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Lamborghini Korea introduces new Huracan Spyder

One of the newest additions to the Lamborghini family, the new rear-wheel drive Huracan Spyder, is now being introduced to the Korean market after it was unveiled to the world for the first time in N...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:11

Kia sells 100 units of EVs to 'carbon-free' resort island

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's No. 2 carmaker, announced Monday it has sold 100 units of its electric vehicle to a car rental company based on the small resort island of Udo. The carmaker said it h...

Updated : 2017.03.20 14:39

Diesel, petrol cars vie for bigger piece of import car market

Diesel cars are locked in a tight race with gasoline-powered models for a bigger slice of South Korea's imported vehicle market as diesel cars increasingly lose favor with local motorists following "...

Updated : 2017.03.20 10:07

[KH explains] Why Korea is land of white cars

From parking lots to freeways, the diversity of car colors seems to be widely lacking and monotonous in South Korea. Whether a Korean resident or simply visiting, one would be hard-pressed to find a...

Updated : 2017.03.19 11:51

GM Korea begins taking orders for Bolt EV before April launch

GM Korea Co., the South Korean unit of US automaker General Motors Co., on Friday began taking pre-orders for its new Bolt Electric Vehicle ahead of its scheduled local debut next month. The Bolt EV...

Updated : 2017.03.17 10:49

Expo kicks off to discuss future of EVs

An annual gathering of carmakers, business leaders and experts on electric cars kicks off its six-day run in the nation’s southern resort island of Jeju on Friday, testing the future of carbon-free ...

Updated : 2017.03.16 18:16

VW Korea promotes higher customer service through ‘We Care’ campaign

Volkswagen Korea has been promoting the “We Care” campaign since last month, offering superior customer services to its longtime customers to reinforce customer relations, the company said Thursday...

Updated : 2017.03.16 15:35

Auto production rises on strong demand for eco-friendly, luxury cars abroad

South Korea's automobile production surged in February amid strong demand for eco-friendly and luxury vehicles both at home and abroad, government data showed Wednesday. Automobile output rose 9.8 p...

Updated : 2017.03.15 16:31

Kumho Tire unveils premium tires with enhanced performance

Kumho Tire on Wednesday unveiled two premium tire products designed for sports utility and high-performance vehicles. It is the company’s first release of new products for passenger vehicles in thre...

Updated : 2017.03.15 16:21

Tesla opens first showroom in Korea

Tesla Korea, the local distributor of Tesla cars, opened its first showroom in South Korea on Wednesday, offering a chance for local customers to see and experience its advanced electric vehicles. T...

Updated : 2017.03.15 10:31

Intel’s blockbuster $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye

US-based chipmaker Intel has agreed to purchase Mobileye, an Israeli tech company that develops vision-based driver assistance systems, for $15.3 billion in a bid to gain a foothold in the growing ma...

Updated : 2017.03.14 18:12

Tesla Korea opens first showroom Wednesday

Tesla will officially launch its operations in South Korea on Wednesday, opening its first showroom at the Starfield Hanam shopping complex in Hanam, Gyeonggi Province. While customers cannot actua...

Updated : 2017.03.14 16:31

Imported commercial vehicle sales reach 323 in Feb.

A total of 323 imported trucks and other commercial vehicles were sold here last month, marking a sharp drop from a month earlier, data showed Tuesday. The February tally marked a 25.4-percent plung...

Updated : 2017.03.14 13:30

SUV market seems saturated amid record sales in recent years

Sales of sports utility vehicles that rose sharply in South Korea over the past few years are showing signs of market saturation, industry data showed Tuesday. SUV sales surged to 454,669 units last...

Updated : 2017.03.14 10:22

Maybach Korea’s Songdo project faces delay over scandal

A plan to build the world’s first business center from ultra-luxury German carmaker Maybach in Songdo, west of Seoul, is facing possible delays over a political scandal the company has denied any in...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:02