SolarEdge, Kokam open 2GWh cell plant in South Korea

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Located in the Eumseong Innovation City of Chungcheongbuk-Do, South Korea, Sella 2 is currently producing test cells for certification, with ramp-up expected during the second half of 2022.

The Godfather of South Korea’s Chip Industry

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But it was true what semiconductor engineers in South Korea whispered about his former students: They were everywhere. Of average height, with gray hair since his mid-30s, he was the first professor in South Korea to systematically teach semiconductor engineering.


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Hyundai to build dedicated EV factory in South Korea

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Hyundai Motor plans dedicated electric vehicle factory in South Korea - the first it has built in South Korea in almost three decades. The post Hyundai to build dedicated EV factory in South Korea appeared first on The Driven.

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group wins multiple hydrogen fueling station contracts in California and South Korea

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Ltd (Japan) group of companies, announced multiple contracts to provide more than a dozen Hydrogen Fueling Stations (HFS) to customers in California and South Korea. Korea, and Neuenbürg, Germany. Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (CE&IG), a part of the Nikkiso Co.,

SES expands in South Korea to facilitate commercialization of Li-metal batteries

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Boston-based SES AI Corporation, a developer of high-performance lithium-metal (Li-Metal) rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and other applications, has incorporated its subsidiary SES Korea and plans to build a pre-production facility in South Korea.

Harris vows to work with South Korea on EV dispute, plans to fulfill with semiconductor execs

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Vice President Kamala Harris vowed to work with South Korea to resolve a commerce dispute stemming from the Inflation Discount Act, because the longtime allies reaffirmed their protection ties.

South Korea Wants More Electric-Car Charging Stations

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South Korea electric-car sales have been helped significantly by government subsidies both national and local, but there's still much room for improvement. That's because despite these subsidies, just 850 plug-in cars were sold in South Korea in 2014, leaving the country with around 1,800 on its roads at the end of the year. South Korea incentives plug-in cars transportation policy

Loop Energy to supply eFlow hydrogen fuel cell systems for transit buses in South Korea

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The announcement marks accelerating adoption of the eFlow fuel cell platform within the transit bus market vertical as well as Loop Energy’s official entry into the zero-emission commercial vehicle market in South Korea.

South Korea is getting a massive 1.4 GW floating offshore wind farm


Shell Overseas Investment and CoensHexicon have established a joint venture to fund, develop, and operate MunmuBaram , a 1.4-gigawatt floating offshore wind farm for South Korea. more… The post South Korea is getting a massive 1.4

BMW Is Trying Again With Subscription-Based Access to Luxury Features, This Time in South Korea

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Image: BMW Korea Subscription-based access to vehicle features are among the most unpopular ideas automakers have ever pursued. The post BMW Is Trying Again With Subscription-Based Access to Luxury Features, This Time in South Korea appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

Geely and Renault partner in South Korea to build hybrid and ICE vehicles

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Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Renault Group have signed a cooperation agreement to launch all-new vehicle lineup for the South-Korean market. Renault Group and Geely Holding Group, China’s largest privately-owned automotive group, have signed an agreement to launch a new collaboration dedicated to bringing fuel-efficient Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) and Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) models to the South Korean market as well as for export sales.

Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea

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Hyundai Motor Company will end sales of its best-selling electric vehicle, the Kona EV, after a series of fires and faulty braking systems prompted mass recalls in South Korea. The post Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

LG Energy Solution raises about $10.6 billion in South Korea’s biggest IPO to date


billion in South Korea’s biggest IPO to date, hitting a market cap of over $98 billion. It is now the third-most valuable company in South Korea after Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) and SK Hynix Inc (000660.KS), according to The Korea Times.

Tesla changes South Korea’s Model 3 page wording after regulator initiates probe


Seemingly in response to an investigation from the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), Tesla has changed the wording on its Model 3 page in South Korea. The post Tesla changes South Korea’s Model 3 page wording after regulator initiates probe appeared first on TESLARATI.

Hyundai, Kia agree to pump $16.5bn into EV production in South Korea


billion to produce electric vehicles at a new factory in South Korea. The factory ultimately would increase annual EV production in South Korea to 1.44 The post Hyundai, Kia agree to pump $16.5bn into EV production in South Korea appeared first on TESLARATI.

South Korea to standardize on CCS fast-charging standard used by US, German makers

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Buyers of electric vehicles in South Korea won't need to consider the pros and cons of charging standards in the near future. The South Korean Agency for Technology and Standards announced in mid-December it would revise the current charging standard in the country to recommend the use of "Combo 1"—also known as the Combined Charging System.

Tesla Applies Edit To South Korea Model 3 Range Page For Clarity


Tesla's Model 3 page in South Korea used to use the words "more than," though now it says "a maximum of

Faraday Future FF 81 EV slated for "high volume production" in 2024—at GM's former South Korea plant

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Faraday Future's second EV will be manufactured by South Korean auto-parts supplier Myoung Shin, Faraday announced Wednesday in a press release. Production is scheduled to start in 2024, with a "high volume production" target later that same year.

Hyundai Planning Dedicated EV Factory In South Korea, Says Union


Hyundai's union learned amid wage negotiations that production at the future factory will begin by 2025

South Korea increases its emissions reduction goal to 40% of 2018 levels by 2030


South Korea today announced its commitment to slash its emissions by 40% of 2018 levels by 2030, compared to an initial 26.3% more… The post South Korea increases its emissions reduction goal to 40% of 2018 levels by 2030 appeared first on Electrek.

South Korea to extend electric-car subsidy to long-range vehicles too

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South Korea currently offers electric-car subsidies, but only to shorter-range vehicles. Asia South Korea incentives plug-in cars Incentives and RebatesThis somewhat unusual provision was put in place in 2012, the government says, to encourage sales of electric cars with convenient charging times. Under the current rule, electric cars that can fully charge in under 10 hours on standard household current.

South Korea: Hyundai Ioniq 6 Preorders Exceeded 37,000 In 24 Hours


The amazing new record indicates huge demand for the new electric model

Faraday Future announces partnership with Myoung Shin to manufacture mass-market FF81 EV in South Korea?


Southern California EV startup Faraday Future has shared news of a new partnership with South Korean automotive manufacturer Myoung Shin to produce its FF81 mass-market EV.

VW faces far worse problems in South Korea than in U.S.

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But the company may face far worse problems in South Korea. South Korea VW Volkswagen diesel scandalThe ongoing diesel emissions scandal has severely damaged Volkswagen's reputation in the U.S., and will be quite costly to remedy. Under the terms of a settlement that recently received preliminary approval from a federal judge, VW must buy back or modify 466,000 2.0-liter TDI cars. DON'T.

Unofficial Specs For Hyundai Ioniq 6 Emerges In South Korea


Let's take a look at the expected battery/powertrain options, prices and timeline

Polestar Reports Strong Start In South Korea: 4,000 Reservations


It took just one week to receive several thousand reservations with substantial deposits

2023 Kia Ray EV Previews Its Second Facelift In South Korea


Kia's oldest production EV is getting refreshed once more, adopting new front and rear end designs and a subtly updated cabin

EV incentive system under review following South Korean formal complaint


President Biden’s new electric vehicle incentive system is now under review following a formal complaint from South Korean officials. However, the policy is now under review after significant pushback from the South Korean government.

Electric-Car Sales Surge In South Korea, Supported By Subsidies

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Now we can add South Korea to the list of countries where Sales of plug-in electric cars are very regional right now, globally as well as within the United States. Norway, for instance, has seen electric-car sales soar because it offers financial incentives and other benefits that aren''t available to drivers of vehicles with combustion engines.

Hyundai Motor completes South Korea’s first domestic autonomous truck highway journey

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Hyundai Motor Company completed South Korea’s first domestic highway journey with an autonomously navigated semi-trailer truck. Hyundai’s Xcient truck drove approximately 40 km (25 miles) on the highway between Uiwang and Incheon, carrying a large semi-trailer simulating cargo transportation. This successful demonstration proves that innovative autonomous driving technology can be used to transform the trade logistics industry.

Tesla Launches CCS1 Charging Adapter In South Korea: Soon In US?


It will allow using publicly available CCS Combo 1 fast chargers by Tesla owners

South Korea: Tesla Takes Almost 44% Of The EV Market In H1 2021


Tesla Model 3 is the best-selling model in the country, but Hyundai Ioniq 5 is ramping up

Report: Tesla CCS1 Adapter From South Korea Does Not Work In US


at least not yet, according to tests conducted with a Tesla Model 3

IHI and Hyundai WIA form turbocharger JV in South Korea

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brand in Asia through the joint-business in South Korea. IHI Corporation and Hyundai WIA Corporation, a major automobile parts manufacturer and a major subsidiary of Hyundai-Kia Motor Group, have entered a joint venture agreement for turbochargers. The Vehicular Turbocharger business unit of IHI Group has seven plants world-wide and is targeting 7 million units per year production in FY2015.

Velodyne LiDAR Partners with UMS for autonomous vehicle testing in South Korea

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Velodyne LiDAR is partnering with Unmanned Solution (UMS) of South Korea to integrate its advanced LiDAR sensors into UMS’ expansive autonomous technology development program. The company has deployed more than 100 autonomous vehicles in South Korea thus far with more planned, all outfitted with varying combinations of Velodyne’s VLP-16, HDL-32, and HDL-64 LiDAR sensors.

Report: Kia Adopts CATL Batteries For EVs Sold In South Korea


To date, the South Korean manufacturer relied on domestically produced batteries

KAIST rolling out dynamic wireless charging in buses in South Korea

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The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is trialing a bus application for its Online Electric Vehicle (OLEV) technology, a dynamic wireless charging technology that recharges a vehicle’s battery while the vehicle is in motion. The OLEV bus in Gumi. Click to enlarge.

Toyota plans to export US-built Sienna to South Korea

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Toyota announced plans to begin exporting US-built Sienna vehicles to distributors in South Korea. Sienna exports to South Korea are initially forecasted at approximately 600 units annually. With the start of these shipments to South Korea, Toyota will now export US-assembled vehicles to 19 countries around the world. The Sienna is produced at Toyota’s manufacturing plant in Princeton, IN.

GM Now Says It Will Offer 10 EVs In South Korea By 2025


According to Reuters, the company previously said plans for EVs in Korea wasn't "feasible

See Kia EV6 And Hyundai Ioniq 5 Driving In South Korea


They both stand out from regular traffic

Car Park With Dozens Of Hyundai Ioniq 5 Spotted In South Korea


The Ioniq 5 is coming

Oullim: Yet Another All-Electric Supercar, This One From South Korea

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A South Korean vehicle with a Dutch electric drivetrain probably doesn''t spring to mind. Think of supercars, and your thoughts might turn to Ferraris, Lamborghinis, McLarens or Vipers. Though that''s what you''re looking at here. It''s called the Oullim Motors Spirra EV, and according to Dutch site De Telegraaf, it''s due to go into production

South Korea outlines efficiency targets

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Achieve forty miles per gallon or cut carbon dioxide emissions to an average of 140g/km - that’s the target that has been set by the South Korean Presidential Committee on Green Growth. Korea’s fuel efficiency standards are already scheduled to increase by 16.5 Tags: Green cars Latest news co2 emissions South Korea South Korea Presidential Committee on Green Growth