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Updated : 2015.03.30 18:44

Over 3,600 Jeep Wranglers, Cherokees to be recalled in S. Korea

Over 3,600 Jeep vehicles sold here are being recalled for defective parts that could cause fires or failures in the air-bag system, the transportation ministry said Monday.The ministry said the heated power side mirrors of the Jeep Wrangler may short and cause a fire.The recall affects 3,0...

Updated : 2015.03.30 11:34

Seoul Motor Show set to grab car lovers’ attention

From flashy Ferraris to a futuristic SUV concept car by Ssangyong Motor, nearly everything car related will be on display at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show to be held April 3-12 at KINTEX in Ilsan, Gyeongg...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:20

Revamped Genesis goes extra mile with technology

The 2015 all-new Genesis, Hyundai Motor’s premium sedan brand, has strengthened its footing in the global luxury car league, armed with upgraded technology. The popularity of the revamped Genesis has...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:16

BMW launches plug-in hybrid

The BMW i8, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle by the German luxury carmaker, finally arrived in Korea on Thursday amid high expectations among drivers and market analysts. Flaunting fuel economy of a ma...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:26

Kia Motors to produce compact K3 in Mexico

Kia Motors will start producing small cars, including its compact sedan brand K3 ― also known as Forte in overseas markets ― in Mexico from the first half of next year, Hyundai Motor Group said in a...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:25

Ssangyong Motor to drive sales growth with new CEO

The board of Ssangyong Motor, the nation’s fourth-largest automaker, owned by India’s Mahindra & Mahindra, appointed vice president Choi Johng-sik as its new CEO during the annual shareholders’ mee...

Updated : 2015.03.24 18:58


Updated : 2015.03.24 18:55

Aston Martin comes to town

Remember the sleek, sensual but dynamic Bond car in the 007 movies?That very British car, Aston Martin, has officially landed in Seoul on Friday, and is expected to fuel the domestic supercar market t...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:23

All-New Chrysler 200 repackaged with Italian flair

The All-New Chrysler 200, the midsize family sedan brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has hit the market with drastic changes in design and auto technology. It has been freshly repackaged, with a rev...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:22


Updated : 2015.03.20 18:55

Carmakers in S. Korea face sluggish exports in 1st two months

Carmakers in South Korea have faced a decline in exports in the first two months of the year as their shipments to Russia shrank significantly due to its prolonged economic slump and the plunging currency, industry data showed Friday.  According to the industry data, five local carmakers...

Updated : 2015.03.20 15:20

Supercar maker Aston Martin launches in S. Korea

Aston Martin, a British supercar brand known for its role in James Bond movies, launched in South Korea on Friday, adding to the intense competition in the country's growing luxury sports and supercar market.   Kiheung International, which also imports Harley Davidson, was designated as ...

Updated : 2015.03.20 15:11

Jeju rises as EV hub, but sustainability still key issue

It isn't too far fetched to say that Jeju Island's attempt at promoting itself as a test bed for the newly-rising electric vehicle industry has caught on, at least in terms of demonstrating the zeal to realize its ambitious plans.    The second International Electric Vehicle Expo on the...

Updated : 2015.03.18 09:19

Hyundai, Kia log lower-than-market average sales in Europe

Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. saw their sales grow at a lower-than-market average pace in Europe last month, with their combined market share declining from a year earlier, data showed Tuesday.According to the data by the European Automobile Manufacturers Ass...

Updated : 2015.03.17 21:21