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South Korea to Volkswagen: You Shall Not Sell Diesel Cars Here
South Korea to Volkswagen: You Shall Not Sell Diesel Cars Here

22 Jul 2016, 16:48 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Bad news for Volkswagen. South Korea is very, very mad at the German automaker for cheating. And so, a stop-sale has been self-imposed in the Asian country

 
South Korea Considers Suspending The Sale of Some Volkswagen Cars
South Korea Considers Suspending The Sale of Some Volkswagen Cars

11 Jul 2016, 17:37 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / South Korea thinks about taking a stand against Volkswagen after authorities discovered evidence that suggested fabricating documents on emissions testing

 
Volkswagen Customers In Korea Will Not Get Buyback Offer
Volkswagen Customers In Korea Will Not Get Buyback Offer

15 Jun 2016, 12:19 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen will not offer to buy back its dieselgate-affected vehicles sold in South Korea. The automaker will just fix them as part of a recall

 
Volkswagen Suspected Of Falsifying Emission And Noise Reports In South Korea
Volkswagen Suspected Of Falsifying Emission And Noise Reports In South Korea

11 Jun 2016, 08:33 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen's troubles might not be over, as the German company is suspected of submitting inaccurate noise and emission reports for cars sold in South Korea

 
South Korea Wants Cleaners Cars, Plans War On Diesels
South Korea Wants Cleaners Cars, Plans War On Diesels

8 Jun 2016, 14:26 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The South Korean Government wants to reduce particulate emissions in its cities, so they will focus on Diesel engines. Barbecue restaurants will be targeted

 
Nissan Accused of Cheating in Emissions Tests in South Korea, Denies Wrongdoing
Nissan Accused of Cheating in Emissions Tests in South Korea, Denies Wrongdoing

16 May 2016, 11:46 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Nissan has been accused of foul play in emissions test held in South Korea. The authorities have fined the automaker, but Nissan claims no wrongdoing was done

 
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Debuts in South Korea
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Debuts in South Korea

28 Apr 2016, 13:42 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Hyundai has taken the veils off the Elantra Sport, the automaker's contender in a segment dominated by the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen Jetta GLI SE

 
Genesis EQ900L (Genesis G90L) One-Ups the Daddy of Full-Size Luxury
Genesis EQ900L (Genesis G90L) One-Ups the Daddy of Full-Size Luxury

17 Mar 2016, 13:22 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / People of South Korea in the market for a luxurious long wheelbase full-size sedan, the Genesis EQ900L should be on your option list

 
South Korea Plans to Sue Local Volkswagen Group Executives on Dieselgate Issue
South Korea Plans to Sue Local Volkswagen Group Executives on Dieselgate Issue

20 Jan 2016, 16:51 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The South Korean Government doesn't approve the changes proposed by Volkswagen to fix its TDIs and has decided to file charges against the company's executives

 
Meet Snuber, the Driverless Taxi from Seoul University's Campus <span>· Video</span>
Meet Snuber, the Driverless Taxi from Seoul University's Campus · Video

6 Jan 2016, 16:24 UTC · By: Alexandru Monenciu / A university from South Korea’s capital city is currently testing a driverless taxi, used for transporting disabled students

 
Ex-Lamborghini Manfred Fitzgerald to Lead Hyundai's Genesis Brand
Ex-Lamborghini Manfred Fitzgerald to Lead Hyundai's Genesis Brand

28 Dec 2015, 15:13 UTC · By: Alexandru Monenciu / Former Director of Brand and Design at Lamborghini, Manfred Fitzgerald, will lead the Genesis brand as the Senior Vice President

 
Over 500 Cars Worth Million-Dollars Burn to the Ground at South Korean Dealer – Video
Over 500 Cars Worth Million-Dollars Burn to the Ground at South Korean Dealer – Video

4 Apr 2015, 15:44 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Reports say the fire broke out at dawn while the reasons it started in the first place remain unknown. Over 500 cars were destroyed, and 230 residents evacuated

 
Ssangyong Goes Into EVs With the XAV Concept in Seoul
Ssangyong Goes Into EVs With the XAV Concept in Seoul

2 Apr 2015, 16:17 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / South Korean automaker Ssangyong has just unveiled the boxy XAV concept at the Seoul Motor Show, joining Kia and Hyundai in the local concept race

 
South Korean Taxi Companies Introduce Official Puke Tax
South Korean Taxi Companies Introduce Official Puke Tax

29 Jan 2015, 13:13 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / A survey conducted this fall shows that 42.5 percent of the complaints filed by taxi drivers involved vomiting, so now cab associations introduced a fine

 
Korean Airline Executive Makes Plane Turn Back over Nuts
Korean Airline Executive Makes Plane Turn Back over Nuts

8 Dec 2014, 17:16 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Executive vice president for Korean Air Heather Cho was traveling first class on flight KE086 bound from New York to Incheon, South Korea, when she lost her temper over the allegedly bad behaviour o...

 
Kia K9 Flagship Sedan Gets 5-liter GDI V8 in South Korea <span>· Video</span>
Kia K9 Flagship Sedan Gets 5-liter GDI V8 in South Korea · Video

19 Nov 2014, 17:20 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Kia doesn't seem to be having much luck with the K900 over in America and Europe. However, they're doing just fine in the domestic South-Korean market, which is one of the biggest in Asia ...

 
South Korea Banning Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Sounds Communist
South Korea Banning Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Sounds Communist

12 Nov 2014, 14:22 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / In case you’ve had the chance to drive a C7 Corvette, or took the time to read the reviews, you know GM’s sportscar is simply brilliant. As it turns out, those living in South Korea will...

 
Chevrolet Orlando Gets Camper Package
Chevrolet Orlando Gets Camper Package

3 Feb 2014, 09:03 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Chevrolet has announced the introduction of a Camper Package for the Chevrolet Orlando compact MPV in South Korea and other Asian markets. The new bundle puts a roof rack and a rear spoiler on to...

 
GM to Cut 6,000 Jobs in South Korea as Chevrolet Withdraws from Europe
GM to Cut 6,000 Jobs in South Korea as Chevrolet Withdraws from Europe

17 Dec 2013, 16:26 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / General Motors has announced plans to launch a “voluntary retirement” scheme for about 6,000 workers in South Korea by March next year, as part of the company’s “ongoing effo...

 
B-Class (W246) Gets a Price Cut in South Korea
B-Class (W246) Gets a Price Cut in South Korea

3 Sep 2013, 12:20 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / The Mercedes-Benz B-Class has recently had its pricing reduced on the South Korean market. The price of the most basic model in the race has been cut by no less than 2.2 million Won (US$1 equals to ...