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.

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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.

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

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

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 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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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The Ioniq 5 is coming

See Kia EV6 And Hyundai Ioniq 5 Driving In South Korea

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They both stand out from regular traffic

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.

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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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

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.

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.

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

South Korea: Electric buses recharge as they drive

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While wireless, on-the-road charging for electric cars might be causing trouble in Denmark; over in South Korea, they’ve already got it sussed. According to BusinessInsider.com, the South Korea’s second city, Gumi already has 15 miles of public road fitted with cables that can transfer electrica[.]. Electric cars

Tesla CCS1 Adapter: 'Available In North America Soon'

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It's now officially launched in South Korea and offers up to 150 kW output

“Electric cars are disasters; they are evil," says Hyundai union head

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Yet those are the words of Ha Bu-young, head of the Hyundai motor union, both the largest and the most powerful union in South Korea. South Korea UAW unions jobs plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV “Electric cars are disasters. They are evil." Not something you'd hear every day, certainly not from a powerful executive in the auto industry.

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Fuel cell revolution sparks in Japan and South Korea

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Japan and South Korea look set to drive the market for fuel cell vehicles, starting in 2015, new analysis suggests. Carmakers from the two countries including Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai/Kia are all preparing for commercial production of fuel cell vehicles within the next three years. All are already running prototypes with fleets to test [.]. Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars Hydrogen fuel fuel cell hydrogen

Kia Niro EV specs revealed at latest Korean car show

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Then it appeared in Korea at an electric. South KoreaThe Kia Niro EV made its first appearance at the Busan auto show this week and Kia confirmed the car will offer a battery with up to 236 miles of range. The company showed a concept version of the car at the Consumer Electronics Show in January with wildly updated head and tail lights and trim details.

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Hyundai Recalling LG Batteries, Who’s to Blame?

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Electric vehicles Electric Vehicles News Blog batteries battery electric vehicle BEVs EVs fire risk Hyundai Kona Kona Electric LG LG Chem LG Energy recalls South Korea

South Korean government trims orders for Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-fuel cars

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Nine months after announcing its intention to buy 10,000 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-fueled cars, the South Korean government has halved its order. That's according to Business Korea, which said Tuesday that a report published by the government earlier this month indicated that the government plans to purchase 5,000 Nexo vehicles over the next two. South Korea hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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Koreans add to Chevy confusion chorus over Bolt, Volt names

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South Korea plug-in carsThere's no getting around the fact that the words "bolt" and "volt" sound similar. So Chevrolet was likely inviting confusion when it decided to name its 238-mile electric car the Bolt EV, while continuing to offer the Volt plug-in hybrid. It's easy for English speakers to confuse "B" and "V" sounds on occasion, after all. DON'T MISS: Why 'Bolt'.

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Tesla's huge Australia battery won't last as world's largest: Hyundai in the wings

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As Elon Musk basks in the glow of meeting his 100-day challenge to install the world's largest utility battery in South Australia, another company is looking to take his crown. South Korea Batteries Australia energy storageHyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co. announced on November 23 it took an order for an industrial energy-storage system to be installed by February. The 150-megawatt.

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South Korea to provide subsidies for fuel cells

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Reports in the JoongAng Daily state that the South Korean Government has plans to increase subsidies for renewable power generation and for the use of residential hydrogen fuel cells for heating and power. Tags: Fuel Cells Green cars Latest news fuel cell subsidies South Korea

Samsung says sayonara to fuel cells, focuses on batteries for electric cars

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South Korea's Samsung SDI has decided to drop its hydrogen fuel-cell division, and focus future development resources exclusively on batteries for electric cars. South Korea Batteries hydrogen plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell SamsungSamsung SDI is already a major player in the electric-car battery market. But until recently the company also dabbled in fuel-cell technology, largely the province of Japanese companies.

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Hyundai-Kia: eight electric cars by 2022, dedicated EV platform

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South Korea Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV It's long been said in the auto industry that Hyundai-Kia is the only competitor that truly scares industry colossus Toyota. Thirty years ago, the Korean company was a bit player, producing designs adapted from obsolete Mitsubishi technology. Today it's a major global player, reacting fast to market swings—and its goal is to be second only.

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