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Transport Ministry recalls 97,038 vehicles from 4 carmakers

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has ordered a recall of 97,038 vehicles across 17 models from Renault Samsung Motors, Jaguar Land Rover Korea, Forza Motors Korea and Mercedes-Benz ...

Updated : 2017.03.09 15:59

Hyundai, Kia aiming to up market share with new models

South Korea's top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. are striving to boost their domestic market share with new models after suffering a setback last year due to un...

Updated : 2017.03.09 11:40

GM Korea cuts All New Cruze prices to catch up with competitors

GM Korea Co. said Thursday it has lowered the price of its new compact car amid the delay in the production and delivery of the vehicles to address defective airbag parts. The South Korean unit of U...

Updated : 2017.03.09 10:46

Hyundai seeks to revive Sonata legacy

Hyundai Motor, the nation’s largest carmaker, unveiled a face-lift of the current generation of the Sonata LF on Wednesday, with an aim to revive its once-dominant presence in the midsized sedan cat...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:41

US vehicle emission ease to impact LG Chem

The Trump administration’s latest moves to ease vehicle emissions is expected to deal a blow to local companies involved in electric vehicles such as LG Chem, South Korea‘s leading electric vehicle...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:16

[News Focus] Driving closer to being a chore of the past

A mere three years from now, the public can expect to see fewer manually driven cars on the road. Autonomous technology has become the new wave of the future for the automotive industry, as worldwi...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:35

Full-size cars gain popularity in Korea

Full-size sedans are fast gaining popularity among South Korean motorists with their sales overhauling those of midsize cars in recent months, data showed Wednesday. Domestic sales of full-size cars...

Updated : 2017.03.08 10:34

SK Networks may merge with AJ Rent-a-car

SK Networks, South Korea’s third-largest car rental provider, is rising as a possible buyer of AJ Rent-a-car, the country’s No. 2 car rental company, local reports said Tuesday. (SK Networks) Sin...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:09

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell concept car at Geneva Motor Show

South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. introduced its new green concept car, the FE, at the Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday, also bringing more than 10 other cars for the world to s...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:37

Suncore launches BYD’s electric bus in Korea

Suncore said Tuesday it has launched the electric bus “eBUS-12” manufactured by China’s electric-car maker BYD. The company, in charge of the electric bus’ distribution here, held a launching ce...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:13

Imported auto sales rise 3.5% in Feb.

Sales of imported cars in South Korea gained 3.5 percent from a year earlier last month, partly due to a steady advance by Mercedes-Benz, market data showed Tuesday. The number of newly registered i...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:50

Hyundai, Kia showcase European styling, green cars at Geneva Motor Show

South Korea's Hyundai Kia Automotive Group said Tuesday it showcased several eco-friendly vehicles at this year's auto show in Geneva, Switzerland, wooing European customers sensitive to the environm...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:43

Genesis picked as top brand among local cars

The Genesis, a separate premium brand of South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co., has won this year's best brand ranking among local cars for the first time, a survey said Tuesday. Brandstock,...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:38

German automakers to join new vocational program

The Korea-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Korea and BMW Group Korea, announced the launch of Germany’s advanced vocational training system “Ausbildung” h...

Updated : 2017.03.06 15:39

Kia Soul, Hyundai i30 remain best-selling models despite weak popularity at home

The Kia Soul continued to remained one of the best-selling cars made by South Korea's No. 2 automaker in overseas markets last year, despite its dwindling popularity at home, industry data showed Mon...

Updated : 2017.03.06 10:20