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Hyundai Motor wins two iF Design Awards

Promotional image for Hyundai Motor’s home charging system for the Ioniq Electric. (Hyundai Motor Company) Hyundai Motor has won two product design awards at this year’s annual 2017 iF Design Awa...

Updated : 2017.03.13 15:32

Toyota, Lexus offer three-week service discounts

Toyota’s fourth-generation smart hybrid Prius (Toyota Korea) Toyota Korea announced it will carry out a commemorative service campaign this month for all Toyota and Lexus vehicles in celebration o...

Updated : 2017.03.13 15:28

BMW appoints director for new strategic planning team

BMW Group Korea announced Monday its plans to establish a strategic planning team and the appointment of Choi Il-yong as its director. Choi has 20 years of experience working as a specialist in bus...

Updated : 2017.03.13 14:49

BMW Korea takes reservations for BMW i3 94Ah

BMW Korea, the local branch of the German luxury carmaker, has started taking reservations for the upgraded electric car BMW i3 94Ah, the company’s Seoul office said Sunday. The company highlighted...

Updated : 2017.03.12 15:31

Renault Samsung raises prices without official notification: reports

Renault Samsung Motors, the South Korean unit of French automaker Renault S.A., carried out a price hike of up to 750,000 won ($653) across six models without officially notifying customers, accordin...

Updated : 2017.03.12 15:28

Auto output hits 7-year low this year

South Korea's vehicle production hit a seven-year low in the first two months of the year due to flagging demand in emerging markets, data showed Friday, sparking concerns over the industry's perform...

Updated : 2017.03.10 09:16

Hyundai Mobis feels the impact of THAAD

Hyundai Mobis, Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, alongside other small and mid-size auto parts companies, is facing the impact of THAAD-related tensions, industry figures showed Thursday. According...

Updated : 2017.03.09 17:58

Transport Ministry recalls 97,038 vehicles from 4 carmakers

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has ordered a recall of 97,038 vehicles across 17 models from Renault Samsung Motors, Jaguar Land Rover Korea, Forza Motors Korea and Mercedes-Benz ...

Updated : 2017.03.09 15:59

Hyundai, Kia aiming to up market share with new models

South Korea's top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. are striving to boost their domestic market share with new models after suffering a setback last year due to un...

Updated : 2017.03.09 11:40

GM Korea cuts All New Cruze prices to catch up with competitors

GM Korea Co. said Thursday it has lowered the price of its new compact car amid the delay in the production and delivery of the vehicles to address defective airbag parts. The South Korean unit of U...

Updated : 2017.03.09 10:46

Hyundai seeks to revive Sonata legacy

Hyundai Motor, the nation’s largest carmaker, unveiled a face-lift of the current generation of the Sonata LF on Wednesday, with an aim to revive its once-dominant presence in the midsized sedan cat...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:41

US vehicle emission ease to impact LG Chem

The Trump administration’s latest moves to ease vehicle emissions is expected to deal a blow to local companies involved in electric vehicles such as LG Chem, South Korea‘s leading electric vehicle...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:16

[News Focus] Driving closer to being a chore of the past

A mere three years from now, the public can expect to see fewer manually driven cars on the road. Autonomous technology has become the new wave of the future for the automotive industry, as worldwi...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:35

Full-size cars gain popularity in Korea

Full-size sedans are fast gaining popularity among South Korean motorists with their sales overhauling those of midsize cars in recent months, data showed Wednesday. Domestic sales of full-size cars...

Updated : 2017.03.08 10:34

SK Networks may merge with AJ Rent-a-car

SK Networks, South Korea’s third-largest car rental provider, is rising as a possible buyer of AJ Rent-a-car, the country’s No. 2 car rental company, local reports said Tuesday. (SK Networks) Sin...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:09