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Prosecutors to summon former VW Korea head

[THE INVESTOR] Prosecutors will soon summon Park Dong-hoon, former head of Audi Volkswagen Korea, to question him over the automaker’s emissions scandal, local news reported. Park, who is currently t...

Updated : 2016.06.27 17:46

Hyundai, Kia eye green car expansion abroad

[THE INVESTOR] South Korea’s major automakers are seeking to expand sales of their eco-friendly vehicles to other countries this year, local news reported Monday. Hyundai Motor plans to sell its Ioni...

Updated : 2016.06.27 16:05

Korea-US FTA triples auto imports from US

[THE INVESTOR] The number of automobiles imported from the US has more than tripled since the Korea-US free trade agreement took effect. According to local automotive industry data, the number of vehi...

Updated : 2016.06.27 11:25

VW faces another suit over emissions:South Korea

[THE INVESTOR] South Korean Customers of Volkswagen’s gasoline-powered vehicles have filed a suit against the German carmaker and its local unit over its manipulation of emissions tests, a lawyer sai...

Updated : 2016.06.27 11:12

Volkswagen face another suit from gasoline model owners over emissions

More than two dozen owners of one of Volkswagen's gasoline-powered vehicles filed a suit against the German carmaker and its local unit Monday over its manipulation of emissions tests, a lawyer said.J...

Updated : 2016.06.27 10:36

Hyundai, Kia eye green car expansion abroad

[THE INVESTOR] South Korea’s major automakers are seeking to expand their eco-friendly vehicles to other countries around the world this year, local news reported on June 26. Hyundai Motor plans to s...

Updated : 2016.06.27 10:30

Mercedes Benz to roll out 4 luxury cars

Mercedes Benz said Sunday it was set to roll out four luxury models later this year, after garnering attention at the Busan Motor Show earlier in the month.“We plan to unveil the full lineup of dynam...

Updated : 2016.06.26 21:12

New Audi A4: lighter but futuristic

The Audi A4, one of the German carmaker’s best-selling sedans, has made a big return. Keeping its Quattro tradition, the latest model features savvy high tech elements inside and out. It’s bigger an...

Updated : 2016.06.26 19:38

Hyundai, Kia gear up to make splash in global green car markets

South Korea's major automobile manufacturers are all set to make a big splash in global eco-friendly vehicle markets in the coming months, local industry sources said Sunday.Hyundai Motor Co. plans to...

Updated : 2016.06.26 15:58

GM Korea CEO warns employees over corruption

[THE INVESTOR] GM Korea chief executive James Kim warned that any employee found to be taking part in illegal activities will be dealt with sternly.“Any illegal activities or customs concerning the c...

Updated : 2016.06.24 09:59

VW Korea official arrested over emissions scandal

[THE INVESTOR] An executive of Volkswagen Korea was arrested by prosecutors on June 24 for his alleged involvement in the firm’s irregularities in the emissions scandal.The Seoul Central District Cou...

Updated : 2016.06.24 09:55

Volkswagen to recall 2,425 Passat sedans for engine oil pump failures

[THE INVESTOR] Audi Volkswagen Korea -- the local importer and distributer of Germany‘s Volkswagen Group -- will recall 2,425 units of its Passat sedans for an engine oil pump failure, the South Kore...

Updated : 2016.06.24 08:49

Kia tops U.S. car quality survey

The nation’s second-largest automaker Kia Motors topped a car quality survey by the U.S.-based business consultancy agency J.D. Power, the carmaker said Thursday.It is the first time in 30 years that...

Updated : 2016.06.23 15:39

Bosch Korea says diesel engine is ‘very clean, eco-friendly’

Robert Bosch Korea’s chief has spoken up to defend diesel cars from mounting criticism that their engines are the main culprit for fine dust emissions that worsen air quality here.“Based on today’s technologies as well as (what) Bosch is offering, we do believe diesel is very clean and ...

Updated : 2016.06.23 15:06

VW offers apology with no mention of Korea

[THE INVESTOR] Volkswagen held its first annual shareholders meeting in Hanover, Germany, on June 22 (local time), the first in nine months since it became embroiled in the emissions rigging scandal.W...

Updated : 2016.06.23 12:48