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Brain Drain a Concern in S. Korea as Global Competition for EV Batteries Heats Up

Brain Drain a Concern in S. Korea as Global Competition for EV Batteries Heats Up

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Global competition for electric vehicle (EV) batteries has countries and companies battling to attract top talent. In particular, concerns over technology leaks are growing as battery manufacturers in China, Europe and other countries have been attempting to woo Korean workers. Companies are offering high salaries targeting skilled Korean talent. [...]

Hyundai Motor Invests in Europe’s Largest Fast EV Charging Service Provider

Hyundai Motor Invests in Europe’s Largest Fast EV Charging Service Provider

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea’s biggest automotive group, said Monday it has invested in Europe’s largest fast electric vehicle (EV) charging service provider to further push up sales of its battery-powered cars in the continent. The group, which owns Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., signed a deal [...]

Gov’t to Conduct Interoperability Tests on EVs to Prevent Data Error During Recharging

Gov’t to Conduct Interoperability Tests on EVs to Prevent Data Error During Recharging

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to develop standards to prevent data error between an electric vehicle (EV) and a recharging station as new technology has enabled a single charger to recharge two EVs simultaneously. The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) will hold the 2019 Electric Vehicle Interoperability Testival, a [...]