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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

Hyundai's May sales sink 14% on weak overseas demand

Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its sales fell 14 percent last month from a year earlier due to weaker overseas demand. The country's biggest carmaker by sales sold a total of 367,969 vehicles in Ma...

Updated : 2017.06.01 16:45

Renault Samsung May sales fall 15% on lower demand

Renault Samsung Motors Corp., the South Korean unit of French carmaker Renault S.A., said Thursday its May sales fell 15 percent last month from a year earlier on weak consumer demand. Renault Samsu...

Updated : 2017.06.01 16:09

Kia's May sales dip 9.8% on lower demand

Kia Motors Corp. said Thursday its vehicle sales fell 9.8 percent last month from a year earlier on lower demand at home and overseas. The country's second-biggest carmaker by sales sold a total of ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:59

Hyundai Steel to raise steel plate price

Hyundai Steel has reached an agreement with Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors, the country’s top two automotive companies, to raise the price of steel plates, which is widely expected to increase the ste...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:54

European automakers to recall 2,000 units

South Korea’s Transport Ministry on Thursday ordered Mercedes-Benz Korea, Porsche Korea, BMW Korea and Ducati to recall a combined total of 2,014 units across 15 models. The recall ordered for Merc...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:50

SsangYong's May sales dip 7% on lower demand

SsangYong Motor Co. said Thursday its May sales fell 7 percent last month from a year earlier due to slowing overseas demand. The South Korean unit of Indian carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. sold a...

Updated : 2017.06.01 14:57

GM Korea May sales down 17% on weak local demand

GM Korea Co., the South Korean unit of General Motors Co., said Thursday its May sales fell 17 percent from a year earlier due to weak domestic demand. GM Korea sold 43,085 vehicles in May, down fro...

Updated : 2017.06.01 14:44