South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, seeks probe

Seoul, South Korea • South Korea ordered Hyundai and Kia on Friday to recall 240,000 vehicles to repair five defects initially raised by a whistleblower, in the country’s first compulsory recall for a domestic carmaker. The Transport Ministry said it also asked prosecutors to investigate if South Korea’s largest auto group had intentionally covered up defects that could compromise safety. Twelve models including Avante, i30, Genesis and Sonata sedans, and Tucson, Santa Fe and Sportage sport util...

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