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Daewoo founder passes away
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11th Dec 2019
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Daewoo founder passes away

Kim Woo-Choong, the founder of the Daewoo group, has died of pneumonia aged 82 after a long fight against chronic ailments. Kim was born in 1936 in the city Daegu, in what was then a colony of imperial Japan. Kim's father was reportedly a teacher and mentor to future president and military strongman Park Chung-hee, and later a provincial governor.
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Derek Fung
Chevrolet Cruze EV fleet to be tested in South Korea
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21st Sep 2010
1 min read

Chevrolet Cruze EV fleet to be tested in South Korea

General Motors has announced it will produce a fleet of Chevrolet Cruze EVs for testing which will commence in South Korea later this year. Some of the cars will be badged as Daewoo Lacettis while others will be badged as Chevrolet Cruze. Even though the Chevrolet is not sold in Korea, General Motors is hoping to demonstrate the vehicles capabilities and create more awareness in the market whilst also promoting the company in the fast-growing Korean industry.
Brett Davis
Daewoo to be used as source for future Vauxhalls?
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3rd May 2009
1 min read

Daewoo to be used as source for future Vauxhalls?

With GM's current financial status being what it is, and subsidiary companies Opel and Vauxhall also suffering, General Motors' CEO Fritz Henderson recently revealed Vauxhall will be staying in the GM group of companies even if Opel is sold off. This leaves Vauxhall with an uncertain future, but for one possible outcome - to source vehicles from GM's South Korean Daewoo unit.
Matt Brogan
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