Tag: Korea

This Is Not A New Humvee, But Kia’s Upcoming Mohave-Based Military Vehicle

When it comes to military all-terrain vehicles (ATV), the Humvee is probably the most famous of them all. However, similar hardcore off-road trucks can be found around the world, and Kia is one of the companies making them. Two years ago, they presented the KLTV (Kia Light Tactical Vehicle), and are now looking to modernize […]

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Hyundai Kona EV Hit With Recall In South Korea Over Fire Risk

According to South Korea’s transport ministry, Hyundai has decided to recall its Kona electric model locally over a possible short circuit due to what could be faulty battery cell manufacturing. The resulting spark could cause a fire. The recall will commence on October 16 and will include software updates and battery replacements following an inspection. […]

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Could You See Renault Samsung Design Studio’s BACCARA Concept Becoming A Reality?

Some concepts make it all the way into production, whereas others are destined to live out their lives as 3D models. The Baccara Concept unfortunately belongs in the latter category. The Baccara Concept was conceived by Guillaume Mazerolle during his five-month internship at the Renault Samsung Design studio in South Korea, under the tutorship of […]

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Genesis Surpasses Mercedes And BMW Sales In Korea’s Premium Segment

Genesis has established itself as the best-selling premium brand in its home market of South Korea, beating out Mercedes-Benz. Auto industry sales reveal that Genesis sold a total of 60,006 vehicles in the January-July period in Korea compared to Mercedes-Benz that sold 41,583 vehicles and BMW that sold 29,246 vehicles over the same time period. […]

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Kia Fully Reveals Sharper 2022 Sedona In Korea As All-New Carnival

The 2021 Kia Carnival has been officially presented in Korea before it lands in North America likely early next year as the 2022 Sedona. Underpinned by Kia’s new mid-size platform, the new Carnival has been dubbed a ‘Grand Utility Vehicle’ and has a much sleeker and more appealing design than the previous-generation model. Things start […]

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Go For A Drive In The 2021 Hyundai Veloster N With Its DCT

<!––> <!––> The new 2021 Hyundai Veloster N was only just unveiled for the U.S. market but the car is already on sale in South Korea. While the 2021 Veloster N doesn’t look any different than the outgoing model, it is now available with a wet eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, in addition to the six-speed manual. […]

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South Korea Investigating Tesla Safety Issues, Including Autopilot

South Korea is investigating suspected safety issues with Tesla vehicles in the country. A transport ministry official claims that the braking and steering systems of Tesla’s Autopilot function are part of the investigation but declined to elaborate. However, it has been confirmed that the Tesla Model 3 is under investigation and that the probe could […]

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