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‘Dynamic’ but ‘safe’ Jaguar XE is a catch

“Safe” and “dynamic” may appear to be conflicting ideas at first glance, but they are two of the most important factors affecting car purchases these days.  And the Jaguar XE, Jaguar Land Rover’...

Updated : 2015.08.30 17:49

Ferrari vehicles recalled for air bag defects

Ferrari, an Italian luxury sports car manufacturer, has been ordered to recall 29 vehicles in South Korea due to defects in its air bags and head rests, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructu...

Updated : 2015.08.30 17:46

[Photo News] Renault Samsung to tap LPG-powered sedan market with SM7 Nova LPe

Renault Samsung Motors launched LPG-powered large sedan SM7 Nova LPe to revive sagging gas-powered car market at the Namsan J-Gran House, Seoul, Thursday. The new sedan will compete with market-domina...

Updated : 2015.08.27 15:51

Dilip Sundaram named Mahindra Korea president

Mahindra Group on Monday appointed Dilip Sundaram, senior vice president of Mahindra Korea, as president of Mahindra Korea. He is being commissioned to work closely with the respective businesses and ...

Updated : 2015.08.24 17:33

Kia’s K7 and GM’s Impala share U.S. ‘ideal car’ award

Kia Motors’ K7 and General Motors’ Impala have been named ideal brands by a U.S. consumer research company. AutoPacific, an automotive research and consulting firm, said Monday that Kia’s Cadenza -- the K7’s name in the U.S. market -- and the Chevrolet Impala were tied in the 2015 Most...

Updated : 2015.08.24 17:27

Hyundai, Kia cars score low in U.S. crash test

Three cars made by South Korea's top carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its corporate cousin Kia Motors Corp. have received low ratings in a crash test conducted in the United States, an American motor safety institute said Monday. Of the two automakers' 17 models sold in the U.S. market, Hyun...

Updated : 2015.08.24 16:01

Hyundai, Kia models named top picks for teens in U.S.

Three cars made by South Korea's No. 1 automaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. have been chosen among the top picks for first-time drivers in the United States, a car review website said Monday. Kia's box-style compact Soul was named the best new car under $2...

Updated : 2015.08.24 09:27

Mercedes-Benz Korea pushes AMG performance cars

German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz will push for the growth of its high performance sub-brand Mercedes-AMG in Korea, increasing its AMG line-up to 40 vehicles by 2020 from the current 13. Behind the...

Updated : 2015.08.23 18:01

Peugeot rental service takes Jeju by storm 

The New Peugeot 2008Hanbul Motors, the official Korean importer of Peugeot and Citroen cars, on Sunday announced that it would offer three-day package tours of Jejudo Island to all people who buy Peug...

Updated : 2015.08.23 17:31

Sonata's Car2Car collison

 Two Sonatas collided head-on at the Hyundai Motor Street Circuit in the Songdo International Business District of Incheon on Saturday, as part of Hyundai Motor’s efforts to demonstrate the safety a...

Updated : 2015.08.23 17:27

Impala reignites large sedan market competition

   Armed with price competitiveness, powerful design and high-tech safety features, Chevrolet’s Impala, the iconic full-size sedan from General Motors, is quickly emerging as a dark horse in the Ko...

Updated : 2015.08.17 19:22

GM enters large sedan market

GM Korea CEO Sergio Rocha poses in front of the silver Impala, GM’s full-size sedan at a launch Tuesday. GM Korea     Chevrolet Impala, General Motors’ flagship full-size sedan model with a histo...

Updated : 2015.08.11 17:35

BMW, Mercedes-Benz enter premium taxi market

Mercedes-Benz’s new E350 BlueTEC 4MATIC BMW 530d xDrive     BMW and Mercedes-Benz will compete in the local premium taxi market from October as the two German luxury carmakers’ best-selling mid-...

Updated : 2015.08.09 21:32

‘Mercedes me’ reaches out to Busan’s young drivers

Mercedes-Benz Korea is running a pop-up promotion space dubbed “The Mercedes me” in Busan through Aug. 30 to mingle with a wider range of drivers in the Southeast of the country. This is the second ...

Updated : 2015.08.09 18:32

BMW, Mercedes-Benz enter premium taxi market

BMW 530d xDrive. BMW KoreaBMW and Mercedes-Benz will compete in the local premium taxi market from October as the two German luxury carmakers’ best-selling mid-size luxury saloons were selected for a...

Updated : 2015.08.09 18:17