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Samsung SDI, Volvo Join Hands to Develop Battery Packs for Electric Trucks

Samsung SDI, Volvo Join Hands to Develop Battery Packs for Electric Trucks

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDI Co, a major electric vehicle battery maker, will join hands with Volvo Group to develop battery packs for electric trucks, the company said Thursday. In a strategic alliance with Sweden-based Volvo Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles, Samsung SDI will provide battery cells [...]

Seoul’s Solution to Overcrowding at Hydrogen Fueling Stations Coming Up Short

Seoul’s Solution to Overcrowding at Hydrogen Fueling Stations Coming Up Short

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Overcrowded hydrogen fueling stations in downtown Seoul are pushing the city to come up with emergency measures. The two hydrogen fueling stations in Seoul, located in Sangam and Yangjae, are being overcrowded as Incheon, Gyeonggi Province, and other satellite regions are expanding supply of hydrogen cars despite a lack [...]

Japanese Automakers Expanding Presence in S. Korea with Hybrid Models

Japanese Automakers Expanding Presence in S. Korea with Hybrid Models

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese automakers are expanding their presence in South Korea, industry data showed Sunday, as the popularity of their hybrid models is rising in the imported car market. According to data from the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (KAIDA) and automakers, Japanese auto brands took a 21.5 percent share [...]

RVs Account for Nearly Half of S. Korean Automakers’ Domestic Sales in H1

RVs Account for Nearly Half of S. Korean Automakers’ Domestic Sales in H1

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Recreational vehicles (RVs) accounted for nearly half of South Korean carmakers’ domestic sales in the first half of the year, industry data showed Sunday. In South Korea, SUVs and minivans are included in the RV category. According to the data, the country’s five automakers, including Hyundai Motor Co. and [...]

Hyundai’s Commercial Vehicles to be Equipped with Advanced Driver Warning System

Hyundai’s Commercial Vehicles to be Equipped with Advanced Driver Warning System

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Sunday that, starting from 2021, it will apply an advanced forward collision avoidance system to trucks and vans produced by Hyundai Motor Co. Hyundai Mobis has developed the driver state warning (DSW) system, which detects drowsy driving or lack [...]