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EV Manufacturers Double Down on Waste Heat Recovery Systems

EV Manufacturers Double Down on Waste Heat Recovery Systems

DAEJEON, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A worldwide effort to develop heat management systems for electric cars and other eco-friendly vehicles for improved efficiency and longer range is gaining traction. The Korea Intellectual Property Office reported that the submission of patents related to an integrated heat management system for eco-friendly cars from five countries or [...]

Seoul Fire Department Studies Optimal Way to Extinguish EV Fires

Seoul Fire Department Studies Optimal Way to Extinguish EV Fires

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — As the number of electric car fires continues to increase along with the prevalence of such vehicles, firefighters are looking for the optimal way to extinguish electric vehicle (EV) fires. The Seoul Metropolitan Fire and Disaster Headquarters said it carried out experiments related to extinguishing electric car fires at [...]

Electric-powered Auto Racing Series Formula E to Debut in Seoul Next Year

Electric-powered Auto Racing Series Formula E to Debut in Seoul Next Year

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — An electric-powered auto racing series, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, will be held in Seoul next year in a global event to promote environmentally friendly vehicles, the event’s organizer said Tuesday. The 2019/2020 ABB FIA Formula E Championship will take place at Jamsil Stadium and on neighboring [...]

Big Data to Provide Optimal Solutions to Social Issues

Big Data to Provide Optimal Solutions to Social Issues

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is pushing forth a new project that would utilize public big data to solve problems closely related to citizen livelihood, such as the optimal operational management of garbage trucks and designation of recharging facilities for electric cars. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety revealed yesterday that [...]

Ministry of Environment to Increase Subsidies for Jeju EVs Next Year

Ministry of Environment to Increase Subsidies for Jeju EVs Next Year

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – More than a month away from the end of the year, the Jeju government revealed that its designated supply of 4,873 electric cars subsidized by the Ministry of Environment had sold out. According to Jeju officials, the remaining 739 were purchased after a regional notice urging the public to purchase [...]

EV sales exceed 10,000 units on extended infrastructure, subsidies

EV sales exceed 10,000 units on extended infrastructure, subsidies

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The sale of electric vehicles in South Korea has exceeded 10,000 units this year, reflecting a growing appetite for emissions-free cars and the country’s improving charging infrastructure, industry data showed Monday. In the January-October period, the number of electric cars sold here was 10,075 units, much higher than the [...]