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80 pct Fine Dust Reduction by 2040 Thanks to Massive Decrease in Diesel Cars: Study

80 pct Fine Dust Reduction by 2040 Thanks to Massive Decrease in Diesel Cars: Study

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The volume of fine dust emissions created in the transport and power generation sector is expected to decline dramatically over the next 20 years. According to a report from the Korea Energy Economics Institute, the volume of fine dust emissions generated by the domestic transport sector is forecast to [...]

New Tech Transforms Diesel Delivery Trucks into Hybrid Vehicles

New Tech Transforms Diesel Delivery Trucks into Hybrid Vehicles

DAEJEON, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — New technology has been developed that allows diesel-powered delivery trucks to be equipped with hybrid engines that can increase fuel efficiency while reducing emissions. The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology said Monday that it had completed a [...]

Diesel Cars Account for More than Half of Total Distance Travelled by Cars in S. Korea

Diesel Cars Account for More than Half of Total Distance Travelled by Cars in S. Korea

SEOUL, Mar. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Diesel cars, known to be one of the major causes of air pollution, comprised nearly half of all automobiles driven in South Korea last year. The Korea Transportation Safety Authority announced last Friday that cars in South Korea covered a total distance of 327.1 billion kilometers last year, an [...]

Diesel Technology Forum Statement Regarding the ICCT and CCAC Air Pollution Study

Diesel Technology Forum Statement Regarding the ICCT and CCAC Air Pollution Study

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement regarding a new report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) estimating health outcomes from transportation sources of emissions in urban areas around the globe. From Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel [...]

Import Diesel Cars Market Presence Falling amid Comeback of Gasoline Vehicles: KAIDA

Import Diesel Cars Market Presence Falling amid Comeback of Gasoline Vehicles: KAIDA

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The market presence of imported diesel cars in South Korea has backtracked in South Korea in the face of a comeback by gasoline vehicles, industry data showed Sunday. According to the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association (KAIDA), the number of newly registered diesel cars in the country reached [...]