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[Photo News] Kia in Paris Show

Michael Cole, chief operating officer at Kia Motors Europe, attends a news conference on the media day at auto show Mondial de l‘Automobile in Paris, France, Thursday. (Reuters-Yonhap)

Updated : 2016.09.30 17:14

GM exec says diversity will lead auto industry for long

BUSAN -- A General Motors executive has said diversity will dominate the new automobile industry in terms of power train types and competitors, as boundaries are increasingly blurred. Daniel Nicholson...

Updated : 2016.09.29 09:42

Carmakers' overseas production exceeds domestic output

Carmakers in South Korea saw their overseas production exceed domestic output in the first eight months of this year, industry data showed Tuesday, as local automakers have built more assembly lines in foreign countries in recent years.Seven carmakers, including top automaker Hyundai Motor...

Updated : 2016.09.27 14:59

Hyundai Motor hit by first labor strike in 12 years

Hyundai Motor, the nation’s largest carmaker, is expected to suffer from a substantial delay in production, as unionized workers have staged a full-pledged protest Monday for the first time in 12 yea...

Updated : 2016.09.26 15:55

[Photo News] Global friendship tour hosted by Hyundai

Foreign students who attended the 2016 Global Friendship Tour hosted by Hyundai Motor pose at the auditorium of Inha University on Friday. Hyundai Motor provided 400 foreign students studying in Korea...

Updated : 2016.09.25 16:29

[Behind the wheel] Comfortable and efficient SUV QM6 widens competition

JECHEON, North Chungcheong Province -- Motorists looking for affordable sport utility vehicles have a wider range of options now. Renault Samsung‘s latest SUV, the new QM6, has jumped into the fray,...

Updated : 2016.09.25 16:20

[Behind the Wheel] Powerful yet elegant BMW 750Li

JEJU CITY, Jejudo -- German auto giant BMW invited the press on Friday to get behind the wheel of its flagship model 750Li xDrive on Jejudo, a resort island off the southern coast of South Korea, to m...

Updated : 2016.09.25 16:09

Hyundai Motor donates $115 mln over 18 years to help children fight cancer

South Korea's top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. said Saturday it has donated about US$115 million over the past 18 years to its social contribution program in the United States to help children fight cancer.   Hyundai Motor launched the anti-cancer campaign, titled "Hope on Wheels," in 199...

Updated : 2016.09.24 14:37

Renault Samsung recalls 1.8 cars per vehicle sold

Renault Samsung Motors Co., the South Korean unit of French carmaker Renault S.A., has recalled nearly two vehicles per car it sold in the last five years, according to data compiled Thursday.Accordin...

Updated : 2016.09.22 16:51

Renault Samsung cars most frequently recalled in Korea: lawmaker

Renault Samsung Motors Co., the local unit of French automaker Renault S.A., has recalled more cars than it has sold here over the past five years, a lawmaker said Thursday.Since 2011, Renault Samsung sold 436,111 cars in South Korea while recalling 765,435 vehicles, meaning the carmaker r...

Updated : 2016.09.22 13:39

Study finds possible source of fire in BMW cars

The transportation ministry has concluded that a previously identified fuel leak in BMW vehicles may be the cause of mysterious fires that have broken out in some of the luxury cars, the ministry said Thursday.The decision may help end a months-long debate between the German carmaker and i...

Updated : 2016.09.22 13:29

Hyundai Motor Group's global output capacity set to top 9 mln cars

South Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Group will soon have its global production capacity at near 9 million cars per year with the construction of its latest production facility in China expected to be completed before the year's end, company officials said Thursday.The automaker's o...

Updated : 2016.09.22 09:24

Korea sells more green cars than Germany in H1

South Korea sold more environmentally friendly vehicles than Germany, the largest producer of automobiles in the world, in the first half of the year, data showed Monday.According to the Korea Automob...

Updated : 2016.09.19 16:53

Korean carmakers to unveil hatchbacks, electric cars for Paris show

South Korean carmakers are seeking market expansion in Europe through the upcoming Paris Motor Show, unveiling an array of new cars and concept vehicles targeting consumers sensitive to environment is...

Updated : 2016.09.18 16:39

Hyundai Motor's RVs enjoy popularity in Europe

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's carmaker, said Sunday its recreational vehicles posted robust sales in Europe this year, led by the popularity of its latest compact crossover SUV Tucson.Out of 323,503 Hyundai vehicles sold in Europe through August, 135,110 units, or 43 percent of the tota...

Updated : 2016.09.18 14:26