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LPG Cars Losing Ground to Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

LPG Cars Losing Ground to Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-powered cars are gradually losing their presence with the growing prevalence of electric and hybrid vehicles, after years of enjoying popularity in the South Korean automobile market thanks to low fuel costs and low emissions. According to statistics from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, [...]

Hyundai’s Accumulated Sales of Electric Cars Top 1 mln Units

Hyundai’s Accumulated Sales of Electric Cars Top 1 mln Units

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top automaker Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday its total global sales of electric vehicles had exceeded 1 million units as of 2022, 11 years after the conglomerate entered the market. Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Corp. saw their accumulative sales of EVs reach 1.02 million units as [...]

Low-floor Buses to Replace Old Intra-city and Village Buses

Low-floor Buses to Replace Old Intra-city and Village Buses

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has mandated that low-floor buses be introduced when replacing old intra-city and maeul buses, and rural buses with new ones. Maeul buses — “maeul” means “village” in English — are small green buses that run on routes connecting neighborhoods to nearby major bus stops and subway stations. [...]

Asiana Redeploys Cargo Planes for Passenger Flights

Asiana Redeploys Cargo Planes for Passenger Flights

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Asiana Airlines Inc., South Korea’s second-biggest carrier, said Monday it has returned all passenger aircraft once used as cargo planes during the pandemic to their original state. The company completed the remodeling of the aircraft ahead of the reopening of international flight routes in recent months. The company converted [...]