It is unlikely that North Korea is going to be a real competitor with South Korea should peace break out all over the place. More like that 1980s move Gung Ho with Michael Keaton.
INSIDE JoongAng Daily: "Before the luncheon, Roh and First Lady Kwon Yang-sook visited an auto plant in Nampo city, about a 50-minute drive from Pyongyang. The plant produces about 1,000 vehicles per year, with 216 employees. Roh and Kwon got in a sedan called “Junma,” manufactured with auto parts from South Korea’s Ssangyong Motors, and started the car. But the car did not move. Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo helped the president, but the car still did not move."