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    Official: Chevy Corvette headed to South Korea
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    As of this month, South Koreans will be able to get themselves into a Corvette bought at their local Chevrolet dealer. General Motors wants to get more people in more lands behind the wheel of its icon to offset declining sales numbers here at home, and South Korea is an easier target for the ...

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    Video: Hyundai raps rhapsodic about new Santa Fe in Korean ads
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    Commercials are a great way to learn about culture; since a seller has maybe 30 seconds to get something across, you see what people think is the most important thing to convey and the best way to convey it. Having said that, we have no clue what's going on with some of the South Korean ads for ...

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    Report: Lamborghini's Raging Bull logo to adorn cigarettes in South Korea
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    Stand at the business end of a Lamborghini doing a smokey burnout and you're bound to get a lung or two full of all kinds of noxious chemicals. But if a showboating Aventador isn't at your disposal, soon you'll be able to light up a Lamborghini cigarette. The Raging Bull smokes are reportedly ...

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    Official: Kentucky-built Toyota Camry headed to South Korea
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    For years Detroit automakers carped about the low value of the Japanese yen versus the U.S. dollar, but these days, the opposite is true. The yen has rocketed up in value versus the dollar, and Japan's automakers are taking significant measures to mitigate its bottom-line-killing effects. In ...

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    Official: Kia shows first images of Korea-only Ray
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    Kia is giving Korean small-car buyers something to smile about with the new Kia Ray subcompact. The vehicle looks to have taken a cue or two from its bigger brothers with stylized headlights and a very corporate mesh grille. We see plenty of Soul in the design, but there's more to the boxy ...

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    Video: Top Gear Korea is better than you might think
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    We know, we know... you miss Top Gear. We do, too. But there won't be another new episode until December, and the new season isn't expected to start until January. So what are we to do in the meantime? Well, we could watch re-runs, but we've seen 'em all. We could watch the American version ...

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    2011 Korean Grand Prix puts the nail in the coffin [spoilers]
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    The 2011 Formula One World Championship was decided last week in Japan. Or was it? That's where Sebastian Vettel was re-crowned World Champion, propelling himself into the history books as the youngest multiple champ in F1 history. But the series has more than one title in contention each year. ...

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    Report: New trade agreement may mean more domestics sold in South Korea
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    In 2010, domestic automakers shipped about 7,500 vehicles to Korea, representing less than one percent of its auto market. To add insult to injury, well over half a million Korean cars were sold here. But that could all change, according to Ford CEO Alan Mulally, who told The Detroit News that a ...

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    Report: Top Gear global conquest continues with South Korean series
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    The sun may have long since set on the British Empire, but the UK's finest export doesn't appear to be showing any signs of slowing down its global expansion. After setting up studios in Australia, the United States, Russia, China and more – not to mention the countless editions of the ...

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    GM announces 2013 Malibu will go on sale in South Korea
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    The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu may be General Motors' best attempt yet at creating a truly global midsize sedan. GM says the Malibu will be sold in 100 countries spanning six continents, and one of those markets will be in South Korea, a country where the Malibu has never been offered before. The ...

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    Officially Official: Chevrolet replaces Daewoo name in Korea
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    Chevrolet Camaro in Korea – Click above for high-resolution image There once was a time when Daewoo was one of the biggest companies in South Korea. It was larger than both LG and Samsung, and second only to Hyundai. But these days the name is all but gone. The Korean government disbanded ...

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    Hyundai reportedly eying majority stake in S. Korea's largest construction firm
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    Hyundai is looking to expand and the South Korean automaker has its eyes set on its nations largest construction firm, Hyundai Engineering. The Hyundai Motor Group, led by Chairman Chung Mong Koo, is seeking majority ownership in the building company and has just gotten a boost towards its goal ...

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    Report: U.S., South Korea closer to new trade deal
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    The United States and South Korea have reached an agreement regarding revisions to the free-trade deal between the two nations. This move allows the U.S. and the South Korea to move forward and look at approving the legislation, which has been delayed due to issues on both sides. A rundown of ...

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    How does Hyundai do business in the shadow of war?
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    In the event of war, you can't hurl Hyundais at the enemy Former General Motors Chairman Rick Wagner used to talk of "externalities," those uncontrollable factors that he routinely blamed for the humbled automaker's continuing decline. Other industry leaders preferred the term "headwinds," but ...

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    Report: White House working to finalize free trade deal with Korea
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    The Detroit News reports that the U.S. government and South Korea are working to finalize a free trade deal in advance of the November 11 G20 summit in Seoul. The two countries already came to an agreement back in 2007, but the Bush administration didn't submit the pact to Congress for approval. ...

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    U.S. reportedly asks South Korea to adopt American emissions, safety standards
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    The powers-that-be in the States are working on getting the go-ahead for a free trade agreement, like NAFTA, but this time with South Korea. The agreement itself was signed and sealed in 2007, but it hasn't actually gone into effect yet because Congress won't approve it, and that's because of two ...

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    2010 Korean Grand Prix: Yeongam begins its Rain of Terror [Spoilers]
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    2010 Korean Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The cars aren't the only thing that move fast in Formula One; everything's on an accelerated scale, even the calendar. It seems every new season in the modern era of F1 demands a new race. In 2004, Bahrain and Shanghai were ...

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    New Chevrolet Aveo begins production... in Korea
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    Chevrolet Aveo – Click above for high-res image galery
    General Motors recently announced it will resume work at its Orion Assembly factory. Two models are set to be produced there: the all-new Buick Verano and the redesigned Chevrolet Aveo. The Aveo, which we're still calling "Aveo" despite ...

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    Chevy gets cracking on Cruze EV fleet testing
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    Chevrolet Cruze EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Chevrolet Volt hasn't yet gone on sale, but General Motors is looking at ways of expanding its electric vehicle lineup. Chevy, along with partner LG, is employing a group of all-electric cars in the form of the Cruze. The ...

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    Report: Korean ambassador stumps for more U.S. car sales in home market
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    Han Duk-soo, the South Korean ambassador to the United States, recently urged the Detroit Chamber of Commerce to embrace increasing automotive imports from his country. Talk about a tough sell. However, the move would be part of a deal that would open South Korea to cars built in America – a ...

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