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Posted: Friday, January 4, 2008 4:34 am | Updated: 10:33 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Detroit is presenting the North American International Auto Show starting in a couple of weeks, January 2-24 in downtown’s Renaissance Center. This auto show previews what the automotive world thinks America’s tastes in cars and trucks are going to be for the next year.

It’s quite an event for the car buff, unlike any other auto show around the world. News expected out of the auto show comes from the many car manufacturers around the world.

Hyundai Motors is expecting a 20% rise in sales this coming year. Hyundai’s popular Accent coupe, midsize Sonata, and sporty Tiburon are expected to lead the way. Locally, Hyundai of Tempe is your full service Hyundai dealership offering sales, service, and parts. Located at 8050 S. Autoplex Loop, near the intersections of Elliot Road and Priest in Tempe, Hyundai of Tempe offers professional service during and after the sale. The 2008 Sonata is a spacious, comfortable ride and good value for the dollar. It offers a roomy backseat and trunk, standard stability control, a lengthy warranty, and all for an impressive value.

If you’re looking for a sporty vehicle with a great warranty try taking the Hyundai Tiburon for a test drive. The Tiburon GT comes equipped with a DOHC 2.7 liter V6 with the same transmission as the GS model with 17 inch alloy wheels. Tiburon has a rakish design meant to compete with the Honda Civic or the Toyota Scion. The Tiburon’s new suspension system has been hyped up to play with the big boys.

If you’re looking for a vehicle that's economical, easy to drive, and fun, try taking a serious look at the 2008 Hyundai Accent. This is predictable, no-frills transportation but with one big difference. Hyundai offers the best bumper to bumper warranty in the business. The Hyundai’s Accent’s long warranty and low entry price makes it a great first car or commuter car this is sporty to drive, economical on gas, and cheap to keep. Hyundai is offering a vehicle this year for every level and interest of driver. And the professionals at Hyundai of Tempe have all the 2008’s in their showroom ready to test drive you into your next new car. The folks at Hyundai of Tempe are confident that your new car purchase will be an easy and fun experience. Most important is customer follow-up. Hyundai of Tempe has well equipped service bays with professional mechanics that will ensure your car is back on the road in no time. If you’re looking for a new Hyundai, come visit Hyundai of Tempe and make it your new year’s resolution to trade in the old and come home with the new! At Hyundai of Tempe they welcome the chance to earn your business. You can stop by the dealership or call them at (480) 961-4800. You can also go online at www.hyundaioftempe.com!

Other news sure to come out of this year’s Detroit International Auto Show will be going “green”. Everyone today is looking for more fuel-efficient and less polluting vehicles to bring home. The phenomenal success of Saturn’s 2008 VUE Greenline Hybrid or the ’08 Saturn Aura Greenline Hybrid are just to name a few. Check out Saturn of Scottsdale, 15350 N. Hayden Road, and see for yourself the beauty and the performance of these two great vehicles. Or give them a call at (480) 922-5200 today! We’ll cover more fuel efficient hybrid cars and the dealers that offer them in upcoming On The Road columns. Welcome to 2008 and a new way to drive!

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