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Eco-friendly Cars Make Up Over 20 pct of Hyundai, Kia Domestic Sales This Year: Data

Eco-friendly Cars Make Up Over 20 pct of Hyundai, Kia Domestic Sales This Year: Data

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 1 in 5 vehicles sold by Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Corp. so far this year have been eco-friendly cars, backed by their growing popularity, industry data showed Sunday. The two South Korean automakers sold a combined 64,417 hybrid and electric vehicles in the January-March [...]

Hyundai, Kia Say Eco-friendly Cars Surpass 10 pct of Their Global Sales

Hyundai, Kia Say Eco-friendly Cars Surpass 10 pct of Their Global Sales

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group said Sunday that environment-friendly vehicles topped 10 percent of its global car sales for the first time this year amid growing demand for electric cars. The country’s top automotive conglomerate said its two carmakers, Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Corp., sold a total of 656,479 eco-friendly [...]

New Legislation Forces Conglomerate Affiliates to Make Eco-friendly New Car Purchases

New Legislation Forces Conglomerate Affiliates to Make Eco-friendly New Car Purchases

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting from next year, more than 2,000 private companies affiliated with South Korean conglomerates will be obliged to fill a certain portion of their car purchases with environment-friendly models. The government confirmed a legislation draft to set the annual eco-friendly purchase target for the nation’s 2,616 companies with more [...]

Eco-friendly Cars Take Up 71 pct of New Public Vehicles in 2020

Eco-friendly Cars Take Up 71 pct of New Public Vehicles in 2020

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Tuesday eco-friendly cars, including electric models, accounted for 71 percent of the total vehicles purchased by public organizations last year, as the country continued its efforts to go carbon neutral by 2050. The country’s 609 public organizations purchased 7,736 automobiles in 2020, of which 5,494 were [...]