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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-doo...

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 Ame...

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 ...

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 pu...

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 offi...

Updated : 2017.01.05 17:01

Tesla deliveries miss forecasts again on production delays

Tesla Motors Inc. reported fourth-quarter deliveries that fell short of its own forecasts, sending shares lower in after-market trading, as production delays continue to plague the carmaker led by Ch...

Updated : 2017.01.04 21:46

Kia set to unveil new generation of Morning compact cars

Kia Motors is gearing up to unveil its latest Smart Compact All New Morning cars, the new third generation line of its Morning compact car series, the company said Wednesday. The new line marks the...

Updated : 2017.01.04 17:31

Hyundai Motor Group delivers W25b donation

Hyundai Motor Group on Thursday held a ceremony to offer a donation of 25 billion won ($21 million) for people in need at the Community Chest of Korea building in Seoul, with the attendance of Hyunda...

Updated : 2016.12.29 18:12

BMW to recall 2,100 cars in Korea over various problems

BMW Korea, the local importer and distributor of BMW cars, will recall a total of 2,100 cars sold here for various problems, including a defective oil filter casing that could allow coolant to mix wi...

Updated : 2016.12.29 10:07

RVs account for 32% of Hyundai, Kia car sales in S. Korea

Recreational vehicles accounted for 32 percent of total car sales in South Korea by Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. for the first 11 months of this year, according to company dat...

Updated : 2016.12.25 10:40

South Korea to consider extra budget early next year

Poor after-sales services largely caused by too few repair centers are causing serious inconveniences for over one million owners of imported vehicles here, a consumer agency said Friday. As of the ...

Updated : 2016.12.23 10:39

Hyundai Motor to face rise of Japanese rivals next year

The global auto market next year is expected to see the rise of Japanese carmakers, taking advantage of a cheaper yen and a transition to a new modular platform aimed at producing better cars at lowe...

Updated : 2016.12.22 18:06

Renault’s Korean unit to lead SUV development

Renault Samsung Motors, the South Korean unit of French carmaker Renault S.A., will be fully in charge of the research and development of new sport utility vehicles for the Renault group, the company...

Updated : 2016.12.22 18:01

Cardoc secures strategic investment from GS Caltex

Cardoc, a local vehicle repair app maker, has secured strategic investment from GS Caltex, the nation’s major oil refinery, the company said Thursday. The newly established partnership will help the...

Updated : 2016.12.22 17:30