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Imported Car Sales Rise 12 pct in March, Japanese Brands Struggle

Imported Car Sales Rise 12 pct in March, Japanese Brands Struggle

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Sales of imported vehicles in South Korea rose 12 percent in March from a year earlier, while Japanese brands continued to struggle with weaker demand due to trade tensions with Seoul, an industry association said Friday. The number of newly registered foreign vehicles rose to 20,304 units last month [...]

Complaints About Imported Vehicles on the Rise

Complaints About Imported Vehicles on the Rise

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — More complaints are being registered as an increasing number of South Korean drivers are opting for imported cars. The Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) said on Tuesday that a total of 1,410 complaints involving imported vehicles have been lodged over the past five years. A total of 2,945 complaints regarding [...]

Diesel, Petrol Cars Vie for Bigger Piece of Import Car Market

Diesel, Petrol Cars Vie for Bigger Piece of Import Car Market

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Diesel cars are locked in a tight race with gasoline-powered models for a bigger slice of South Korea’s imported vehicle market as diesel cars increasingly lose favor with local motorists following “dieselgate” in 2015, data showed Monday.  According to the industry data, 8,058 imported gasoline cars were sold in [...]

Benz Korea to Expand Dealership, After Sales Services: Psillakis

Benz Korea to Expand Dealership, After Sales Services: Psillakis

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Mercedes-Benz will launch six new vehicle models in South Korea this year while expanding local dealerships and service centers as part of efforts to further increase its market presence here, head of the company’s local unit said Monday.  Dimitris Psillakis, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Korea, said the company planned to [...]