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S. Korea to Punish Local Units of Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis for Emission Rigging

S. Korea to Punish Local Units of Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis for Emission Rigging

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will seek punitive measures against South Korean units of Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis for manipulating emissions control systems in diesel vehicles, officials said Wednesday. The Ministry of Environment announced Mercedes-Benz Korea and Stellantis Korea were found to have tampered with pollution mitigation devices so they would perform at [...]

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, [...]