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Hyundai Motor Q1 net plunges 21% on weak China sales

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's biggest carmaker by sales, on Wednesday posted a 21 percent drop in first-quarter net profit due to weak sales in China and emerging markets.For the three months that ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 15:47

Hyundai ordered to recall Sonata sedans

The transport ministry said Wednesday it had notified Hyundai Motor Co. of its decision to have the carmaker recall tens of thousands of its Sonata sedans for parking brake light problems.The Ministry...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:21

Korea's passenger car exports dip 2.7% in Q1

Exports of South Korea-made passenger cars dropped 2.7 percent in the first quarter of this year due mainly to increased production in overseas factories, customs data showed Wednesday.The total value...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:13

Tesla plans 14 supercharger stations in Korea this year

US electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. said on Tuesday it will set up 14 rapid-charging stations in South Korea this year.In its webpage, the 14 supercharger sites include five in Seoul, one in Bundan...

Updated : 2017.04.25 17:41

Kia unveils high-performance features of Stinger sports sedan

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-biggest carmaker by sales, on Tuesday unveiled the high-performance features of its Stinger sports sedan ahead of the planned launch next month.The car will be d...

Updated : 2017.04.25 17:40

Nissan smartens up with Maxima

Nissan Korea, the local unit of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor, highlighted the “intelligent mobility” of its flagship luxury sedan Maxima to give a boost to the brand’s image, according to the co...

Updated : 2017.04.25 15:32

SsangYong aims to sell 20,000 G4 Rexton SUVs this year

SsangYong Motor Co. said Tuesday it is aiming to sell 20,000 units of the G4 Rexton sport utility vehicle (SUV) this year in the domestic market. "We expect the G4 Rexton SUV will boost our bottom lin...

Updated : 2017.04.25 12:48

Hyundai lowers prices of i30 hatchback to boost sales

Hyundai Motor Co. has lowered the prices of its i30 hatchback models to attract customers amid tougher competition from rivals, the carmaker said Thursday. Hyundai Motor has cut the mainstay hatchback...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:10

Mercedes-Benz launches new GLC Coupe

Mercedes-Benz Korea, the local unit of the German automaker, has rolled out its seventh premium SUV, the new GLC Coupe, with an aim to expand its presence in the local SUV market, the automaker said T...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:00

Hyundai Mobis begins lamp production in Czech plant

Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea's leading auto parts maker, said Wednesday that it has begun production of head and rear lamps at its Czech Republic plant to supply the core parts of a vehicle to its a...

Updated : 2017.04.19 16:34

Hyundai, Kia to promote new SUVs in Shanghai

Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's two biggest carmakers, plan to promote China-oriented crossovers at the Shanghai auto show, a move aimed at absorbing growing demand for sport-uti...

Updated : 2017.04.19 13:54

Kia in final stage of talks to build plant in India: official

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-biggest carmaker by sales, is in the final stage of talks with India over the building of its first plant in the fast-growing automobile market, a company offici...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:06

Kia launches turbo direct-injection Morning city car

Kia Motors Corp. on Tuesday launched the all-new turbo-charged Morning city car to offer more options to customers. Kia Motors has added two new choices to the carmaker's existing 1-liter gasoline-pow...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:24

Kumho Asiana chief passes on Kumho Tire buyback for now

Kumho Asiana Group Chairman Park Sam-koo confirmed Tuesday that he will not exercise the right of first refusal on the sale of a controlling stake in Kumho Tire. Calling the process of selling led by ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 15:38

Kia Motors to build its 5th overseas plant in India

Kia Motors, South Korea’s second-largest auto manufacturer, is waiting to seal an agreement with the Indian government to build its fifth overseas factory there, the automaker said Tuesday. “For the...

Updated : 2017.04.18 15:37