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Hyundai Motor opens R&D center in Hanyang University

Hyundai Motor Group opened a five-story research and development center named after its chairman, Chung Mong-koo, within the Seoul campus of Hanyang University on Friday.“The Chung Mong-koo Automotiv...

Updated : 2015.05.29 19:01

[Herald Interview] Rolls-Royce seeks younger, cooler image

Forget about the dark and heavy-body image of Rolls-Royce. The British supercar is now enticing the youth with its customized policies, said Michael Alexander Schneider, general manager of Asia-Pacifi...

Updated : 2015.05.25 19:36

[Herald Interview] Rebuilt Galloper SUVs create demand for ‘dream’ cars

A growing demand for diversity and self-expression is creating new trends in many industries in Korea as its economy matures. The nation’s car industry, long dominated by large domestic carmakers lik...

Updated : 2015.05.25 19:34

Han Sung Motor prioritizes marketable designs

Behind every successful global firm is the fusion of excellent design and well-fitting marketing strategies, according to the CEO of Han Sung Motor ― the largest Mercedes-Benz dealer in South Korea.“...

Updated : 2015.05.22 18:31

Kia Motors ranks 1st in April sales in Israel

Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-largest automaker, emerged as the No. 1 car seller in Israel last month thanks to strong demand for the Sportage SUV and the Morning city car, industry data showed Friday.  According to the data, Kia Motors sold 2,560 vehicles in Israel last month, ...

Updated : 2015.05.22 09:33

Hyundai Motor ranks 10th in Mexico sales

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's leading automaker, said Thursday that it joined the list of the top 10 car sellers in Mexico in the first four months of the year.   Hyundai Motor said that it sold a cumulative 6,483 vehicles in Mexico during the January-April period, which accounted for...

Updated : 2015.05.21 09:54

Hyundai Motor to launch Sonata PHEV in Q3

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's top automaker, plans to unveil the Sonata plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in the third quarter of this year as part of efforts to get out in front in the nascent eco-friendly car market, a company official said Thursday.  Plug-in cars make use of both an ...

Updated : 2015.05.21 09:53

Ssangyong puts foreign market first for Tivoli Diesel SUV

PYEONGTAEK, Gyeonggi Province ― Ssangyong Motor is apparently prioritizing the export of its best-selling compact SUV Tivoli by launching the Tivoli Diesel in the overseas market in June, a month ahe...

Updated : 2015.05.19 19:10

Hyundai's European market share up in April, Kia unchanged: data

South Korea's top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. saw its share of the European market inch up in April from a year earlier, while its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. managed to retain its portion, industry data showed Tuesday.   Hyundai's share in the 27-member European Union, excluding M...

Updated : 2015.05.19 17:31

Hyundai Motor mulls 3rd plant in India: chairman

South Korea's leading carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. is considering a plan to build a third plant in India as part of efforts to expand its presence in the world's second most populous country, the chairman of its parent group said Tuesday.  Hyundai Motor, the flagship of the world's fifth-l...

Updated : 2015.05.19 15:15

Ssangyong to launch diesel model of Tivoli in June

Ssangyong Motor Co., owned by India's Mahindra & Mahindra, plans to launch the diesel version of its popular Tivoli compact sport utility vehicle in June for overseas sales, a high-ranking company official said Tuesday.  The domestic sales of the new Tivoli model will start in July and i...

Updated : 2015.05.19 15:13

S. Korea asks China's Hebei to cut red tape for Hyundai Motor

The South Korean Ambassador to China, Kim Jang-soo, Monday asked the northern Chinese province of Hebei to cut red tape and make it easier for Hyundai Motor Co. to build a new car plant in Hebei.   Kim made the remarks at a meeting with Hebei's Communist Party chief, Zhou Benshun, earlie...

Updated : 2015.05.18 11:06

Hyundai announces price cut for Aslan

In an attempt to plump up sales of its Aslan sedan, Hyundai Motor on Sunday announced that it would cut the price of the vehicle by 2.3 percent. The world’s fifth-largest carmaker said the Aslan 3.0 ...

Updated : 2015.05.17 20:10

Asian Festival of Speed gets car enthusiasts’ hearts racing

YEONGAM, South Jeolla Province ― Excitement was in the air and adrenaline was pumping at the Korea International Circuit of Yeongnam, South Jeolla Province, Saturday and Sunday. About 2,000 motor ent...

Updated : 2015.05.17 20:10

Han Sung Motor taps scent for branding and marketing

Luxury car marketing has sought to tap into nearly every area of the human senses, but Han Sung Motor is taking it to a new level by adding a fragrance to the company’s branding strategy.The largest ...

Updated : 2015.05.17 20:09