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[Behind the Wheel] All-new K7: Masculine but soft

Driving Kia’s all-new K7 for the 162-kilometer round-trip between Seoul and Chuncheon was like taking a bath in hot and cold tubs in rotation.The new generation of the 3.3-liter gasoline K7 excelled ...

Updated : 2016.02.04 20:12

[Photo News] Ssangyong Motor releases luxury sedan

JUMPING INTO RACE FOR LUXURY SEDANS -- Ssangyong Motor joined the competition in the luxury sedan market by launching its upgraded flagship Chairman sedan with the new name of Chairman W “Kaiser” on...

Updated : 2016.02.02 11:36

[Photo News] Car of the Year

Hyundai Motor executive vice president Kwak Jin poses with an EQ900 sedan at a ceremony in Seoul on Friday after the first model of Hyundai Motor’s global luxury brand Genesis was awarded by the Ko...

Updated : 2016.01.31 19:17

84-year-old Jaguar design keeps evolving

The world of 84-year-old British luxury carmaker Jaguar keeps changing. The one-time maker of archetypical sleek but masculine classic sports cars is now behind one of the trendiest and fashionable sp...

Updated : 2016.01.31 19:09

Volvo targets Korea’s luxury car market

Volvo Cars has set its sights on emerging as a new, visible player in South Korea’s imported car market with the introduction of “Swedish luxury” to local customers this year.By launching its upgra...

Updated : 2016.01.31 19:06

[Photo News] The New DS5 debuts

NEW DS5 DEBUTS -- Hanbul Motors, the Korean importer of Peugeot Citroen brands, started selling its premium brand DS’ crossover sedan, the New DS5, in Korea on Jan. 29. Equipped with a 2.0L BlueHDi 1...

Updated : 2016.01.29 11:49

GM Korea's pledge for 2016 sales

James Kim (center), chief executive officer of GM Korea, on Tuesday pledges for another great year of sales with its vehicle dealers at the company’s Chevrolet All-Agent Workshop on Jejudo Island. G...

Updated : 2016.01.27 19:59

Kia targets 65,000 hybrid SUV sales

Kia Motors on Wednesday said it has set an annual sales target of 65,000 units of Niro, the company’s first hybrid compact SUV to be launched in March, leveraging on the global eco-friendly car boom....

Updated : 2016.01.27 19:58

Kia Motors Q4 net drops 1.2% on weaker overseas demand

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's No. 2 automaker, said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter earnings dropped 1.2 percent on-year on weak demand in emerging markets and a one-off loss from its equity ties ...

Updated : 2016.01.27 17:10

Hyundai Motor leads Mexican import car market in 2015

 South Korea's top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. emerged as the No. 1 import auto brand in Mexico in 2015, data showed Wednesday, beating other rivals less than two years after its debut in the country....

Updated : 2016.01.27 13:20

Kia sells record high, profits fall

Kia Motors reported Wednesday an on-year decline of 8.5% in its operating profits for 2015, although it posted record-high sales of 40.5 trillion won ($39 billion). The company sold 2,915,000 cars wor...

Updated : 2016.01.27 11:29

Hyundai's Ioniq to heat up competition in Korea

Competition is expected to intensify in the South Korean hybrid vehicle market as two global automakers are set to clash with their new subcompact models that are already drawing favorable responses f...

Updated : 2016.01.27 10:52

Kia launches all-new K7 sedan

From left: Kia Motors’ executive vice president Kim Chang-sik, president Park Han-woo, vice chairman Lee Hyoung-keun and Hyundai Motor Group design chief Peter Schreyer pose with the all-new K7 at a ...

Updated : 2016.01.26 22:25

Hyundai Motor’s 2015 profits worst in 5 years

   Despite record sales of 91.96 trillion won ($76.45 billion) in 2015, Hyundai Motor’s operating profits plunged 15.8 percent from a year ago, the lowest level since 2010. The nation’s largest c...

Updated : 2016.01.26 15:38

Volvo, Jeep, Maserati to recall 812 cars for defects

Volvo, Jeep and Maserati will recall 812 cars for safety-related mechanical defects, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday.According to the ministry, five car models from Swe...

Updated : 2016.01.26 11:49