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Hyundai, Kia car owners experience circuit driving

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors, South Korea’s top two automotive companies, held an event for customers to drive their cars around a circuit over the weekend, the companies said Sunday. Some 140 owne...

Updated : 2017.05.28 16:01

[Photo News] Mercedes-Benz Korea hosts charity run

BENZ CHARITY RUN -- Dimitris Psillakis (left), CEO of Mercedes-Benz Korea, exchanges high fives with the participants of Give ‘N Race, the first charity marathon hosted by Mercedes-Benz Korea, throu...

Updated : 2017.05.28 15:59

Automakers most trusted to develop self-driving tech: survey

Amid rising competition between automotive and IT companies to take the lead in securing autonomous driving technology, consumers expressed more trust in self-driving technology developed by conventi...

Updated : 2017.05.28 15:57

Hyundai holds biennial driverless car race

Hyundai Motor Co. on Friday held its fourth biennial competition for autonomous cars at a local speed circuit, a move aimed at enhancing its brand image and promoting technology growth. In the past ...

Updated : 2017.05.26 14:22

Tesla sets up 1st supercharger in Korea

Tesla Motors Inc. has set up its first rapid-charging station in South Korea, the first of its planned 14 superchargers this year, the US electric carmaker said Thursday. The first supercharger was ...

Updated : 2017.05.25 16:38

Hyundai Motor unveils Elec City

Hyundai Motor, South Korea’s No. 1 automaker, on Thursday unveiled its first-ever zero emission electric bus, Elec City, scheduled for launch next year at the Hyundai Truck & Bus Mega Fair event. T...

Updated : 2017.05.25 16:23

Toyota, 6 other foreign carmakers ordered to recall over 40,000 vehicles

Seven foreign carmakers have been ordered to recall more than 40,000 vehicles in South Korea for faulty parts, the transport ministry said Thursday. This is the latest in a series of recall orders i...

Updated : 2017.05.25 09:02

Hyundai to test i30N hot hatch in 24 Hours Nurburgring

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's biggest carmaker by sales, said Wednesday it will test its i30N hot hatch in a 24-hour endurance race in Germany this weekend. Hyundai sent an 8-member driver team, ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:30

Best-selling foreign cars either cheap or expensive: report

The best-selling imported cars in South Korea so far this year were either very affordable or incredibly expensive, data showed Wednesday. According to data compiled by Korea Automobiles and Distrib...

Updated : 2017.05.24 15:15

Kia unveils high-performance Stinger sports car

Kia Motors, South Korea’s No. 2 automotive company, on Tuesday released its first-ever high-performance sports car, the Stinger, with an aim to expand its consumer base. “The Stinger is the fruit ...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:41

BMW provides new opportunities for Korean society

BMW Korea has spent approximately 11 trillion won ($10 million) over the years in contributing to Korean society as a model for other foreign affiliated firms, said the company Tuesday. The total am...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:30

[Moon in Office] Moon to foster EVs as new growth engine

The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles delving into the economic policies and tasks expected of the new Moon Jae-in administration. This is the seventh installment -- Ed. Electric vehic...

Updated : 2017.05.22 15:54

Hyundai Motor to use new air-conditioning refrigerant in all models

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's top automaker, said Monday that all its passenger cars will use environmental-friendly air-conditioning refrigerant by 2020 as part of efforts to combat global warmin...

Updated : 2017.05.22 09:30

Hyundai’s Kona likely to face production delay

Concerns are growing over a possible delay in the production of Hyundai Motor’s small SUV model due to an ongoing labor dispute at its Ulsan Plant 1. Its labor and management are locking horns to r...

Updated : 2017.05.21 14:50

South Korea to open test center for autonomous cars next year

South Korea’s test bed for autonomous cars, dubbed K-City, is expected to complete construction in the second half of next year, as the government aims to commercialize level 3 self-driving by 2020....

Updated : 2017.05.21 13:57