All posts tagged "cars"

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    S. Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged. Hong Dong Gon, a director at the...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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    Hyundai bets big on G90 for US luxury car market

    By Lee Hyo-sik LOS ANGELES — Hyundai Motor, which recently unveiled its next-generation premium luxury sedan, the EQ900 (globally named the G90), is set to make another leap forward in the United States after celebrating the 30th...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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    Hyundai to challenge luxury brands BMW, Benz with Genesis

    By Brian Han Hyundai Motor Co. has come a long way since the 1980s when it started selling incredibly cheap, affordable cars overseas like the Excel. Now the automobile maker plans to take it a step further...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Hyundai and Kia have been accused of violating patents in their hybrid engine design. (PRNewsFoto/Hyundai Motor America)
    Hyundai sells 10 millionth vehicle in US

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor has sold its 10 millionth vehicle in the United States, the company said Wednesday, a milestone that came 29 years after the largest South Korean carmaker entered the American auto market. Hyundai...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • The fully-revamped Genesis sedan, on the front, is on the Nurburgring test circuit called "Green Hell" in Rheinland-Pfalz, midwest of Germany.
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    Hyundai reports lowest earnings in 5 years

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. reported Thursday its lowest quarterly earnings in more than five years after losing ground to local brands in China and underestimating strong demand for SUVs. South Korea’s largest automaker...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Models with a limited edition Flying Spur made for the Korean market during a sales event held at the Shilla Hotel, in Seoul, Tuesday. Bentley Korea unveiled the two Flying Spur luxury sedans created by designer Lee Sang-yup under its Mulliner bespoke service. (Yonhap)
    Bentley launches exclusive Korean edition Flying Spur

    By Park Jin-hai Bentley Korea unveiled two limited edition Flying Spur luxury sedans only for the Korean market Tuesday. They were created for customers under the guidance of Lee Sang-yup, Bentley Motors’ head of exterior and advanced...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • Volkswagen ornaments sit in a box in a scrap yard in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The revelation that Volkswagen rigged diesel-powered cars to emit lower emissions during EPA tests is particularly stunning since Volkswagen has long projected a quirky brand image with an emphasis on being environmentally friendly -- an image that now appears in tatters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
    S. Korea can penalize Volkswagen for cheating on emissions tests

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea can penalize German automaker Volkswagen AG for cheating on its vehicle emissions under a free trade deal with the European Union (EU), the government said Tuesday. According to the environment ministry, the...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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