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Hey 2015 Kia Sorento, Those are Some Fine VW Taillights you have There!


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The third-gen Kia Sorento has been out for nearly two months now. However, it was only when our reader Ryzer pointed it out and YipYap complimented it with an actual photo, that we realized the striking similarity between its rear lights and those of new-ish VWs.

Renault Samsung Starts Shipping Korean-Built Nissan Rogue to the US


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I can’t think of a better proof that we live in a globalized world than this: a Renault-owned plant from South Korea builds Nissan Rogue SUVs for the US market.

Korean-Engineered, Part-European-Built Spirra EV Sports Car Could Arrive in 2015


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TheKorean sports car maker Oullim Motors is said to be bringing its Spirra model to sell in Europe, though unlike the local market model, which gets its power from conventional V6 engines, the Euro-bound variant will feature electric motors and batteries instead.

Kia Starts Production of All-Electric Soul in Korea


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Looking at the Kia Soul EV from a purely pragmatic perspective provides plenty of persuasive arguments to steer you its way, if you’re in the market for something completely electric, with above-average (claimed) range, unusual styling and excellent interior practicality.

Hyundai's Mid-Engine Veloster RM Concept Revealed in the Flesh


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Pop up the Hyundai Veloster RM Concept's hood and what you'll find is a nicely padded space for your bags; that's because this fully-drivable study turns the Veloster around, both literally and metaphorically, placing a new high output engine that now feeds the rear wheels, right behind the driver.

Hyundai Veloster Suddenly Becomes Interesting with Midship Concept


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For sure, the 2+1 door layout sets the Veloster apart from other more conventional sporty-flavored models, but at the end of the day, it remains a front-engine, front-wheel drive car with not a whole lot of power. You may have a different opinion about the new Veloster 'Midship' Concept, though, which was presented at the 2014 Busan International Motor Show in Korea.

Hyundai Previews New AG Luxury Sedan and Facelifted Grandeur / Azera


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At the opening day of the 2014 Busan International Motor Show that runs from May 29 to June 8, Hyundai pulled the covers off two models, including the all-new AG premium large sedan and the revised Grandeur, which we know as the Azera in North America.

U Design: New Hyundai AG will Squeeze Between the Azera and Genesis


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You, may have not noticed a gap between Hyundai's 193.3 inches (4,910mm) long FWD Azera or Grandeur and the new 196.5 inches (4,990mm) long RWD/AWD Genesis, but the South Korean company's brass has and plans to do something about it with the release of a new model, currently known under the codename, "AG".

Mystery Scoop: Name This Prototype Crossover


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Are you ready to hone your spy car spotting skills with another enigmatic prototype? Well, if you're reading these lines, we'll have to assume that you're nodding your head in agreement, so here goes: Carscoops reader Edgar H. submitted this shot that he took in South Korea just last Friday (April 4).

2015 Hyundai Sonata: Get a Detailed Look in 70 Live Photos and Videos


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As so often happens with Hyundai when it introduces new models first in its home market, the international release on the 2015 Sonata was limited to preliminary info and only a handful of photos leaving the rest for the world premiere at the New York Auto Show in April.

This is the Face of the All-New 2015 Hyundai Sonata


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We're taking a quick break from our continuous Geneva Motor Show coverage to share with you a revealing photo of the next generation 2015 Hyundai Sonata sedan that came to our attention.

New 2015 Hyundai Sonata Teased, Puts On a More Serious Face


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Hyundai isn't quite ready yet to completely yank the curtains off its new generation 2015 Sonata, but it is willing to share the first official drawing and preliminary details ahead of an unveiling in South Korea later this month, and a world premiere at the New York International Auto Show in mid-April.

U Spy: Is This The New Hyundai Sonata or Something Else?


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This spy shot of a half-body camouflaged prototype arrived in our electronic office all the way from South Korea and Carscoops' reader Edgar, who wasn't entirely sure what he saw on the road while driving back home.

Kiwis Moto-Travel Through North Korea, Offer Glimpse Into Life There


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Many may make fun of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s failed military experiments (and his hair), but what the media doesn't usually focus on is the over 24 million people that live in the country, and what they think of it.

Kia Driver Flips Over Optima In…Slow Motion


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Whoever said that you could seriously damage your vehicle and place yourself in danger only when speeding, apparently didn't take into consideration what we like to call the "1 in a million" factor.

Chevrolet Withdrawal from Europe Leads to Job Slashing in South Korea


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With Chevrolet pulling out of Europe, GM's South Korean operations will take a heavy blow, as the Old Continent is one of the country's major export destinations for cars.

Renault Releases Captur as Samsung QM3 in Korea, Receives 5,000 Orders


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Renault’s South Korean unit Renault Samsung Motors said it has received 5,000 orders for the QM3 crossover only two weeks after opening the order books. The QM3, essentially a rebadged Renault Captur, went on sale in Korea on November 20, with Renault Samsung Motors receiving the first 1,000 orders within seven minutes after opening, with deliveries to take place by mid-December.

New Hyundai Genesis Sedan Makes its Video Debut with Promos and Tech Clips


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So, a week on the dot after Hyundai officially unveiled the second generation of its Genesis sedan during a special event in its home market of Korea last Tuesday, the country's biggest carmaker dropped the first series of videos of the luxury model.

Hyundai included commercial and promotional videos as well as tech clips of the car, and even though they are in Korean, the visuals will let you know what the company wants to say - like, that it can go sideways on the Nurburgring...

Hyundai's All-New Genesis Revealed in Korea, Will Be Available Worldwide [100 Photos]


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Following the leaked photos from an internal presentation that surfaced on the web earlier this month, Hyundai has officially lifted the veils off its all-new, second-generation Genesis premium sedan in South Korea.

The rear-wheel drive executive sedan brings a completely overhauled design that gives the car a more refined and sportier appearance.

Gangnam Style: Try Explaining This to Your Insurer


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Have you had the misfortune to be involved in a bizarre accident and then have to go explain to your insurer, the cops and perhaps even your family and friends, how it all happened?