All posts tagged "Volkswagen"

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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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    Volkswagen sales in S. Korea tumble amid emissions scandal

    SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Yonhap) — Embattled German automaker Volkswagen’s sales in South Korea plunged in October, apparently affected by the deepening emissions scandal, industry data showed Thursday. According to the data compiled by the Korea Automobile Importers...

    • Posted November 5, 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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    S. Korea to test emissions of Volkswagen cars

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s environment ministry said Monday that it will conduct emissions tests on three car models from Volkswagen after the German carmaker recently admitted to cheating on air pollution tests in the United States....

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Hyundai Motor unveiled the all-new Sonata at its research center in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, Tuesday. (Courtesy of Hyundai Motor)
    Hyundai unveils upgraded Sonata

    By Kim Tae-jong Hyundai Motor unveiled the fully changed Sonata family sedan, Tuesday, before its official launch on March 24, saying the new model will be the most competitive among its rivals in the market. “The new...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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