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Kia Motors Feb. sales up 2.1%

Global sales of South Korea's No. 2 automaker Kia Motors Corp. grew 2.1 percent from a year earlier in February, largely helped by a rise in overseas sales, the company said Thursday. Global sales c...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:41

VW appeals emissions fraud fines

Volkswagen Korea is appealing the South Korean watchdog’s decision to slap it with 37.3 billion won ($32.7 million) in fines and a correction order for false advertising related to its diesel emissi...

Updated : 2017.03.02 14:57

Ssangyong Motor sales grow 2.3% on-year in Feb.

Ssangyong Motor Co. said Thursday its global sales continued to grow from a year earlier last month on a sharp increase in domestic sales that more than offset a sharp drop in exports. The South Kor...

Updated : 2017.03.02 14:36

GM Korea sales expand 1.7% on-year in Feb.

Global sales of GM Korea Co., the South Korean unit of US automaker General Motors Co., gained slightly from a year earlier last month on increased exports, the company said Thursday. In February, t...

Updated : 2017.03.02 14:30

Hyundai, Kia see US sales drop nearly 7% in Feb.

Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate, Kia Motors Corp., saw their combined sales in the United States drop nearly 7 percent in February as Kia's sales slumped, industry data showed Wednesday. ...

Updated : 2017.03.02 09:24

GM Korea delays Chevy Cruze deliveries to March on possible defect

GM Korea Co. said Tuesday that it has decided to postpone deliveries of the all-new Chevrolet Cruze compact car due to possible problems. The South Korean unit of US carmaker General Motors Co. said...

Updated : 2017.02.28 15:23

Hyundai launches new Ioniq plug-in green car

Hyundai Motor on Monday launched its new Ioniq plug-in, the last of the three-series green car Ioniq models. Hyundai‘s Ioniq lineup now features three eco-friendly car options -- the hybrid, elect...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:37

Ssangyong Motor to locally produce vehicles in Saudi Arabia from 2020

Ssangyong Motor said Monday it signed a licensing contract for auto parts with a Saudi firm that would allow it to locally manufacture vehicles in Saudi Arabia from 2020. With the agreement signed S...

Updated : 2017.02.27 15:42

[Behind the Wheel] New Ford Kuga SUV good, but not great

Ford Korea recently released its latest SUV model, the 2017 Ford Kuga. And while the compact SUV is a perfectly decent vehicle, it nevertheless lacks that special factor that makes shelling out near...

Updated : 2017.02.26 14:57

[Photo News] BMW on top floor

(BMW Korea) BMW Korea employees put together a complete model of the German luxury’s new BMW 5 Series that had been disassembled into some 250,000 pieces for it to be placed at the top 39th floor o...

Updated : 2017.02.24 17:34

Court holds first hearing on compensation suit against Volkswagen

A Seoul court on Friday held the first hearing on a compensation suit filed by hundreds of South Korean customers against German carmaker Volkswagen over vehicles with manipulated emissions data. Du...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:22

Hyundai, Kia to showcase green cars at Geneva motor show

Motors Corp. said Friday that they will showcase a new line of green cars at an annual motor show to be held in Switzerland early next month, as they strive to make inroads into the European market. ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:01

Kumho Tire to up tire prices by 4%

(Kumho Tire) Kumho Tire is set to increase the price of its tires sold in the local market by up to 4 percent starting March 15, the firm said Friday. The price of Kumho’s tires for passenger cars...

Updated : 2017.02.24 15:34

Kia eyes brisk exports of Niro plug-in hybrid

Kia Motors Corp. is aiming to export up to 10,000 units of the soon-to-be-launched plug-in hybrid vehicle version of its Niro small SUV this year, industry sources said Friday. Kia, the No. 2 carmak...

Updated : 2017.02.24 09:49

Mercedes-Benz recalls 280 cars in Korea for Takata airbag

Mercedes-Benz Korea, the local importer and distributor of the German vehicle, will recall some 280 cars sold here for an airbag issue that has affected millions of cars of various brands throughout ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 09:32