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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Unofficial Specs For Hyundai Ioniq 6 Emerges In South Korea

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 and Cummins form JV to build MidRange engines in South Korea

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have formed a 50/50 joint venture partnership to manufacture MidRange engines in Korea extending from 150 hp to 300 hp (112-224 kW) output for application in a wide range of Hyundai construction and industrial equipment. The launch of the Hyundai Cummins Engine Company (HCEC) joint venture took place in Ulsan, Korea. The HCEC joint venture operation will be located in the city of Daegu, Korea, with engine manufacturing to commence in 2014. Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.,

South Korea to Boost Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards

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South Korea plans to raise the fuel economy of locally-made vehicles to surpass future requirements being by the US and Japan, according to the Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE). South Korea enacted fuel economy standards in 2006 for domestic cars and in 2009 for imported cars with sales of less than 10,000 vehicles. Yonhap.

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

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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

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They both stand out from regular traffic

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

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The Ioniq 5 is coming

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

Toyota Launches Sales of Prius and Camry Hybrid in South Korea

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Toyota Motor has begun sales of Toyota-brand vehicles in South Korea at five new dealerships, including three in Seoul, established by TMC’s local distributor Toyota Motor Korea Co., At a press conference today in Seoul, TMC Executive Vice President Yukitoshi Funo said: “ The introduction of the Toyota brand into South Korea is aimed to meet the diversifying needs of consumers in this growing market.

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

Toyota to take Sienna model to South Korea

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The US-built Toyota Sienna will soon be distributed in South Korea after Toyota announced plans to bring around 600 units to the country annually. Green cars Latest news Toyota South Korea Toyota Sienna US-built ToyotaCurrently the Toyota Sienna is produced at Toyota’s manufacturing plant in Princeton, Indiana and has not yet been shipped outside the US. However, from November, the Sienna will be exported following [.].

South Korea Plans New Rules That Could Shut Out Products With Japanese-Made Li-Ion Batteries

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The Yomiuri Shimbun reported that the government of South Korea will introduce new regulations on the manufacture and sale of products containing lithium-ion batteries on 1 July. The rules reportedly could shut out products using Japanese-made lithium batteries from the South Korean market. The new regulations include a requirement that those wishing to manufacture or sell such products in South Korea obtain certification from a designated organization in the country.“The

South Korea trials wireless charging for buses

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It may still seem like a futuristic technology, but South Korea is not wasting time in making wireless charging a reality. That''s because the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has decided to trial a dynamic wireless charging system for its electric buses that will charge th[.].

South Koreas POSCO and SK Energy to Develop Coal to Synthetic Natural Gas

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South Korea-based POSCO, a global steel producer, and SK Energy Co., an energy and petrochemical producer, have signed a memorandum of understanding with the South Korean government to develop coal conversion technologies, including synthetic natural gas (SNG) produced through a coal-to-gas conversion process utilizing low-quality coal. Domestic production of synthetic natural gas is expected to substantially reduce Korea’s dependence on imported liquefied natural gas.

Toyota expands into South Korea

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The dominance of Toyota in the automotive sector shows no signs of slowing down, as the company moves into South Korea. Toyota Motor has begun sales of its vehicles at five dealerships in the country, including three in Seoul, established by its local distributor Toyota Motor Korea Company Ltd. He stated that Toyota hopes to contribute to South Korean society and earn a loyal following.

Hyundai plans to take hydrogen fuel-cell systems beyond vehicles

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” With this week’s opening of a second plant making fuel-cell systems, in Chungju, South Korea, Hyundai. South Korea hydrogen Hyundai NexoHyundai sees a lot of potential in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. And it may find success with it by looking well past cars and SUVs—to other uses that could, as the company puts it, “transcend the transportation sector.”

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South Korea aims to dominate lithium-ion battery market

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The race to be at the front of the lithium-ion battery market as electric cars become mainstream, is heating up with South Korea announcing plans to invest 15trillion won to become the world’s dominant producer of rechargeable batteries. Tags: Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries Battery 2020 Project LG lithium-ion battery market Ministry of Educational Science and Technology Ministry of Knowledge Economy Samsung Sanyo South Korea