Nissan, BMW, Porsche face fuel economy probes in S. KoreaTue, 14, Feb 2017
South Korea has filed a complaint against Nissan alleging the automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50. BMW and Porsche are also being investigated. The latest action comes after sales of some Nissan, BMW and Porsche cars were banned because of emissions and noise-level irregularities.
Nissan used defeat device in Qashqai diesel, South Korean court rulesThu, 09, Feb 2017
A South Korean court ruled against Nissan in an emissions case, siding with the government in its accusations that the automaker had used a so-called defeat device in some diesel variants of its Qashqai SUV. The models were produced at Nissan's UK plant and use 1.6-liter diesels from Renault.
South Korea wants to dispel 'misunderstanding' on U.S. trade pactTue, 07, Feb 2017
South Korea's trade minister said his country will seek to explain the benefits of its free-trade agreement with the United States to the Trump administration, as the pact enacted in 2012 comes under fresh scrutiny.
Discounts drive Hyundai profit to 5-year low; uncertain 2017 aheadWed, 25, Jan 2017
Hyundai Motor posted its lowest quarterly profit in about five years, hurt by the cost of steep discounts on small sedans. The automaker cautioned it expected more uncertainty ahead as competition and protectionism increase.