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Kia unveils render of its upcoming SUV before July launch

Kia Motors Corp. on Wednesday unveiled rendered images of its new subcompact sport-utility vehicle "Stonic" before its launch next month. Kia Motors, the country's second-largest carmaker by sales a...

Updated : 2017.06.07 15:57

BMW the most registered import car brand in May

BMW Korea appears to be catching up with Mercedes-Benz Korea, the No. 1 importer of automobiles here, with the former topping the list of newly registered cars for two consecutive months in May, indu...

Updated : 2017.06.07 15:45

Hyundai Motor USA's No.2 man resigns

Derrick Hatami, Hyundai Motor America’s vice president of sales, has stepped down, leaving a leadership vacuum in the South Korean carmaker’s US operation. This came six months after Hatami’s for...

Updated : 2017.06.07 15:44

Hyundai, Baidu to jointly develop car navigation system

South Korea's top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it will work with Chinese technology giant Baidu, Inc. to develop a navigation system for its vehicles that will be sold in the world's big...

Updated : 2017.06.07 15:24

Imported car sales fall in May on lower diesel model demand

Sales of imported vehicles in South Korea fell 0.5 percent last month from a year earlier on lower demand for diesel models, industry data showed Wednesday. The number of newly registered foreign ca...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:35

Kia's Soul boxcar ranked 3rd in Consumer Reports' best cars for senior drivers

Kia Motors Corp.'s Soul multipurpose car has ranked as the third best vehicle for seniors among 25 models checked, a US product evaluation publication said Wednesday. The Soul trailed Subaru's Fores...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:34

SUV battle is on this summer

Competition among local automakers in the SUV market here is expected to heighten this summer, as sport utility vehicles have become cash cows for automakers amid declining sales worldwide, industry ...

Updated : 2017.06.06 16:05

Court rules against plaintiffs in damages suit against Volkswagen

A Seoul court has ruled against dozens of South Koreans who sued the local unit of German carmaker Volkswagen for infringing on their right to health by rigging emissions data, officials said Tuesday...

Updated : 2017.06.06 14:43

Hyundai, Kia sells over 500,000 hybrid cars worldwide

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors saw a boost in their sales of eco-friendly cars, with their combined sales reaching over 500,000 vehicles worldwide, the companies said Monday. An accumulated total of 5...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:05

Unit price of Korean cars goes up amid drop in export volume

The unit price of South Korean-made vehicles went up this year despite a drop in export volume, industry data showed Sunday. According to findings released by the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Asso...

Updated : 2017.06.04 09:41

Hyundai, Kia Motors suffer continued sales slump in May

Hyundai Motor Group headquarters in southern Seoul. (Yonhap) Sales of South Korea‘s leading automakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors continued on a downward spiral in the US in May. Hyundai Motor, ...

Updated : 2017.06.02 16:31

Hyundai Motor’s Grandeur Hybrid used as Al Gore’s official ride

Hyundai Motor’s hybrid version of its flagship Grandeur full-size premium sedan as well as its Ioniq electric vehicles were used as official cars during former US Vice President-turned-environmental...

Updated : 2017.06.02 16:28

Demand for performance cars rises in Korea

Sales of high-performance vehicles are on the rise in South Korea amid growing demand by consumers who want more from the cars they drive every day, industry sources said Friday. The number of perfo...

Updated : 2017.06.02 16:03

Five S. Korea vehicles awarded top safety marks in US crash test

Five car models made by South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co. and its sister company Kia Motors Corp. have been named the safest cars in a US crash test, the companies said. In a test conducted by the Ins...

Updated : 2017.06.02 11:40

Korea's five carmakers' sales fall 13% on weak demand

South Korea's five carmakers said Thursday their combined sales fell 13 percent last month from a year earlier on weak overseas vehicle demand. The five automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors C...

Updated : 2017.06.01 17:47