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LG Electronics’ ADAS Front Camera to be Used in Mercedes-Benz C-Class

LG Electronics’ ADAS Front Camera to be Used in Mercedes-Benz C-Class

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) front camera co-developed with Daimler AG will be used in Mercedes-Benz C-Class vehicles. An ADAS front camera, usually tucked between the windshield and the rearview mirror, is considered the “eye” of a smart vehicle as it collects various [...]

BMW Most Popular Imported Car Brand Among Men; Women Prefer Mercedes-Benz

BMW Most Popular Imported Car Brand Among Men; Women Prefer Mercedes-Benz

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — BMW became this year’s most chosen car by Korean men, while Mercedes-Benz became the most popular choice for Korean women. The Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association reported that private consumers in South Korea bought 123,079 imported cars between January and August of this year. Among them, men bought [...]

Mercedes-Benz and BMW Sell More than 3 Other Foreign Carmakers Combined

Mercedes-Benz and BMW Sell More than 3 Other Foreign Carmakers Combined

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — German carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in South Korea in April compared to local units of three foreign carmakers combined, an industry association said Sunday. The Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association reported that 8,430 vehicles made by Mercedes-Benz and 6,113 BMWs were newly registered last month, [...]

Mercedes-Benz Korea Seeks Cancellation of Fine for Emissions Manipulation

Mercedes-Benz Korea Seeks Cancellation of Fine for Emissions Manipulation

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Mercedes-Benz Korea has requested a Seoul court cancel a multibillion-won fine imposed on the company for manipulating diesel emissions in the country, judicial sources said Tuesday. The German carmaker filed a lawsuit against the environment ministry in October with the Seoul Administrative Court, seeking the cancellation of a 77.6 billion-won (US$69.3 [...]

Mercedes-Benz Model 1st to be Exchanged Under Lemon Law in S. Korea

Mercedes-Benz Model 1st to be Exchanged Under Lemon Law in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s transport ministry said Wednesday that a Mercedes-Benz S Series model became the first model that will be exchanged for malfunctions under a local lemon law. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said it held an experts’ review committee meeting last month to decide whether the Mercedes-Benz [...]

S. Korea to Slap Record 77.6 bln-won Fine on Mercedes Benz for Manipulating Emissions

S. Korea to Slap Record 77.6 bln-won Fine on Mercedes Benz for Manipulating Emissions

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government said Wednesday that it will slap a 77.6 billion-won (US$63.4 million) fine on Mercedes-Benz Korea for fabricating emissions data of its diesel cars sold between 2012 and 2018. The South Korean unit of the German carmaker was found to have submitted falsified emissions reports for [...]