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Hyundai Bets on Rising Demand in Emerging Markets amid THAAD Row

Hyundai Bets on Rising Demand in Emerging Markets amid THAAD Row

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea’s top automotive conglomerate, is betting that rising demand in emerging markets will offset sales declines in China amid a row over the deployment of an anti-missile system, corporate sources said Friday.  Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. plan to launch new [...]

Hyundai’s Faulty Engine Whistleblower May Face Criminal Charges

Hyundai’s Faulty Engine Whistleblower May Face Criminal Charges

SUWON, South Korea, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A former Hyundai Motor employee who disclosed defects in Hyundai’s Theta II engine may face criminal charges, with the South Korean car maker seemingly intent on bringing the whistleblower to court.  The 54-year-old former chief of Hyundai’s quality and strategy department, only disclosed as Kim, accused the [...]

Hyundai Santa Fe SUV Crosses Antarctica

Hyundai Santa Fe SUV Crosses Antarctica

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s top carmaker, on Thursday kicked off its latest global brand awareness campaign which contains an Antarctic crossing by its Santa Fe sport utility vehicle (SUV).  In the ‘Shackleton’s Return’ brand campaign, Patrick Bergel, the great grandson of Irish-born British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, made [...]

Hyundai’s Recent Recall Prompted by Whistleblower

Hyundai’s Recent Recall Prompted by Whistleblower

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor’s recent decision to recall around 170,000 cars of five different models in its motherland due to manufacturing defects found in its Theta 2 engine was prompted by an insider, recent reports have revealed. A great level of attention is being paid to whistleblower [...]

Hyundai, Kia to Recall Potentially Faulty Engines in 171,348 Vehicles

Hyundai, Kia to Recall Potentially Faulty Engines in 171,348 Vehicles

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. will recall potentially faulty engines of more than 170,000 vehicles from late next month to ensure the safety of their customers, the transport ministry and the companies said Friday.  Hyundai and Kia, South Korea’s two biggest carmakers, will voluntarily begin [...]

40,000 Job Seekers Flock to Hyundai Motor’s First Facebook Live Info Sessions

40,000 Job Seekers Flock to Hyundai Motor’s First Facebook Live Info Sessions

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Only 70 people appeared at the Hyundai Motorstudio in Seoul on Tuesday for the company’s biannual recruiting information sessions, but another 40,000 job seekers were present in the room through their laptops and smartphones, via Facebook Live.  This was the first time for the automaker to broadcast its job [...]