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Volkswagen Dieselgate update: MD, MA, NY file suits; BMW diesels delayed; South Korean sales stop

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: MD, MA, NY file suits; BMW diesels delayed; South Korean sales stop

Earlier this week, Volkswagen announced that it was getting out of the diesel business--at least in the U.S., and at least for the forseeable future. That was undoubtedly the worst news related to the ongoing Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal that we've seen over the past week, but it's not the only... read more

July 22, 2016 by -
 
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Volkswagen Dieselgate Update: Shareholders Sue, South Korea Investigates, Bosch Defends

It's been another long week for Volkswagen and its ongoing Dieselgate crisis. Although news of Volkswagen's 11 million emissions-test-cheating "clean diesels" broke nearly... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
JD Power 2015 Initial Quality Study

JD Power 2015 Initial Quality Study: Good News For U.S., South Korea, Europe, Bad News For Japan

Research powerhouse J.D. Power has released its 2015 Initial Quality Study of U.S. vehicles, and it's full of interesting info for anyone in need of a new car. Along with its... read more June 18, 2015 by


 
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Issues $55 Million Apology For Overstating Fuel Economy On The South Korean Santa Fe

In the fall of 2012, Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, were making headlines (not the good kind). Numerous Hyundai and Kia owners in the U.S. had written to the Environmental... read more August 12, 2014 by


 
2011 SsangYong XIV-1 Concept live photos

Korea's Ssangyong Coming To America In 2016

Technically speaking, China is the world's largest car market: in 2013, it became the first country on Planet Earth to surpass 20 million auto sales in a single year. But... read more January 10, 2014 by


 
From the Ford Fiesta Movement campaign

Young Buyers Turn Their Backs On Japan, Look To Detroit & South Korea

The data is clear: folks under 35 aren't as interested in owning a car as their parents and grandparents were. But that doesn't mean they've given up on cars entirely -- and... read more March 21, 2013 by 4


 
2013 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai, Kia Workers Vote To Strike: How Will It Affect You?

Bad news for the bigwigs at Hyundai and Kia: workers at the companies' facilities in South Korea have voted to strike. The upside? Unlike walkouts of previous years, these... read more July 12, 2012 by 2


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Study: Americans Avoiding Japanese, Korean Autos In The Wake Of Earthquake, Tsunami

To say that things have been tough in Japan since the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11 would be a gross understatement. With thousands of lives lost, homes... read more April 15, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Hyunda Elantra (Avante) unveiled in Korea

2011 Hyundai Elantra On Sale By Year's End

Hyundai is working on a brand new version of its Elantra sedan that we can confirm today will go on sale at the end of the year as a 2011 model. We’ve already seen it on a... read more August 4, 2010 by 2


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra interior (South Korean spec)

2011 Hyundai Elantra Interior Revealed, Goes Upmarket

Hyundai is working on a brand new version of its Elantra sedan that’s due to go on sale later this year as a 2011 model, and we’ve already seen it on a number of... read more July 20, 2010 by 4


 
Hyundai 2.4-liter Theta II GDI

Hyundai Unveils Direct Injection Engine Destined For 2011 Sonata

Direct injection, once the domain of luxury and high-performance models only, will soon be available on a humble Hyundai. The South Korean automaker has unveiled its new... read more November 17, 2009 by 0


 
2011 Lexus LF-A leak

Lexus’s LF-A Leaked, More 911 Turbo Madness: Today’s Car News

We've been spying the 2011 Lexus LF-A, off and on, for over a year. We've seen it testing all over Europe. It's even contested the 24 Hours of Nurburgring in race car... read more October 20, 2009 by 1


 
2011 Kia Amanti leak

Early Look At 2011 Kia Amanti

The affordable large car segment is starting to get just a little overcrowded, and in a time where customers all around the world are downsizing to smaller midsize models... read more October 16, 2009 by 0


 
Hyundai i10 electric vehicle

Hyundai To Launch i10 Electric Vehicle In 2010

As our own Viknesh Vijayenthiran mentioned on Friday, Hyundai has announced that it will launch a mass-market electric vehicle in the second half of 2010. The vehicle will be... read more September 8, 2009 by 16


 
Tata Nano

Report: Auto Buyers Open To Chinese, Indian Brands

More signs that the world of today is very different from the one our parents and grandparents knew: according to stat-hounds AutoPacific, 15% of car buyers would consider... read more July 28, 2009 by 2


 
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SsangYong Strike Turns Violent

Violence erupted at a SsangYong plant in Pyongtaek, South Korea, when a group of over 900 striking union members took control of the facility over the weekend. Police had... read more June 30, 2009 by 1


 

 
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