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Hyundai’s Chung Eui-sun attends World Economic Forum

Hyundai Motor Company Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun attended this year’s 2017 World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland from Jan. 17 to 20.  Chung joined in on key sessions with the forum’s au...

Updated : 2017.01.19 16:55

VW prepares for next recall, apologizes to Korean consumers

Following Volkswagen’s emissions scandal in Korea that resulted in an order to recall 27,000 Tiguan SUVs starting next month, the Ministry of Environment announced Thursday that VW’s next recall pla...

Updated : 2017.01.19 14:24

Renault Samsung Motors sets target sales at 270,000 units

Park Dong-hoon, a CEO of Renault Samsung Motors, speaks at a new year‘s media conference held at the Westin Chosun Hotel in central Seoul, Wednesday. (Renault Samsung Motors)Park Dong-hoon, the CEO o...

Updated : 2017.01.18 16:12

Honda joins Korea’s growing eco-car market

Honda Motor Company has unveiled the latest model to hit Korea’s burgeoning green car market -- the new Accord Hybrid.  The major Japanese automaker released its popular Accord series for the first ...

Updated : 2017.01.18 15:29

Kia Motors launches new compact car

Kia Motors, South Korea’s second-largest auto manufacturer, launched the third-generation Smart Compact All New Morning at a media showcase Tuesday. Kia Motors President Park Han-woo (right) and Exec...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:56

US authorities warn Hyundai, Kia Motors over worker safety

The US labor authorities have voiced concerns over excessive production demands made by South Korea’s biggest automaker Hyundai and its affiliate Kia Motors to their subcontractors at the expense of ...

Updated : 2017.01.16 17:21

Mercedes-Benz Korea to unveil six new models this year

After achieving record growth last year, Mercedes-Benz Korea has announced plans to introduce six new vehicle models this year, as well as its latest smartphone customer service platform.  The local ...

Updated : 2017.01.16 14:57

[AUTOMODE] Zooming in on the Detroit auto show

Leading global automakers began the new year at the annual North American International Auto Show, where groundbreaking innovative automobiles and related technologies made their debuts. The Detroit a...

Updated : 2017.01.15 17:35

Kia treads into familiar, yet tough territory of female-specific cars

 Kia Motors is set to launch its latest Smart Compact All New Morning lineup Tuesday, including a special model geared toward women -- a strategy that other automakers have tried in the past, and mos...

Updated : 2017.01.15 14:53

Hyundai ranks 1st in Chilean car market

South Korea's Hyundai Motor's has emerged as the best-selling car brand in Chile, outpacing Chevrolet, local data showed Sunday.Hyundai sold a total of 31,398 automobiles last year, more than the 28,8...

Updated : 2017.01.15 11:22

VW to begin emissions fraud vehicle recall next month

The Korean government said Thursday that is has approved Volkswagen’s first set of recall plans for 27,000 Tiguan SUVs sold with faked emissions tests.  The recall is set to begin on Feb. 6.  The d...

Updated : 2017.01.12 14:59

Mercedes-Benz Korea to hike prices next month

Starting Feb. 1, Mercedes-Benz customers in Korea are going to encounter slightly higher prices, according to the local branch of the German automaker Wednesday.  “The change in price will be a mini...

Updated : 2017.01.12 14:29

Hyundai to recall Tucson SUVs in Korea, China

Hyundai Motor is preparing to initiate a recall of its Tucson sport utility vehicles in Korea and China, due to faulty rear trailing arms, according to the automaker and the Chinese General Administra...

Updated : 2017.01.11 17:09

Chevy Bolt named N. America Car of the Year

General Motors' Chevrolet Bolt has been named North America’s Car of the Year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday, beating out two luxury sedans -- the Genesis G90 and ...

Updated : 2017.01.10 17:35

Mercedes-Benz premieres new E-Class Coupe at Detroit show

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its sleek new E-Class Coupe for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday, the company said Tuesday.   The 2018 model of the two-do...

Updated : 2017.01.10 17:13