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Hyundai Motor's i20 named best car in India

Hyundai Motor Co.'s brand-new i20 hatchback has been named the best car in India for this year by major Indian newspapers, the automaker said Thursday.  The i20, known as the Elite i20 in the local market, was selected as the "Indian Car of the Year 2015" on Wednesday, local time, accord...

Updated : 2014.12.18 15:58

Hyundai Motor's China sales up 7.6 pct in Nov.

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest carmaker, said Thursday that its auto sales in China grew 7.6 percent in November, driven by brisk demand for its Avante compact model.   Hyundai Motor said that it sold a total of 99,045 vehicles in China last month, compared with 92,008 tallied...

Updated : 2014.12.18 13:33

Hyundai, Kia named No. 1 in China vehicle dependability test

South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. said Wednesday that four of their models won top spots in a dependability study among cars sold in China.   Hyundai's subcompact Accent was named the best car in the compact upper segment, beating competitor...

Updated : 2014.12.17 15:06

Hyundai's Genesis named safest car of the year

The Genesis, a high-end passenger car by South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co., has been named the safest car of the year in a vehicle safety test that evaluated 12 other cars including the Audi A6 and the Ford Explorer, the transportation ministry said Wednesday.  According to the Ministry of...

Updated : 2014.12.17 12:19

Hyundai unveils new Sonata hybrid as it takes aim at green car market

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest carmaker, on Tuesday took the wraps off of its new Sonata hybrid midsize sedan as the company moves to expand its footprint in the rapidly growing green vehicle market.   The new vehicle that took 27 months and 180 billion won (US$164.2 million) ...

Updated : 2014.12.16 13:35

Hyundai, Kia seek higher 2015 sales with new cars

Hyundai Motor Co. and its corporate cousin Kia Motors Corp. said Monday they aim to increase sales and market presence in 2015 by adapting to global changes in consumer demand and by launching new cars that can better appeal to people around the world.   In a meeting of top executives r...

Updated : 2014.12.15 16:40

Renault Samsung upbeat on hot-selling QM3

Upbeat on its hot-selling QM3 crossover, Renault Samsung Motors has pledged to continue the recent sales momentum next year.The QM3, built in Renault’s Spain plant, made its debut in December last ye...

Updated : 2014.12.14 21:23

Ferrari says green tech on FXX K Hybrid improves performance

Last week in Abu Dhabi, Ferrari unveiled its newest hybrid supercar, the FXX K.Yes, the name looks like an expletive.That’s a fitting reaction considering its $3.1 million price tag and 1050 cv, V12 ...

Updated : 2014.12.14 21:19

Porsche 918 Spyder sold out, with Americans as top buyers

Porsche sold the last of the limited-edition 918 Spyder supercar, the German company’s most expensive model, and Americans snapped up more than anyone else.U.S. customers bought 297 of the car, with ...

Updated : 2014.12.14 21:18

Hyundai fuel cell car on U.S. top 10 engine list

Hyundai Motor’s fuel cell engine, which debuted in February on the 2015 Tucson, was named one of the 10 best engines sold in the North American market this year, officials said Thursday. It is the fi...

Updated : 2014.12.11 21:11

Volkswagen Jetta targets young, trendy drivers

German carmaker Volkswagen is betting big on the refashioned Jetta compact sedan to retain its No. 1 brand position among 30-something drivers ― the largest demographic in the nation’s soaring impor...

Updated : 2014.12.07 20:32

Han Sung Motor holds Dream Gream exhibition

Han Sung Motor, the largest dealer of Mercedes-Benz cars in Korea, is holding a year-end exhibition for its Dream Gream Project, a scholarship program that aims to support school students with artisti...

Updated : 2014.12.07 20:30

Audi Korea targets 30,000 car sales in 2015

Audi Korea said Sunday that it aims to sell more than 30,000 vehicles in 2015, about 10 percent more than this year.According to the local unit of the German luxury carmaker, its car sales are expecte...

Updated : 2014.12.07 20:29

China auto sales slow in November as dealer stockpiles increase

Passenger-vehicle sales in China rose at a slower pace last month as inventory levels climbed in the world’s largest auto market.Retail deliveries of cars, multipurpose and sport utility vehicles climbed 5 percent to 1.71 million units in November, the Passenger Car Association said Frida...

Updated : 2014.12.07 20:29

Hyundai Motor considers two more plants in China

Hyundai Motor’s plans to expand production in China appear to be gaining fresh momentum with two Chinese cities ― Chongqing and Cangzhou ― being cited as possible venues for its fourth and fifth pl...

Updated : 2014.12.03 20:54