Borg-Warner Automotive Inc. (borgwarner.com) is supplying SsangYong Motors with an advanced diesel cold-start system for two new diesels from the South Korean OEM, a 1.6- and a forthcoming 2.2-liter, engines that are used in products like the Tivoli and Korando SUVs.
South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co. tells employees it will restructure in September and reduce its senior staff in February in a sweeping cost-cutting initiative that includes executive salary cuts.
SUV/crossover vehicles captured a record 42% of South Korea’s passenger car market through the first five months of the year.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. says it will invest 10 billion rupees ($144 million) over three years to hike its annual capacity to make electric cars to 70,000 units from the current 15,000 vehicles.
South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co. says it will offer an all-electric variant of its next-generation Korando SUV/crossover vehicle in 2020.
South Korean SUV maker SsangYong Motor Co. has reestablished sales operations in Melbourne, Australia, after exiting the market two years ago.
SsangYong Motor Company is a Korean vehicle manufacturer that’s actually owned by an Indian company, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
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Car sales in South Korea totaled 613,800 units in January, a gain of 2,400 units from the same period last year, according to company reports.
Russian carmaker OSJC Sollers confirms it intends to open a low-volume assembly plant in Vietnam in 2018.
Russian carmaker Sollers Group reports its net profit in the first half of 2017 zoomed to 575 million rubles ($9.8 million) from 34 million rubles in the same period last year.
India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. may build a high-end electric vehicle that would be marketed under the company’s Pininfarina SpA design unit.
South Korea’s five carmakers expanded their combined domestic workforce 9% to 126,700 people between 2011 and 2016, according to their annual reports.
India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. tells reporters in Mumbai that it is looking for locations to build its first overseas assembly plant.
SsangYong Motor Co. reversed a 62 billion-won loss in 2015 with a net profit of 58.1 billion won ($51 million) in 2016.
South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co. has signed a letter of intent with Shaanxi Automobile Group to begin jointly vehicle production in China by the end of 2019.
South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co., which has been flirting with entering the U.S. for several years, says it will launch two small crossover/SUVs in the market by 2020.
South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co. tells Bloomberg News it is evaluating possible moves into the Chinese and U.S. markets, in part to offset an expected sales decline in the U.K. following the kingdom’s vote to exit the EU.
India’s ban in January on diesel engines that displace more than 2 liters has prompted SUV specialist Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. to announce it will offer a gasoline engine option throughout its lineup by 2018.
India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has suspended plans to introduce its South Korean SsangYong brand in the U.S.
South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co. will rename its Chairman W fullsize luxury sedan the Chairman Kaiser when it introduces the redesigned model later this year.
South Korea's SsangYong Motor Co. describes its new XLV-Air concept vehicle as a pre-production version of a long wheelbase, 7-seat variant of its Tivoli crossover/SUV.
South Korea's SsangYong Motor Co. is developing a highly styled small SUV/crossover to compete in the American market with the Jeep Wrangler SUV, sources tell Autocar.
South Korea's Ssangyong Motor Co. is considering a new model that could be sold in the U.S., according to several media reports.