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Volkswagen Korea customers reject recall

Hundreds of Audi Volkswagen Korea customers are refusing to comply with the local auto distributors’ recall measures for its illegally faked emissions vehicles, according to the law firm Barun Law L...

Updated : 2017.02.07 17:19

Benz’s imported auto market share reach 41%

German auto giant Mercedes-Benz sold 6,848 cars domestically last month, marking a 59.3 percent on-year spike, the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association said on Monday. Mercedes-Ben...

Updated : 2017.02.06 17:53

Korea’s green car market small, but growing fast

South Korea’s eco-friendly car market is continuing its rapid growth as the number of the country’s green cars increased by 63.9 percent from 2015 to 2016, the Korea Automobile Importers & Distribu...

Updated : 2017.02.06 17:33

Kia’s China sales plummet 38.9% last month

The nation’s No. 2 carmaker Kia Motors saw its sales in China plummet 38.9 percent last month, according to company and industry sources on Sunday. Kia Motors said it sold 30,800 units to its Chin...

Updated : 2017.02.05 14:42

Imported truck sales hit record 75.8% jump last year

Imported trucks celebrated a record year last year, seeing a 75.8 percent spike in sales from 2015, according the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association. Non-domestic truck sales stood a 7,726 ...

Updated : 2017.02.05 14:08

Kia Motors suffers 38.9% plunge in January sales in China

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-largest carmaker, saw its sales in China last month plunge 38.9 percent on month, amid a dispute with some of its Chinese dealers over inventory, according to c...

Updated : 2017.02.05 10:23

Ministry recalls 19 international car models

A total of 5,204 vehicles across 19 different non-domestic car models are being recalled by local distributors of brands including Honda, Nissan, Land Rover and Maserati, the Ministry of Land, Infras...

Updated : 2017.02.02 16:58

Mercedes-Benz takes students to German headquarters

Select students of Mercedes-Benz’s Mobile Academy visit the Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. (Mercedes-Benz Korea) Select students from the annual Mercedes-Benz Mobile Academy won ...

Updated : 2017.02.01 16:11

Hyundai Motor's downturn takes toll on suppliers

Hyundai Motor Group headquarters in Seocho, southern Seoul (Yonhap) A six-year low operating profit posted by Hyundai Motor in 2016 had a negative domino effect on the overall performance of related...

Updated : 2017.01.31 16:34

Domestic car production reaches 6-year low, overseas numbers rise

Domestic automobile production saw a 7.2 percent decrease last year compared to 2015, marking the lowest production rate for local automakers in six years, according to the Korea Automobile Manufactu...

Updated : 2017.01.31 14:47

Car keys are getting smarter

It has been roughly a decade since smart keys first appeared in Korea, allowing drivers to lock and unlock their car door via the press of a button. However, with the advent of smart technology, ind...

Updated : 2017.01.30 14:25

Hyundai Motor’s profit lowest in 7 years

Hyundai Motor, the nation’s biggest carmaker, posted an operating profit of 5.19 trillion won ($4.45 billion) last year, the lowest since 2010 when the carmaker started to comply with international ...

Updated : 2017.01.25 18:02

Volvo’s new leasing offer looks to make S90 ‘affordable’

Volvo Korea has launched the new D4 model of its flagship S90 series, the company said Wednesday, touting the vehicle as one of the country’s most reasonably priced and affordable luxury sedans. O...

Updated : 2017.01.25 15:15

Automakers to offer free inspection services for Lunar New Year

The Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association announced Tuesday that it will offer free inspection services by five automakers during the Lunar New Year holiday this weekend. From Thursday to Sund...

Updated : 2017.01.24 14:57

Honda Korea releases new, smarter Pilot SUV

Honda Korea has launched sales of its latest SUV model, the New Pilot 2017, less than a week after unveiling its new Accord Hybrid, the company announced Monday. “There continues to be growing in...

Updated : 2017.01.24 14:54