South Korean automobiles are racking up awards
in the U.S. market. California-based vehicle valuation and auto
research company, Kelley Blue Book, has named two Hyundai cars as the best in their respective
categories. Hyundai’s Kona won Subcompact SUV Best Buy
of 2019, and the company’s Veloster N was named Best Performance Car. And auto blog Southwest Lifestyle Media has
named the newly designed compact sedan, the 2019 Kia Forte, as its vehicle of the year. The new Forte has been lauded for its exceptional
value, luxury design and improved driving dynamics.