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Korean automakers’ domestic sales exceed W40tr for first time

Domestic sales of Korea’s top five local automakers surpassed 40 trillion won ($35.2 billion) for the first time last year, according to industry reports Sunday. Local carmakers including Hyundai ...

Updated : 2017.04.16 15:00

Ford, Mitsubishi ordered to recall faulty parts

Ford Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have been ordered to recall faulty parts in more than 1,000 models in South Korea, the country's transport ministry said Friday. This is part of a broader ...

Updated : 2017.04.14 09:27

Korea midsize car sales regain lost ground on Sonata facelift

Sales of midsize vehicles exceeded those of large-size cars in March after losing ground for the past previous months, helped by strong demand for Hyundai Motor Co.'s facelifted Sonata sedan, industr...

Updated : 2017.04.13 16:33

Volkswagen execs deny wrongdoing at first court hearing on emissions scandal

Attorneys for former and current executives of Volkswagen's South Korean unit implicated in an emissions cheating scandal denied their involvement during the first court hearing on Thursday. After a...

Updated : 2017.04.13 16:09

[Photo News] Kia releases new Sportage

Kia Motors, South Korea’s second-largest automaker, on Thursday released a style edition trim of the 2018 model-year Sportage SUV with a redesigned interior. The style edition is marked at 26.45 mil...

Updated : 2017.04.13 15:54

Hyundai's Sonata facelift, new Kia Rio to reach US in Q3

Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea's top automotive conglomerate, will start selling its new midsize Sonata and the Rio compact in the United States in the third quarter to boost its presence in the gr...

Updated : 2017.04.13 11:18

Hyundai to unveil Genesis SUV at NY Motor Show

Hyundai Motor Group is expected to unveil the first SUV for its Genesis luxury car line at the upcoming New York International Auto Show, according to media reports Wednesday. The new Genesis concep...

Updated : 2017.04.12 14:57

Korean carmakers stage Swedish revival, led by Kia

The share of Korean carmakers in Sweden has rebounded after four years of declines, reaching nearly 8.5 percent, according to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency and Swedish Automobile Associ...

Updated : 2017.04.12 14:21

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