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Government Targets Diesel Cars to Cut Down on Air Pollution, but Environmental Report Points to China as Main Culprit

Government Targets Diesel Cars to Cut Down on Air Pollution, but Environmental Report Points to China as Main Culprit

Seoul, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – In a bid to cut down on air pollution, the Ministry of Environment announced October 18 that revisions to the enforcement strictures of the Clean Air Conservation Act will be implemented. The revisions will require select categories of newly manufactured diesel vehicles starting at the beginning of next year [...]

Gasoline, Hybrid Cars Experience Resurgence as Popularity of Diesel Plunges

Gasoline, Hybrid Cars Experience Resurgence as Popularity of Diesel Plunges

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Already unpopular due to their alleged propensity to generate air pollutant particles, a rumored “diesel fuel tax” that may come into effect in the future has customers gravitating away from diesel cars. A spokesperson for the Korean Automobile Manufacturing Association gave a number of reasons for the decreasing popularity of diesel [...]

Carmakers Balk at Moon’s Pledges Against Diesel Cars

Carmakers Balk at Moon’s Pledges Against Diesel Cars

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Carmakers on Monday balked at President Moon Jae-in’s pledges against diesel-powered vehicles, citing no alternatives to the fuel-efficient cars particularly for businesses. During the campaign, President Moon vowed to fully remove diesel-fueled vehicles from the street by 2030 to help sharply reduce air pollutants. He said his government will reduce fine dust [...]