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Hyundai Rotem Secures First High-Speed Train Export Deal with Uzbekistan

Hyundai Rotem Secures First High-Speed Train Export Deal with Uzbekistan

ASHKENT, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean train manufacturer Hyundai Rotem Co. signed a contract to supply high-speed trains to Uzbekistan on Friday during President Yoon Suk Yeol’s state visit to the Central Asian nation, marking the first export of bullet trains built with homegrown technology. The agreement was signed at a ceremony attended [...]

Hyundai Motor Launches Truck Ad Campaign Created with Generative AI Tools

Hyundai Motor Launches Truck Ad Campaign Created with Generative AI Tools

SEOUL, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s leading automaker, has produced an advertisement campaign for its truck brands using generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology, its ad agency said Friday. Innocean Worldwide Inc., Hyundai Motor Group’s marketing and communications arm, said the three-part video series, titled “Cars That Run Forever,” was created [...]

T’way Air Plagued by Flight Delays due to Aircraft Maintenance Issues

T’way Air Plagued by Flight Delays due to Aircraft Maintenance Issues

SEOUL, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Hundreds of international travelers using T’way Air, a South Korean budget air carrier, have experienced flight delays this week due to apparent maintenance issues with its aircraft, according to the company Friday. T’way Air flight TW283, which was scheduled to depart from Incheon International Airport to Osaka at around [...]

Hyundai Motor Group Opens Korean Restaurant ‘Naoh’ in Singapore, Helmed by Michelin-Starred Chef

Hyundai Motor Group Opens Korean Restaurant ‘Naoh’ in Singapore, Helmed by Michelin-Starred Chef

SEOUL, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The Hyundai Motor Group is venturing into the culinary world by opening a Korean restaurant in Singapore, in collaboration with Michelin-starred chef Corey Lee. Set to open on June 15, the restaurant, named Naoh, which means “to come out” in Korean, will be located on the third floor of Hyundai [...]

Hyundai Motor Labor Union Set to Vote on Strike Following Wage Negotiation Breakdown

Hyundai Motor Labor Union Set to Vote on Strike Following Wage Negotiation Breakdown

ULSAN, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) -- Wage negotiations between Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s leading automaker, and its union have collapsed, union representatives said Thursday, with workers expected to vote later this month whether to stage a walkout. The union decided to call off further negotiations after holding the eighth round of talks at the [...]

Busan Int’l Mobility Show to Spotlight Eco-friendly Vehicles

Busan Int’l Mobility Show to Spotlight Eco-friendly Vehicles

SEOUL, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The 2024 Busan International Mobility Show (BIMOS) will bring eco-friendly vehicles to the forefront this month, according to organizers and industry sources Thursday, as the biennial trade show struggles to maintain its influence moving forward. BIMOS is scheduled to open June 28 for a 10-day run at the BEXCO [...]

South Korea Urged to Address Negative Perceptions Hindering Electric Vehicle Adoption

South Korea Urged to Address Negative Perceptions Hindering Electric Vehicle Adoption

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Efforts are underway to enhance the public perception of electric vehicles, as those who have yet to make the switch hold more negative views compared to current EV owners. This disparity in attitudes may pose a significant obstacle to the broader adoption of this environmentally friendly technology.  This issue was [...]

SK, China’s Geely Agree to Bolster Cooperation in Batteries, Mobility Solutions

SK, China’s Geely Agree to Bolster Cooperation in Batteries, Mobility Solutions

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Inc., the holding company of South Korea’s chip-to-battery conglomerate SK Group, said Wednesday it has partnered with China’s Geely Holding Group for cooperation in batteries and future mobility solutions. Under the strategic agreement signed Tuesday, the two companies will explore business opportunities in the eco-friendly mobility sector, including [...]