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Mercedes dealer sets new trend in customer marketing

Han Sung Motor, Mercedes-Benz’s largest dealer in Korea, took an initiative in customer marketing for high-end cars buyers, by hosting its first motor show at the “Sevit’’ floating island on the H...

Updated : 2015.07.26 18:20

[Behind the wheel] Spacious K5 flaunts virtues of good family sedan

It is no secret that Kia Motors has a knack for pulling off spacious interiors, and its New K5 is a prime showcase of that ability.  The New K5 (Kia Motors)The moment I opened the door of the midsiz...

Updated : 2015.07.26 18:12

New BMWs to win motor lovers' hearts

BMW has long reigned in the country’s imported car market and is now gearing up to consolidate its status with four new models scheduled to be out starting September. “Carmakers tend to upgrade thei...

Updated : 2015.07.26 18:10

Kumho Tire provides tires to Dodge Viper ACR

Kumho Tire announced last week that it would provide original-equipment tires for the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR by U.S. supercar company Dodge, a brand under the world-leading Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles.The...

Updated : 2015.07.26 17:31

[Photo News] The New Mercedes-AMG GT S Edition 1 debuts in Korea

Mercedes-Benz Korea released Monday the New Mercedes-AMG GT S Edition 1, which has a lightweight aluminum construction with a front mid-engine, providing a driving experience on par with a racing car....

Updated : 2015.07.20 18:44

Lotte eyes Audi dealership business

     South Korean retail giant Lotte Group plans to enter the foreign car dealership business as part of efforts to strengthen its penetration into the automotive sector, industry sources said.  ...

Updated : 2015.07.19 17:42

Korea lags behind rivals in EV usage

Countries around the globe have been working to expand the development and use of eco-friendly vehicles as part of the world’s increasing push to cut greenhouse gas emissions. As most advanced count...

Updated : 2015.07.19 17:39

[Photo News] BMW Korea offers golf sponsorship

BMW GOLF SPONSPORSHIP -- BMW Korea CEO Kim Hyo-joon (middle) poses in front of the BMW i8 and BMW 7 Series -- awarded to the hole-in-one players at the BMW Ladies Championship 2015, which was held fro...

Updated : 2015.07.19 17:26

[Photo News] Mercedes-Benz launches new C 200D

THE NEW MERCEDES-BENZ C 200D -- Mercedes-Benz Korea launched The New C 200d, the diesel edition of its New C-Class Series, in Seoul, Wednesday. The vehicle boasts an upgraded 1.6 liter, four-cylinder ...

Updated : 2015.07.19 17:24

[Photo News] GM Korea tops sales service

TOP IN SALES SERVICE — GM Korea CEO Sergio Rocha (right) poses with Korea Management Association Consulting vice president Yoo In-sang in celebration of GM’s high sales service quality levels, on We...

Updated : 2015.07.19 17:22

[Photo News] Baseball star wins new Kia K5

  THE NEW K5 OFFERED TO BASEBALL STAR — Baseball player Kang Min-ho of the Lotte Giants poses next to the new Kia K5 at the 2015 KBO League All-Star Game in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, Saturday. Kang,...

Updated : 2015.07.19 17:19

Preorders for GM Korea's Spark city car top 3,300 units

Preorders for GM Korea Co.'s latest version of the Spark city car have topped 3,000 in less than three weeks since its media showcase, industry data showed Friday.On July 1, GM Korea, the local unit of U.S. carmaker General Motors Co., held a media event where it showcased the next-generat...

Updated : 2015.07.17 09:31

[Photo News] Ferrari releases 488 Gran Turisom Berlinetta

FERRARI 488 GTB -- Dieter Knechtel, managing director of Ferrari Far East, poses with the Ferrari 488 Gran Turisom Berlinetta, a sports car with an eight-cylinder mid-rear engine that boasts 670 horse...

Updated : 2015.07.16 18:19

Samsung units set to hold vote on crucial merger plan

Two key units of Samsung Group, South Korea's top conglomerate, are poised to hold crucial shareholder meetings Friday on their merger plan that has been strongly opposed by a U.S. hedge fund, which calls it a low-ball deal.Shareholders of Samsung C&T Corp., the construction arm of Samsung...

Updated : 2015.07.16 09:47

Kia Motors aims to sell 46,000 units of new K5 this year

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-largest carmaker, said Wednesday that it aims to sell 46,000 units of the newly-launched K5 midsize sedan this year.The all-new K5, which was officially launched in a media showcase held on Wednesday, will also be sold in global markets including the ...

Updated : 2015.07.15 13:18