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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 [...]

Market Share of Eco-friendly Cars Jumped to 8.2 pct Last Year

Market Share of Eco-friendly Cars Jumped to 8.2 pct Last Year

SEOUL, Mar. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The share of environment-friendly vehicles jumped to 8.2 percent of South Korea’s passenger car market last year on government subsidies and changing consumer appetite, a car industry association said Sunday. In 2018, the number of environment-friendly vehicles, such as hybrid electric, all-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell electric models, reached 124,979 [...]

Slovakia Calls for Cooperation with S. Korea on Eco-Friendly Cars

Slovakia Calls for Cooperation with S. Korea on Eco-Friendly Cars

SEJONG, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Slovakia’s finance minister called for cooperation with South Korea in a wide-range of areas such as hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles and infrastructure, the government here said Tuesday.  Peter Kazimir made the comments in a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Hong Nam-ki at the government complex building in [...]

Sales of Eco-friendly Cars Jump 27 pct Last Year

Sales of Eco-friendly Cars Jump 27 pct Last Year

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Carmakers sold more than 120,000 units of environment-friendly vehicles in South Korea last year, up 27 percent from a year earlier, industry data showed Monday. Sales by both domestic and foreign carmakers reached 123,387 eco-friendly vehicles for the whole of 2018, jumping from 97,435 units sold the year before, [...]