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    1. January 26, 2016

      China slowdown puts brakes on Hyundai

      Hyundai Motor reported its lowest annual profit in five years, with 2015 numbers dented by sluggish sales in China and...

    2. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Hyundai Motor reports lowest profit in 5 years

      Hyundai Motor booked its lowest net profit in five years, pressured by a slowdown in China which overshadowed record...

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    1. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      South Korea: neither one thing nor the other

      This week brings a set of major corporate earnings from South Korea, adding to the GDP data out this morning. Good not...

    2. January 4, 2016

      S Korean carmaker Hyundai on road to another tough year in 2016

      Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors have forecast another tough year in 2016 after missing sales targets last year...

    3. December 30, 2015

      South Korea takes aim at Hyundai cross-shareholdings

      South Korea’s antitrust watchdog has ordered Hyundai Motor and sister company Kia Motors to sell part of their stakes...

    4. December 22, 2015

      S Korea’s companies turn corner on dividends

      Investors in South Korea who have long complained about the country’s infamously low dividend yields could be forgiven...

    5. Fast FT

      December 15, 2015

      Hyundai workers to strike on Wednesday

      Hyundai Motor’s labour union will go on partial strike tomorrow, as directed by one of South Korea’s main trade unions....

    6. November 26, 2015

      S Korea orders Volkswagen to recall 125,000 cars

      South Korea has fined Volkswagen Won14.1bn ($12.3m) for rigging emissions tests and ordered a recall of more than...

    7. November 26, 2015

      Hyundai Motor factory network drives Czech economy

      Since the early 2000s, Hyundai Motor has pursued a strategy of developing region-specific cars, which has profoundly...

    8. November 11, 2015

      Uber in South Korea tie-up with Hyundai

      Uber has partnered with South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group in a bid to keep alive its troubled business in the country,...

    9. November 4, 2015

      Hyundai launches new luxury brand

      Hyundai Motor is launching a standalone luxury brand named after its Genesis saloon, in its latest push to go upmarket...

    10. October 22, 2015

      Poor China performance dents Hyundai Motor

      Hyundai Motor reported its smallest net profit in at least five years in the third quarter, as sales slumped in...

    11. September 22, 2015

      VW emissions fallout spreads to Asia

      South Korea’s environment ministry said it would investigate the emissions compliance of Volkswagen’s diesel cars, as...

    12. September 21, 2015

      Hyundai’s S Korea workers to go on strike

      Hyundai Motor workers plan to go on strike this week for the fourth straight year, adding to pressure on the South...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      September 16, 2015

      Hyundai Grand Tourismo

      A Hyundai N 50 Gran Turismo concept automobile, produced by Hyundai Motor Co., sits on display at the IAA Frankfurt...

    14. September 15, 2015

      High-performance Hyundai for mass market coming within two years

      Hyundai Motor is planning its first high-performance car for the mass market within two years, as the South Korean...

    15. August 17, 2015

      Companies feel effect of Tianjin blasts as $625m of cars wrecked

      Companies including Toyota and John Deere have suspended operations near Tianjin in northern China, widening the...

    16. August 11, 2015

      South Korea labour reform push gains traction

      Hyundai Motor has become the latest company to join South Korea’s efforts to reform its rigid labour market as...

    17. August 3, 2015

      S Korea hits record first-half current account surplus of $52.4bn

      Low oil prices drove South Korea to a record current account surplus in the first half of the year in spite of falling...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Hyundai offers $230m olive branch as slump continues

      Hyundai Motor’s unexpected $230m dividend payout to shareholders is the latest olive branch to investors who have...

    19. July 23, 2015

      Hyundai Motor to pay first interim dividend

      Hyundai Motor shares surged on Thursday in spite of its confirmation of a steep fall in quarterly profit, as the...

    20. July 19, 2015

      Chaebol model at risk after Samsung’s narrow defeat of Elliott

      Even as Samsung’s founding family savours victory over US activist fund Elliott Associates, it is digesting new...

    21. June 12, 2015

      Hyundai puts brakes on production as sales slow

      Hyundai Motor and sister company Kia Motors are cutting production as a weakening yen and a heavy reliance on saloons...

    22. June 11, 2015

      Samsung: keeping it in the families

      Some eras last longer than they should. South Korea’s period of rule by corporate dynasty, characterised by intra-group...

    23. June 2, 2015

      Export worries knock 10% off Hyundai Motor’s shares

      Hyundai Motor shares sank 10 per cent as a weakening yen and the carmaker’s heavy reliance on saloons weighed on global...

    24. April 27, 2015

      Hyundai looks to placate investors with shareholder rights body

      Hyundai Motor has bowed to foreign investors’ requests for it to establish a board-level committee protecting outside...

    25. April 10, 2015

      India’s car industry gets back on the road

      Fresh interest rate cuts and persistently low oil prices are set to put India’s battered auto industry back on the road...

    26. beyondbrics

      March 19, 2015

      South Korean shareholders locked out by Super AGMs

      How many places can you be in at one time? South Korean shareholders say the obvious answer to this question is being...

    27. March 13, 2015

      Hyundai Motor faces up to investors’ ire

      After stewing for six months over Hyundai Motor Group’s controversial plans to spend $10bn on land for a new...

    28. February 11, 2015

      Higher South Korea dividends fuel hopes for Kospi re-rating

      South Korean companies are moving to boost their notoriously low dividends, prodded by government and shareholder...

    29. February 5, 2015

      Hyundai family revives sale of logistics unit stake

      Hyundai Motor’s controlling family has relaunched an effort to sell part of its controversial stake in a logistics...

    30. January 26, 2015

      Korea/Japan: won upmanship

      South Korea looks tantalisingly cheap. It is one of the few global markets trading on a single-digit multiple of next...

    31. January 23, 2015

      Kia blames Russia for 54% profit fall

      Kia Motors has joined fellow South Korean carmakers in blaming Russia for a downturn in its financial performance, as...

    32. January 22, 2015

      Higher Hyundai payout underwhelms investors

      Shares in Hyundai Motor fell on Thursday after investors shrugged off a promise to raise its dividend by more than 50...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      January 21, 2015

      Cars

      Hyundai Motor Co. vehicles sit parked at a delivery center at the company’s factory in this aerial photograph taken in...

    34. January 16, 2015

      Hyundai wins reprieve with court ruling on wages

      Hyundai Motor has avoided extra payments to staff that could have run to hundreds of millions of dollars, after a Seoul...

    35. January 13, 2015

      Hyundai: whose business is it anyway?

      One of Hong Kong’s family-controlled business empires — Li Ka-shing’s — has just been simplified. Its main constituent...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 13, 2015

      South Korea's Ssangyong feels heat of Russian sanctions

      The impact of US sanctions against Russia has rippled far beyond Moscow to the South Korean town of Pyeongtaek, home to...

    37. January 13, 2015

      Hyundai succession derailed by sale fail

      Hyundai Motor Group’s founding family has failed to sell a $1.25bn block of shares in affiliate Hyundai Glovis,...

    38. December 22, 2014

      Hyundai poaches BMW engineer in quality drive

      Hyundai Motor has hired BMW engineer Albert Biermann to develop performance cars and improve its product quality, as...

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