John Krafcik

  • 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

    Hyundai is on a roll in general, and last week we published the first 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid drive report, by our colleague Marty Padgett. This very important model is the carmaker's first-ever hybrid to be sold in the U.S., but far from the last.  In 2012, Hyundai plans an upcoming dedicated hybrid that shares no body panels with any other model. The 2011 Sonata Hybrid may hit 40 miles per gallon for highway mileage in final EPA testing, says Hyundai CEO John Krafcik. And for customers who buy one before December 31, when U.S. hybrid tax credits expire, the effective price could be as...

  • Hyundai Blue-Will plug-in hybrid concept, Seoul Motor Show, April 2009
    Hyundai Boasts 50 MPG By 2025 Fleet-Wide Fuel Economy

    Hyundai already boasts the title of most fuel efficient automaker in the U.S., with its fleet-wide fuel economy of 30.9 mpg, but the automaker is confident it can do better, much better. Hyundai announced yesterday that its fleet-wide fuel economy in the U.S. will average 50 mpg by 2025, an...

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