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SsangYong Motor Tests Partially Self-driving System on Its New SUV

SsangYong Motor Tests Partially Self-driving System on Its New SUV

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — SsangYong Motor Co., the South Korean unit of Indian carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said Friday that it has successfully tested a partially self-driving system on its upcoming sport utility vehicle set to be unveiled in March. The automaker has been developing the midsize SUV under the project name [...]

S. Korean Carmakers Bet Big on SUVs after Weak 2018 Results

S. Korean Carmakers Bet Big on SUVs after Weak 2018 Results

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three listed carmakers are betting big on sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to bolster sales in 2019 after posting lower-than-expected earnings results last year.  With ongoing trade friction between the United States and China and the global economy slowing down, Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors Corp. and SsangYong Motor [...]

SsangYong Tivoli Completes the Notorious Dakar Rally

SsangYong Tivoli Completes the Notorious Dakar Rally

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – SsangYong Motor’s Tivoli DKR has successfully completed the notorious Dakar Rally, the manufacturer said on Tuesday. The Dakar Rally, known colloquially as “the race from hell”, is famous for its brutal conditions and harrowing racing schedule, leaving many participants with injuries and accidents. Against the odds, the Tivoli DKR, which [...]