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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.

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South Korea EV registration jumps in 2022

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The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport in South Korea has announced that EV registrations in the country have jumped by 72.7% Currently, only 5.96% of all vehicles in South Korea are considered “green vehicles” (hydrogen, hybrid, PHEV, or full-electric).

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Report: South Korea fines Tesla $2.2M over cold-weather range

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South Korea's antitrust regulator has hit Tesla with a 2.85 The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said Tesla had overstated "driving ranges of its cars on a single charge, their fuel cost-effectiveness compared to gasoline

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Tesla gets Gigafactory incentives offer from South Korea’s  President Yoon

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South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol said that Tesla would get “tailored” incentives if it decides to establish its next gigafactory in the country. Elon Musk recently noted that South Korea was a top candidate for the next Tesla gigafactory location. “If

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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.

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RecycLiCo delivers battery-grade lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide to battery manufacturers in Japan and South Korea

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RecycLiCo Battery Materials (formerly American Manganese), has delivered samples of its battery-grade lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide to battery manufacturers in Japan and South Korea. The companies, which are among the top manufacturers in the region, will conduct a technical review of the lithium products and explore potential business partnership opportunities with RecycLiCo.

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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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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.

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Hyundai Motor Group puts Spot to work at Kia’s plant in South Korea

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Hyundai Motor Group introduced Factory Safety Service Robot, a robot for industrial site safety, and announced its pilot operation at Kia’s plant in South Korea.

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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.,

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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.

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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.

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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

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Elon Musk considers South Korea for next Tesla Gigafactory location: report

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South Korea’s presidential office revealed that President Yoon Suk-Yeol and Elon Musk conversed about Tesla in a video call on Wednesday, November 23. Tesla Gigafactory in South Korea. South Korea is an ideal country for another Tesla gigafactory in Asia.

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A look at Tesla’s potential new Gigafactory locations: Mexico, Canada, Indonesia or South Korea

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Indonesia and South Korea are two viable partners that could boost Tesla’s supply chain and presence in the East. Tesla South Korea. Last month, South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-Yeol reportedly talked with Elon Musk.

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

Electrek

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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South Korea’s battery fires are a fear for EV makers

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A serious blaze in South Korea that knocked out a variety of key digital providers for days — snarling banking, ride-sharing and on-line deliveries — is reigniting security considerations in.

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Elon Musk: South Korea Among Top Candidates For EV Investment

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Tesla might also expand its partnership with South Korean suppliers

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

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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.

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GM’s plant in South Korea to spice up capability to 500,000 automobiles a 12 months

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Common Motors‘ Changwon plant in South Korea, south of the capital Seoul, will improve the U.S. The post GM’s plant in South Korea to spice up capability to 500,000 automobiles a 12 months appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Biden says U.S. prepared to proceed talks with South Korea on EV subsidy

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SEOUL — President Joe Biden has expressed willingness to proceed talks with South Korea over current U.S. prepared to proceed talks with South Korea on EV subsidy appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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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.

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

Electrek

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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hyundai Planning Dedicated EV Factory In South Korea, Says Union

InsideEVs

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

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Unofficial Specs For Hyundai Ioniq 6 Emerges In South Korea

InsideEVs

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

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Report: LGES To Upgrade Its Ochang Battery Plant In South Korea

InsideEVs

The company plans to invest more than $3 billion by 2026

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.