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South Korea Bans Use of Recalled BMWs Until They're Fixed
South Korea Bans Use of Recalled BMWs Until They're Fixed

14 Aug 2018, 14:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / South Koreans who chose not to hand over their BMW for inspection as stated in the recall could face jail time, according to sources.

 
BMW Recalling 300,000 Diesel Cars in Europe on EGR Fire Fears
BMW Recalling 300,000 Diesel Cars in Europe on EGR Fire Fears

8 Aug 2018, 07:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / BMW found a fault with the exhaust gas recirculation module in certain diesel cars that can lead to fires. Over 300,000 cars may be affected in Europe.

 
Genesis G80 Gets 2.2-liter CRDi Turbo Diesel Engine In South Korea
Genesis G80 Gets 2.2-liter CRDi Turbo Diesel Engine In South Korea

12 Feb 2018, 15:36 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Over in its domestic market, the Genesis G80 is the receiver of a turbo diesel engine that's shared with the G70 and Kia Stinger

 
Most Popular EV In South Korea Gets 57 Percent More Range For 2018
Most Popular EV In South Korea Gets 57 Percent More Range For 2018

23 Nov 2017, 13:04 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Instead of bringing the Zoe Z.E. 40 to South Korea, Renault Samsung Motors decided to breathe new life into the Fluence-based SM3 Z.E.

 
Hyundai-Kia Will Recall About 240,000 Cars After Whistleblower Turns Them In
Hyundai-Kia Will Recall About 240,000 Cars After Whistleblower Turns Them In

15 May 2017, 16:19 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / An experienced employee of Hyundai-Kia has told the authorities in South Korea about a potential safety defect in 12 models. A compulsory recall was ordered

 
South Korea Will Open World's Largest Test Area for Autonomous Cars, K-City
South Korea Will Open World's Largest Test Area for Autonomous Cars, K-City

10 May 2017, 12:17 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Autonomous cars require investments from authorities, not just automakers. South Korea figured this out, and opened the largest test center for driverless cars

 
2018 Kia Stinger Sounds A Bit Tame
2018 Kia Stinger Sounds A Bit Tame

9 May 2017, 16:59 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Unfortunately it's true, the Stinger GT doesn't sound as good as it looks. Nevertheless, it's still the fastest and sportiest car in Kia's history

 
Kia Confuses The World With Stinger "E" Branding, It Is Not What You Think
Kia Confuses The World With Stinger "E" Branding, It Is Not What You Think

31 Mar 2017, 17:00 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Kia has apparently changed its mind with the name of the Stinger, and it placed an "E" instead of its brand logo. It's only in South Korea, fortunately

 
Nissan Gets Unfavorable Court Ruling In Emissions Case In South Korea
Nissan Gets Unfavorable Court Ruling In Emissions Case In South Korea

10 Feb 2017, 15:21 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A South Korean court has ruled against Nissan in regard to its emissions scandal. Nissan insists that its models do not use emissions cheating devices

 
Hyundai Electric SUV Spotted Charging in South Korean Supermarket Parking Garage
Hyundai Electric SUV Spotted Charging in South Korean Supermarket Parking Garage

18 Jan 2017, 17:05 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Hyundai's intentions of building electric vehicles have just become a lot more convincing after a battery-powered SUV has been spotted testing

 
South Korean Artist Crashes His Model X into His Livingroom, Wants Tesla to Pay
South Korean Artist Crashes His Model X into His Livingroom, Wants Tesla to Pay

3 Jan 2017, 16:26 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / South Korean actor manages to damage his garage, his living room, and his Tesla Model X electric SUV with just one swift press of the accelerator pedal

 
South Korea Considers Extending EV Subsidies To Vehicles With Larger Batteries
South Korea Considers Extending EV Subsidies To Vehicles With Larger Batteries

29 Dec 2016, 16:55 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / South Korean authorities seem interested in extending their subsidies plan for electric vehicles. This will benefit Tesla Motors and BYD

 
FTC Wallops Audi Volkswagen Korea With $32 Million Fine for False Advertising
FTC Wallops Audi Volkswagen Korea With $32 Million Fine for False Advertising

7 Dec 2016, 15:49 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / South Korea took yet another stand against the Volkswagen Group by applying a $32 million fine for the false advertising of TDI-engined vehicles

 
Various Porsche, Nissan and BMW Models Subjected to Sales Ban in South Korea
Various Porsche, Nissan and BMW Models Subjected to Sales Ban in South Korea

30 Nov 2016, 18:17 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / After the Dieselgate scandal engulfed pretty much every area of the automotive industry, emissions for carmakers have started being scrutinized more thoroughly

 
Rolls-Royce Opens First Studio In Asia For Top Notch Customer Experience
Rolls-Royce Opens First Studio In Asia For Top Notch Customer Experience

1 Oct 2016, 16:25 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Rolls-Royce is one of the brands that does everything in its power to satisfy its customers. It was only natural for them to open a permanent studio in Asia

 
Genesis Opens First Dedicated Showroom in Seoul, More to Follow
Genesis Opens First Dedicated Showroom in Seoul, More to Follow

5 Sep 2016, 12:02 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Hyundai's recently launched luxury sub-brand, Genesis, is going to cut the ribbon on its first individual exhibition space in South Korea's capital, Seoul

 
VW Will Not Sue South Korea For Sales Ban, Will Attempt Certification
VW Will Not Sue South Korea For Sales Ban, Will Attempt Certification

30 Aug 2016, 12:59 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen has decided against taking the state of South Korea to court over its decision to stop the sale of some of its models. VW wants to fix the problem

 
2017 Kia Soul Facelift Debuts in South Korea
2017 Kia Soul Facelift Debuts in South Korea

23 Aug 2016, 08:14 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Three years after the start of production, the second generation of the Kia Soul has been updated inside and out for the South Korean market

 
South Korea Suspended The Sale of 32 Volkswagen Group Models
South Korea Suspended The Sale of 32 Volkswagen Group Models

2 Aug 2016, 08:32 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Authorities in South Korea have suspended the sale of 32 Volkswagen Group models in their market. The suspension comes from falsified noise and emission reports

 
33-Year-Old Man Blames Company For Gaming Addiction, Crashes Car Into Its Office
33-Year-Old Man Blames Company For Gaming Addiction, Crashes Car Into Its Office

26 Jul 2016, 17:14 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A 33-year-old Chinese man went on a trip to South Korea. He then crashed his brother's car into the headquarters of a game company for "ruining his life"