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[Herald Interview] Riding on SUV boom, FCA scores in Korea

When looking back over the past five years in South Korea, Pablo Rosso, president of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Korea, sees a clear change in the local automobile market. Not only has the number of f...

Updated : 2017.05.09 13:14

Hyundai, Kia remain determined against forced recall

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors, South Korea’s top two automakers, attended on Monday a hearing on a forced recall, following the first-ever refusal by a local automotive company to comply with recalls...

Updated : 2017.05.08 15:38

To share or go premium: Consumers make polarized choices in auto industry

A rising trend among motorists, particularly younger ones, is to rent rather than own, prioritizing efficiency. While owning a vehicle in South Korea has long been considered a rite of passage to sh...

Updated : 2017.05.07 15:27

Korean midsize hybrid car market halved this year

Sales of midsize hybrid cars were halved in the first four months of this year, mainly due to existing vehicle models becoming dated and the popularity of new non-hybrid vehicles, market watchers sai...

Updated : 2017.05.07 09:48

Hyundai’s Grandeur HG most popular used car

Hyundai Motor’s luxury lineup Grandeur HG sedan has been selected as the most popular used car, industry data showed Friday. According to data compiled by used car dealer SK Encar, Hyundai’s Grand...

Updated : 2017.05.05 13:48

Hyundai, Kia China sales plummet last month amid THAAD row

Hyundai and Kia Motors, South Korea’s top two automakers, saw their combined sales in China plunge by 65.1 percent on-year in April amid the row over the deployment of a US anti-missile system here,...

Updated : 2017.05.04 18:13

Hyundai Mobis faces dim Q2 outlook: report

A dim second-quarter outlook for Hyundai Mobis, South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, has cast a cloud over the company due to a lack of sales momentum for Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors to boost th...

Updated : 2017.05.04 15:47

Hyundai, Kia's April US sales remain sluggish

The combined sales of Hyundai and Kia Motors, South Korea’s top two automakers, in the US market continued a downward slide in April as older models lost popularity, industry experts said Wednesday....

Updated : 2017.05.03 16:15

US production of Kia Sorento SUV tops 1 mln mark

Kia Motors Corp., Korea's second-biggest carmaker by sales, said Wednesday that its US production of the Sorento midsize SUV surpassed the 1 million mark. Kia reached the milestone with a pearl-colo...

Updated : 2017.05.03 11:15

Korea five carmakers' sales fall 11% in April

South Korea's five carmakers said Tuesday their combined sales fell 11 percent last month from a year earlier on weak overseas vehicle demand. The five automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors Co...

Updated : 2017.05.02 17:52

Kia's April sales fall 13% on lower overseas demand

Kia Motors Corp. said Tuesday its vehicle sales fell 13 percent last month from a year earlier on lower overseas demand. The country's second-biggest carmaker by sales sold a total of 209,832 vehicl...

Updated : 2017.05.02 16:00

Hyundai's April sales fall 12% amid slowing growth

Hyundai Motor Co. said Tuesday its April sales fell 12 percent last month from a year earlier due to lower demand from emerging markets. The country's biggest carmaker by sales sold a total of 364,2...

Updated : 2017.05.02 15:58

Hyundai Mobis Q1 net falls 4.2% on FX losses

Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea's biggest auto parts maker by sales, on Tuesday posted a 4.2 percent on-year drop in first-quarter net profit due to foreign exchange losses and lower demand from China...

Updated : 2017.05.02 15:57

Renault Samsung April sales up 2.1% on new model

Renault Samsung Motors Corp., the South Korean unit of French carmaker Renault S.A., said Tuesday its April sales rose 2.1 percent last month from a year earlier on robust sales of a new model. Rena...

Updated : 2017.05.02 15:55

GM Korea April sales down 2.8% on weak local demand

GM Korea Co., the South Korean unit of General Motors Co., said Tuesday its April sales fell 2.8 percent from a year earlier due to weak domestic sales. GM Korea sold a total of 49,163 vehicles in A...

Updated : 2017.05.02 15:52