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KT Showcases 5G-equipped Trial Bus in Seoul

KT Showcases 5G-equipped Trial Bus in Seoul

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s biggest Internet service provider, on Wednesday highlighted its capability to deliver fifth-generation (5G) mobile network service with a specially rigged bus in central Seoul. The 10-seater bus allows passengers to experience next-generation technologies, such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), through the 5G [...]

Seoul City Buses Score All-time High in Customer Review, Airport Limousine Service Drops

Seoul City Buses Score All-time High in Customer Review, Airport Limousine Service Drops

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s city bus service set a new record for customer satisfaction in 2018, while customer ratings for the Airport Limousine bus service have dropped over the past four years due to long waits and expensive tickets. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on Wednesday that Seoul’s city bus service obtained [...]

Seoul to Replace City Buses with Low-Floor Vehicles by 2025

Seoul to Replace City Buses with Low-Floor Vehicles by 2025

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government will be replacing all of its regular intra-city buses with low-floor vehicles by 2025. Buses with shorter routes, known locally as “town buses”, will be replaced, in phases, with mid-sized low-floor vehicles starting in 2020. In addition, the number of taxis available for call by [...]

Seoul Gov’t to Ban People from Carrying Takeaway Coffee Cups into Buses

Seoul Gov’t to Ban People from Carrying Takeaway Coffee Cups into Buses

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government has adopted a revised ordinance banning people from carrying takeaway coffee cups into a public bus as part of its efforts to make bus travel safer and lessen cases of disputes, city officials said Friday. The ordinance, which will take effect on Thursday, will enable [...]

Hyundai to Launch All-Electric Bus next Year

Hyundai to Launch All-Electric Bus next Year

GOYANG, South Korea, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it will launch an all-electric bus in the domestic market next year.   The move is part of the carmaker’s efforts to diversify its lineup with environmentally friendly vehicles and enhance its brand image in global markets where clean modes [...]