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Production

Renault Samsung May Slash Production by 50%

South Korea’s Renault Samsung Motors Co. is struggling to avoid cutting its production 50% after losing a key supply contract with Nissan Motor Co.

Renault Unveils Russian-Built Crossover Model

Renault SA has unveiled the production version of the Arkana, a small SUV/crossover vehicle it developed primarily for the Russian market.

Labor

Renault Samsung Idles Plant Over Labor Dispute

South Korean carmaker Renault Samsung Motors Co. has suspended production at its factory in Busan for three days after months of partial strikes staged by its unionized workers.

Labor

Renault May Cut Production in S. Korea

Renault SA says its Renault Samsung Motors Co. unit will likely slash production in South Korea unless months of labor strikes end soon.

Quality

Renault Opens Its First Test Center in Asia

Renault SA has opened a vehicle test facility in Daegu, S. Korea, its first such center anywhere in Asia.

Sales

Renault Samsung Motors Struggling with Sales, Labor Issues

South Korea’s Renault Samsung Motors Co. is fighting sagging sales and continuing labor strife, the Korea Herald reports.

Production

Nissan Aims to Hike Rogue Production in S. Korea

Nissan Motor Co. has asked its South Korean unit to boost output of the company’s popular Rogue SUV as shifting exchange rates make the country a more attractive export base.

Renault Samsung Offers Buyouts to Korean Workers

Renault SA's South Korean Renault Samsung Motors unit says it will launch a voluntary early retirement program to shed an unspecified number of employees.