All posts tagged "cars"

  • google car
    What’s it like to be the driver of Google’s driverless cars?

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Fresh out of college, Brian Torcellini dreamed about getting a job writing about surfing. Instead, he wound up in a dusty, dimly lit garage near Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters six years ago,...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • 2015 Hyundai Accent (PRNewsFoto/Hyundai Motor America via AP)
    Hyundai, Kia cars score low in US crash test

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — 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...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Audi TT sports coupe. (Photo courtesy of Audi Korea/Yonhap)
    Imported car sales in S. Korea jump 14 pct in July

    SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) — Sales of imported cars in South Korea jumped 14.3 percent in July from a year earlier, driven by strong demand for German vehicles, industry data showed Thursday. According to the data by...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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    Chrysler recalls over 6,000 cars in S. Korea for faulty air bags

    SEJONG, July 24 (Yonhap) — U.S. automaker Chrysler is recalling over 6,000 vehicles sold in South Korea due to their Takata air bags, which have led to the recall of millions of cars throughout the world, the...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • kia
    Kia, Hyundai combine for 5 awards in satisfaction survey, K900 tops list

    Automobile manufacturers Kia and Hyundai are making waves in the U.S. by giving consumers what they want. AutoPacific, a market research group, released the results of its 19th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, which found that the two...

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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  • kia
    S. Korean cars earn top quality rankings: JD Power

    By Brian Han Automobile manufacturers in South Korea can now call themselves the makers of the highest quality cars according to the latest report by J.D. Powers. The automotive research firm bases their findings primarily on U.S....

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • self drive park
    S. Korea says self-driving cars will be on roads by 2020

    SEOUL, May 29 (Yonhap) — Self-driving cars could hit South Korean roads by 2020, an official said Friday, in an apparent move to stay ahead of the global competition for autonomous vehicles. South Korea will develop sensors...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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