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Kia Motors launches new compact car

Kia Motors, South Korea’s second-largest auto manufacturer, launched the third-generation Smart Compact All New Morning at a media showcase Tuesday. Kia Motors President Park Han-woo (right) and Exec...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:56

US authorities warn Hyundai, Kia Motors over worker safety

The US labor authorities have voiced concerns over excessive production demands made by South Korea’s biggest automaker Hyundai and its affiliate Kia Motors to their subcontractors at the expense of ...

Updated : 2017.01.16 17:21

Mercedes-Benz Korea to unveil six new models this year

After achieving record growth last year, Mercedes-Benz Korea has announced plans to introduce six new vehicle models this year, as well as its latest smartphone customer service platform.  The local ...

Updated : 2017.01.16 14:57

[AUTOMODE] Zooming in on the Detroit auto show

Leading global automakers began the new year at the annual North American International Auto Show, where groundbreaking innovative automobiles and related technologies made their debuts. The Detroit a...

Updated : 2017.01.15 17:35

Kia treads into familiar, yet tough territory of female-specific cars

 Kia Motors is set to launch its latest Smart Compact All New Morning lineup Tuesday, including a special model geared toward women -- a strategy that other automakers have tried in the past, and mos...

Updated : 2017.01.15 14:53

Hyundai ranks 1st in Chilean car market

South Korea's Hyundai Motor's has emerged as the best-selling car brand in Chile, outpacing Chevrolet, local data showed Sunday.Hyundai sold a total of 31,398 automobiles last year, more than the 28,8...

Updated : 2017.01.15 11:22

VW to begin emissions fraud vehicle recall next month

The Korean government said Thursday that is has approved Volkswagen’s first set of recall plans for 27,000 Tiguan SUVs sold with faked emissions tests.  The recall is set to begin on Feb. 6.  The d...

Updated : 2017.01.12 14:59

Mercedes-Benz Korea to hike prices next month

Starting Feb. 1, Mercedes-Benz customers in Korea are going to encounter slightly higher prices, according to the local branch of the German automaker Wednesday.  “The change in price will be a mini...

Updated : 2017.01.12 14:29

Hyundai to recall Tucson SUVs in Korea, China

Hyundai Motor is preparing to initiate a recall of its Tucson sport utility vehicles in Korea and China, due to faulty rear trailing arms, according to the automaker and the Chinese General Administra...

Updated : 2017.01.11 17:09

Chevy Bolt named N. America Car of the Year

General Motors' Chevrolet Bolt has been named North America’s Car of the Year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday, beating out two luxury sedans -- the Genesis G90 and ...

Updated : 2017.01.10 17:35

Mercedes-Benz premieres new E-Class Coupe at Detroit show

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its sleek new E-Class Coupe for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday, the company said Tuesday.   The 2018 model of the two-do...

Updated : 2017.01.10 17:13

Detroit show highlights mid-sized sedans, SUVs

Midsized sedans and sports utility vehicles are the talk of the town at the international auto show that kicked off Sunday in Detroit, Michigan, the hub of the US auto industry.The annual North Americ...

Updated : 2017.01.09 16:59

Tesla’s official launch in Seoul imminent, unswayed by Korean celeb accident

Tesla Motors has reaffirmed its planned launch in Seoul, stressing that the recent case of a South Korean celebrity claiming serious defects in its car would not affect its plans, an industry source t...

Updated : 2017.01.08 17:42

[EYE] Customer service at heart of Mercedes-Benz’s success in Korea

It wasn’t an easy start. Soon after being stationed in Seoul in 2015, Dimitris Psillakis, the CEO and president of Mercedes-Benz Korea, took to the parliamentary stand and apologized for causing publ...

Updated : 2017.01.06 17:39

GM Korea to release Bolt EV in April

GM Korea, the Korean unit of US auto firm General Motors, will launch its first fully electric vehicle Chevrolet Bolt in April, an industry source told The Korea Herald on Thursday, quoting a GM offic...

Updated : 2017.01.05 17:01