GM Korea, union fall short of deal before deadline
Wage talks between GM's South Korean unit and its labor union ended without an agreement on Thursday, a day before the deadline the company has set for filing for bankruptcy.
South Korea minister: GM's local unit needs to survive on own in long term
South Korea's finance minister said that public funds could be used to support GM Korea only if it was clear that the business could survive on its own long term.
Nissan, partner eye early 2020s robotaxi rollout
To work through the technical challenges of getting into the robotaxi business, Nissan has partnered with the Japanese gaming and communications company DeNA.
Continental courts Japan as upheaval hits industry
Germany's Continental believes opportunity is beckoning in Japan as automakers there look outside their traditional keiretsu suppliers for advanced technology.
GM Korea future hangs by a thread as 16-year foray risks folding
After 16 years and billions of dollars in investments, GM faces a decision in South Korea: stay or leave. GM international chief Barry Engle plans to meet South Korean officials this week.
GM Korea may drop Chevy Spark, replace it with crossover
General Motors' South Korean unit said it may discontinue its Spark minicar and replace it with a crossover as demand in the United States falls.
GM workers storm Korea CEO's office after company holds back bonus
GM workers in South Korea forced their way into company executive offices in Incheon, destroying and removing furniture, shortly after the GM unit nixed bonuses due to a cash crisis.
Hyundai group under pressure from U.S. activist hedge fund with $1 billion stake
A unit of activist hedge fund Elliott Management revealed that it holds more than $1 billion worth of shares in key affiliates of Hyundai Motor Group and called for more rapid reform of the auto giant's governance.
Female Hyundai executive resigns amid #MeToo movement
A female Hyundai executive in South Korea has resigned after being accused of pressuring female subordinates to pour drinks for and dance with senior male members of staff.
GM wants to halt shift at Korean plant as sales dive
General Motors' South Korean unit has proposed suspending one of two shifts at a plant near Seoul, an internal union newsletter seen by Reuters showed.
Trump delivers for Detroit 3 with Korea deal
The agreement, which faces legislative review in both countries, addresses a big imbalance in the automobile trade between the U.S. and South Korea.
Nontariff barriers in Japan? Not for Volkswagen
The head of Volkswagen Japan says nontariff barriers are a nonissue in Japan.
Ghosn seeks Renault-Nissan deal for when 'mere mortal' steps in
Carlos Ghosn has revived two troubled automakers and he's in the midst of doing so with a third. Now, he's poised to undertake what might well be his final act: A full merger of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co.
Hyundai union calls revised trade deal with U.S. 'humiliating'
Hyundai's South Korean labor union called the nation's revised free trade deal with the United States "humiliating," and said the extended tariffs on pickups mean a missed opportunity to tap into the American market.
GM says South Korean unit will file for bankruptcy if no union concessions
General Motors said its loss-making South Korean operations would file for bankruptcy if its union did not agree to cut labor costs by April 20, the union said.
U.S., South Korea revise trade deal; Korean steel faces quota
The United States and South Korea agreed to revise a trade pact with American automakers winning improved market access and Korean steelmakers hit with quotas but avoiding hefty tariffs.
GM factory worker in South Korea found dead in suspected suicide
A worker at a GM plant in South Korea was found dead in a suspected suicide after filing for a voluntary redundancy program at the company's ailing unit, union officials and police said.