[Busan Motor Show] BMW to unveil high-performance, hybrid vehicles

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[Busan Motor Show] BMW to unveil high-performance, hybrid vehicles

The Korean unit of German luxury carmaker BMW is set to unveil its five new models in Korea at the 2016 Busan International Motor Show slated to kick off on June 2, according to the automaker on Sunda...

Updated : 2016.05.29 10:57

[Busan Motor Show] Renault Samsung to showcase QM6, Twizy

Given the 2016 Busan Motor Show’s “smart premium” theme, Renault Samsung said Sunday that it would be showcasing three new vehicles at the event: the QM6, a revamped version of the QM5 sport utilit...

Updated : 2016.05.29 10:56

Renault Samsung to launch new SUV QM6 to replace QM5

Renault Samsung plans to launch a new sport utility vehicle named QM6 to replace current midsize SUV QM5 in September, company officials said Thursday.“We are aiming to roll out the new vehicle QM6 h...

Updated : 2016.05.26 14:47

Diesel cost may rise, gasoline price likely to fall: report

Sales of diesel cars may be hit as the government is reviewing raising diesel fuel costs and lowering gasoline prices amid growing concerns on toxic nitrogen oxide emitted by diesel engines, according...

Updated : 2016.05.24 17:50

Mercedes-Benz eyes top spot in sales with new E-Class

Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday unveiled its luxury mid-size business saloon, the new E-class, at a media preview event at Wangsan Marina, Incheon, setting a goal of taking the top spot in sales here in 2016...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:44

Tesla in talks with Mando for self-driving cars: report

Korean parts-maker Mando Corp. has partnered with Tesla Motors to jointly develop key technologies for the automaker’s future autonomous vehicles, according to local reports Monday. Mando began devel...

Updated : 2016.05.23 15:39

POSCO strengthens ties with carmakers for premium steel sales

There are a couple of things in common among Ssangyong Motor’s Tivoli Air, Renault Samsung’s SM6 and GM Korea’s all-new Malibu. They are new cars gaining high attention in the market from the preor...

Updated : 2016.05.23 15:38

[Herald Interview] Car wash service reborn with mobile platform

Mobile app-driven new businesses are budding in the automotive after sales and service market, drawing the attention of investors focusing on start-ups, and the car wash business is no exception. The ...

Updated : 2016.05.23 09:53

Demand for camping cars growing in Korea

The demand for recreational vehicles is on the rise in Korea, with more young families seeking to enjoy convenient outdoor leisure activities during their holiday breaks. The local camping car market,...

Updated : 2016.05.22 18:24

Hyundai Motor holds urban racing festival in Songdo

(Hyundai Motor)Hyundai Motor held its third urban racing event, the Brilliant Motor Festival, on a city circuit in Songdo International Business District, Incheon, over the weekend as part of its ongo...

Updated : 2016.05.22 18:21

Korean customers left in lurch by Volkswagen over emissions scandal

Volkwagen AG has rolled out a set of measures, including expensive recalls and cash rewards, to placate customers cheated over gas emissions in the United States and Japan, but Korean customers seem t...

Updated : 2016.05.20 11:11

Hyundai Motor to release Ioniq in Europe in H2

Hyundai Motor, the nation’s largest automaker, said Thursday it will release Ioniq models in Europe in the second half of this year.Although details were not revealed, the automaker is preparing to b...

Updated : 2016.05.19 15:17

Consumers to include Renault-Nissan CEO in lawsuit over fabricated emissions results

Korean consumers planning a class-action suit against Nissan Korea will also target Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan, naming him as one of the defendants, a local law firm handling the case said Th...

Updated : 2016.05.19 10:53

Hyundai Mobis appoints new CEO

Lim Young-deuk, executive vice president of Hyundai Motor’s international plant support division, has been appointed new chief executive of Hyundai Mobis, an auto parts affiliate of Hyundai Motor Gro...

Updated : 2016.05.18 17:11

Renault Samsung to debut ‘Twizy’ EV in 2nd half

Renault Samsung, the Korean unit of French automaker Renault, said Wednesday it plans to launch its ultramini Twizy electric vehicle in the second half of the year.The automaker has been pushing to de...

Updated : 2016.05.18 16:21