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Foreign-invested Auto Manufacturers Face Management Crises

Foreign-invested Auto Manufacturers Face Management Crises

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Management crises are sweeping over South Korean units of foreign automakers. Financially-troubled SsangYong Motor Co. stalled operation of its plant in Pyeongtaek, 70 kilometers south of Seoul, last Wednesday after several subcontractors refused to supply essential parts and demanded payment. The South Korean unit of Indian carmaker Mahindra & [...]

Renault Samsung’s LPG Model Selected for Car-sharing Service with Hearing-impaired Drivers

Renault Samsung’s LPG Model Selected for Car-sharing Service with Hearing-impaired Drivers

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Renault Samsung Motors Corp., the South Korean unit of French automaker Renault S.A., said Tuesday its liquefied petroleum gas-powered QM6 SUV will be used for the platform established to offer car-sharing services by hiring hearing-impaired drivers. Goyohan (meaning “silent” in Korean) Mobility, established by a local startup Coactus Ltd., [...]

KT to Provide Car Infotainment Services to Renault Samsung Vehicles

KT to Provide Car Infotainment Services to Renault Samsung Vehicles

SEOUL, June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s telecommunications giant, said Thursday it will introduce in-car infotainment services for Renault Samsung Motors Corp. vehicles set to be released this year. The service will provide in-car infotainment, such as weather reports and music or podcast streaming, through an internal communications device installed in new [...]