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  • (Courtesy of Kia Motors)
    Kia Motor’s 2014 net profit drops 21.6 pct despite higher sales

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest automaker, said Friday its net profit dropped 21.6 percent on-year in 2014 as profitability worsened from the strong won and unfavorable business conditions in global markets. Net income...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Hyundai Motor Co.'s Turkey production plant churning out i10 supermini vehicles. (Yonhap)
    Hyundai, global production at record high

    By Park Jin-hai Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors’ combined global production is expected to hit a record high in December, analysts said. Lee Myung-hoon, an analyst at HMC Investment & Securities, said Monday that Hyundai and Kia...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • (Yonhap)
    MLB scouts optimistic on lefty Yang Hyeon-jong’s potential

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Until recently, Kia Tigers’ left-hander Yang Hyeon-jong had largely been an unknown commodity in the international market. Then toward the end of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season mid-October, Yang threw himself into the...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • The headquarters of Samsung Group in Seocho-dong, Seoul
    3 Korean companies on Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Valuable Brands

    Three South Korean companies made it onto Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Valuable Brands this year, released last week. Samsung, ranked highest among them at No. 8, saw competitor Apple ranked No. 1. Placing No. 71...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • Hyundai Motor Co.'s Turkey production plant churning out i10 supermini vehicles. (Yonhap)
    Hyundai, Kia say domestic output surpassed Toyota

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor Co. and its sister Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s top two carmakers, said Thursday their domestic production surpassed that of Toyota Motor Corp. of Japan, an indication that they are not pulling...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Kia officially announced LeBron James as its official spokesman on Thursday (Yonhap)
    LeBron James signs on as Kia spokesman

    By Kim You Jin SEOUL (Yonhap) — Kia Motors America (KMA), the U.S. arm of South Korean carmaker Kia Motors Corp., said Thursday it has named star NBA basketball player LeBron James as its K9 brand ambassador,...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • (Korea Times file)
    Hyundai, Kia sales in U.S. market hit record highs in August

    (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor Group, the world’s fifth-largest automotive conglomerate, said Thursday that its U.S. sales reached record high levels for August by gaining 5.5 percent on-year to 124,670 units, fueled by demand for popular models. Hyundai...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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