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Eco-friendly Cars Make Up Over 3 pct of Total Vehicles Registered in S. Korea

Eco-friendly Cars Make Up Over 3 pct of Total Vehicles Registered in S. Korea

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Environmentally friendly cars, such as electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen-powered cars, make up more than 3 percent of the total vehicles registered in South Korea, a report from the country’s transport ministry showed Sunday. There were 766,464 green vehicles registered in South Korea as of end-October, accounting for 3.16 [...]

S. Korea’s Exports of Eco-friendly Cars Up 23 Pct in H1

S. Korea’s Exports of Eco-friendly Cars Up 23 Pct in H1

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s exports of eco-friendly automobiles rose nearly 23 percent in the first half of 2020 from a year earlier, data showed Wednesday. Outbound shipments of eco-friendly cars, including electric vehicles, reached US$3.16 billion in the January-June period, taking up 20 percent of the country’s total automobile exports, according [...]

Seoul Expands Purchases of Eco-friendly Cars amid New Energy Drive

Seoul Expands Purchases of Eco-friendly Cars amid New Energy Drive

SEJONG, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s public organizations increased their purchases of eco-friendly cars, including hydrogen fuel cell automobiles, this year in line with a new energy drive that centers on cutting the use of fossil fuels, data showed Tuesday. Eco-friendly cars accounted for roughly 70 percent of the combined cars purchased by [...]

Seoul Eyes Over 1 tln Won in Subsidies for Eco-friendly Cars in 2020

Seoul Eyes Over 1 tln Won in Subsidies for Eco-friendly Cars in 2020

SEJONG, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will offer more than 1 trillion won (US$827 million) in subsidies to people who buy electric and hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles next year to promote the use of eco-friendly vehicles that do not emit the greenhouse gases largely responsible for global warming, an official said Sunday. The [...]