The jury is still out on Daewoo, the new brand of economy cars from South Korea that went on sale last September. We probably won't know how good - or bad - these cars are for at least another year.
Back in 1986, nobody knew right away that
Hyundai's first cars were going to fall apart after a few thousand miles. A few years ago, nobody knew that Kia cars and sport-utilities were going to be so bloody awful. After all, any car can look good when it's new. The real test is how well it holds
together in the long run.
South Korean automakers don't have a reputation for producing world-class automobiles - at least initially. But I've learned that the South Koreans are a quick study and a... Read More