SEOUL — Union leaders of South Korea's striking autoworkers agree to end a weeklong walkout against the country's four automakers in hopes of derailing the possible sale of Daewoo Motor Co. Ltd. to a foreign firm. The strike, which reportedly cost the country's auto industry an estimated US$44 million per day, affected Daewoo's main Pupyong facility in Inchon — now running at only 50% capacity, plus plants owned by Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., Kia Motors Corp. and Daewoo-owned Ssangyong Motor ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Autoworkers agree to end protest" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.