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Hyundai Mobis Develops Rear-autonomous Emergency Braking Technology

Hyundai Mobis Develops Rear-autonomous Emergency Braking Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Wednesday it has developed a new rear-autonomous emergency braking (R-AEB) technology. In a first for the automobile industry, Hyundai Mobis used ultra short range radar (USRR) rather than a combination of camera and ultrasonic sensor to develop the R-AEB [...]

New AI Voice Assistant Minimizes Driver Distractions

New AI Voice Assistant Minimizes Driver Distractions

DAEJEON, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A team of South Korean researchers has developed an in-car voice assistant based on artificial intelligence (AI) communication technology that avoids initiating conversation with the driver when it is determined that it would be a distraction. The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology said Monday that a research [...]

New Tech Transforms Diesel Delivery Trucks into Hybrid Vehicles

New Tech Transforms Diesel Delivery Trucks into Hybrid Vehicles

DAEJEON, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — New technology has been developed that allows diesel-powered delivery trucks to be equipped with hybrid engines that can increase fuel efficiency while reducing emissions. The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology said Monday that it had completed a [...]

Hyundai Motor Develops Road Noise-cancelling System Using Sound Waves

Hyundai Motor Develops Road Noise-cancelling System Using Sound Waves

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s very first active noise control technology by using sound waves. South Korea’s top automaker announced on Monday that it has completed a 6-year journey to develop its Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system, which prevents road noise from entering the car. The company [...]

Imported Car Sales Up 6.2 pct in Oct., Japanese Brands Suffer Extended Slump

Imported Car Sales Up 6.2 pct in Oct., Japanese Brands Suffer Extended Slump

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Imported car sales in South Korea rose 6.2 percent on-year last month helped by new models, but Japanese brands still struggled feeling the pinch of a boycott against Japanese goods amid trade tensions between Seoul and Tokyo, industry data showed Tuesday. The number of newly registered foreign vehicles rose [...]