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Majority of Car Buyers Interested in Purchasing Autonomous Vehicles

Majority of Car Buyers Interested in Purchasing Autonomous Vehicles

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Over six in 10 car buyers are interested in purchasing autonomous vehicles once they are commercialized, a recent survey has revealed. According to the survey conducted by used car website SK Encar last month, over 60 percent of the 1,635 respondents said they would consider buying an autonomous vehicle, while [...]

Video of Hyundai’s Automatic Parking EV Impresses Car Enthusiasts

Video of Hyundai’s Automatic Parking EV Impresses Car Enthusiasts

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Group’s YouTube video of a Kia Soul EV parking itself went viral among car enthusiasts, accumulating over 200,000 views in less than a day.  The video, which was filmed at Hyundai’s research institute in Gyeonggi Province (Uiwang), shows a driver stepping out of a vehicle and using [...]

Samsung Electronics R&D Targets Autonomous Navigation

Samsung Electronics R&D Targets Autonomous Navigation

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics is launching a research and development program in pursuit of new autonomous navigation technology. According to Samsung’s recruiting website, the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology is seeking experienced researchers to work in the field of autonomous driving. Autonomous vehicles are automobiles that can drive to a destination on [...]