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[Photo News] BMW on top floor

(BMW Korea)BMW Korea employees put together a complete model of the German luxury’s new BMW 5 Series that had been disassembled into some 250,000 pieces for it to be placed at the top 39th floor of t...

Updated : 2017.02.24 17:34

Court holds first hearing on compensation suit against Volkswagen

A Seoul court on Friday held the first hearing on a compensation suit filed by hundreds of South Korean customers against German carmaker Volkswagen over vehicles with manipulated emissions data.Durin...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:22

Hyundai, Kia to showcase green cars at Geneva motor show

Motors Corp. said Friday that they will showcase a new line of green cars at an annual motor show to be held in Switzerland early next month, as they strive to make inroads into the European market.Hy...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:01

Kumho Tire to up tire prices by 4%

(Kumho Tire)Kumho Tire is set to increase the price of its tires sold in the local market by up to 4 percent starting March 15, the firm said Friday. The price of Kumho’s tires for passenger cars wi...

Updated : 2017.02.24 15:34

Kia eyes brisk exports of Niro plug-in hybrid

Kia Motors Corp. is aiming to export up to 10,000 units of the soon-to-be-launched plug-in hybrid vehicle version of its Niro small SUV this year, industry sources said Friday.Kia, the No. 2 carmaker ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 09:49

Mercedes-Benz recalls 280 cars in Korea for Takata airbag

Mercedes-Benz Korea, the local importer and distributor of the German vehicle, will recall some 280 cars sold here for an airbag issue that has affected millions of cars of various brands throughout t...

Updated : 2017.02.24 09:32

GM Korea to restructure hiring system following job-selling scandal

GM Korea CEO James Kim said Thursday the company will conduct internal audits and structurally reorganize the company following the indictment of 31 individuals accused of being involved in selling jo...

Updated : 2017.02.23 15:46

Hyundai Motor, sixth most dependable automaker: study

Hyundai Motor, South Korea’s biggest automaker, recorded its best-ever ranking as the sixth most dependable auto firm in the 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study released by US-based consulting firm J.D....

Updated : 2017.02.23 15:15

Korea to promote development, commercialization of fuel cell vehicles

South Korea will soon come up with a detailed plan for the development and use of fuel cell vehicles, the government said Thursday, launching a special task force to work toward that end.The task forc...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:00

BMW preferred by car owners in their 20s and 30s in Korea

Car owners in their 20s and 30s preferr German luxury BMW, while the automaker’s archrival Mercedes-Benz was preferred by an older age group, industry data showed Wednesday.A total of 144,883 importe...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:53

BMW Korea launches new 5 Series

BMW Korea has officially launched the seventh generation of its most popular sedan, the 5 Series, which racked up more than 2,000 presale contracts in less than a month. First launched in 1972, the 5...

Updated : 2017.02.22 14:59

Seoul Motor Show to kick off next month

One of South Korea's annual automobile exhibitions is set to kick off late next month, heralding in a series of new hybrids and autonomous vehicles, its organizing committee said Wednesday. The Seoul ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 13:46

30-somethings biggest buyer of imported autos

A generation shift in the country's imported auto market continued last year with customers in their 30s being the largest buyer group with a portion of nearly 40 percent, industry data showed Wednesd...

Updated : 2017.02.22 09:50

Hyundai Motor enters electric car-sharing market

Hyundai Motor is rolling out a car-sharing service alongside Hyundai Capital, with the launch planned for this April, the firm said Tuesday.The first models to be offered will be electric cars, before...

Updated : 2017.02.21 16:25

Hyundai Motor and affiliates withdraw membership from FKI

Top South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co. and all its affiliates officially announced their withdrawal of membership from the Federation of Korean Industries on Tuesday, further casting a cloud ove...

Updated : 2017.02.21 16:09