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BMW Korea Wins Lawsuit Against Government’s Emission-related Fine

BMW Korea Wins Lawsuit Against Government’s Emission-related Fine

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — BMW Korea has virtually won a lawsuit against the over 60 billion-won (US$51.7) fine imposed by the government over the auto company’s gas emission verification, sources said Saturday. In September, the Supreme Court of Korea convicted BMW Korea of illegally skipping the compulsory gas emission verification process and forging [...]

S. Korea Fines BMW 11.2 bln Won for Engine Fires

S. Korea Fines BMW 11.2 bln Won for Engine Fires

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s transportation ministry on Monday fined BMW 11.2 billion won (US$9.93 million) for allegedly trying to hide faulty parts and belatedly recalling its vehicles after some engines caught fire. About 40 engines of BMW vehicles caught fire earlier this year, prompting the German luxury carmaker to recall some [...]

Justice Minister Pledges to Expand Class Action Lawsuit System

Justice Minister Pledges to Expand Class Action Lawsuit System

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said Monday the government will try to expand the class action lawsuit system so as to enable consumers to file such suits not only in stock-related cases, but also in other areas. Park made the remark during a meeting with victims of high-profile consumer cases, [...]