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[Herald Interview] Jeju expo to promote EV mass market, seek diversity

Despite the overflowing expectation on electric vehicles, often lauded as the future of the auto industry, the actual market for zero emission cars has been growing at a very slow pace. The portion ...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:45

Experts call for practical solutions to expand eco-friendly cars

South Korea’s government is spurring investments to foster eco-friendly cars, with its latest plan announced last week to build 200 more charging stations for green cars on expressways nationwide un...

Updated : 2017.03.05 16:51

[News Focus] Can Tesla still draw drivers despite lack of subsidies?

With American electric car giant Tesla preparing to open its first showrooms in Korea next week, industry officials are left speculating whether the company’s high prices and lack of government subs...

Updated : 2017.03.05 15:53

Gwangju begins Korea's first hydrogen car sharing program

The southern city of Gwangju will launch South Korea's first hydrogen car sharing program, the government said Sunday. The environment ministry said the city 329 kilometers south of Seoul has been t...

Updated : 2017.03.05 15:51

Sales of autonomous cars expected to hit 20 mln worldwide in 2035: report

Worldwide sales of autonomous cars are forecast to reach 20 million units by the year of 2035 on the back of rapid development of related technologies, a report said Sunday. "The smart car market wi...

Updated : 2017.03.05 15:46

Local auto industry braces itself for storm

Dark clouds are hanging over the local auto industry due to weakened conditions in and outside of the country, despite local automakers’ increased on-year global sales for February and aggressive ma...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:13

Korean carmakers' sales grow 2.5% in Feb.

Global sales of South Korea-based automakers grew from a year earlier last month with sales growing both at home and abroad, the companies said Thursday. In February, combined global sales of the fi...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:57

Hyundai Motor sales grow 1.5% on-year in Feb

South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its global sales gained 1.5 percent from a year earlier in February, helped by a sharp rise in domestic sales. The automaker sold 341,345 ...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:43

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