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Hyundai Mobis to Invest $50 mln in U.S. Auto Sensor Firm

Hyundai Mobis to Invest $50 mln in U.S. Auto Sensor Firm

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Wednesday it will invest US$50 million in a U.S. light detection and ranging (LiDAR) company for autonomous driving technologies. Hyundai Mobis has recently partnered with Velodyne Lidar, a world-leading LiDAR sensors provider, in order to mass-produce Level 3 autonomous [...]

BEANPOLE Eyes Global Expansion Through Brand Renewal

BEANPOLE Eyes Global Expansion Through Brand Renewal

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung C&T Corp., a construction and fashion unit of Samsung Group, said Tuesday that it aims to accelerate the global expansion of its fashion brand BEANPOLE through renewal efforts. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, BEANPOLE announced its renewal move to rebrand as a “heritage” brand that embraces South Korea’s unique [...]

Samsung SDS Seeks to Expand Portfolio, Cut Reliance on Sister Firms

Samsung SDS Seeks to Expand Portfolio, Cut Reliance on Sister Firms

CHUNCHEON, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDS Co., an IT system affiliate of South Korea’s top conglomerate, will expand global partnerships to diversify its business portfolio and reduce its heavy reliance on sister companies, its chief executive has said. Hong Won-pyo, CEO of the IT subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., said his company has [...]

Energy-focused SK Group to Invest $10 bln in U.S. over 3 yrs

Energy-focused SK Group to Invest $10 bln in U.S. over 3 yrs

WASHINGTON/SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group, an energy-to-telecom focused conglomerate, plans to invest US$10 billion over the next three years in the United States, the group’s chief has said, as it seeks to expand its presence in the world’s largest economy. SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won made the remarks during a corporate event [...]

LG Display to Streamline LCD Biz amid Snowballing Losses

LG Display to Streamline LCD Biz amid Snowballing Losses

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Display Co. said Tuesday it will begin a voluntary retirement program as part of cost-cutting efforts amid mounting losses from its liquid crystal display (LCD) business. The display making unit of LG Electronics Inc. said it will accept early retirement from manufacturing employees who have worked over five [...]

LG Eyes Fast-Growing Built-in Home Appliance Market

LG Eyes Fast-Growing Built-in Home Appliance Market

BERLIN, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. is ramping up investment to expand businesses in the built-in home appliance market to capitalize on the fast growing segment, its president said on Sunday. Song Dae-hyun, the head of LG’s home appliance and air solution division, said the company aims to become a “top-tier” player [...]