Too?

Oct 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Hyundai announced a new six-speed automatic transmission for upcoming hybrid cars at its annual International Powertrain Conference in Namyang, South Korea. The carmaker says it was able to integrate almost all of the hybrid components--including an electric motor--into the transmission, increasing ef ...
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Hyundai ix25 crossover headed to North America

Oct 29 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Hyundai is looking to expand into the growing subcompact crossover segment with a production version of the ix25 concept in 2017. The ix25 will initially be sold in China by the end of this year, but Automotive News says despite the fact it was designed specifically for the Chinese market, it will find its way into the European and North American markets in about three years. To bridge the gap between now and the ix25’s introduction in 2017, Hyund ...
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Motorsports: Volkswagen clinches second consecutive World Rally Championship

Oct 27 2014 4:52pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports, Volkswagen Not unlike some other motor racing disciplines, the World Rally Championship tends to be ruled by dynasties. The late 1980s were dominated by Lancia, Toyota won a succession of titles in the early 90s, Mitsubishi and Subaru traded top spots in the late 90s and Citroën dominated from 2003 through 2012. But these days its all about Volkswagen. The German automaker jumped into the WRC l ...
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3 days ago

Plane Porn - Inside Hyundai's Boeing 737 Business Jet

Oct 25 2014 12:05pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

There are private jets, and there are corporate jets. Private jets get you there in style and comfort, while corporate jets make a statement. This week at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention on Orlando, I toured Hyundai's Boeing ...
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A Third Of Cars Need Suspension Fixes Every Year

Oct 25 2014 11:15am CDT | Source: Car Articles

The Audi RS6 and Mercedes R-Class are more likely to suffer suspension damage than any other cars in the UK, according to a new study by Warranty Direct. Fiat’s six-seater Multipla and the Jaguar XK sports car are the next most vulnerable, with 29 and 28.5 percent of Warranty Direct customers claiming for damage to axle and suspension components on their cars annually. Deteriorating, potholed roads in winter and the proliferation of speed bumps increas ...
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Weekly Roundup: Most popular stories and new car reviews

Oct 24 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Most popular stories:  1. People, keep your feet off the dashboard: Not only is it kind of tacky, but it’s also very unsafe 2. Motor Mouth: Not everyone is rejoicing falling gas prices: Our wallets may finally be getting a break at the pumps thanks to dropping oil prices. But not everyone’s cheering 3. Dear John: I need an affordable AWD sedan under $35,000: This reader is looking to move on from his dependable, front-wheel-drive Cor ...
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Kia Optima

Oct 24 2014 8:39am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Kia Optima is the South Korean automaker's four-door family sedan. Most recently revamped in 2011, the Optima has become one of the better-looking, better-equipped vehicles in its segment--though it's a tough one, with rivals like the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Ford Fusion, and Nissan Altima, as well as its cousin, the Hyundai Sonata. MORE. ...
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Kia Cadenza

Oct 24 2014 8:35am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Kia Cadenza is a large family sedan, the bigger sibling to Kia's popular Altima. A competitor for cars like the Ford Taurus, Toyota Avalon, and Hyundai Azera, the Cadenza is now the second most expensive car in the Kia showroom, what with the arrival of the range-topping K900. MORE: Read our 2015 Kia Cadenza r ...
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What you missed on 10.23.14

Oct 23 2014 6:38pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Truck, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Toyota Quick Spin: 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Toyota might not be able to keep up with American pickup manufacturers in terms of sales, but that doesn't mean its fullsize Tundra isn't a wholly baked, tough truck. In an effort to attract new buyers, Toyota has released this off-road-ready TRD Pro variant for 2015. Senior Editor Steven Ewing takes one for a quick spin to see what's what. Is Hyundai's new Sonata ...
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Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport get steering and suspension tweaks for 2015MY

Oct 23 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Hyundai has launched the 2015MY Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport which both come with a series of mechanical updates ...
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