Hyundai Canada is recalling 8,456 utility vehicles because the steering wheel could separate from the steering column while driving.
Kia Motors said SeugKyu (Sean) Yoon, its top executive in Canada, has been named CEO of Kia Motors America.
Hyundai Canada will continue to offer the seven-seat, V6 Santa Fe XL even as the redesigned 2019 models hit the market. The new seven-seater will only be available with a diesel engine.
Hyundai Express Shopping allows buyers to build and price vehicles, get an appraisal for their trade, credit approval for purchase financing or leasing and schedule an appointment at the dealer.
Hyundai Canada CEO Don Romano says that through its luxury Genesis brand the automaker is "evolving with our dealers as partners with a new business model."
Hyundai, playing catch-up in the booming crossover market, is banking on a redesign of the Santa Fe to lift its fortunes — and slumping Canadian sales of the vehicle — in the important segment.