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ANALYSIS – SsangYong future models

21 March 2019

We investigate SsangYong's future model strategy – under parent Mahindra & Mahindra, it's pushing to become a global competitor with its wide range of SUVs after years of being a niche player.


2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.


ANALYSIS - The reinvention of SsangYong

7 January 2019

SsangYong likes to be thought of as Korea's equivalent to Jeep. A long history of building rugged four-wheel drive vehicles can play well to buyers in many countries. Now, following a period of consolidation after the post-bankruptcy years of rebuilding its image, SsangYong is trying a push into premium priced market segments. Can it work?


Hands-On Tech - SsangYong Rexton

10 September 2018

This month in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series, we put Korean manufacturer SsangYong's system to the test*. Taking you through the top-spec connectivity features offered by manufacturers in detail, this HOT report series looks to benchmark the connectivity functionality of each manufacturer based on various test criteria.

Latest interviews


Tivoli is acting as a catalyst for SsangYong change - UK MD

22 February 2017

SsangYong UK managing director Paul Williams tells just-auto that the Tivoli compact SUV is changing perceptions of the brand.


Q&A: SsangYong's Steve Gray on the doubling of sales in 2015

26 October 2015

SsangYong has operated in Europe for a long time, but suddenly, sales have been surging - beyond 100% YoY in most countries. And that's not just due to the addition of the hot-selling Tivoli B-crossover. Steve Gray, the company's UK head of Marketing, tells just-auto what's ahead for the rest of the decade.


GENEVA: Ssangyong to eye potential buyers closely

6 March 2008

Re-launching Ssangyong in the UK will include a close re-look at potential buyers, a senior executive said at the Geneva show.


EMERGING MARKETS ANALYSIS: Murtaugh’s the man for Chrysler’s China plans

3 March 2008

Mark Bursa meets Phil Murtaugh, the man who built the foundations of GM’s China business, and who’s now looking to repeat the trick for Chrysler.

Latest news


South Korean sales up slightly in April

2 May 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers increased by 1.6% to 136,296 units in April 2019 from 134,197 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


South Korean sales fall in March, rise YTD

2 April 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers declined by 0.8% to 138,288 units in March from 139,432 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


SsangYong sells 13,590 units globally in March

2 April 2019

SsangYong Motor Company announced that the company sold a total of 13,590 units in March 2019 – 10,984 units in domestic sales and 2,606 in exports including CKD kits.


SsangYong praises outgoing CEO for revival

29 March 2019

Mahindra-owned SsangYong says it has put its business back on track in the last four years and much of the credit for that can go, according to the company, to its outgoing CEO and President Choi Johng-sik who leaves the company at the end of the month.


South Korea deregulates LPG car segment

13 March 2019

South Korea enacted legislation this week which allows private motorists to buy vehicles powered by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), in response to rising environmental concerns in the country.


South Korean sales fall 1% in February, +2% YTD

5 March 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers declined by 1.1% to 104,307 units in February from 105,432 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


C300 SsangYong Korando shown ahead of Geneva

18 February 2019

The production version of the C300 project - the next Korando - has been revealed in South Korea. The public world premiere will be at next month's Geneva motor show.


South Korean sales flat in November, exports drop

3 December 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rose by just 0.3% to 139,862 units in November from 140,132 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


South Korean sales rebound 24% in October

5 November 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rebounded by over 24% to 139,557 units in October from 112,332 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


South Korean sales fall 18% in September

3 October 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by over 17.5% to 110,130 vehicles in September from 133,551 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Mahindra's Ssangyong reinstates workers fired in 2009

17 September 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra's SsangYong Motor has reinstated workers sacked nine years ago, the Korea Herald reported.


just-auto Plus only SsangYong Motor global sales drop 2.6% in August 2018

4 September 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that it sold a total of 11,421 units in August 2018 - 9,055 units in domestic sales and 2,366 in exports. SsangYong's August sales slightly dropped 2.6% year-on-year despite shrinking exports, helped by strong sales of...


just-auto Plus only SsangYong Motor global sales up 13.2% in July 2018

9 August 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that the company sold a total of 12,916 units in July 2018 - 9,823 units in domestic sales and 3,093 in exports. SsangYong's sales for July rose 13.2 % compared to sales in July 2017. This upward trend reflects a...


South Korean sales down 5.7% in June

3 July 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 5.7% to 131,827 vehicles in June from 139,842 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only SsangYong Motor sells record 12,578 units globally in June 2018

2 July 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that it sold a total of 12,578 units in June 2018 – 9,684 units in domestic sales and 2,894 in exports. SsangYong maintained third spot in the domestic market, and its June sales slightly dropped by 9% compared to the...


just-auto Plus only SsangYong Motor global sales up 4.8% in May 2018

5 June 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that it sold a total of 12,938 units in May 2018 – 9,709 units in domestic sales and 3,229 in exports. SsangYong's May sales recorded a growth of 4.8% over May 2017, the biggest monthly performance of this year....


South Korean sales down 1.3% in May

4 June 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 1.3% to 133,663 vehicles in May from 135,443 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only SsangYong Motor global sales drop 1.3% in April 2018

17 May 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that it sold a total of 10,930 units in April 2018 – 8,124 units in domestic sales and 2,806 in exports. Despite the popularity of its brand-new Rexton Sports (export: Musso) and the recovery in the exports,...


South Korean sales rise fractionally in April

3 May 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined increased by 1.2% to 134,197 units in April from 132,675 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


South Korean sales fall over 4% in March

4 April 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined continued to fall in March, by 4.4% to 139,432 units from 145,903 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers. 


just-auto Plus only SsangYong Motor global sales drop 12.5% in March 2018

3 April 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that it sold a total of 11,369 units in March 2018 – 9,243 units in domestic sales and 2,126 in exports. Despite the popularity of brand-new Musso (domestic: Rexton Sports), SsangYong's March sales decreased by...


GENEVA SHOW - Ssangyong plans electric offroader

7 March 2018

South Korean brand Ssangyong is upping its game with the launch of a vastly improved and more sophisticated Rexton SUV and will make a technology leap in two years time with the launch of an all electric, fully off road capable model based on the Korando.


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


South Korean domestic sales fall 12% in February

5 March 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by 11.9% to 105,432 units in February from 119,612 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only SsangYong with Mahindra to assemble Rexton in India

12 February 2018

SsangYong Motor Company announced that its flagship SUV, Rexton (domestic: G4 Rexton) will be exported to India in kits. SsangYong has recently signed a product licensing agreement with Mahindra and Mahindra for the local production of Rexton in...


South Korean domestic sales rise 6% in January

2 February 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers rose 5.9% to 112,452 units in January from 106,210 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only SsangYong sales drop 12% in November 2017

5 December 2017

SsangYong Motor Company, part of the Mahindra Group, announced that the company sold a total of 12,082 units in November 2017- 8,769 units in domestic sales and 3,313 in exports. SsangYong's November sales were up 12.5% from the previous month thanks to...


South Korean domestic sales fall 3% in November

4 December 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 3.1% to 140,342 units in November from 144,814 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


SsangYong to test AV in South Korea

9 November 2017

SsangYong has announced that the company acquired permission for temporary driving of autonomous vehicle and will begin road test starting this November.


South Korean domestic sales fall 11% in October

2 November 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 11% to 112,729 units in October from 126,660 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.

Ssangyong news

South Korean sales up slightly in April

2 May 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers increased by 1.6% to 136,296 units in Apr...


South Korean sales fall in March, rise YTD

2 April 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers declined by 0.8% to 138,288 units in Marc...


SsangYong sells 13,590 units globally in March

2 April 2019

SsangYong Motor Company announced that the company sold a total of 13,590 units in March 2019 &nd...


SsangYong praises outgoing CEO for revival

29 March 2019

Mahindra-owned SsangYong says it has put its business back on track in the last four years and mu...


ANALYSIS – SsangYong future models

21 March 2019

SUVs The Korando is a compact crossover SUV that, as of March 2019, is now in its fourth gener...


South Korea deregulates LPG car segment

13 March 2019

South Korea enacted legislation this week which allows private motorists to buy vehicles powered...



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