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Why this weird Korean crossover brand could succeed in the US

Price is the key for Ssangyong.

Could Ssangyong succeed in the US? While its lineup has just the sort of vehicles Americans crave, they're almost all diesel-powered with standard manual transmissions – at least the journalists will be happy.

Not Quite Dead Yet: Russian firm vying for Ssangyong SUV assembly rights

What's next for Ssangyong? The automaker, which is the fifth largest in Korea, was forced to enter into receivership last week after failing to secure adequate funding past what was required to pay its workers for time already put in. SAIC, the company's Chinese owners, have given up management rights to the Korean automaker, leading many to believe that this is could be the end of the road. Perhaps not. Russian aut

SsangYong Rexton gets two new limited editions in the UK

I had never heard of Korean carmaker SsangYong until about a year ago when I walked past a dealership in Switzerland, saw the vehicles on the showroom floor, and thought to myself, "Good Lord. It's like someone cross-bred an M-Class with a Lancia Thesis."