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Hyundai IONIQ 5 named ‘Car of the Year’ at Auto Express New Car Awards 2021

Hyundai IONIQ 5 named ‘Car of the Year’ at Auto Express New Car Awards 2021

South Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motors got one more feather added to its cap when its fully electric IONIQ 5 compact crossover SUV was named ‘Car of the Year’ at the recently held Auto

Genesis unveils fully-electric G80 at 2021 Shanghai Auto Show

Genesis unveils fully-electric G80 at 2021 Shanghai Auto Show

Genesis, a nascent luxury car brand of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Corporation, has unveiled an electric version of its flagship G80 sedan at the ongoing 2021 Shanghai Auto Show.

All “bloatware” on mobile devices must be uninstallable: declares S. Korea

Manufacturers and telecom operators in South Korea will not be able to sell any device that has uninstallable bloatware from April this year, thanks to new guidelines issued by the Asian country's government.

South Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning has declared that all "bloatware" on mobile devices must be uninstallable by the end-user as of April 2014, with just a few applications exceptions to the rule.

Samsung’s Galaxy Grand 2: at a glance

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung's recently unveiled Galaxy Grand 2 boats some very impressive improvements over its predecessor.

The successor to the original Galaxy Grand features a 5.2-inch high-definition TFT display that offers a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. The display is bigger than the first-generation Galaxy Grand's 5-inch screen. The impressively bigger screen of the new device also offers Multi Window, which will be very beneficial fans of multitasking.

K900 sedan to star in Kia’s Super Bowl advert

South Korean automaker Kia Motors is planning to make its recently introduced K900 flagship sedan a subject of its Super Bowl advert.

Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, the Kia K900 will be available in two engine versions - a 3.8-liter, 311-horsepower V6 engine and a 5.0-liter, 420-horsepower V8 engine, both of which will be bolted to a innovative 'smooth-shifting' 8-speed automatic.

The Kia K900 will feature a 12.3-inch TFT screen instrument cluster and a head-up display, which shows speed of the vehicle, turn-by-turn directions, and lane departure system warnings.

Samsung faces huge risks due to over dependence on smartphone market

Samsung is widely expected to report record earnings for July to September quarter of this year, but many analysts are of the view that the South Korean consumer electronics giant's over dependence on smartphones poses huge risks in the future.

Last Friday, Samsung announced that its estimates hinted that its third-quarter operating income increased 25 per cent year-on-year to 10.1 trillion won (US$9.4 billion). Year-on-year in crease in revenue was estimated at 13 per cent.