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Hyundai ordered to recall 68,000 Equus, Genesis sedans

Hyundai Motor, South Korea’s No. 1 auto company, has been ordered to recall 68,000 of its luxury Equus and Genesis sedans that were made in 2011, due to defective engine parts, the Ministry of Land,...

Updated : 2017.04.11 15:44

Toyota Prius Prime enters domestic green car market

The new Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid is looking to be the next contender in South Korea’s rapidly growing green car industry, following the introduction of Hyundai’s Ioniq plug-in hybrid here ...

Updated : 2017.04.11 15:15

Korean carmakers making extra effort for Shanghai motor show

South Korean automakers are taking extra steps for Auto Shanghai opening later this month, choosing to debut their China-exclusive models to woo back consumers in the giant market affected by an ongo...

Updated : 2017.04.11 09:33

Korea returning additional 2,500 VW, Audi vehicles to Germany

South Korea is returning 2,500 vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen and Audi in the aftermath of Volkswagen’s emissions scandal, according to news reports Monday. It has been reported that the 2,500...

Updated : 2017.04.10 15:01

[Photo News] Kia releases its high performance sedan K5 GT

Kia Motors, South Korea’s second-largest automaker, released a high performance version of its flagship sedan, dubbed the K5 GT on Monday. The new model is equipped with electronically controlled su...

Updated : 2017.04.10 14:59

Hyundai Motor tops auto sales in Peru in Feb.

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's top automaker, topped the list of auto sales in Peru, in February, aided by a sharp rise in demand for small passenger vehicles, industry data showed on Monday. Acco...

Updated : 2017.04.10 13:33

Hyundai's Sonata sales surpass 10,000 units in March

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's top automaker, said Monday the sales of its midsize Sonata sedan exceeded the 10,000 unit mark in March, helped by the face-lifted version hitting local dealerships a...

Updated : 2017.04.10 10:32

[Behind the Wheel] Grandeur Hybrid highlights eco-friendly luxury, but not so speedy

Amid the growing rivalry among mid-sized hybrid vehicles, Hyundai Motor is hoping to create a premier image with a hybrid version of its luxury Grandeur brand. The 2017 Grandeur Hybrid retains the b...

Updated : 2017.04.09 15:14

[Behind the Wheel] New Bolt EV pleasantly fast, redefines eco-driving

General Motor’s latest Bolt EV compact electric car has finally made its way to the domestic market, looking to push the envelope in the country’s already vastly growing green car market. Last wee...

Updated : 2017.04.09 15:10

Hyundai, Kia expanding share in US hybrid car market

Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. are expanding their presence in the hybrid vehicle market in the United States, backed by brisk sales of their latest sports utility vehicle model...

Updated : 2017.04.09 11:17

Hyundai to launch new EV buses early next year

Hyundai Motor Company is said to be planning to roll out new electric buses early next year, according to news reports Friday. A representative of Hyundai Motor was quoted by reports saying the comp...

Updated : 2017.04.07 16:06

Hyundai and Kia to recall 171,348 cars in South Korea

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors are set to recall 171,348 units across five models due to possible defects in the Theta 2 engines made before August 2013, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transp...

Updated : 2017.04.07 16:02

Renault Samsung, BMW, Nissan order recalls over faulty parts

BMW, Renault Samsung Motors Co. and six other carmakers have ordered a recall of certain cars with faulty parts, the government said Friday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said B...

Updated : 2017.04.07 09:34

Moody's maintains Hyundai's, Kia's ratings despite poor China sales

Moody's Investors Service said Thursday it will maintain the current ratings for Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. despite sharp declines in auto sales in China. "Although Hyundai's and Kia's w...

Updated : 2017.04.06 16:51

[Monitor] M&As in global auto industry reach record high

The size of merger and acquisitions taken by companies in the auto industry globally reached a record high last year, according to a report by an accounting firm Samjong KPMG. The report, citing Blo...

Updated : 2017.04.06 16:28