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Hyundai unveils new fuel cell concept car at Geneva Motor Show

South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. introduced its new green concept car, the FE, at the Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday, also bringing more than 10 other cars for the world to s...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:37

Suncore launches BYD’s electric bus in Korea

Suncore said Tuesday it has launched the electric bus “eBUS-12” manufactured by China’s electric-car maker BYD. The company, in charge of the electric bus’ distribution here, held a launching ce...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:13

Imported auto sales rise 3.5% in Feb.

Sales of imported cars in South Korea gained 3.5 percent from a year earlier last month, partly due to a steady advance by Mercedes-Benz, market data showed Tuesday. The number of newly registered i...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:50

Hyundai, Kia showcase European styling, green cars at Geneva Motor Show

South Korea's Hyundai Kia Automotive Group said Tuesday it showcased several eco-friendly vehicles at this year's auto show in Geneva, Switzerland, wooing European customers sensitive to the environm...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:43

Genesis picked as top brand among local cars

The Genesis, a separate premium brand of South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co., has won this year's best brand ranking among local cars for the first time, a survey said Tuesday. Brandstock,...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:38

German automakers to join new vocational program

The Korea-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Korea and BMW Group Korea, announced the launch of Germany’s advanced vocational training system “Ausbildung” h...

Updated : 2017.03.06 15:39

Kia Soul, Hyundai i30 remain best-selling models despite weak popularity at home

The Kia Soul continued to remained one of the best-selling cars made by South Korea's No. 2 automaker in overseas markets last year, despite its dwindling popularity at home, industry data showed Mon...

Updated : 2017.03.06 10:20

[Herald Interview] Jeju expo to promote EV mass market, seek diversity

Despite the overflowing expectation on electric vehicles, often lauded as the future of the auto industry, the actual market for zero emission cars has been growing at a very slow pace. The portion ...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:45

Experts call for practical solutions to expand eco-friendly cars

South Korea’s government is spurring investments to foster eco-friendly cars, with its latest plan announced last week to build 200 more charging stations for green cars on expressways nationwide un...

Updated : 2017.03.05 16:51

[News Focus] Can Tesla still draw drivers despite lack of subsidies?

With American electric car giant Tesla preparing to open its first showrooms in Korea next week, industry officials are left speculating whether the company’s high prices and lack of government subs...

Updated : 2017.03.05 15:53

Gwangju begins Korea's first hydrogen car sharing program

The southern city of Gwangju will launch South Korea's first hydrogen car sharing program, the government said Sunday. The environment ministry said the city 329 kilometers south of Seoul has been t...

Updated : 2017.03.05 15:51

Sales of autonomous cars expected to hit 20 mln worldwide in 2035: report

Worldwide sales of autonomous cars are forecast to reach 20 million units by the year of 2035 on the back of rapid development of related technologies, a report said Sunday. "The smart car market wi...

Updated : 2017.03.05 15:46

Local auto industry braces itself for storm

Dark clouds are hanging over the local auto industry due to weakened conditions in and outside of the country, despite local automakers’ increased on-year global sales for February and aggressive ma...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:13

Korean carmakers' sales grow 2.5% in Feb.

Global sales of South Korea-based automakers grew from a year earlier last month with sales growing both at home and abroad, the companies said Thursday. In February, combined global sales of the fi...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:57

Hyundai Motor sales grow 1.5% on-year in Feb

South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its global sales gained 1.5 percent from a year earlier in February, helped by a sharp rise in domestic sales. The automaker sold 341,345 ...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:43