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Hyundai Motor Heir Vows to Transform Automaker to Mobility Solutions Provider

Hyundai Motor Heir Vows to Transform Automaker to Mobility Solutions Provider

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The heir apparent of Hyundai Motor Group has vowed to make South Korea’s largest automaker a leading smart mobility solutions provider, emphasizing the need to build strategic partnerships with other mobility companies. Chung Eui-sun, Hyundai Motor Group’s Executive Vice Chairman, said the group must be recognized beyond being a [...]

Seoul to Increase Hydrogen Cars to Nearly 6,400 This Year

Seoul to Increase Hydrogen Cars to Nearly 6,400 This Year

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will sharply increase the number of hydrogen fuel-cell electric passenger cars to nearly 6,400 this year, the trade ministry said Friday. The target marks a big leap from some 890 units last year and underscores Seoul’s broader efforts to promote hydrogen vehicles amid stricter regulations on gas-guzzling [...]

Gov’t Orders Recall of 11,500 Imported Automobiles

Gov’t Orders Recall of 11,500 Imported Automobiles

SEOUL, May 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s transport ministry on Sunday issued recall orders for 11,500 units of 58 different imported cars, including those from BMW, Volkswagen and Honda. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said 2,461 units of Germany-based carmaker BMW’s 320d and 116i models will be recalled, citing battery problems. Around [...]

Hyundai Offers Palisade to K-pop Band BTS for Travel to Billboard Music Awards

Hyundai Offers Palisade to K-pop Band BTS for Travel to Billboard Music Awards

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, said Wednesday it offered its flagship Palisade sport utility vehicle to K-pop band BTS to use to travel to the Billboard Music Awards. BTS began their trip in a Palisade to travel from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport to the [...]