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Hyundai Develops AI-based Self-driving Technology

Hyundai Develops AI-based Self-driving Technology

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group said Monday it has developed an artificial intelligence-based autonomous driving technology and will apply it in its models. The South Korean automaker has developed the smart cruise control-machine learning (SCC-ML) technology, in which the vehicle analyzes the driver’s driving patterns and allows partial autonomous driving under [...]

Samsung Heavy Develops World’s 1st Fuel Cell-powered Crude Carrier

Samsung Heavy Develops World’s 1st Fuel Cell-powered Crude Carrier

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder here, said Thursday it has developed the world’s first Aframax crude oil tanker (COT) powered by fuel cells. Samsung Heavy said it had acquired approval in principle from DNV GL, a Norway-based classification society, for its fuel cell-powered Aframax COTs. Completion of [...]

World’s 1st Hydrogen Charging Station at a Parliament Building Opens

World’s 1st Hydrogen Charging Station at a Parliament Building Opens

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The world’s first hydrogen charging station at a parliament building opened at the National Assembly in Seoul on Tuesday. The achievement is seen as a new era for the hydrogen economy in South Korea as the country’s political center now accommodates a commercial hydrogen charging station. The two hydrogen [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

DAEJEON, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new biodegradable stent that naturally dissolves within the human body. It is composed of a unique material which became the world’s first to pass a pre-clinical trial. The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials in Daejeon announced on Tuesday that its [...]

Hyundai Develops ‘Active’ Transmission Technology for Hybrid Vehicle

Hyundai Develops ‘Active’ Transmission Technology for Hybrid Vehicle

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea’s biggest carmaker, said Friday it has developed the world’s first active shift control (ASC) technology for hybrid vehicles. The new technology improves gear-shift efficiency for hybrid vehicles, according to Hyundai Motor. It will be applied to the upcoming Sonata hybrid and the group’s other [...]

Researchers Develop Knowhow to Determine Corrosion of Key Nuclear Reactor Parts

Researchers Develop Knowhow to Determine Corrosion of Key Nuclear Reactor Parts

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed the expertise to precisely determine corrosion levels in key parts of nuclear reactors, potentially greatly improving operational safety, a state-run atomic energy institute said Tuesday. The discovery is expected to make it easier for nuclear plant operators to forecast when to replace such critical [...]

SK hynix Mass-produces World’s Highest-stacking 4D NAND Flash Chip

SK hynix Mass-produces World’s Highest-stacking 4D NAND Flash Chip

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., a major chipmaker here, said Wednesday that it has started mass-producing the industry’s highest vertically stacking 4D NAND flash chip, with shipment expected in the second half of the year. The 128-layer 1TB triple-level cell (TLC) 4D NAND chip also provides the industry’s highest density, and [...]

Electronics Thermal Management System with Superior Cooling Properties Developed

Electronics Thermal Management System with Superior Cooling Properties Developed

SEOUL, Jun. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research institute said Monday it has developed a new type of thermal management system with twice the cooling properties of existing devices, which can reduce the frequency of various electronic appliances malfunctioning. The new system uses Direction-Free Thermal Ground Plane (TGP) instead of the conventional heat [...]